Business

Mayor Jacobs and participants in the Economic Summit

Summit Highlights Economic Growth and Welcomes Capacity Crowd at Orange County Convention Center

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed a capacity crowd of more than 600 citizens to the 2017 Economic Summit at the Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Now in its fifth year, the Economic Summit is hosted annually by Mayor Jacobs and provides a barometer on growing business sectors and regional economic successes. […]

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Orange County Convention Center Hosts 2016 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference

The 2016 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest modeling, simulation and training conference, kicked off its weeklong annual event at...

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Orange County Recognizes Central Florida Workplace Challenge

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) on Nov. 15 recognized winners of the Central Florida Workplace Challenge, a...

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International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Kicks Off 2016 Attractions Expo

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) for the opening of the 2016 Attractions Expo on...

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Orange County Convention Center Completes Sustainable Center-to-Table Gardens

Orange County’s leadership joined Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) staff members and sustainability industry leaders to celebrate the completion of the Center-to-Table Gardens at...

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Orlando Celebrates Come Out with Pride with Record Attendance

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer as a Grand Marshal for the 2016 Orlando Come Out with Pride...

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Orange County BCC Approves TDT Plan, Including Funding to Complete the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

In early September, Mayor Teresa Jacobs sent a letter to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) announcing her support for an additional $45 million...

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Westgate Resorts Foundation Announces $1 Million in Grants to Central Florida Nonprofits

The Westgate Resort Foundation recently celebrated its 15th anniversary and announced a contribution of $1 million in grants to benefit regional nonprofit organizations in...

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Orange Fiesta in the Park Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Orange County and the Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County (HHCOGOC) recently hosted the fourth annual Orange Fiesta in the Park at Jay...

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Orange County’s Regional Affordable Housing Summit Highlights Creative Housing Solutions

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs hosted the inaugural Regional Affordable Housing Summit on Oct. 20 at the Orange County Convention Center. Planners, developers and...

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