ORLANDO, Fla. (August 30, 2022) – The Orange County Convention Center
(OCCC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Blanc, Sr., CMP to
Deputy Director. In his new role, Blanc will oversee the OCCC’s Sales,
Marketing, Event Management, and Exhibitor Services divisions.
Blanc became a part of the OCCC family in 2019 when he was hired as the
Assistant Director of Sales. In February 2020, he was promoted to Senior
Director of Sales.
Prior to joining the OCCC’s Sales Division, Blanc was the Director of
Sales, Marketing, and Convention Services for the Tampa Convention
Center, where he spent 15 years of his career. Blanc’s background spans
across various top organizations in the industry, including The Freeman
Companies and GES Expositions, where he was a National Sales Manager for
“I am honored to take on the role of Deputy Director and would be an
understatement,” said Blanc. “I am eager to lead our team forward,
maintaining a highly visible presence in the convention industry and
within Orange County to secure continued convention group bookings well
into the future.”
Blanc graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science
degree in Business – Marketing, and holds a certificate from the IAAM
Public Assembly Facility Management School at Oglebay.
With the trust and confidence of its legacy and first-time clients and
With its dedication to excellence, the OCCC has been able to lead the
industry forward and make a successful comeback. The Center continues to
do _Business Better Than Usual_ and is positioned for a strong close to
its fiscal year.