Orlando, Fla. (June 27, 2023) – The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is pleased to announce its newest Gold Key
partnership with Walt Disney World.
The agreement between the OCCC and Walt Disney World offers exposure to show managers, exhibitors, and attendees
visiting the OCCC through a range of sales and marketing channels to build relationships and host events off-site. The
agreement is effective May 1, 2023, and runs for a three-year term. The contract also includes three additional one-year
renewal periods, upon mutual agreement.
“The Center’s Gold Key Partnership with Walt Disney World will greatly enhance our mission and support our clients’ events in
our destination,” said OCCC Executive Director Mark Tester. “Walt Disney World’s premier resources and offerings will be
extremely valuable for our customers, exhibitors, and sponsors.”
Disney Meetings & Events offers meeting planners and attendees access to world-renowned venues, immersive experiences,
and creative resources that transform clients’ events into unforgettable experiences. From customized, private events across
Disney theme parks, water parks, or resorts to full-scale productions onsite at the Orange County Convention Center, the
possibilities are endless when working with Disney’s legendary creativity, storytelling, and attention to detail.
“We are thrilled to work alongside the Orange County Convention Center through this new Gold Key relationship, infusing the
magic and wonder of Disney storytelling into the conferences and conventions coming to Central Florida,” said Vice President
of Walt Disney World Gatherings, Ramiro Vazquez. “Event planners and exhibitors will have full access to exclusive benefits
and world-class Disney entertainment, production, and creative resources onsite at the Orange County Convention Center or
at our Walt Disney World theme parks.”
The OCCC’s Gold Key Partners represent the best of the best when it comes to exceptional service and exclusive benefits for
clients, exhibitors, and guests. Transformational Experiences come to life by working with these partners, who share the
Center’s vision and mission.
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About Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World Resort is a world-class entertainment and recreation destination featuring four of the most popular theme
parks from around the globe, two thrilling water parks, nearly 29,000 hotel rooms, a sports complex, several golf courses and
Disney Springs — a metropolis of shopping, dining, and entertainment. Since 1971, Walt Disney World has focused on
delivering legendary guest service and one-of-a-kind experiences that make it the number-one vacation destination in the
a world where families create magical memories.
About the Orange County Convention Center
The award-winning Orange County Convention Center provides approximately $3 billion in economic impact to Central Florida
annually. In recent years, the Center has averaged nearly 200 events, including 115 conventions and tradeshows that attract
more than 1.5 million attendees to the region each year. For more information about the Orange County Convention Center,