This Week’s Webinar Series
Global Exhibitions and Events Industry Update
Friday, June 5, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Hosted By: Mike Waterman, chief sales officer, Visit Orlando
Guest Speakers: David DuBois, president & CEO, IAEE and Mark Tester, executive director, OCCC
Please join us this Friday as the President and CEO of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) along with Mark Tester, Executive Director of the Orange County Convention Center review such items as:
- Exhibitions industry advocacy efforts
- GOLIVETOGETHER.COM programs
- Legislative Activities led by U.S. Travel Association (USTA) and Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMBC)
- Exhibitions industry collaborative guidelines
Next Week’s Webinar
A Traveling America Passes an Inflection Point:
Key Findings from the Back-to-Normal Barometer
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Hosted By: Daryl Cronk, sr. director of market research, Visit Orlando
Guest Speakers: Rich Thau, president, Engagious; Jon Last, president, Sports & Leisure Research Group; Ron Bonjean, partner, ROKK Solutions; Gina Derickson, research director, Engagious
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Member Orientation has gone virtual! Are you new to Visit Orlando or new to your role? Are you a seasoned pro looking for a refresher on your member benefits? All members are welcome to attend this informative virtual session on how to take advantage of your member benefits.
MEMBER ORIENTATION RECORDING AVAILABLE
Now is a great time to review your member benefits. A recording of Member Orientation is available for you to watch anytime. Access Orientation here.
Update Your Offers
Visit Orlando has identified special offers as one of the key pieces of information travelers will be looking for as they begin to think about getaways and vacations. This could be a buy one, get one free, kids eat free, no resort fee, family 4 pack, etc.
To enhance that experience, Visit Orlando is encouraging members to go to the portal and add or update their offers in Visit Orlando Deals, Florida Resident and Military. If you have questions on updating your offers in the Member Portal, please contact MemberRelations@visitorlando.com. And as we know some of our members are offering Healthcare & First Responder offers, we will be including these as well. The Healthcare & First Responder offers can be emailed to Molly.Donovan@visitorlando.com.
Let Us Help You Promote You
Father’s Day is June 21, and Visit Orlando is celebrating. If your business has special holiday offers or events, let us know ASAP for potential inclusion in an upcoming blog and social media promotion! Please send details to Nate.Shelton@VisitOrlando.com.
Member Listings Enhanced to Include Safety Information
You’re working hard to establish your business’s health and safety protocols. Let us help you spread the word!
Your member listings are being enhanced to include a link to the page on your website showcasing your Safety & Cleaning protocols. These will provide visitors to Orlando with a positive picture of what you’re doing to keep them safe.
Share your link with us at MemberRelations@visitorlando.com for inclusion in your listing.
Looking for inspiration? Here is an example of Gatorland’s helpful way of sharing their safety & sanitation.
Tourism Help Hub
Have you visited the Tourism Help Hub? Along with links to financial relief efforts, food assistance, job opportunities and special offers for healthcare workers and first responders, the Tourism Help Hub provides access to Visit Orlando’s industry insights, consumer campaigns, webinars and other timely information.