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Unveiling April Events at the Orange County Convention Center

Unveiling April Events at the Orange County Convention Center

By: Brianna Plato

April is set to be an eventful month at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), with a diverse lineup catering to various interests.

The Orange County Convention Center.

Here’s the roster for April 2024 events at the OCCC. 

AAHOA 2024  

The month kicks off with the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) event from April 2-5.  

Hoteliers and hospitality professionals gather to discuss the latest trends and innovations ithat affect hotels, event planning, transportation, cruises, and theme parks. 

Attendees can expect insightful seminars, networking opportunities, and a chance to stay ahead in the dynamic industry of hospitality. 

Orlando Boat Show  

Following the AAHOA event, the Orlando Boat Show sails into the convention center from April 5-7.  

Boating enthusiasts and maritime aficionados can explore the latest vessels, marine technologies, and accessories.  

Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a newcomer to the nautical world, this event promises an immersive experience amid the sea of innovations. 

2024 College Classic  

Spirit sports take center stage with the 2024 College Classic, happening from April 11-14.  

The convention center transforms into a hub of collegiate competition, bringing together student-athletes and fans for an adrenaline-packed extravaganza.  

A cheerleader, like one you can find at the 2024 College Classic convention.

Cheer and dance enthusiasts can support their favorite teams, witness outstanding performances, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of collegiate sportsmanship. 

Pokémon Regional Championship  

Looking to catch them all? For those with a passion for gaming, the Pokémon Regional Championship runs from April 12-14, where trainers can gather to showcase their strategic prowess in Pokémon battles.  

The event is not only a thrilling competition but also a chance for fans to connect, trade Pokémon, and immerse themselves in the vibrant Pokémon community.  

Stamp and Scrapbook Expo  

Crafting takes the spotlight at the Stamp and Scrapbook Expo on April 12-13.  

Creative minds unite to explore the latest tools, techniques, and materials for stamping and scrapbooking.  

Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a DIY enthusiast, this expo provides a platform to discover new ideas and connect with fellow artisans. 

Florida Bridal and Wedding Expo 

Crowning the month’s events is the Florida Bridal and Wedding Expo on April 14, 2024. Brides-to-be, grooms, and anyone planning a wedding won’t want to miss this extraordinary showcase.  

From stunning bridal gowns to exquisite floral arrangements, the expo offers a comprehensive look at everything needed to create a dream wedding. 

A couple who went to Florida Bridal and Wedding Expo before their big day.

It’s a treasure trove for couples planning their special day. Imagine wandering through aisles adorned with elegant displays, each booth offering a glimpse into the world of wedding possibilities.  

Bridal fashion shows unveil the latest trends in wedding attire, while florists showcase breathtaking arrangements that can turn any venue into a fairy-tale setting. 

Couples can engage with wedding planners, photographers, and caterers to craft a personalized experience.  

Expert advice and inspiration abound, helping couples navigate the intricate details of wedding planning. From selecting the perfect venue to choosing the right invitations, the expo transforms the daunting task of wedding planning into an enjoyable and exciting journey. 

Rosen Plaza in the Heart of the Action 

The Orange County Convention Center is set to be a hub of activity in April, offering something for everyone.  

From the high-energy atmosphere of cheer conventions to the creative worlds of crafting and weddings, each event promises a unique and memorable experience.  

If you’re looking to be in the heart of all the action, Rosen Plaza sits right in the middle of International Drive, with a sky-bridge connecting to the Convention Center for your convenience. Book a hotel room today for your April convention.  

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