Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Dr. Phillips Center
Special Discount for DOP Members to Orlando Opera
Opera Orlando is happy to offer DOP Members 25% off on tickets to Donizetti's comedic opera, The Daughter of the Regiment, at Steinmetz Hall on multiple dates this April! Enjoy this family-friendly tale about Marie, the eponymous “daughter” of the regiment. Click here to get your tickets, using the code "chamber" to access this exclusive discount offer.
Downtown Development Board's 2022 Annual Report is Live!
Over the last few years, downtown Orlando has experienced great growth, including doubling the number of residents living in the urban core, expanding our world-class venues, and the development of an education hub at Creative Village. Last year, the DDB continued to grow with exciting new developments, business openings, and experiences that kept people coming back, safely, to discover downtown Orlando. Read all about 2022 highlights in DDB's Annual Report.
Dean Mead Announces New Office Location in Naples
Dean Mead is proud to announce the firm’s newest office location in Naples, Florida, open to better serve the needs of clients in the Southwest Florida region. This new location welcomes the expertise of attorneys Jacqueline Johnson and Miranda Weiss who have a combined 20 years of experience in estate planning, tax planning, and probate and trust administration. Through the collective experience of the firm’s attorneys, the Naples office will offer full-service business legal representation, government relations, and lobbying services. This expansion represents the firm’s sixth office location, joining Fort Pierce, Orlando, the Space Coast, Tallahassee, and Vero Beach. Learn more here.
ONIX Group is set to Build a Hotel, Conference Center, Medical Offices, and More Near AdventHealth Orlando
The ONIX Group, a hospitality, health care and commercial real estate services firm, will build a 150-room hotel along with medical offices, a conference center, a restaurant and retail area, and other amenities – all in the Gateway building. The structure will be located on the corner of East Princeton and North Orange Avenues, the gateway into AdventHealth’s Health Village in Orlando. The Gateway building is another step in building the long-term vision for the 172-acre Health Village. That vision calls for Health Village — the home of AdventHealth Orlando, AdventHealth for Women and AdventHealth for Children — to be not only a center for medical innovation and excellence, but also a dynamic community where people live, work and play. Click here to learn more.
UCF Video Game Design Programs Among the Best in the World
The University of Central Florida’s (UCF) undergraduate and graduate video game design programs are top ranked by The Princeton Review. UCF’s graduate game design program, the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (FIEA), ranked No. 2 for the fourth consecutive year. The undergraduate program within UCF’s Nicholson School for Communication and Media climbed seven spots to rank No. 6 in the world, its highest ranking ever. Congratulations UCF! Read the full article here.
La Maschera: Alice in Wonderland
Join the Downtown Arts District for their annual fundraiser, La Maschera: Alice in Wonderland on Saturday, April 29 7pm-11pm at CityArts. Fall down the rabbit hole and join for a night of live music, performances, and a caucus race! Tickets include full catering, drinks, live entertainment, and access to The Mad Tea Dance Party, The Garden of Singing Flowers, and The Mushroom Valley Experience. Wonderland is a fully immersive and interactive experience. Click here to learn more and get your tickets before they're gone!
Future Proofing Orlando for a more Resilient Tomorrow
Join SMPS Central Florida for a first of its kind "Innovation & Technology Program and Showcase" where you will learn key insights from local leaders on how Central Florida's AEC industry can leverage Innovation and Technology to "Future Proof" their business and workforce. This event is sponsored by Walter P Moore, and hosted by UCF Downtown, taking place at their Downtown Orlando Campus on April 20 2:30-6pm. During happy hour, interact with industry leading firms as they showcase their high-tech tools and innovation services! Click here to learn more and register today.