UPCOMING DOP EVENTS
DOWNTOWN BUSINESS NEWS
Vote for Orlando Pride in the 2023 Nationwide Community Impact Award
As part of the Nationwide Community Impact Award, each of the 12 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Clubs have partnered with Nationwide to select one season-long community partner. YOUR VOTES play a key role in determining the winner and which team will be honored during the 2023 NWSL Championship in November. This year, Orlando Pride is partnering with the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. Participants can vote once a day throughout the entire month, so be sure to show your Orlando Pride before time is up! Click here to learn more and cast your vote.
Win $250 for Joining the Ride Roll Stroll Challenge
ReThink Your Commute is excited to announce the Ride Roll Stroll Challenge on October 27th! This challenge is an excellent way to celebrate the Florida Department of Transportation's 8th annual Mobility Week by riding public transit, biking, walking, or carpooling. Plus, you have the chance to win $250 simply by joining the challenge before October 27th! Learn how you can participate in the challenge and see all of the amazing prizes here.
OBJ's 2023 C-Suite Awards
Congratulations to these DOP members for your recognition for the 2023 C-Suite Awards by Orlando Business Journal!
- Pedro Araujo, CMO at Orlando City & Pride Soccer Clubs
- Ken Baker, CFO at Hawkers Asian Street Food
- Jennifer Lastik, Executive Vice President at Greater Orlando Sports Commission
- Kelly Nierstedt, President of Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center
- Spencer Tong, Vice President of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Come out with Pride Orlando is This Saturday!
The annual Come Out With Pride Festival and Parade will take place on Saturday, October 21st, at Lake Eola Park. The Most Colorful Parade will kick off at 4pm at Orange Ave. and E. Washington St., with excellent viewing locations along Orange, East Central and Summerlin Avenues. Highlights of the day include a marketplace, sponsorwalk, food vendors, kids zones, a sober space, and the fireworks grand finale! Enjoy a day filled with live entertainment and celebrate Orlando's diversity, equality, and the LGBTQIA+ community right in Lake Eola Park. Click here to see the full agenda!
Feast on the 50 at Camping World Stadium
Feast on the 50 is a one-of-a-kind tailgate on the field at Camping World Stadium featuring a night full of food, family and fun on Thursday, October 26th. Attendees enjoy unlimited food and drink provided by caterers and restaurants from around Orlando, a kids' zone presented by Fun Spot America, and a silent auction with fantastic items available for bidding. Get your tickets today!
Trick or Treat Safe Zone
The Orange Country Regional History Center and the Orlando Public Library will be hosting a collaborative family-friendly Halloween event on Saturday, October 28th from 10am-3pm at both of the downtown institutions. The Trick or Treat Safe Zone will feature scavenger hunts, face mask decorating, and create-your-own monster puppet workshops. Costumes are allowed but must be family-friendly. Click here for more information on this event!