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DOP's Women's Business Forum, Presented by Orlando Credit UnionIn celebration of Women's History Month, the Downtown Orlando Partnership is partnering with Orlando Credit Union to present the Women's Business Forum, on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, from 8:30-10:30am, which will feature breakfast and a panel discussion with women in various business industries at the Citrus Club. Join us as we hear insights from Tanisha Nunn Gary of the African American Chamber of Commerce, Anne Marie Hayward of Orlando Business Journal, Misty Heath of SODO District Orlando, Marie Mercato of Greenery Creamery & Sampaguita Ice Cream, and Jill Vaughan of the Downtown Orlando Partnership. Click here to get tickets or reserve a corporate table.


2/12/24 – Meet the Artists Reception | 10-11:30am | at City Hall Terrace Gallery2/15/24 – Third Thursday Happy Hour | 5-6:30pm | Hosted by Thrive3/20/24 – Women's Business Forum Presented by Orlando Credit Union | 8:30-10:30am | at the Citrus Club4/23/24 – DOP's Golden Brick Awards Presented by AdventHealth | Doors Open 2:30pm | at Dr. Phillips Center - Steinmetz Hall


DOP's Board of Directors get a Taste of DowntownThe Downtown Orlando Partnership's Board of Directors and Trustees had the unique opportunity to sample different cuisines from downtown Orlando restaurants for a progressive lunch today. The Board of Directors visited DOP Members Solita Tacos & MargaritasThrive Cocktail Lounge & Eatery, and Papi Smash'd Burger for a delicious meal experience. Click the restaurant links above to make reservations, order ahead, and learn more about catering.


The 2024 Orlando Business Journal 40 Under 40Last week, Orlando Business Journal released this year's 40 Under 40 Honorees. The list is made up of the next generation of leaders who are making waves in Central Florida. These young professionals, age 39 and younger, are from Orange, Seminole, Lake, Volusia, and Brevard counties, and their impacts reverberate across the entire region and state. Congratulations to each of the 2024 OBJ 40 Under 40 honorees and a special shoutout to the DOP Member honorees listed below!

  • Jonathan Adler, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Heart of Florida United Way
  • Ashton Bligh, Attorney, Greenberg Traurig
  • Robyn Clonts, Vice President of Human Resources, Hawkers Asian Street Food
  • Joel George, Executive Director of Retail Services, AdventHealth
  • Darryl Gordon, Program Project Manager, University of Central Florida
  • Adrian Kierulf-Velez, Community Relations Manager, Fairwinds Credit Union
  • Gene Martin III, Vice President/Community Manager, JP Morgan Chase
  • LaVell D. Monger, Partner and Director of Business Development and Outreach, RTW Photography
  • Janee Olds, Director of Workforce Special Projects, CareerSource Central Florida
  • Lisa Rain, Marketing Manager of Economic Development/Innovation and Competitiveness, Duke Energy
  • Rubin York, Project Research Engineer, Orlando Utilities Commission


Valentine's Week Specials at Reyes MezcaleriaJoin Reyes Mezcaleria for a special Valentine's Day experience at Riaz - A MasaTasting Menu on Wednesday, February 14, with a refined tasting menu that will allow guests to explore the diverse realm of masa with pride. Tickets are $75 per person and must be reserved in advance. Click here to make your reservation!Group Tickets for Orlando Pride Are On Sale Now!Whether you are a youth soccer team looking to inspire the next generation of women's soccer stars, a group of friends looking for a fun night out, or a family seeking to create fun-filled memories, Orlando Pride Group tickets are now on sale starting at just $13! Your next group experience could include a pre-match photo, an opportunity to play on the pitch, and much more. Secure your next night out on the town and grab your tickets here!


Win Prizes from DOP at Paws in the Park This Weekend

Orlando's largest pet festival returns on Saturday, February 10, 2024 at Lake Eola! Pet Alliance celebrated over 4,200 adoptions in 2023, and they have been hard at work preparing for this year's Paws in the Park! The Downtown Orlando Partnership is proud to sponsor the prizes for the top individual fundraisers, including gift certificates from the stunning rooftop Altira Pool & Lounge and delicious Hawkers Asian Street Food. The 2024 Paws in the Park will feature a costume contest, beer garden, vendor marketplace, adoption zones, and plenty of activities for your pets. Click here to see all of the event activities!


Virginia Drive Live! This Saturday

Ivanhoe Village is teaming up with Mills50 to host Virginia Drive Live! this Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 5-9pm. Vendors will be placed along Virginia Drive between Orange Avenue to Mills Avenue and include artists, retail, food, music, and more! Guests can purchase $5 wristbands at Ten10 Brewing or near The Yard at Ivanhoe, which allow access to specials at select businesses during the event.


CFHLA St. Patrick's Day Golf

Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association's St. Patrick's Day Golf is now open for registration! The event will take place Thursday, March 14, 2024, at Rio Pinar Golf Club with a 7:45am shot gun start. Registration is $300 per golfer or $1,200 for a foursome. Register here!

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