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VidCon Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary At Anaheim Convention Center

VidCon – the annual gathering of social media platforms, influencers, brands, industry execs and boat loads of fans – is back at the Anaheim Convention Center today through Sunday, celebrating its 10th anniversary. VidCon’s tremendous growth and influence has paralled that of the social media universe itself, and it has called the Anaheim Convention Center its home since its inception. ...

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UNITE-HERE Local 11’s Stunt Threatens Orange County Workers

This opinion article was originally published in the Orange County Register on January 25, 2019 By Reuben Franco and Kris Murray A small faction of radical left-wing unionists has been working over the past decade to establish their political dominance in Orange County. They refuse to engage in constructive dialog and regularly put their own political interests ahead of others, including ...

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UNITE-HERE Local 11: Anaheim’s Economic Wrecking Ball

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show is the single biggest show that comes to the Anaheim Convention Center. This year, 115,000 people will attend the show next week (January 24-27), which has a hugely positive economic impact on Anaheim’s economy – estimated at $100 million for this year’s show. NAMM has held in Anaheim for decades, and is ...

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Westin Anaheim Marks Another Construction Milestone

From the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce: The Westin Anaheim Resort on Katella Ave. marked another big milestone in its construction on December 7. City officials and other VIPs were on hand as the Westin handed off its new parking structure’s ground floor to the Anaheim Convention Center to help improve event and show operations, on-loading and off-loading. Mayor Harry Sidhu ...

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Smart Meetings Magazine Names Anaheim Convention Center as “Best Convention Center”

Smart Meetings magazine recently published its rankings of top venues and destinations in various categories and awarded the Anaheim Convention Center the top spot in the “Best Convention Center” in the nation category. Smart Meetings is the leading media resource for meeting professionals, connecting with them premier hotels and destinations. The “Smart Stars” rankings of “brilliant places” are determined by ...

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Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens New 200,000 Square Foot Expansion of Anaheim Convention Center

Anaheim city officials performed the ceremonial ribbon cutting on September 26 and officially opened the 200,000 square-foot Anaheim Convention Center North expansion. The $190 million expansion makes Anaheim one of just 11 cities in the nation with more than a 1 million square feet of meeting space, and 75 conventions and meetings have already been booked for the expanded facility. ...

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75 Meetings Already Booked For Expanded Anaheim Convention Center Space Opening This Fall

From Visit Anaheim: 75 MEETINGS BOOKED NEW ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER EXPANDED SPACE AHEAD OF OPENING THIS FALL Visit Anaheim today announced 75 definite meetings and conventions have already booked Anaheim Convention Center’s (ACC) North building. The new building, which officially opens on Sept. 26, 2017, is the center’s seventh expansion, adding 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and cementing ...

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WonderCon Returning To Anaheim In 2017

WonderCon moved to Los Angeles from Anaheim for this year’s show, but that that the result of scheduling availability and it was always anticipated WonderCon would return to Anaheim in 2017. A March 23 story in the LA Business Journal makes it official (I guess) (H/T to TheLiberalOC.com). The LABJ story highlights the value of WonderCon, which is owned by ...

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Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo Today, June 17, At Convention Center

An expected 220 employers offering over 3,800 jobs will be at the 7th annual Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo today, June 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Anaheim Convention Center:   The Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo is FREE, which includes entrance, parking, workshops, resume reviews, Wi-Fi, and more. Highlights will include the opportunity to meet potential employers face-to-face, ...

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