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Blown Bookings?

“I've Lived in Orlando for 42 years and worked for Orange County for 28 years, so I have a pretty good historical perspective,” says Tom Ackert, executive director of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. “I've never seen the sort of impact we've received over the last two years with the hurricanes that have hit us. I believe it has some people thinking more and more about whether they should plan an event during hurricane-prone months.”

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