IPW Event Location

Below is a preliminary schedule (times subject to change). Details will be added as they are confirmed. Unless otherwise noted, all events will be held at the Orange County Convention Center (South Building).

IPW management is dedicated to ensuring attendees a safe and productive environment. The 5-day event will follow protocols and regulations set forth by the CDC, state and local governments and the Orange County Convention Center. Guidelines based on the latest protocols will be updated in advance of IPW

Saturday,
June 4 2022

Convention Center Shuttles

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Convention Center Shuttles between Host Hotels and Orange County Convention Center's South Building

Every 10-15 minutes

Connect Thrive Summit

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Co-located event. Separate registration required.

https://the-thrive-summit.com/

Booth Set-Up

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Registration / Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Destination Experiences Registration Desk

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Buyers: Please reconfirm your tour at the Destination Experiences Desk.

Ad Hoc Meetings, Brand Activations

Varies

Tourism Cares Volunteer Opportunity

2:00-6:00 p.m.

Start off IPW by pairing business with purpose, volunteering and education. Learn more.

Sunday,
June 5 2022

Convention Center Shuttles

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Convention Center Shuttles between Host Hotels and Orange County Convention Center's South Building

Every 10-15 minutes

Connect Thrive Summit

8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Co-located event. Separate registration required.

https://the-thrive-summit.com/

Booth Set-Up

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Registration / Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Destination Experiences Registration Desk

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Transportation to Press Brunch

9:00 a.m.

Transportation from the Orange County Convention Center’s South Building to the Press Brunch.

IPW Kickoff

9:00-9:50 a.m.

10 Tips for How to Build (or Re-build) Your International Business – and Why?

IPW Press Brunch and Tours

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Open only to registered journalists.

Tours depart directly from the press brunch at Noon and return to the convention center by 5 p.m.

Brand USA Global Trends and Market Intelligence

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Brand USA experts share the latest in global consumer sentiment, market intelligence, and trends across the top origin markets for international travel to the USA. Come learn about country-specific keys to success and how to leverage Brand USA’s coming initiatives and partner opportunities.

No advance sign-up is required.

Discover I-DRIVE Block Party

11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Visit Orlando and their partners are taking over Icon Park’s beautiful lawn area!

Catch up with industry colleagues and check out the “Maximus Truck,” an enormous, state-of-the art, self-contained culinary experience serving festival fare from local restaurants to the beats of our live DJ. Or take advantage of our exclusive “Show your Badge & Save” program and experience several popular attractions.

Stop by for an hour or stay for the afternoon and relax ahead of a busy week. We’ve made this experience fun, easy and flexible for you to Discover I-DRIVE!

Getting to and around I-Drive is easy—walk, bus, pedicab, or hop on the famous I-Ride Trolley from the Orange County Convention Center. Transportation will run from 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. continuously.

Destination Experiences for Buyers

11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Destination Experiences Depart from the Orange County Convention Center’s South Building at 11:00 a.m.

Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the tour departure time to check-in.

Evening Event Shuttles

7:00-8:00 p.m.

Event Shuttles from Host Hotels to Walt Disney World® Resort EPCOT®

Opening Event

7:30-10:30 p.m.

A Celebration of Culture and Possibilities

Join us for opening night of IPW 2022 at EPCOT® for A Celebration of Culture and Possibilities! Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of World Showcase as diverse Disney stories come to life. Enjoy a variety of international culinary delights, specialty beverages, global entertainment, unique photo opportunities and a few surprises as you stroll around the world at this exclusive party. This special event will be held June 5, and we invite you to be part of the magic as we welcome the world back to Orlando.

Evening Event Shuttles

9:00-11:00 p.m.

Event Shuttles from Walt Disney World® Resort EPCOT® to Host Hotels

Monday,
June 6 2022

Convention Center Shuttles

7:00-9:00 a.m.

Convention Center Shuttles from Host Hotels to Orange County Convention Center's South Building

Every 5-10 minutes

eTourism Summit

7:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Co-located event. Separate registration required.

www.etourismsummit.com

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Press Conference

8:00-8:45 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Orange Grove

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Engage with Visit Orlando and Florida Partners from all over the Sunshine State during the open networking hours.

IPW Focus

9:00 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

Education Opportunities (located on show floor).

Learn More about the IPW Focus sessions.

Brand USA Media Marketplace

9:00 a.m.-4:20 p.m.

Open only to registered journalists and exhibitors who purchased the Media Marketplace Package.

Business Appointments

10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Lunch

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Orange Grove

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Engage with Visit Orlando and Florida Partners from all over the Sunshine State during the open networking hours.

Convention Center Shuttles

4:15-5:45 p.m.

Convention Center Shuttles from Orange County Convention Center's South Building to Host Hotels

Every 5-10 minutes

Brand USA Media Marketplace Reception

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Open only to registered journalists and Media Marketplace participants.

Tuesday,
June 7 2022

7:00-9:00 a.m.

Convention Center Shuttles

Convention Center Shuttles from Host Hotels to Orange County Convention Center's South Building

Every 5-10 minutes

eTourism Summit

7:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Co-located event. Separate registration required.

www.etourismsummit.com

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Orange Grove

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Engage with Visit Orlando and Florida Partners from all over the Sunshine State during the open networking hours.

Press Conference

8:30-9:15 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

IPW Focus

9:00 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

Education Opportunities (located on show floor).

Learn More about the IPW Focus sessions.

Press Conference

9:30-9:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

10:00-10:20 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Business Appointments

10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Press Conference

10:30-10:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

11:00-11:20 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

11:30-11:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Lunch

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Orange Grove

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Engage with Visit Orlando and Florida Partners from all over the Sunshine State during the open networking hours.

Convention Center Shuttles

4:15-5:45 p.m.

Convention Center Shuttles from Orange County Convention Center's South Building to Host Hotels

Every 5-10 minutes

Transportation to Destination Downtown Orlando

6:00 p.m.

Transportation from Host Hotels to Destination Downtown Orlando event.

Drop-off location: Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center

NOTE: This is not a looping shuttle service; there will only be a single departure.

Destination Downtown Orlando

6:30-9:00 p.m.

The vivid city center drives, entertains and magnetizes the region. Enjoy live entertainment and performances by a local talent, a showcase of downtown Orlando's unique food and beverage scene and shop from local makers. Transportation provided by Visit Orlando from the convention center and host hotels.

Separate (complimentary) registration required. Learn more and register.

Transportation from Destination Downtown Orlando

9:00 p.m.

Transportation from Destination Downtown Orlando event to Host Hotels

Pick-up location: Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center

NOTE: This is not a looping shuttle service; there will only be a single departure.

Wednesday,
June 8 2022

Convention Center Shuttles

7:00-9:00 a.m.

Convention Center Shuttles from Host Hotels to Orange County Convention Center's South Building

Every 5-10 minutes

eTourism Summit

7:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Co-located event. Separate registration required.

www.etourismsummit.com

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Orange Grove

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Engage with Visit Orlando and Florida Partners from all over the Sunshine State during the open networking hours.

IPW Focus

9:00 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

Education Opportunities (located on show floor).

Learn More about the IPW Focus sessions.

Press Conference

9:30-9:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

10:00-10:20 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Business Appointments

10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Press Conference

10:30-10:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

11:00-11:20 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

11:30-11:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Lunch

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

4:15-5:00 p.m.

Orange Grove

4:15-5:00 p.m.

Engage with Visit Orlando and Florida Partners from all over the Sunshine State during the open networking hours.

Convention Center Shuttles

4:15-5:45 p.m.

Convention Center Shuttles from Orange County Convention Center's South Building to Host Hotels

Every 5-10 minutes

$10,000 Buyer Prize Drawing

4:20 p.m.

All registered (in-person) international and domestic buyers are eligible; however you must be present during the drawing to win.

Booth Teardown

5:00-6:30 p.m.

Evening Event Shuttles

7:00-8:30 p.m.

Event Shuttle from Host Hotels to Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Closing Event - Islands of Adventure

7:30-11:00 p.m.

Universal Parks & Resorts is throwing one of the biggest parties ever for IPW 2022. We’ve reserved the entire Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park just for you. All night long, you’ll have unlimited access to the incredible rides and attractions in The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM – HogsmeadeTM, along with Skull Island: Reign of Kong, and Jurassic World VelociCoaster. It’s an entire universe of action and thrills-and it’s all yours.

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Evening Event Shuttles

9:00-11:30 p.m.

Event Shuttle from Universal’s Islands of Adventure to Host Hotels

Thursday,
June 9 2022

Booth Teardown

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.