Tag Archives: Orange County Convention Center

Service Workers at Five Sports-Heavy Convention Centers Begin Nationwide Strike

Sodexo, a global giant employer in the food and beverage, retail, and service worker industry, is under fire due to claims that workers are being overworked, underpaid, facing excessive stress, and not being paid overtime hours. As a result, workers at five convention centers nationwide have voted or are voting to go on strike within the month. What does this mean for our industry?

Robust Return of Sporting Events at the Orange County Convention Center Serves Up $565 Million Economic Impact for Region

The largest volleyball event this year is the 49th AAU Junior National Volleyball Championship. Of all OCCC events, this major sporting event brings in the largest number of attendees of the year. This will also take place in June, welcoming nearly 137,000 coaches, players, spectators, and parents, creating an economic impact of approximately $176 million for Orange County.