The Society of Incentive Travel Executives (Site) will hold its 2013 Site Global Conference in Orlando, it announced last week. Taking place Dec. 6-8, 2013, at the Loew's Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Studios, the event will bring together professionals from more than 40 countries to focus on "creating excellence and establishing standards in the motivational experiences industry."
"On behalf of the entire destination, Visit Orlando is thrilled to welcome Site in 2013," said Tammi Runzler, senior vice president of sales and service for Visit Orlando, Orlando's convention and visitors bureau. "This is a wonderful opportunity for Site attendees from all around the world to come and see many of the new developments in Orlando. The destination continues to evolve at an amazing pace, and so many of the new hotels, attractions and amenities that have recently come onboard are truly ideal for the incentive travel market. We are looking forward to showcasing our destination, and making sure that absolutely everyone has an incredible time during the 2013 conference."
Added Site 2013 President-Elect David Sand, CEO of Uwin Iwin Incentives in Johannesburg, South Africa, "Site is pleased to be partnering with Orlando and Universal Studios to host our 2013 Global Conference. The destination is a master in the hosting of VIP global visitors, corporate and association meetings. Orlando's scale, diverse visitor attractions, world-class hotels and massive air lift make it an ideal destination for our marquis Site event. Conference delegates will be encouraged to bring their families and extend their stay to experience the magic of Universal and feel of this truly iconic entertainment destination."