The Orange County Convention Center is located in the heart of Central Florida where it houses many of Florida’s greatest shows and events. Built in 1980, the Orange County Convention Center became the second largest convention center with over 1 million square feet of space. Have you ever wondered what it takes to light over 1 million square feet of space? When built, the convention center was setup with over 1,000, 400 watt light fixtures. These behemoth fixtures are still responsible for lighting a good portion of the convention center. From show lighting to LED lighting, the variety of lights in the convention center is staggering. On your next visit to the Orange County Convention Center take time to truly appreciate how much really goes into keeping our convention center lit.