Orange County Convention Center Adds Sustainability Coordinator
Assisting the Center and Clients on Environmental Awareness and Initiatives
ORLANDO, Fla. (June 4, 2012) – Abby Gulden has been named sustainability coordinator at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). In this new role, Gulden will work directly with event planners and the Center to promote green initiatives.
"We created this position to work closely with our convention center staff as well as clients to provide additional knowledge on sustainability options," said Orange County Convention Center CFO Jan Addison. "We see this as a win-win partnership as we combine our first class facility with the extensive knowledge of environmental issues. Abby’s background in environmental management, LEED green buildings and resource sustainability, provides her with a unique understanding of all perspectives and enables her to assist in enhancing our already successful sustainability programs here at the OCCC."
Gulden joined the Orange County Convention Center in March 2012. Prior to this, she was a project coordinator for Green Building Services. Gulden holds a Masters Degree from the University of Newcastle, Australia. She is LEED AP, BD+C accredited and is an active member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Central Florida Chapter.
About The Orange County Convention Center
The Orange County Convention Center is the second largest convention facility in America. Each year OCCC attracts more than 200 events to the Central Florida area. As a result, roughly 1.2 million attendees contribute approximately $1.9 billion to the area's economy each year. For more information about the Orange County Convention Center visit our web site at www.occc.net
For more information, contact Gwen Wilson, OCCC Public Relations Manager 407-685-5796 - office email@example.com