**MEDIA – please note specific event logistics below for coverage **
THURSDAY 12/6 – Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to Deliver Annual State of Downtown Address
On Thursday, December 6, 2018 Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will deliver his 2018 State of the Downtown Address at the Amway Center.
Mayor Dyer will share the latest on the continued revitalization of Downtown Orlando, as well as plans and advancements for the community in education, housing and work to address community challenges together.
New this year, Mayor Dyer’s annual address will feature two young adults, Raysean Brown and Julian Harris, who grew up in Parramore and are now working together with the City to help shape the future of Parramore’s youth and the future of Downtown Orlando.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
11 a.m. – Doors Open and Registration Begins
11:30 a.m. – Mayor Dyer’s State of Downtown Address
400 West Church Street
A tradition since 1982, the State of Downtown is a fundraising event for Downtown Orlando Partnership (DOP).
Advanced registration is required for this event. Registration will be available at: www.doporlando.com/events/stateofdowntown.
For those who are not able to attend Mayor Dyer’s State of Downtown Address, live and encore presentations will be available at www.cityoforlando.net
Media should plan to arrive by 11:30 a.m. to set up. Please note, to access Amway Center for the address, media will be required to enter through the media entrance located at the southwest corner of the building on South Street near Division Avenue and go through security screening.
Mayor Dyer, Raysean Brown and Julian Harris, will be available for media interviews immediately following the address.
Media parking will be located in the GEICO Garage on the west side of the first floor. Media must have credentials to access this parking area. The GEICO Garage is located at 400 West South Street.
For media to broadcast live, portable broadband/cellular backpacks are recommended equipment as cabling options will be limited.