As Mayor of the City of Orlando,
I’d like to personally welcome you to our “City Beautiful” for
the 2008 National League of Cities’ Annual Congress of Cities
and Exposition at the Orlando World Center Marriott. We are
proud to serve as the Host City and hope you will enjoy your
time here in Central Florida.
During the conference, the City
of Orlando will provide Mobile Workshop Tours for delegates.
These interesting and educational workshops will transform the
entire Central Florida region into an "interactive learning lab"
where delegates can see, in a unique, up-close style, the many
initiatives, best practices and public/private partnerships that
are helping to better the quality of life for residents in
That’s only the beginning. As one
of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States,
Orlando has much to offer during your stay. We have a dynamic,
bustling downtown alive with entertainment, restaurants and
recreation. It also has beautiful historic districts, a downtown
arts district and the Walt Disney Amphitheatre at Lake Eola
The City Beautiful is warm and
sunny – perfect for outdoor activities such as biking, boating,
swimming, fishing, kayaking and hiking. Beaches are less than an
hour drive away.
There are many great ways to enjoy the culture and entertainment
that Orlando has to offer while staying here. Please visit our
Orlando World Marriott Group Concierge desk next to the
registration area for assistance with dining reservations, golf
tee times and reservations, shopping information, information on
local parks and activities, discount coupons, special pricing on
Attraction tickets and more.
Again, welcome to Orlando! We are
happy to have you here, and we hope you enjoy taking part in the
wonderful experiences that can only be found in Orlando, the