You’re going to learn so much and make so many connections at The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), scheduled to take place October 1–4, 2019 at the Orange County Convention Center. Registration is now closed so it’s a good thing that you’ve already bought tickets for the event. You can focus on what matters, which is planning the details of your trip such as how long you’ll spend in Orlando and what you’ll do once the event ends.
The GHC is designed to bring women together and create a fun, safe forum for them to discuss research, career interests, and technological developments in computing. There’s a lot going on, so planning out what programs you want to attend in advance will help you use your time efficiently and get the most out of the conference.
Having all of these things in mind allows you to focus on what truly matters which is how being in Florida makes you feel. Like most people, you’re probably excited beyond words to visit Orlando and check out all the sights that you’ve seen on TV or read about in travel articles.
To better prepare for the event, let’s take a look at its schedule so you know what to expect for the duration of GHC 2019.
Schedule of Events
The Career Fair Hall Crawl kicks off the event on October 1. From 5:30–6:30 PM, attendees with a badge, can meet and mingle with other GHC participants, eat and drink refreshments, and even purchase gear related to the event. The event is new this year and one that you’re sure to have a great time at.
A complete schedule can be viewed on the Celebration website. You can see for yourself what a good time GHC 2019 will be thanks to the programming and networking opportunities. Reviewing the schedule in advance allows you to take advantage of all that there is to offer at the event.
Hotels Near Lake Buena Vista Orlando for Your Consideration
Lake Buena Vista is jam-packed with hotels for you to consider. There’s a lengthy list of official hotels for GHC 19 showing the discount rate for singles, doubles, triples, and quads. Some of the most popular choices include the Hyatt Place Lake Buena Vista, which is close to Walt Disney World Resort and other area attractions and also the height of comfort and safety. Another popular choice is the Universal Surfside Inn, a value-packed accommodation that puts you right on the water and offers a fun, beachy vibe.
Things to Do After Attending GHC 2019
It’s customary for many people to stay a few days after GHC 2019 has ended so they can check out Orlando more. If you’re looking for things to do around the hotel, you’re in luck. There are many attractions, restaurants, and stores in the area for you to explore.
For example, you can visit Walt Disney World Resorts with Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios. Each has live programming, thrilling rides, incredible shops, and delicious food to enjoy. If you’d rather go to SeaWorld Orlando, it’s very close to the area, too, as well as Universal Studios Orlando.
Going to the Premium Outlet Mall to shop is always fun. You can also explore Downtown Disney to see what it has to offer. There are many interesting shops and restaurants in the area.
See and Experience Everything You Can While in O-Town
When you come to O-Town for the Grace Hopper Celebration, you’re in for a true adventure. It’s a town full of exciting things to see and experience.