Orlando Metro Section

Annual Meeting : July 29, 2021

2021 Annual Meeting Flyer

Upcoming CM Credit Opportunity!

Join us April 30th for a presentation on growth in Central Florida. Learn how the Town of Windermere works hard to mitigate the impacts of these surrounding high growth areas on the unique character and charm of the Town “Among the Lakes”. Wildwood’s City Manager will discuss the substantial economic benefits of this growth and how it has fueled improvements in city services for the betterment of the community. Panelists will explain how to approach public-private partnerships in a way that engages all parties (the public, the government, and the developer) to create a development asset that contributes positively to the community.

Register for this free event here


Join us at an upcoming Earth Day Mentor/Mentee Mixer

Join in on a networking event and trivia with FPZA and the UCF Urban Nights on April 22nd. The event will be held on Zoom and you can register here.  


ULI 2021 Real Estate Trends Conference

The Real Estate Trends Conference is an annual half-day conference where the industry’s top experts present the most relevant economic factors, latest trends, and cutting-edge innovations impacting the future of land-use opportunities in Central Florida. 

This year’s conference promises to deliver thought-provoking insights and perspectives from multiple angles, including exploring the impact of the pandemic on all areas of Central Florida real estate.

Register here


AICP Spring Training Course

OMS is holding a half-day AICP Exam preparation workshop on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 12pm to 5pm for those planners who are interested in taking the AICP Exam. The workshop will be conducted by Henry Bittaker, FAICP and Susan Coughanour, FAICP.  In this session, they will introduce the exam, going over how the questions are formatted, reviewing AICP Code of Ethics and reviewing question types and reviewing how to apply to take the exam, including application guidance.

Email Emily Hanna for more information. 

Registration for the course is FREE.


We need your help planning for the 2022 APA-FL Conference.

Planning for the 2021 conference in Miami is underway but the Orlando 2022 conference is already on the horizon!  To meet our 2022 conference deadlines, we need to form a marketing committee to begin work on a 2022 Orlando conference theme.  Please email Katie Shannon by Feb. 28 if you’d like to join her on this committee. 

We’ll start forming our other committees this summer so be on the lookout for further announcements!  If you’d like more information, please email Roxann Read.


Participate in one of our newest Subcommittees

Women in Planning