From Artisan Food Markets to Community-Focused Coworking Spaces

 - Jan 18, 2017
Florida may be known for its endless sunshine and sandy beaches, but these Orlando innovations prove that the state has more to offer beyond its fabulous weather. Indeed, those who venture beyond the theme parks are sure to find that Orlando is a hotbed of innovation and creativity.

Although it has enough outlet malls and shopping centers to keep any shopaholic entertained, the city is also home to a number of venues that specifically showcase the work of local artisans. One of these spots is Artegon Marketplace, which combines food, retail and entertainment in one family-friendly space. Another option is the East End Market, where visitors can find everything from small-batch hot sauce to organic kombucha.

Beyond the endless opportunities for shopping, Orlando is also a premier destination for entrepreneurs and creative types looking to perfect their skills. For instance, the city is home to a unique coworking space called Canvs, which helps tech startups grow their businesses and learn from seasoned professionals. For the more artistically inclined, places like Redefine Gallery and the Enzian Theater make an effort to showcase the work of locals.

With so much creativity concentrated in one place, it is clear that these Orlando innovations are must-see destinations for those attending Trend Hunter's Orlando innovation conference.