Orlando Business Field Trip

Tuesday, March 23-Saturday, March 27


5-Day jam-packed sports and entertainment tour of Orlando primarily for Valor DECA students. Some of the sites will include behind the scenes of Disney or Universal Studios, an in-depth look at sports marketing with the Orlando Magic NBA team, and how Florida hotels market in a touristed area. Other smaller tours will be offered, depending on availability such as Ron Jons, Hilton, or others. (note: plans are subject to change due to the pandemic situation)

  • Tuesday, 3/23 – Depart DIA late in the afternoon. Stay at Universal Hotel.
  • Wednesday, 3/24 –  Behind the scenes business tour of Universal Studios in the morning. Visit parks in afternoon and evening.
  • Thursday, 3/25 – Marketing Universal 101 (research, creative, distribution, marketing class).  Visit parks in afternoon and evening.
  • Friday, 3/26 and Saturday, 3/27 – Tentative activities depending on pandemic guidelines include:
    • Day at Disney or a sports marketing company
    • Travel to Cocoa Beach, tour the Ron Jon Surf Shop business and spend time at the beach
    • Orlando headquarters tour with Marriott Vacations Worldwide or Wyndham hotels
    • Marketing the Blue Man Group entertainment business
    • Visit Volcano Bay waterpark
  • Saturday, 3/27 – Return to DIA in the evening

Minimum enrollment requirement is 10 students.

$1500 (deposit of $350 required for registration)


Mr. David Haar, Mr. Kurt Gutschick, Mrs. Amy Gutschick, Mrs. Lynnette St. George

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