Amway Center Named 2012 Sports Faciity of the Year

At a sports industry annual awards ceremony last night, the Amway Center has been named the "Facility of the Year."

The announcement was made by Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily at the prestigious Sports Business Awards in New York City, which annually recognizes excellence and outstanding achievement in the business of sports.

O,R&L provides comprehensive sustainable cleaning services for the 875,000 sq. ft. - 20,000 seat Amway Center.  O,R&L utilizes Green Seal™ approved cleaning chemicals, low-impact equipment and green cleaning methods for the daily, V.I.P., event and post event cleaning of the facility.  O,R&L also provides change over services for all of the events held at the Amway Center including the NBA Orlando Magic basketball games and numerous other sporting and entertainment events which include utilizing customized, detailed seating manifests for each show often with multiple events within one day, or back-to-back concerts.

Opened in the fall of 2010, The Amway Center was designed to reflect the character of the Central Florida community, meet the goals of the users and build on the legacy of sports and entertainment in Orlando.  The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified building features a sustainable, environmentally friendly design and unmatched technology.

"To have the Amway Center recognized as the "Sports Facility of the Year" is a testament to the vision, tireless support and triumphant spirit of the Orlando community," said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer.  "Receiving this coveted award is not only incredibly gratifying but further proof that teamwork makes it all possible."

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