InterPride POSE 2019

POSE 2019 Regional Conference - February 7-10, 2019

Come Out With Pride is excited to welcome Pride organizers and special guests to sunny Orlando! Join us February 7-10, 2019 for educational workshops, networking opportunities and fabulous social events — all designed to showcase and benefit the various Prides of the Southeast.

We’re still finalizing the schedule but can promise that this will be a conference you won’t want to miss. #POSE2019


Your registration includes access to workshops, lunches and snacks throughout the conference, as well as access to social events Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. Both members of InterPride as well as non-member Pride organizations and other guests are welcome to attend.

Member PriceNon-Member Price
Oct 1 – Dec 31$150$200
Jan 1 – Jan 31$175$225
Feb 1 – Event$200$250

Host Hotel

Holiday Inn Resort Orlando-Lake Buena Vista

We are pleased to announce a special rate for InterPride POSE 2019 attendees with double rooms offered at just $149.00/night! All meetings, breakfasts and lunches are conveniently included at the host hotel. Attendees who book within the conference block will also have their resort fee waived (normally $19.95/day). Please book ASAP as rooms in the area may sell out due to other events!

The Holiday Inn Resort Orlando-Lake Buena Vista is just one mile from the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and is also near Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando and the Disney Springs® area. Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods, home to Orlando’s thriving nightlife and LGBTQ+ culture (as well as Come Out With Pride), is just a quick and easy 15-20 minute drive or Lyft ride away. Shopping and dining options abound at Crossroads, the Orlando Premium Outlets and Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, all less than one mile from the hotel.

Schedule of Events

We are still finalizing the schedule and educational sessions; if you have ideas for educational sessions or are interested in sponsoring or presenting material, please contact

Thursday – February 7

  • Registration
  • Evening welcome event at Hotel

Friday – February 8

  • Breakfast
  • Registration
  • Welcome
  • Breakout Sessions (view education schedule)
  • Lunch (sponsor TBD)
  • Breakout Sessions and Roundtable Discussions
  • Plenary
  • “A Night For Pride” 15th Anniversary Reception (included in registration)
  • Out and About around Orlando Tour (evening, included in registration, details in early January)

Saturday – February 9

  • Breakfast
  • Registration
  • Breakout Sessions (view education schedule)
  • Lunch (sponsor TBD)
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Plenary
  • Explore and area! Check out nearby Disney Springs, Pointe Orlando, Universal Citywalk, FunSpot! and more (hotel shuttles and ride sharing services will be available)

Sunday – February 10

  • Breakfast
  • Closing Roundtable
  • Farewell Brunch (not included in registration)

Getting Here and What to Do

Whether by car or plane, Orlando is easy to get to. For most Pride organizations within Florida, Orlando is within a 4-5 hour drive or less. And since Orlando is the tourism capital of the world, flights in and out of the Orlando International Airport (MCO) from most cities are plentiful and inexpensive. Check out these sample fares:

New Orleans$89

While the conference days will keep you fairly occupied, we suggest staying an extra day or two to take advantage of our world-class attractions — with everything from theme parks and attractions to sandy beaches an hour away, it’s scientifically impossible to be bored here! 

About Come Out With Pride

Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2019, Orlando’s annual pride event is held every October to recognize National Coming Out Day — we encourage LGBTQ+ individuals and allies to attend and be their true, authentic selves. 

In addition to being Central Florida’s largest single-day parade and festival, our mission is geared towards helping the community. Our Pride Gives Back program awards grants and scholarships to LGBTQ+ nonprofits and students making a difference, and has given back $80,000+ since 2016. Our Pride Takes Action initiative also aims to educate and mobilize attendees. Come Out With Pride is run primarily by volunteers.

About InterPride

InterPride is a nonprofit organization that promotes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride on an international level, increasing networking and communication among Pride Organizations and encouraging diverse communities to hold and attend Pride events and to act as a source of education.

InterPride accomplishes its mission with Regional Conferences (such as POSE) and an Annual General Meeting and World Conference. At the annual conference, InterPride members network and collaborate on an international scale and take care of the business of the organization.

InterPride is a voice for the LGBTQ+ community around the world, standing up for inequality and fighting injustice everywhere. Our member organizations share the latest news so we can react internationally and make a difference.