As a final reminder on February 6, FEDC will hold a press event at 10:00 AM, Capitol 4th floor outside the Senate Chambers. Hosted by Senator Joe Gruters, and together with the following speakers, we will announce Florida Economic Development Week #FLEconDevWeek20.
Kelly Smallridge, FEDC Chair, President & CEO, Business Development Board of Palm Beach County
Senator Joe Gruters, District 23
Jamal Sowell, President & CEO, Enterprise Florida
Michelle Dennard, President & CEO, CareerSource Florida
Joe H. Pickens, J.D., President, St. Johns River State College, Vice Chair of Florida College System Council of Presidents
Greg Galpin, Senior Manager of Planning, Real Estate Development, Weyerhaeuser
If you will be in Tallahassee, please join us on the 4th floor of the Capitol at 9:50 AM and stand together in support of economic, workforce and community development.
Here's the link to the toolkit of ideas to help guide your participation in the week-long emphasis on the value of economic, workforce and community development to Florida families.
The Annual Florida Economic Development Conference
Improving Local Communities to Ensure Florida's Global Competitiveness
This year's conference app is with Whova and will be live later this month. In addition to the agenda and information about speakers, the app hosts the #FEDC20 social wall and other useful information about your fellow attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors.
Now is the time to comb your communities for unique Art, Sports Memorabilia, Jewelry, Hotel Stays, Event Tickets, Technology, Trips, and Themed Collections. Showcase your region of Florida. Collect and ship items to FEDC at 3551 Blairstone Road, Suite 105-138, Tallahassee, FL 32301.
Some items have already come in like the Dale Earnhardt Jr. leather jacket above and a Sunset Sailing Cruise with the Rogel’s.
Nominations are open now for the following awards: