Black Hawk Down veteran Matt Eversmann and Air Force veteran and award-winning entrepreneur Charlynda Scales will deliver keynote addresses on leading in chaotic situations and adapting to excel in the new economy.
The Expo features panel discussions on careers and entrepreneurship, showcases veteran entrepreneurs in the Battle of the Pitches, connects veterans and their families with career opportunities, and touts everything that makes Florida the nation’s most veteran-friendly state.
Veterans Florida is a non-profit created by the State of Florida to help military veterans transition to civilian life and to promote Florida’s status as the nation’s most veteran-friendly state. Veterans Florida provides powerful tools for veterans to take advantage of the benefits of living and working in the Sunshine State.
New Regional Directors
FEDC is happy to announce new Regional Directors for the following regions for the 2020-21 fiscal year which begins July 1st:
East Central Region - Tracy Garcia, CEcD, EcDMP, Director, Agency for Economic Prosperity, Elevate Lake
North Central Region - Glenn Hunter, Director, Columbia County Economic Development
Northeast Region - Heidi Jameson, Director, Business Development, JAXUSA Partnership
Competitive Florida Partnership grants provide small and rural cities, as well as regional planning councils, the opportunity to create an asset-based economic development strategy through innovative planning and development.
Please submit a grant request for funding to DEO on or before Friday, June 12, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Submitting a request for funding does not guarantee that funding will be provided. DEO will consider grant requests received by the above date and time before grant requests received after the above date and time.
Please welcome our newest members.
Village of Indiantown - Agency Level Member
Thanks to our Renewing Members
City of Hollywood, Individual
Leon County Office of Economic Vitality, Agency
Florida's Great Northwest, Inc., Agency
Veterans Florida, Corporate
Clay County Board of County Commissioners, Individual
City of Cape Coral, Agency
VisionFirst Advisors LLC, Agency
City of New Smyrna Beach, Individual
Florida Realtors, Sustaining
Indian River County Chamber of Commerce, Agency
City of Ft. Myers, Agency
EDA and FloridaMakes Webinar Replay
If you missed our last Virtual Engagement, Enhance Regional Economic Recovery with EDA and FloridaMakes, you can see a replay here.