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Meet the Chair of Leadership Orlando Class 97: Pamela Landwirth

Posted by Lisa Winkelbauer on Nov 9, 2018 1:53:28 PM

Leadership Orlando is honored to have Pamela Landwirth, president and CEO of Give Kids The World (GKTW) Village, serve as the chair of Class 97. Pamela has a long history of service to the Central Florida community, and she spoke with us about her leadership experiences and upcoming role as Class Chair.

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Topics: Leadership Orlando

Room to Build: 3 global companies build dream homes in Orlando

Posted by Amanda Roche on Oct 16, 2018 10:09:49 AM

The next time you fly into Orlando, be sure to take a good look out of your airplane window. One thing will be obvious – the vast acreage of green lush land dotted by bright blue bodies of water. From this vantage point, you’re seeing what attracted Walt Disney to Orlando more than 60 years ago when he first flew over the area and decided to make Central Florida the home of the most successful theme parks in the world – plentiful land at the transportation crossroads of Florida. There’s ample room to grow in Central Florida – to be sure – and there’s the year-round ability to transform the landscape into just about anything your company needs. 

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Fantasy Meets Reality: Iron Man robotics come to life in Orlando

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 11, 2018 3:43:09 PM

Imagine the look on a child’s face when the impossible happens.

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Topics: Advanced Manufacturing, Innovative Technologies

Made in Orlando: Manufacturing More Than Vacation Experiences

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 5, 2018 4:24:12 PM

3D-printed prosthetic arms inspired by Marvel comic characters, high-performance sealants and adhesives custom made in record time, and even masterfully crafted corn tortillas and chips – what do these very different products have in common? They are manufactured in a place traditionally known for the mass production of great vacation experiences – Orlando.

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Topics: Advanced Manufacturing

Orlando: a prime destination for a STEM workforce

Posted by Mark Crawford on Aug 30, 2018 12:32:13 PM

Manufacturing leaders repeatedly identify the skills gap as the most urgent problem facing U.S. manufacturing today. According to Deloitte, by 2025 about two million manufacturing jobs will be unfilled because employers will not be able to find enough qualified workers with the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills needed for operating increasingly sophisticated, high-tech equipment.

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Topics: Innovative Technologies, Advanced Manufacturing

Orlando's fast growth in a category all its own. Here's why. [Orlando Context]

Posted by Phoebe Fleming on Aug 3, 2018 3:56:11 PM

Orlando is adding 1,000 new residents a week. In fact, the larger seven-county region has been adding that many people a week for the last 60 years. Pause for a second and do the math. People aren’t just looking to visit Orlando’s world class attractions, they’re putting down roots and taking advantage of all the region has to offer. This may come as no surprise to those who see the construction and investment boom currently happening in Orlando. What might be surprising, however, is just how significant this growth is compared to other major metros across America, as well as how Orlando’s demographics differ from other Florida cities. Turns out, Orlando is in a category all its own when it comes to growth and in-migration; the dynamics of which are explored below.

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Topics: Research

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