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The Orlando region's mission to advance broad-based prosperity

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Dec 12, 2018 1:25:12 PM

In the summer of 2018, the Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) led a collective effort, engaging leadership, staff and stakeholders in the development of a strategic framework for the region’s future. The result was Launch to Tomorrow, an ambitious three-year plan to re-cast economic development and advance broad-based prosperity for the Orlando region.

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Topics: Investors

Lockheed Martin expands investment in Orlando education

Posted by Justin Braun on Dec 11, 2018 4:59:41 PM

Orlando is a leading market for aerospace and defense industries thanks to strong partnerships between educational institutions, STEM programs and advanced manufacturing companies like Lockheed Martin. Together they ensure the next generation will have the skills, training and careers to innovate cutting-edge technology to support the nation and region well into the future.

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Topics: Aviation, Aerospace and Defense, Education

Orlando companies showcase technology behind the attractions at IAAPA Expo

Posted by Amanda Roche on Nov 26, 2018 2:35:10 PM

The newest ride at SeaWorld San Diego was made in Orlando. And that shouldn’t surprise you – as the amusement park capital of the world, technology and companies servicing the attractions industry benefit from close proximity to major clients like Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and Disney Parks.

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Topics: Innovative Technologies

Orlando: a world leader in simulation technology

Posted by Amanda Roche on Nov 21, 2018 3:35:00 PM

Simulation-based technology has been a key ingredient to Orlando’s economy since it was developed to take man to the moon. Now, the technology spans many of Orlando’s core industries from aviation, aerospace and defense to education, healthcare and even gaming.

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Topics: Aviation, Aerospace and Defense, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Innovative Technologies

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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The PR team at the Orlando Economic Partnership is your source for business news in Orlando, providing you with story ideas about trends, people and companies; statistical information and background; offering expert sources; and connecting you with community leaders.

Media Contact: Laureen Martinez

Senior Director, Marketing & Communications
P/ 407.422.7159 x204
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Laureen.Martinez@Orlando.org

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