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Orlando’s regional collaboration producing advances in simulation

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 25, 2017 4:17:18 PM

The predictions of tomorrow are coming to fruition today in Central Florida with smart city initiatives, including an autonomous driving test track and virtual health innovation that is revolutionizing how we live and thrive in our community.

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Topics: Aviation, Aerospace and Defense

Aviation training takes off in Orlando

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 25, 2017 2:47:21 PM

The Orlando region is home to top-notch flight safety and pilot training programs with direct connections to Central Florida’s renowned simulation industry. An attractive home for aviation training centers, Orlando is primed to meet the demands of the fast-growing aviation industry with its high-quality talent pipeline, advanced simulation and training cluster, aviation training infrastructure and regional assets including two world-class international airports.

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Topics: Aviation, Aerospace and Defense

Orlando Economic Partnership named “best in class” economic development group

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 21, 2017 12:07:09 PM

The Orlando Economic Partnership ranked as one of the top regional economic development organizations across the country, according to a new survey of U.S. corporate executives and location advisors. The Orlando Economic Partnership ranked No. 4 “best in class” regional economic development agency, according to the site selection consultants who participated in the survey, with 8 percent identifying it as a top economic development organization.

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Topics: Economic Development, News & Media

Orlando Economic Partnership hires expert to lead research and foundation work

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 21, 2017 11:44:15 AM

The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) is proud to announce the hiring of Dr. Dale Brill, who will join the Partnership as a Vice President in mid-October. Dr Brill will lead the organization’s strategic research efforts and fully activate our Foundation for Building Community, creating the opportunity for additional corporate funding and programming.

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Topics: News & Media

Orlando quickly recovers from hurricane Irma

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Orlando became a safe-haven for thousands of people fleeing Hurricane Irma, as most of Florida was engulfed by the storm. People from around the state, including actress Kristen Bell (who was filming a movie in South Florida), came to Orlando to stay safe. Kristen even helped with volunteer efforts and performed for evacuees.

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Topics: News & Media

Leadership Orlando Class 94 kicks off with 87 participants

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 19, 2017 2:10:23 PM

The first Leadership Orlando class to participate in the new era of the Orlando Economic Partnership, Class 94, is ready to explore the Orlando region. Over the next eight months, Class 94 will learn about the region’s diverse assets and take up the challenge of becoming change agents for Orlando.

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Topics: News & Media

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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

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