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Orlando brand campaign achieves significant results in 2018

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Jun 22, 2018 3:42:39 PM

In today’s highly-competitive world, the Orlando Economic Partnership's work to build Orlando's brand across the nation and the globe is more important than ever. Recently, the effectiveness of Orlando's regional campaign, “Orlando. You Don’t Know the Half of It.” was evaluated in an in-depth study measuring how the campaign has helped to change perceptions of the region as a great place to do business.

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Topics: News & Media

How to disrupt an industry: Fattmerchant's Orlando story

Posted by Laureen Martinez on May 23, 2018 2:52:43 PM

With all the advantages of Orlando’s tech corridor, Suneera Madhani has built a fast-growing company now known as “The Netflix of Credit Card Processing”. Like other millennials who have upended traditional industries, Suneera Madhani is fast on the heels of her larger competitors—and she has no plans to slow down any time soon.

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Topics: Innovative Technologies, Startups & Entrepreneurship

How a fast-growing tech company finds the right talent in Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Apr 30, 2018 11:53:02 AM

All companies, and particularly those in IT, face the challenge of finding talent for growth in an ever-tightening labor market. Smaller, newer players like Luminar, a six-year-old manufacturer of LiDAR-based sensors for vehicles, have to woo the best of the best away from brand-name behemoths.

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Topics: Innovative Technologies

Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute to Expand with New HQ in Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Mar 2, 2018 11:29:07 AM

The Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute will expand its footprint in Orlando’s Lake Nona community with the construction of a new global headquarters. The $18 million state-of-the-art campus will house the Human Performance Institute's multidisciplinary training center and serve as the global hub for continuing research and development into science-based approaches to improve human energy capacity for performance, resilience and leadership. The company will create 25 new, high-wage jobs. Construction on the facility will be completed by the end of 2018.

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Topics: Projects, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Corporate Headquarters and Regional Offices, News & Media

Orlando’s Amazon HQ2 Proposal

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Jan 25, 2018 2:37:43 PM

The Orlando Economic Partnership is proud of the region’s collaborative effort to put forward a strong proposal for Amazon’s second North American headquarters (HQ2). While Orlando was not selected for Amazon’s short list, the company was impressed by the community’s talent, assets and could clearly see the region’s potential. Now that Amazon’s read the proposal – it’s your turn. 

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Topics: Economic Development, News & Media

Orlando Economic Partnership names Lisa Hultquist as new SVP of Marketing and Communications

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Jan 15, 2018 4:15:00 PM

Lisa Hultquist joins the Orlando Economic Partnership as the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Hultquist is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience in promoting some of the world’s most famous brands including Hershey, NASA and Marriott.

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Topics: President and CEO, 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

Senior Director, Marketing & Communications
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