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Orlando is aggressively pursuing Amazon's second headquarters

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Sep 29, 2017 12:43:30 PM

The Orlando Economic Partnership is building a strong case for why this region is the best location for Amazon’s HQ2. Using the compelling “Orlando. You don’t know the half of it.” brand, the Partnership is highlighting the assets and strengths of the region; assets that include strong infrastructure with rail, road, air and sea connectivity along with the plentiful pipeline of talent with more than 500,000 students enrolled within a 100-mile radius of the cityOrlando's culture of innovation, inclusiveness and commitment to sustainability, key corporate values for Amazon, also strengthen Orlando's case. 

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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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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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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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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 accept the challenge of becoming change agents for Orlando.

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Orlando Economic Partnership opens revamped location

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 7, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Business is going on as usual but in a revamped location. In early September, the staff of the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Orlando moved into the permanent home of the Orlando Economic Partnership on Pine Street in downtown Orlando.

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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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