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: Education, Aviation, Aerospace and Defense, Workforce and Talent, Talent Ecosystem, Collaboration, Cybersecurity

Orlando's Collaborative Community Makes Downtown Campus a Reality

Posted by Amanda Roche on Mar 2, 2016 4:06:47 PM

For nearly a year, the University of Central Florida (UCF) has led the charge to create a game-changing campus in the heart of downtown Orlando

UCF plans to build a 15-acre campus that is expected to serve about 7,700 UCF and Valencia College students, providing access to higher education possibilities, preparing a highly-skilled workforce and creating an investment in the future of downtown Orlando. This project will also create $205 million in annual economic impact, as well as generate 2,000 new direct and indirect jobs.

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Topics: Workforce and Talent, Talent Ecosystem, Higher Education, Collaboration

Innovation and New Regionalism Focus of Phoenix Leadership Experience

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Jun 2, 2015 8:50:00 AM

The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) traveled to Phoenix, AZ for the 2015 Leadership Experience June 3 – 5 focused on learning best practices and innovative approaches to regionalism that can be used to further economic development in Orlando. The group of 80 delegates includes community leaders, elected officials and EDC leadership.

“Phoenix is a forward-thinking community with many similarities to our region, and there is much to be learned from the progress they’ve made in several key areas,” said Rick Weddle, Orlando EDC president and CEO. “We look forward to what will be a collaborative and engaging experience.”

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Topics: Economic Development, Visionary, Talent Ecosystem

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