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Chambers Rethink their Scope

Business, Leadership

How Regionalization is Changing Borders When it comes to planning for economic development and growth, Shelley Lauten says we shouldn’t draw the line at the county border. Lauten is president of, a seven-county regional development program formed in 1999…

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4 Under 40 Celebration


Four winners selected from a dozen finalists were announced during LEAD Brevard’s 5th annual recognition gala celebration of the next generation of leaders.  The event at the Bernard Simpkins Auditorium on the Cocoa campus of Brevard Community College also recognized…

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Central Florida’s New ‘Medical City’

Business, Development

Tracking the Regional Impact of the Lake Nona Science and Technology Park Within its relatively compact 600 acres, “Medical City” packs a huge economic punch for Central Florida, stretching well into the Space Coast.  The project, in the Lake Nona…

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Waste Management:Our Trash, Their Treasure

Business, Development

It is often said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.  With over $13 billion in revenue in 2008, Waste Management is living proof of this adage.  As the largest waste company in North America, Waste Management is responsible…

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Bright House Networks

Business, Leadership

Keeping the Space Coast Connected With television viewing at an all-time high and with 99{099636d13cf70efd8d812c6f6a5a855fb6f8f27f35bea282d2df1d5ae896e2c2} of American households in possession of at least one television set, it has become crucial for service providers to keep up with consumer demand. Bright…

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Welcome Back U.S. Airways


Several years ago when U.S. Airways left Melbourne it was the only city to petition the airline to come back.  They returned in style with three round trip flights daily serving Melbourne. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157623735109996″]

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Harris Corporation Celebrates 50 Years in Palm Bay


Harris Corporation hosted a VIP Breakfast to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Palm Bay campus.  Guests included past and present company leaders and employees, community dignitaries and Florida’s Lieutenant Governor [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157623610576311″]

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Focusing on Regional Strengths

Business, Development

Today’s challenging economic climate makes it more imperative than ever to accentuate the positive about the Space Coast business environment and also to consider what we can do better. A number of strong initiatives are underway to promote growth.  These…

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Thriving In the New Economy

Business, Development

What is the Recession Telling Us? There is good news in the offing: economic recovery is a foregone conclusion.  If there is anything we know about the swing of a pendulum, it is that it always goes both ways.  I…