Economic Development

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Facilitating Small Manufacturing Growth

Development, Manufacturing

Florida MEP’s Incumbent Worker Training The manufacturing industry has seen its share of highs and lows over the past few years. Weathering challenges from an economic downturn to changes in federal regulations, companies have had to adapt to change often….

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Things Are Heating Up This Spring!

Blog, Business

Washington Nationals Back in Brevard by Eric Wright   Many remember the high expectations with which the Washington Nationals came into the 2012 Spring Training season.  What followed was a season that exceeded predictions.  Eight years after landing in D.C.,…

Lynda Weatherman and Bob Whelen of EDC of Florida's Space Coast
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2012 Business Leader of the Year – OVERALL

Business, Leadership

2012 BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR – OVERALL   Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast   The Space Coast has been at the epicenter of some of history’s greatest triumphs, where dreams became realities and actual achievements surpassed science…

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Connections, Connections, Connections

Business, Development

Speed Networking for Small Businesses by Julie Song What do you get when you combine the concept of speed dating with business?  Opportunity. This was the platform used for the 2012 Brevard Small Business Assistance Council’s (BSBAC) annual Business Resource…

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More than Just a Pretty Picture

Business, Development

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT   More than Just a Pretty Picture Arts and Culture Contribute to Economic Prosperity by Neil Levine   Arts and cultural offerings in Brevard County offer an astonishing breadth of wonderful experiences for both residents and visitors.  These…

Is Technological Innovation Your MO? by Rick McNeight in SpaceCoast Business Magazine
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Is Technological Innovation Your MO?

Business Technology, Development

Space Coast Offers Plenty of Opportunities for Small Tech Companies Highly specialized technological advancements are being made every day from right here on the Space Coast. While we often hear about these cutting-edge breakthroughs from larger, well-known contractors, Brevard County’s small…

Is Technological Innovation Your MO? by Rick McNeight in SpaceCoast Business Magazine
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Connecting Generational Leadership

Development, Leadership

A Key to Economic Development Great community leaders are well-rounded citizens who work to engage the next generation by teaching and sharing experiences. The conduit to bringing these two groups together is LEAD Brevard, an organization that, for more than 25…

Is Technological Innovation Your MO? by Rick McNeight in SpaceCoast Business Magazine
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Making the M.O.S.T. of Technology

Development, Technology

New Training Tools for the Manufacturing Sector In today’s fast-paced world, new automobiles sport high-tech features that make our lives on the road easier and safer. Touch screen navigation systems, back-up cameras, satellite radio and many additional features that were…