The Orlando Economic Partnership unifies our community’s strategies to create a more prosperous economy for all. Through the power of our partnerships we strengthen our regional assets and businesses, advocate for regional priorities and write the next chapter of Orlando’s story.
college students within 100-mile radius
“We stand ready to assist in creating the workforce of tomorrow by enhancing our efforts to meet the company’s needs.”
Dr. John Hitt, Former President
University of Central Florida
in infrastructure improvements
“When you look at our infrastructure planning you see we’ve been preparing for this for over a decade.”
Tim Giuliani, President & CEO
Orlando Economic Partnership
in the nation for job growth
“Walt Disney explored the entire eastern half of the U.S. before deciding upon Central Florida. This remains a perfect location, with its business-friendly atmosphere, highly-ranked schools, world-class healthcare, favorable weather and abundance of cultural opportunities.”
George A. Kalogridis, President
WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort
Get a brief introduction to Business Model Canvas (BMC) during an Idea To Profit lunch and learn. Learn how this new program works from a panel discussion with business leaders currently using BMC methodologies and facilitate a conversation around how BMC has helped their businesses succeed.
Hear startup stories from successful entrepreneur Jason Eichenholz, co-founder and CTO, Luminar, and Rise of the Rest winner Stacie Ruth, co-founder and CEO, AireHealth who will share their stories of how they scaled their businesses in the region and the pivotal moments that altered their growth trajectory toward success.
WeWork to open its first location in the Orlando market
May 13, 2019 | Orlando, Fla. – WeWork will open its first location in the Orlando market providing space and services through both physical and virtual offerings. The WeWork community will be located in downtown Orlando at Piedmont’s Class A trophy tower […]
Amazon Orlando robotics fulfillment center creates jobs and career paths
by Justin Braun on April 25, 2019 – Less than eight months after Amazon’s Orlando Robotics Fulfillment Center in Lake Nona finished construction, the global e-commerce leader had already met its goal of hiring 1,500 employees. […]