Orlando Economic Partnership

STAY INFORMED: COVID-19 Resource Center for Employers

Broad-based Prosperity™

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.

500,000

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

$15B

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

No.1

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

Upcoming Events

Presented by the Orlando Regional Chamber, a core component of the Orlando Economic Partnership

Orlando Regional Chamber Executive Vice President John F. Davis hosts Ed Ramos, senior area manager of the Small Business Administration (SBA), who will provide an overview of the SBA resources to help business owners better understand the aid available to them.

Presented by the Orlando Tech Council, a signature program of the Orlando Economic Partnership

Orlando Economic Partnership Vice President of Innovation Sheena Fowler and the Orlando Tech Council hosts tech leaders in the Orlando region to discuss new best practices that have emerged to address the realities of virtual work, including corporate culture and impacted productivity.

Presented by the Orlando Economic Partnership and the Orlando Regional Chamber

:: Federal Stimulus Update with Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Florida’s Seventh District
:: Finding Success Interviewing, Hiring and Onboarding Virtually
:: Detailed Review of How the CARES Federal Stimulus Act Can Help Business
:: Community Action and Support
:: Business Recovery Assistance
:: State Action and the Impact on the Business Community
:: DEO Reemployment and Recovery Assistance

Latest News

How the CARES Act Impacts Business
March 31, 2020 | Find insight on how the CARES Act, the $377 billion federal stimulus package to provide in emergency relief to small businesses in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, affects businesses and how to take advantage of its funding opportunities. […]


COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Results Emphasize Need to Support Small Business
March 31, 2020 | TThe results from the first Business Impact Survey to measure the emerging impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the Central Florida business community revealed 74 percent of companies are feeling negative impacts from the crisis. […]


Orlando Launches Business Resource Center for COVID-19
March 16, 2020 | The Partnership activated an Orlando region COVID-19 online business resource center to provide up-to-date information, and relevant resources to aid employers’ response to COVID-19. Businesses can access and share the resource center at Orlando.org/covid19. […]


“Pick Up Orlando” Challenge to Support Local Business During COVID-19 Crisis
March 27, 2020 | Community members are encouraged to post how they #PickUpOrlando by sharing a photo of themselves supporting a local business, tagging three friends and asking them to do the same. […]


Orlando Region Update on COVID-19: Economic Impact
by Dale Brill on March 18, 2020 | During these uncertain times, the Orlando Economic Partnership’s top priority is to keep the business community informed and prepared. This is the first installment in what will become a series of articles designed to help the Orlando region understand what is happening to our economy. Our goal is to be a one-stop-shop to answer the question, “what does this mean?”. […]