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Orlando Economic Partnership

Programs, Initiatives & Events


Investing in the Future of Talent

A key pillar of the Partnership is strengthening the region’s talent pipeline. From leadership development to young professional growth and mentorship, we provide organizations with the resources to grow and retain valuable talent through robust, future-focused programming.

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    Strengthening Our Talent Pipeline

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    Cultivating Business Opportunities

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    Driving Innovation and Sustainability

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Leadership Orlando

Central Florida’s only community leadership program that spans our entire seven-county region. It is the largest program in America, offering multiple classes each year.

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Black Boardroom Leadership Institute

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Political Leadership Institute

A unique nonpartisan, regional initiative designed to prepare and strengthen the next generation of public leaders before formally choosing to run for an office or seek an appointment to a government board or commission.

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AWE – All Women Empowered

Comprised of private, public, and nonprofit partners working to unify our community resources into a strategically coordinated campaign to propel women forward.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At the Orlando Economic Partnership, we are focusing our efforts to improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion inside companies, in our communities and be an ally on issues important to our society.

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UpSkill Orlando

A regional, skills-based talent strategy working to create upward mobility opportunities by working with local employers and educators together to create skills-based career pathways.

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Annual Awards Dinner

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Annual BBQ

Orlando’s top networking event held outside in Downtown Orlando.

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This. Is. Orlando

An opportunity for young professionals and high-level executives to meet, mingle and share their views on Orlando’s present and ideas for its future.

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All Women Empowered

Take a deep dive into the adversities women are facing due to COVID-19 while exploring the stories of extraordinary women paving the way for others.



Premier events featuring high level executive speakers, premier networking, exclusive business opportunities and more.

These events provide networking opportunities as well as knowledge and resources for the future of business and keep investors members on top of the latest trends for employers. 

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Upcoming Events

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12 Mar

2024 Barbecue in the Park

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9 11 Apr

2024 Washington, D.C. Advocacy Trip

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