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Dec 13, 2017

One of Nation’s Top Economists, Brian Wesbury, to Present National Forecast at EDC Event

2020-06-12T13:52:41-04:00December 13th, 2017|

Space Coast, FL (December 13, 2017) – With more launches than ever before, a budding commercial space industry, and an increasingly diversified industry base, it’s safe to say that these are exciting times on the Space Coast. With all this excitement, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and Allen & Company have partnered to bring a top American economist, Brian Wesbury, to the Space Coast to present a national forecast illustrating what’s around the corner of our nation’s economic journey.

Nov 29, 2017

Brevard to be Showcased to Top Global Leaders During ACE 8 Tour

2020-06-12T13:51:29-04:00November 29th, 2017|

Space Coast, FL (November 29, 2017) – On December 5, The Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) will bring a delegation of over 50 representatives from around the world to Brevard County during its ACE 8 Tour, further promoting the Space Coast as an internationally-known hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.

Nov 16, 2017

400 New Jobs Coming to the Space Coast

2020-06-12T13:47:34-04:00November 16th, 2017|

Space Coast, FL (November 15, 2017) – Melbourne has joined the line-up of locations for Enhanced Resource Centers (ERC), one of the fastest growing contact centers in the United States. The new location on John Rodes Boulevard is anticipating bringing 400 news jobs to the Space Coast, with full employment expected by March of 2018.

Oct 24, 2017

Dr. Abram Walton Shapes the Innovative Culture on the Space Coast

2020-06-12T13:46:50-04:00October 24th, 2017|

Space Coast, FL (October 24, 2017) – As the Space Coast’s business community continues to fuel innovation and technological advancements, many key players work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure this ecosystem continues for generations to come. One key player, Dr. Abram Walton, Professor, College of Business at the Florida Institute of Technology, was awarded with the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast’s (EDC) 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award, for his continuous contributions to the innovative culture here in Brevard County.

Oct 5, 2017

EDC/NASA Technology Docking Program Stimulates Local Economy

2020-06-12T13:44:33-04:00October 5th, 2017|

Space Coast, FL (October 5, 2017) – Working with NASA is often a dream for many. That dream became a reality for five local businesses, when the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) introduced them into a collaboration with subject matter experts from NASA’s facilities across the nation.

Sep 29, 2017

Hon. Debbie Mayfield and Hon. Tom Goodson Receive 2017 Manufacturing Champion Award

2020-06-12T13:43:30-04:00September 29th, 2017|

Space Coast, FL (September 29, 2017) – During the 2nd Annual State of Manufacturing event, hosted by The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast’s (EDC) Regional Manufacturing Association (MASC), Florida State Senator Debbie Mayfield and Florida State Representative Tom Goodson were awarded the Manufacturing Champion Award for 2017. This award is presented to an elected official(s) for their support in manufacturing-driven initiatives in the Florida Legislature.

Sep 27, 2017

Local Manufacturers Kickoff Manufacturing Month 2017

2020-06-12T13:42:32-04:00September 27th, 2017|

Space Coast, FL (September 27, 2017) – Brevard County manufacturers rang in Manufacturing Month 2017 at the 2nd Annual State of Manufacturing event, hosted by the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast’s (EDC) Regional Manufacturing Association (MASC). Brevard County certainly has reason to celebrate, as it is home to the highest concentration of manufacturing employment in the State, with over 500 local manufacturers representing 23,000 workers.

Aug 25, 2017

Manufacturing Workforce Pipeline Fueled by EDC Program

2020-06-12T13:40:45-04:00August 25th, 2017|

Space Coast, FL (August 25, 2017) – In 2014, The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) launched a pilot program of work focused on building baseline manufacturing skills to confront the Space Coast’s manufacturing workforce skills gap, and ensure Brevard County businesses would remain competitive in the industry.