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Aug 7, 2018

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Meets with Aerospace Industry Leaders in Brevard County

2020-06-12T14:10:02-04:00August 7th, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (August 7, 2018) – Earlier today, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and Space Florida hosted NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine for an industry leader’s roundtable discussion. James Frederick “Jim” Bridenstine was nominated by President Donald Trump, confirmed by the U.S. Senate, and sworn in as NASA’s 13th administrator on April 23, 2018.

Aug 3, 2018

When it Comes to Filling Manufacturing Jobs Perception is Key

2020-06-12T14:09:08-04:00August 3rd, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (August 3, 2018) – The Space Coast is home to over 500 manufacturers, from high-tech titans such as Harris to two-manned shops such as music accessories producer LightWing Studios. Although diverse, the local manufacturing industry does have one strong common thread – a need for skilled workers.

Jun 8, 2018

State Awards EDC with $500,000 for Brevard County Emergency Operations Center

2020-06-12T14:08:22-04:00June 8th, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (June 8, 2018) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) has been awarded with a $500,000 Defense Infrastructure Grant from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The award will support the Brevard County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Civil Site Preparation project in support of Patrick Air Force Base.

May 25, 2018

GrowFL Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Florida Companies to Watch® Awards

2020-06-12T14:06:54-04:00May 25th, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (May 25, 2018) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) in partnership with GrowFL, Florida’s leading organization in support of second-stage growth companies, is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the annual Florida Companies to Watch® awards program. The event, now in its eighth year, honors 50 select second-stage companies from throughout the state for developing valuable products and services, creating quality jobs, enriching communities, and creating new industries throughout Florida.

Mar 19, 2018

EDC’s G.O. Contracts Program Brings $49 Million To Space Coast Companies

2020-06-12T14:00:25-04:00March 19th, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (March 19, 2018) –The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast’s (EDC) G.O. Contracts program, a tool for small to medium sized businesses to seize government contracting opportunities, has brought $49 million in contract awards to more than 40 small businesses throughout the county, and that number is expected to grow.

Feb 8, 2018

Debbie Goode Awarded with FEDC Volunteer of the Year

2020-06-12T13:58:15-04:00February 8th, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (February 8, 2018) - Debbie Goode, partner at Carr, Riggs and Ingram CPAs and Advisors was honored with the 2017-2018 Volunteer of the Year Award by the Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC). Crystal Stiles, FEDC Board Chair, presented Goode with the award last night at the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast’s (EDC) Board Meeting. This annual award honors individuals for their outstanding contributions to economic development in the state of Florida.