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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.

Jan 26, 2018

Community Backs EDC Manufacturing Certification Program

2020-06-12T13:56:29-04:00January 26th, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (January 26, 2018) – Manufacturing matters – and the Space Coast community is noticing. Since July 2016 the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and Eastern Florida State College (EFSC) have partnered to fuel the next generation of Brevard’s manufacturing workforce. And since that time, local organizations have rallied to support this initiative. The results – 125, and counting, individuals have completed training for a career in manufacturing though the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) Certification program.

Jan 7, 2018

Brevard County Top Gainer on Prestigious Milken Index

2020-06-12T13:55:10-04:00January 7th, 2018|

Space Coast, FL – (January 17, 2018) – The Space Coast can add another ranking to its growing collection – top gainer in Milken Institute’s Best Performing Cities 2017: Where America’s Jobs are Created and Sustained. Climbing an impressive 90 spots in just one year, the Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville region is now in the top one-third of large Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), placing it in the competitive ranks of cities such as Austin, Dallas, Seattle, and more.

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.