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FY 2016 New Investor & Officer Installation Reception - 10/09/2015

Economic Development Council Holds FY 2016 New Investor & Officer Installation Reception   Okaloosa County, FL – Emphasizing the preservation of Okaloosa County’s existi...

Voice Newsletter Overview - September 2015 - 09/28/2015

This issue features an article by Nathan Sparks, Executive Director, about the Governor's visit to Okaloosa County to tout two manufacturing companies. Click here to read the September 201...

The Economic Development Council for Okaloosa County, Florida is a non-profit, public-private partnership serving Okaloosa County as its primary economic development organization committed to continual growth and diversification through existing industry retention and expansion, workforce development and expansion of key industry clusters.

We work with start-up, expanding and relocating businesses to help them with site location, financing incentive program applications, and business community awareness.

Our efforts are focused on facilitating employment opportunities in 3 main areas:

  • Existing Industry Diversification, Retention & Expansion
  • Development of a technically skilled and available workforce
  • Recruitment of targeted industries

Our responsibilities include:

  • Attracting new business and industry to create jobs and investment
  • Working with existing business to expand and solve problems
  • Partnering with community leaders to provide a business friendly environment
  • Facilitate entrepreneurial growth


Okaloosa County is host to a wide array of businesses and industries. From Tourism to Aerospace & Defense, our diversity reflects th...
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