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Florida Companies to Watch List Released - 08/17/2016

American Elite Molding LLC is a Company to Pay Attention To   Okaloosa County, Fla. (August 17, 2016) — American Elite Molding LLC is among 50 statewide companies expected to see ...

UWF OEDE Grant helps brewery expand - 08/09/2016

UWF OEDE awards grant to help Fort Walton Beach brewery expand   Pensacola, Fla. – August 9, 2016 – The University of West Florida Office of Economic Development and Engagem...

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

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Industries

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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TeCMEN

The Technology Coast Manufacturing and Engineering Network, TeCMEN, was established by the Economic Development Council of Ok...
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