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Okaloosa to Nation: Don't Worry, Be Happy - 07/24/2014

Okaloosa to nation: Don't worry, be happy    By KATIE TAMMEN / Daily News  Published by the Northwest Florida Daily News on Wednesday, July 23, 2014    Okaloosa...

The Voice Newsletter - June 2014 - 06/16/2014

Read the June 2014 Newsletter Here This issue features an article by Nathan Sparks, Executive Director, noting recent initiatives and partnerships. An important initiative is the Economic Developm...

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

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 EDC is committed to retaining and expanding its manufacturing and engineering related industries, excelling them in the comp...
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