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Beast Code to Expand and Create 40 New Jobs in Okaloosa County

Posted on September 17, 2018

Beast Code LLC, an employee owned and operated software engineering company announced today that it has chosen to expand in Fort Walton Beach and will add 40 jobs by 2021. The expansion includes purchasing new equipment, a dedicated quality assurance area and collaborative work spaces. Governor Scott said, “Every time a business chooses to invest in Florida’s com
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Partnership for Advanced Technology Center of Excellence Announced at TeCMEN Industry Day

Posted on August 23, 2018

Thanks to a new partnership between Northwest Florida State College, Hsu Educational Foundation and Crestview Technology Park LLC, residents of Okaloosa and Walton counties now will have a smoother pathway to high-wage careers in aircraft maintenance, industrial maintenance, robotics and logistics through the Advanced Technology Center of Excellence.
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EDC Announces New Platform for Talent Attraction

Posted on July 10, 2018

The Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County announced today that it has launched a Talent Attraction web portal focused on promoting Okaloosa’s high skill / high wage employment opportunities to job seekers around the country.  With Okaloosa County now experiencing one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, employers of all types are finding that they must be increasingl
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EDC Newsletters

Posted on March 26, 2018

Most issues feature: Members in the News; Director's Desk; Tri-County Community Partnership Program; Defense Support Initiatives and Technology Coast Manufacturing & Engineering Network and Business Growth Assistance...
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New Okaloosa Economic Development Website Wins Silver ADDY Award

Posted on February 26, 2018

Bit Wizards Inc. announced that it has won a 2018 Silver American Advertising Award for the new, mobile responsive website launched last year for the Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County (EDC). The American Advertising Awards are the advertising industry's largest and most prestigious competition. The EDC worked with Bit-Wizards to devise an aesthetically pleasing and information pa
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