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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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Allegiant Air Plans Year-Round Aircraft Base in Okaloosa, New Jobs

Posted on February 13, 2018

Allegiant Air Plans Year-Round Aircraft Base at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport in Okaloosa County, New Jobs and Future Growth Permanent base will establish 65 new jobs and up to $50 million in capital investment by 2019
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Big plans for new Okaloosa County Property

Posted on December 13, 2017

Okaloosa County leaders just sealed the deal on a piece of property they hope will pay big dividends in the future. They believe the 1,500 acres will play a big part in the balancing act of the local economy. Boyles and the rest of the county commission voted unanimously to swap another vacant land for this land. They hope a major manufacturer will morph the land into an industrial
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TeCMEN Committee to Host Industry Day

Posted on September 03, 2017

FORT WALTON BEACH — In an effort to spotlight the diverse capabilities that exist among the area’s technical businesses, the Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County’s TeCMEN (Technology Coast Manufacturing & Engineering Network) Committee is holding an Industry Day event at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Aug. 29.
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Building for the Future

Posted on July 10, 2017

Okaloosa and Walton counties are home to some of Florida’s most pristine beaches and the Department of Defense’s largest military installation — Eglin Air Force Base. But even with booming economies boosted by a strong military presence and ever-increasing tourism, the counties are on a mission to seek diversity in the region’s economy.
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