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Voice Newsletter Overview - January 2017 - 01/25/2017

The January 2017 issue features: Members in the News; Director's Desk; Defense Support Initiatives and Technology Coast Manufacturing & Engineering Network and Business Growt...

Southeast Range Complex Position Paper - 12/28/2016

Southeast Range Complex Cooperative Concept Position Paper Prepared by the Defense Support Initiatives Committee

The Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County, Florida is a 501(c)6 non-profit, public-private partnership serving Okaloosa County and its nine municipalities (Cinco Bayou, Crestview, Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Laurel Hill, Mary Esther, Niceville, Shalimar and Valparaiso).  As the community’s lead economic development organization, the EDC is committed to fostering economic diversification through comprehensive strategies and initiatives in the areas of:

  •  Existing industry support and sustainment
  • Talent supply and workforce development
  • Entrepreneurial support
  • Infrastructure and product development
  • Recruitment and expansion of key targeted industry clusters including Aerospace & Defense, Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Regional & Corporate Headquarters, Distribution & Logistics and Renewable Energy
  • Military partnerships and advocacy

Our responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a resource and technical advisor to existing Okaloosa County businesses as they grow
  • Promoting Okaloosa County as a “location of choice” for businesses in targeted growth sectors
  • Partnering with local community leaders to provide a business friendly environment
  • Facilitating entrepreneurial growth

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