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EDC to Host Event with Transportation Focus - 04/22/2014

EDC of Okaloosa County to Host Roundtable Event with Transportation Focus   Okaloosa County, FL – April 22, 2014 – In recognition of the EDC’s 25th anniversary, the orga...

Okaloosa EDC turns 25 - 04/20/2014

By Dusty Ricketts - NWF Daily News - dricketts@nwfdailynews.com  FORT WALTON BEACH — The economic future of the Emerald Coast was charted on a shoestring budget with a shot of ca...

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


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