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UWF partners with Okaloosa for manufacturing - 09/19/2014

UWF partners with Okaloosa County to expand Northwest Florida manufacturing and engineering workforce   Fort Walton Beach, Fla. September 18 -- The University of West Florida, in collab...

EDC and ECAR Launch Innovative Website - 08/28/2014

EDC AND ECAR LAUNCH INNOVATIVE WEBSITE DESIGNED TO ATTRACT BUSINESSOkaloosasites.com provides dynamic data and sophisticated mapping technologies to help expanding businesses Okaloosa County, ...

Symposium Information | Sponsorship | Speakers
The EDC Roundtable is a symposium focused on providing EDC members, county and city officials, military delegates, and guests a unique networking opportunity with a keynote speaker. The EDC's morning roundtable event provides a buffet breakfast and features a keynote speaker providing pertinent information concerning Okaloosa County. Approximately 200 community leaders attend these informative morning symposiums.

                   $2,000                $1,000                $500
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Contact the EDC today for your sponsorship level!


The EDC welcomes the opportunity to promote noteworthy events taking place in Okaloosa County.  Check back often for current listings. 

October 3-5, 2014

The 36th Annual Destin Seafood Festival will be held October 3 - 5 , 2014. The Seafood Festival is hosted along the beautiful Destin Harbor and the Harbor Boardwalk right on the water, with the action of the Destin Fishing Rodeo right in the heart of the Festival. This three day festival will be full of arts, crafts, music, food, entertainment, fireworks, and excitement for all! It will showcase the Best that Destin has to offer on the Harbor. Stroll along the Harbor Board Walk from one end to the other with over a mile of Festival on the water showcasing Destin's Fishing Fleet, Harbor Restaurants & Bars and breath taking sunsets! Click here for more info
October 10, 2014
L2: LEARN-LEAD is a John Maxwell Company conference designed to breathe new life into your leadership, empowering you as you learn and lead others. Guest speakers include Leadership Guru - John C. Maxwell, Publicist - Linda Kaplan Thaler, & Former Yahoo CSO -Tim Sanders along with John Maxwell Team Coaches Peggy Brockman and Barbara Britt. Connect with other community-minded business and professional leaders who want to make a difference!  Friday, October 10th 7:30a-1:30p at the Ft. Walton Beach Civic Auditorium - Register at www.L2EmeraldCoast.com.  Tickets are $79.  Group rates are available. View event flyer here . Hosted & Presented by: Barbara Britt (850-621-7709) & Peggy Brockman  (850-259-8356)

October 12-14, 2014
Gulf Power 2014 Economic Symposium will be held at SanDestin Beach Resort. Venue and lodging is available. Pre-registration is required. Please click this link to view the agenda, speaker information and to register. 

October 17-19, 2014
The 38th Annual Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival will be held October 17-19, 2014 in Niceville, Florida - The nicest little city in the South! Entertainment includes Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Neal McCoy, and Blackjack Billy. In addition to top name entertainment, the 2014 Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival promises mouth-watering foods, snacks and refreshments, high quality arts and crafts, a huge selection of clothing, jewelry and other goods, collectibles and merchandise, carnival rides, attractions and booths, cartoon characters and fun for all. Learn more here 

October 21, 2014
Florida State Hog Rally in the Emerald Coast

To submit your community or business event, please submit it to caroline@florida-edc.org. 


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