October 21, 2020
Monday, May 9, 2011
Enterprise Florida, Frost & Sullivan to host technology, business trends webinar May 19
Contact: Stuart W. Doyle
Enterprise Florida, Frost & Sullivan to present webinar
on future technology and business trends
ORLANDO, FL (May 9, 2011) – Enterprise Florida and Frost & Sullivan, a business research and consulting firm, will present “21st Century Technology and Business Trends for the Future,” a free webinar scheduled for May 19 at 2 p.m. EST and 11 a.m. PST. (Event flier)
Frost & Sullivan will focus on emerging trends in industries such as life sciences, cleantech, aviation and aerospace, which are among those Florida targets for economic growth and diversification. They’re also noted for their progress with new technologies and business models.
In addition to trends, participants will learn about factors contributing to industry growth and location issues that have influenced CEO decision-making, resulting in corporate success stories in Florida.
Registration is open at frost.com/florida.
Greg Caressi, Frost & Sullivan’s senior vice president of healthcare and life sciences, will moderate the webinar. Speakers will be:
– Tex Carter, vice president, operations, INEOS New Planet BioEnergy – a joint venture BioEnergy Center currently under construction in Vero Beach, Fla. Once completed, the center will produce 8 million gallons of bioethanol per year and 6 megawatts of renewable power from vegetative and municipal wastes.
– Jaime Grooms, chairman, co-founder, AxoGen – a leading biotech company that provides surgeons with solutions to repair and protect peripheral nerves.
– Gary Spulak, president, Embraer Aircraft Holding, Inc. – one of the largest aircraft manufacturers worldwide. The company just opened its first fully owned U.S. plant in Melbourne, Fla.
– Gray Swoope, the new president & CEO, Enterprise Florida Inc., the state’s principal economic development organization.
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Enterprise Florida, Inc. (www.eflorida.com) is a partnership between Florida’s business and government leaders and is the principal economic development organization for the state of Florida. Headquartered in Orlando, Enterprise Florida’s mission is to diversify Florida’s economy and create better paying jobs for its citizens by supporting, attracting and helping to create globally competitive businesses in innovative, high-growth industries. In pursuit of its mission, Enterprise Florida works closely with a statewide network of economic development partners and is funded both by the State of Florida and by private-sector businesses.