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Military Training Happens Virtually in Florida

Florida is no stranger to the entertainment industry. After all, it’s home to the most visited theme parks on Earth. What people may not know is that the Sunshine State’s entertainment expertise is also used to train our nation’s military.


Enterprise Florida Impact Studies

EFI will be featuring several Florida companies that we’ve worked with on competitive, international or MaSBEC projects in impact / case studies. Some of the studies will be published in Florida Trend Magazine as part of an EFI advertorial feature.

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Florida considered prime location for corporate headquarters

Nationally recognized for its competitive tax rates, global access, top-ranked workforce and tremendous diversity, Florida is an ideal location for corporate headquarters. More than 2,600 corporations have headquarters operations in Florida…


Florida focuses on building manufacturing innovation and growth

Manufacturing is a vital component to Florida’s continued economic turnaround. Recognizing the importance of the industry, Florida took a major step in helping manufacturers become more competitive through the elimination of sales tax on manufacturing machinery and equipment…


Enterprise Florida helps businesses navigate the international marketplace

Florida serves as a major international trade center and hub for businesses across all industries. No other site in the Western Hemisphere can match Florida’s unique combination of strategic geographic location as a gateway to the Americas…


Florida ranks high on the list of information technology innovation states

Monday, March 10, 2014 Since the inception of the IBM PC in Boca Raton in 1981, Florida has remained at the forefront of information technology innovation.  Florida is home to more than 25,000 IT companies that employ nearly 250,000 professionals…


World’s largest ambulance manufacturer adds 126 jobs in Winter Park

Friday, February 28, 2014 On February 13, Governor Rick Scott visited U.S. Ambulance Corporation in Winter Park to meet employees and celebrate the expansion of the facility, which will add 126 new jobs and infuse $2 million in capital to the Central Florida region…


Medical device manufacturing vital to Florida’s success in life sciences innovation

Friday, January 31, 2014 Over the past decade, Florida has emerged as a leader in the field of life sciences innovation. Nearly 1,000 biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies employ 26,000 industry professionals and 700,000 healthcare professionals in the state…

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Fortune 200 manufacturer, Air Products, opens new facility in Manatee County

Friday, January 17, 2014 On January 9, Governor Rick Scott and Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope joined a host of state and community leaders to celebrate the opening of Air Products’ new manufacturing facility in Manatee County…



Florida strengthens economic development partnerships with Israel

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Development mission and EFI international office increase opportunities for Florida. Florida businesses have a unique advantage when it comes to international trade and foreign direct investment (FDI)…


The changing landscape of economic development in Florida

Friday, May 22, 2013 When Governor Rick Scott took office in January 2011, Florida had its highest unemployment rate since 1970, when the state began tracking it.  The state had lost 800,000 jobs in four years before the Governor came into office…


“Florida the clear choice” for the Hertz Corporation headquarters relocation

Friday, May 10, 2013 Seamless economic development partnerships succeed in bringing 700 high-wage jobs to Lee County.  Hertz Corporation will move its headquarters to Estero…