Here in Orlando, success itself has become a growth industry.
Known to visitors from around the world as "the happiest place on Earth," Orlando is no less of a destination for businesses looking to put smiles on shareholders' faces.
While we’re known for tourism and hospitality, more than two-thirds of our workforce are at work in other industries.
The EDC's Targeted Industries boast rapidly expanding strongholds in Orlando, and community and industry leaders are dedicated to advancing their growth. In such a pro-business environment, success stories abound, and more happen every day.
Orlando is the world capital of Modeling, Simulation & Training (MS&T)
and the top producing region for engineers in the Aviation, Aerospace & Defense
industry. As the nation’s newest hub for Advanced Manufacturing
, Orlando is home to the world’s first international consortium for advanced manufacturing and research. Life Sciences & Healthcare
are growing here at exponential rates with more than 92,000 jobs and growing. Orlando's Innovative Technologies
industry, with an ecosystem that includes the Southeast’s largest tech meetup, is comprised to 2,600 companies with an average wage of $70,000.
For these industries and many more, this really is the happiest place on earth.