Press Releases

Merger of Central Florida Partnership and Orlando Economic Development Commission is Official!

New organization will enhance economic opportunities, business climate and quality of life in the Orlando region.

January 31, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando region will now benefit from the sharp focus of a newly merged economic development and chamber entity. Its top priorities include ....


Global Internal Auditor Association Expands Orlando Headquarters

IIA brings 150 jobs to the city with multimillion-dollar capital investment

January 10, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the internal audit profession’s most widely recognized advocate, educator, and provider of standards, ....


Orlando EDC Names 2016-17 Board Officers

September 22, 2016

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) is proud to announce its 2016-17 incoming officers on the Board of Directors....


Trade Association for the Worldwide Amusement Park and Attractions Industry to Relocate Global Headquarters to Orlando, Florida

Association Agrees to Host IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando through 2030

September 21, 2016

Barcelona, Spain – Today, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), the largest trade association for the $39 billion worldwide attractions industry....


ADP® to Create 1,600 New Jobs in Orlando Region

Location in Orange County's City of Maitland will add $28 million capital investment

July 26, 2016

Maitland, Fla. – Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that ADP, LLC (NASDAQ: ADP) will locate a new office in Orange County in the City of Maitland...


Imec Extends Global R&D Innovation Footprint with the Opening of imec Florida

July 8, 2016

Osceola County, Fla. – It’s imec! The world-leading nanoelectronics research center today announced the opening of imec Florida, a new entity focusing on photonics...


International Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Research (ICAMR) to announce major international partner

July 7, 2016

What: Announcing the newest international partner of the International Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Research (ICAMR) that will help attract...


Input Sought for Orlando's Business Brand

June 2, 2016

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC), the region’s lead economic development organization, is asking the public for their input...


Anuvia Plant Nutrients opens $98 million facility in Orange County

Manufacturer serves agriculture and turf markets

May 10, 2016

Orlando, Fla. – Anuvia™ Plant Nutrients welcomed residents, community leaders and business partners to its environmentally friendly, enhanced efficiency...


Orlando business campaign honored with regions top public relations award

April 19, 2016

Orlando, Fla. – The regional business branding campaign, “Orlando. You don’t know the half of it.®” continues to win awards for its effectiveness and ingenuity...


Orlando EDC to Honor Lars Houmann and Randy Berridge at Annual Award Dinner

April 18, 2016

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) will host the 2016 James B. Greene Annual Award dinner on Tuesday, May 17, 2016...


SightPlan Expansion Creates 28 New Jobs in Orlando

February 12, 2016

Orlando, Fla. – SightPlan, Inc., a digital provider of resident services and asset management software solutions to the real estate industry, is expanding in Orlando...


Web Benefits Design Expands with 200 New Jobs

February 9, 2016

Orlando, Fla. – Web Benefits Design, one of the nation’s largest employee benefits technology, communication and administration firms will expand...


Convergys Announces Expansion and Job Creation

February 4, 2016

Orlando, Fla. – Convergys, a global customer management firm, announced today the expansion of its customer service/contact center in Orlando...


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Mark Grand Opening of Convergys Expansion and Job Creation

January 28, 2016

Orlando, Fla.  Convergys, a customer management firm, is expanding its customer service/contact center in Orlando...


Award-Winning Software and Services Company Locates in Orlando

October 22, 2015

Orlando, Fla. MDSL, a leader in international Market Data Management (MDM) and Telecom Expense Management (TEM) solutions, recently located in Orlando...


Orlando Economic Development Commission Honored with Community Award

October 6, 2015

Orlando, Fla. The Orlando Economic Development Commission  (EDC) received the top honor at this year’s Asian American Chamber of Commerce...


Software Development Company Expanding in Orlando

October 6, 2015

Orlando, Fla. Flip.to, the advocacy platform for hotels designed to reach global audiences and have a measurable impact on a hotel’s...


Orlando EDC welcomes incoming board officers for 2015-16

October 1, 2015

Orlando, Fla. The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) is proud to announce its 2015-16 incoming officers...


Tax Services Firm, Ryan, Opens Location in Orlando

Augus 27, 2015

Orange County, Fla. – Ryan, an award-winning global tax services firm, recently chose Orlando for its fourth Florida location...


ITyX Solutions Selects Orlando for Its American Headquarters

July 16, 2015

Orlando, Fla. – Germany-based ITyX Solutions, AG, a market leader specializing in intelligent software, is establishing its first...


Leading Office and School Supply Manufacturer Expands in Seminole County

Dixon Ticonderoga to add 20 new jobs in next three years

July 16, 2015

Seminole County, Fla. Dixon Ticonderoga Company, an industry leading manufacturer of writing instruments...


Orlando’s Smart Sensor Research and Manufacturing Development Next ‘Big Thing’

July 9, 2015

Orlando, Fla. The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) will showcase the new International Consortium for Advanced...


Businesses in Orlando Uniting Around Branding Campaign

 June 25, 2015

Orlando, Fla. The campaign to highlight Orlando as more than a great place to vacation, but also an amazing place to live and work...


Orlando Developer of 3-D Sensors Creates 110 Jobs

June 19, 2015

Kissimmee, Fla. Photon-X, an imaging technology company developing 3-D sensors, was recently highlighted in Kissimmee for...


Innovation and New Regionalism Focus of Orlando Economic Development Commission Leadership Experience

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Orlando, Fla. The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) will travel to Phoenix, AZ for the 2015 Leadership Experience...


Job Growth Highlighted at Medical Systems Manufacturing Company

May 22, 2015

Winter Springs, Fla. IRadimed Corporation, the world’s only provider of non-magnetic intravenous (IV) infusion pump systems...


Timeshare and Vacation Ownership Company Expands in Orlando

April 20, 2015

Orlando, Fla. – Club Trust, a timeshare and vacation ownership company operating under the trade name staySky Vacation Clubs...


Ruby Tuesday Creates 45 Jobs with New Regional Office

April 13, 2015

Orlando, Fla. – Ruby Tuesday, Inc. will open a new regional office in Orlando. The expansion will create 45 jobs and a capital...


Orlando EDC Announces Orlando an “American City of the Future”

 April 13, 2015

Orlando, Fla. The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) announced today that the Orlando region is one of fDi Magazine’s...


Orlando EDC Hires New Senior Vice President

February 4, 2015

Orlando, Fla. The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) announced that Dave Porter, CEcD, will be joining the organization...


Manufacturing Company Expands in Seminole County

Hernon to Create 20 New Jobs Over the Next Two Years November 20, 2014

November 20, 2014

Orlando, Fla. Hernon Manufacturing, a global manufacturer of adhesive sealants and dispensing equipment, will expand its...

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