Press Releases

Orlando Economic Partnership kicks-off new Alliance for Regional Transportation (ART)

September 17, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) launched the new Alliance for Regional Transportation (ART) today during a kick-off event at the Orlando International Airport Intermodal Facility. ....

Easy Foods Opens New Food Manufacturing Plant in Osceola County

August 28, 2018

Osceola County, Fla. – Easy Foods, Inc., a producer of corn and flour tortillas, chips and other snack products, unveiled its new, 97,000-square-foot production facility in Osceola County ....

Orlando wins production of new Oprah Winfrey Network series

June 29, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – The Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN) new drama series David Makes Man will be filmed in Orlando starting this summer. ....

Central Florida Political Leadership Institute Announces 2018 Class

June 15, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – The Central Florida Political Leadership Institute (PLI) announces the members of the 2018 class. The non-partisan program is designed to prepare and strengthen the next generation of elected leaders ....

Applications Now Accepted for Tech-focused Grant Program

June 5, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) is now accepting applications from organizations and companies who wish to apply for a grant ....

Orlando to Become Wyndham Destinations' Future Global Headquarters City

June 1, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – Wyndham Destinations, Inc., a new publicly traded timeshare company, announced today that Orlando will become its future global headquarters ....

Program Developed by Business Leaders Cultivates Next Generation of Future Elected Officials

Applications now being accepted for free, non-partisan program

April 30, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Partnership’s Central Florida Political Leadership Institute (PLI) is accepting applications until May 11, 2018 ....

Orlando Economic Partnership Launches 2018 iGRO Program

April 26, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – One of the Orlando Economic Partnership’s key strategies in building the region’s workforce is attracting, cultivating and retaining talent in the region. ....

Orlando-based Digital Media Company, Arrow Sky Media, Launching Children’s TV Series Featuring Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

April 2, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – Orlando-based digital technology firm, Arrow Sky Media, is launching a new television series this summer called “Planet Blue,” ....


Orlando Economic Partnership Selects Sharon Smoley to Lead Public Policy and Advocacy

February 23, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) announces the hiring of Sharon Smoley as the new Vice President of Advocacy and Public Policy, ....


Patriot Defense Group Expands Following Acquisition of innovative Logistics, LLC

February 22, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – Patriot Defense Group, a defense and intelligence services company, announced this week the acquisition of Winter Park-based Innovative Logistics, LLC ....


Lockheed Martin to Expand and Create 500 New Jobs in Orlando

February 14, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, will be expanding in Orlando and creating 500 new jobs. ....


Next Horizon to Expand in Orlando, Create More than 20 New High Wage, Jobs at New Corporate Headquarters

February 12, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – Next Horizon will be expanding to a new corporate headquarters in Seminole County and will be creating more than 20 new jobs. The company will also invest $1.9 million ....


Superion, LLC to Create 355 New Jobs in Major Expansion

Software Company Will Invest More Than $12 Million to Expand Operations in Seminole County, Fla.

January 30, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – Superion, LLC, a leading software company, which provides solutions to public sector organizations, announced today that it will invest more than $12 million, ....


Orlando Economic Partnership names John F. Davis as new leader of the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce

January 30, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) announces the hiring of John F. Davis as the new Executive Vice President of the Orlando Regional Chamber ....


Orlando to Become World Property Exchange’s Future Global Headquarters City

December 7, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – The World Property Exchange Group, Inc. (www.WPEgroup.com), a globally emerging real estate fintech company with offices in New York City, Miami and Irvine, Ca, announced today that Orlando ....


Patriot Defense Group Expands Headquarters in Orlando

September 5, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – Patriot Defense Group, a defense and intelligence services company, announced this week the acquisition of Virginia based Silverback 7 marking the beginning of a 10-year strategy ....


Orlando Economic Partnership Incoming Board Chair and Chair-Elect Prepare to Assume Roles

August 25, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – Disney’s Ken Potrock will assume the role of chairman of the Orlando Economic Partnership’s 2017-18 Board of Directors on October 1, 2017 ....


CardWorks Opens Third Servicing Facility in Orlando

June 22, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – CardWorks Servicing, LLC (“CardWorks”), a provider of servicing, operational support, and portfolio management to credit card issuers and installment lenders, ....


Site Selectors Guild Honors Orlando Economic Partnership and Casey Barnes with 2017 Excellence in Economic Development Award

March 23, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – The Site Selectors Guild (SSG), the world’s largest group of senior site location advisors, honored Casey Barnes of the Orlando Economic Partnership ....


Orlando Economic Partnership to Honor William T. Dymond, Jr. and Steve Hogan at Annual Award Dinner 

March 21, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Partnership (EP) will host the 2017 James B. Greene Annual Award Dinner on Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. ....


CompuTech City Announces New Facility in Longwood

March 20, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – CompuTech City, a local medical IT services company, is expanding operations and breaking ground today on its new state-of-the-art ....


Digital Animation Company Comes to Orlando

Arrow Sky Media will be among first companies to locate in downtown’s Creative Village

March 14, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – Arrow Sky Media, LLC, a digital technology firm, is relocating its international headquarters from Nashville to Orlando ....


Finexio Announces Headquarters Relocation to Orlando

March 13, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – Finexio, a financial tech company that provides a business to business commercial payment network, announced today ....


Secure Transportation Opens Reservation Center in Orlando

March 10, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – Secure Transportation, a passenger transportation services company, is opening a new reservation center in Orlando, ....


DWM Facilities Maintenance Expands Operations into Orlando

March 7, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – DWM Facilities Maintenance, a national provider of facilities maintenance services, announced today the opening of a new office in Orlando ....


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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