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Governor and Cabinet Proclaim May as Florida World Trade Month

May 05, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com     Florida Chamber, Trade Partners Champion Trade’s Role in Florida’s Economy TALLAHASSEE, FL. (May 5, 2015) – Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet today declared May as Florida World Trade Month, presenting a proclamation to the Florida Chamber of Commerce and […]

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Did You Know that 2 out of 3 Jobs in Florida Come from Small Business?

May 04, 2015 |

What do Publix Supermarkets, AutoNation and Darden Restaurants have in common? They’re all Fortune 500 companies that started as Florida small businesses. As we celebrate National Small Business Week, we cannot deny the impact that small businesses have to Florida’s economy. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 99 percent of Florida companies are small businesses. Since […]

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Atlanta Leader Explains, “Why Florida?”

From taxes, population growth and job projections to weather and quality of life- businesses have many different factors to consider when making expansion or growth decisions. For those businesses headquartered out of the state, Florida presents a unique opportunity for competitive growth. Consider these Florida facts: Florida has added more than 840,000 private-sector jobs since […]

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Future of Innovation Economy the Focus of Caucus Meeting

Recently the Florida Chamber Foundation hosted its Innovation Caucus meeting in Tallahassee, where Innovation Caucus members met to discuss how strategic investment, talent supply and research collaboration will propel Florida’s innovation and entrepreneurial economy.  “Through innovation, we can drive our economy to what we all aspire for – high wage, high skill jobs and competitiveness in […]

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Florida Chamber Co-Hosts Childhood Education

The Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Chamber Foundation believe that a quality education is the best way to ensure Florida students can compete in a global economy. Securing Florida’s future over the long-term means making the right policy choices in the short-term. To help in this arena, the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Business Alliance […]

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Dr. Ed Moore Discusses Special Session on Bottom Line

April 29, 2015 |

As lawmakers plan to reset, Dr. Ed Moore, President of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, a Florida Chamber Foundation Trustee, and Florida historian shares insight on the intricacies of the current legislative debate and special sessions. A special session means legislators will be called back to handle the $4.2 billion budget difference. According […]

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Florida Chamber’s Alice Ancona Named Person of the Year by Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders

April 27, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com TALLAHASSEE, FL. (April 27, 2015) – Alice Ancona, Director of Global Outreach at the Florida Chamber of Commerce was named Person of the Year by the Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, Inc. (FCBF) during a Miami ceremony last Saturday. Ancona was honored for her […]

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Did You Know in 2030, 1/3 of Florida’s Current Workforce Will be Retired or Planning to Retire?

April 27, 2015 |

Over the next 15 years, more than 2 million Floridians will celebrate their 65th birthday- about 700 every day- and become part of the 1 in 4 active seniors living here in 2030. Are you prepared for the disruption that retirement will have on your community’s workforce? Since Florida’s aging population represents some of the most vibrant and engaged […]

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