The need to attract new manufacturing, develop a skilled workforce and better market the area were major themes to come out of the Florida Chamber Foundation’s regional rollout of its statewide Trade and Logistics Study, a strategic transportation plan to grow trade, freight, manufacturing and logistics industries in the state.
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Rural Northwest Florida soon will be home to a broadband network capable of handling 1,000 times the capacity of existing Internet service in the area.
Representatives of the Business Innovation Center (BIC) at Florida State University Panama City gave an introduction to their new venture during the Bay County Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday meeting.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce supports the Internet sales tax, Branch said, while online retailer Amazon has come out against similar bills in the past.