Mark Wilson: Education is the key to economic growth

By: Florida Chamber of Commerce

“Companies go where the talent is, not where the incentive is.”

Right now, Florida has the 17th largest economy in the world. The Florida Chamber of Commerce wants to carve a path to the Top 10 by 2030.

Getting there will require some work, said Florida Chamber President and CEO Mark Wilson at the organization’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit, and it will take strategies that aren’t typically put under the economic development umbrella.

“Companies go where the talent is, not where the incentive is,” Wilson said Tuesday.

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