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February 8, 2016

Business Florida 2013 - The Regions

East Central Florida

Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Orlando, Titusville

| 9/20/2012

NOTABLE EMPLOYERS

Aviation/Aerospace/Defense

• The Boeing Company - Titusville

• Harris Corporation - Melbourne

• Lockheed Martin Corporation - Orlando

• Northrop Grumman Corporation - Orlando and Melbourne

• Raytheon Company - Orlando and Melbourne

• Siemens - Orlando and Melbourne

Tourism/hospitality

• American Automobile Association - Heathrow

• Darden Restaurants - Orlando

• SeaWorld - Orlando

• Universal Studios Florida - Orlando

• Walt Disney World - Orlando

Healtcare

• Adventist Health System - Orlando

• Orlando Health - Orlando

HIGHER EDUCATION

East Central is home base for University of Central Florida (UCF), the nation’s second largest university and renowned for its research and patent portfolio. Other top-notch educational choices here include: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, generating more pilots for major airlines than any other flight school; and Valencia College, consistently cited for conferring more associate’s degrees than any U.S. community college and 2011 recipient of the Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence.

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Super Bowl 50's coin is made  in central Florida
Super Bowl 50's coin is made  in central Florida

Watch the process at 1700 degrees as the Highland Mint, located in Melbourne, manufactures the official NFL commemorative flip coin that was used in Super Bowl 50.

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