September 1, 2014

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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