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July 17, 2018

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Enterprise Florida

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Successful businesses need innovative people to create the products and services customers want and need. And they need to get those products and services to local, national and global markets efficiently, in a pro-business environment that encourages growth and fosters success.

In Florida, more and more companies are finding success. Florida’s diverse and highly skilled workforce of nearly 10 million continues to grow. Our colleges and universities are among the nation’s top producers of talent, ensuring that the workforce remains strong and businesses stay competitive in the global marketplace.

Connectivity is key to reach customers around the world, and Florida has the expansive multimodal infrastructure businesses need. In addition to the 20 million residents who call Florida home, the state’s ports, rail and roadways also transport more than 100 million annual visitors where they need to go. And our state-of-the-art communications infrastructure ranks in the top three in the U.S., allowing for high-speed data transmission worldwide.

In 2016, Business Facilities ranked Florida the best business climate in the nation, and Gov. Rick Scott and state leaders continue working to improve the Sunshine State’s pro-business climate. Floridians pay no personal income tax, and businesses enjoy a competitive cost structure and constructive regulatory environment. Taxes have been cut more than 50 times since Gov. Scott took office.

Thank you for your interest in Florida — we look forward to working with you to help you find what you need to be successful and grow. Please let us know how Enterprise Florida can help you locate or expand your business in the Sunshine State.

Stan W. Connally Jr.
President and CEO Gulf Power
2017-18 Vice Chair, Enterprise Florida Inc.

Enterprise Florida

In today’s business world, you have to stay relevant. You also have to stay one step ahead. That requires you to continually evolve in a place that will evolve with you. In Florida, we offer boundless opportunities to grow, innovate, discover and explore. We also offer a top-ranked business climate, a highly skilled and diverse workforce, and an expansive infrastructure that helps companies create and achieve their goals in a growth economy. Enterprise Florida Inc. exists to help businesses within a wide range of industries expand and locate to the state where we pave the way for your success. Discover what a future in Florida can do for you.

Contact us for confidential business location and expansion assistance: 1-877-YES-FLORIDA or

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