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Florida's Economic Development Partners

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Florida’s economic development partners are allied and working toward the common goal of making your firm’s transition to a permanent home in Florida as worry-free as possible. A call to any one of these partners sets the wheels in motion.

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

In collaboration with our partners, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s mission is to assist the governor in advancing Florida’s economy by championing the state’s economic development vision and by administering state and federal programs and initiatives to fuel job creation in competitive communities, and promote economic resiliency.



CareerSource Florida

Connecting employers who need talent with Floridians seeking new jobs is what the CareerSource Florida network does every day. Our local career centers are strengthening local economies and helping build economic resiliency one business at a time. Let us help with your recruiting, hiring and training needs.

CareerSource Florida


Space Florida

Space Florida was created to strengthen Florida’s position as a global leader in aerospace research, investment, exploration and commerce. As Florida’s aerospace economic development organization, we are committed to attracting and expanding the next generation of space industry businesses.
(321) 730-5301


Space Florida


Florida Economic Development Council

The 150+ member organizations of the Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC) are comprised of public and private partnerships, city- and county-based economic development and workforce agencies that know their communities well. The FEDC helps prepare businesses to launch, expand or relocate and stands ready to help businesses establish connections, find the right site and settle in their perfect home in Florida.


Florida EDC



VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s official tourism marketing corporation, serves as
Florida’s official source for travel planning to visitors across the globe. VISIT FLORIDA is not a government agency, but rather a not-for-profit corporation created as a public/private partnership by the Florida Legislature in 1996.


Visit Florida

Florida EDC
Florida EDC
(850) 245-6000
Florida EDC
(850) 488-1234
Florida EDC
(850) 425-5223

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