Orlando Economic Partnership
Orlando’s ecosystem of universities, tech companies and startups doing advanced R&D is a huge advantage, says CEO Daryl Tol.
Siemens Tim Holt explains how a 170-year-old company keeps up with fast-moving digitization in a legacy industry. Why location matters, how Siemens’ presence in Orlando gives it a unique competitive advantage, and how the growth of Orlando’s culture has made him miss his native Germany just a little bit less.
In a tight labor market, the best strategy for luring top talent is to brandish an exciting culture of innovation. Oh, and sunshine doesn’t hurt, either—at least according to three top business leaders from Universal Orlando Resort, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and AdventHealth.
As Paul Browning, CEO of MHPS, says, when your strategic goals include competing with other industry giants like GE and Siemens, every competitive weapon counts.
When unemployment is 3 percent and your company is surrounded by competitors eager to poach your best people, you have to maintain a reputation for being a stellar employer, according to Bill Davis, president and COO of Universal Orlando
When considering relocation, make sure you have really strong buy-in from your leadership team because there has to be cohesiveness in that process.
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