Orlando Economic Partnership

Orlando Economic Partnership
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The Orlando Economic Partnership works to strengthen the region's economy, amplify Orlando’s story, champion regional priorities, empower community leaders and build a brilliant region. The Partnership harnesses the strength of the region’s culture of collaboration and innovation to create a new future for a diverse and growing population with an ultimate goal of advancing broad-based prosperity for the Orlando region. Click here to learn more.

Siemens’ Entrepreneurial Spirit Finds a Home

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.

Bold Moves: How Three Companies Recruit In A Tight Labor Market

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.

MHPS’s Paul Browning On Using Location To Gain Competitive Advantage

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.

Universal Orlando’s Bill Davis on Attracting Talent with a Great Culture

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

Moving to ‘The Heart of The Industry’

Wyndham Destinations CEO Michael Brown talks nuts and bolts of spinning off the vacation timeshare company, and why he insisted on relocation.

Holiday Retirement’s CEO On Finding A Place In The Florida Sun

When considering relocation, make sure you have really strong buy-in from your leadership team because there has to be cohesiveness in that process.

Site Selection: It’s All About Strategy

Although reducing operating costs is an important goal, site selection should be a strategic decision and not just a financial one.

How To Disrupt An Industry

With all the advantages of Orlando’s tech corridor, Suneera Madhani has built a fast-growing company now known as “The Netflix of Credit Card Processing”. 

The Secret To Recruiting Success

All companies, and particularly those in IT, face the challenge of finding talent for growth in an ever-tightening labor market.

One Company’s Solution To The Widening Skills Gap

When Lockheed Martin made the decision to build a new research and development facility that would add 500 new jobs, it chose to do so in Orlando at its Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) site
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Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.
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