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Mayor Jacobs and other leaders on the stage

Prospera Hosts Annual 2018 Success Stories Luncheon

Orange County Government and community leaders attended Prospera’s 2018 Annual Success Stories Luncheon on Sept. 5 in support of Hispanic entrepreneurs throughout Central Florida. Formerly named the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund, Prospera is a nonprofit economic development organization that serves Orange County’s Hispanic business owners by providing quality bilingual business development and training services. The […]

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Digital Twin Technology and the Internet of Things Focus of 2018 Florida Simulation Summit

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the National Center for Simulation (NCS) hosted the fourth annual Florida Simulation Summit on Sept. 6, 2018, at...

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KPMG Celebrates Construction Milestones at New Innovation Center in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined KPMG leaders and local dignitaries to recognize the construction crew and designers responsible for building KPMG’s learning, development,...

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Orange County Government Celebrates Community Collaboration with the National Entrepreneur Center

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the Central Florida business community for the Celebration of Collaboration Breakfast hosted by the National Entrepreneur Center (NEC)...

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Wyndham Destinations Brings 200 New Jobs to Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined Florida Gov. Rick Scott to announce that Wyndham Destinations, Inc. has selected Orange County for their new global...

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Discusses State of Orange County with West Orange Chamber of Commerce

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was a panelist at the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s (WOCC) annual Mayoral Update Luncheon on May 23. The...

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Orange County Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Elected Officials Luncheon

The Orange County Farm Bureau held its 2018 Elected Officials Luncheon at the Citrus Club on May 22. Every year, the Farm Bureau’s board...

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IAAPA Breaks Ground on New International Headquarters in Orange County

Orange County Government’s leadership, including District 1 Commissioner Betsy VanderLey, joined the tourism and hospitality industry for the groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the global...

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Orange County and Orlando Remain America’s Most-Visited Destination with 72 Million Visitors in 2017

Today, tourism officials announced a historic milestone in the travel industry as Orlando became the first U.S. destination to surpass 70 million annual visitors....

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Welcomes the Largest Plastics Trade Show and Conference to Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed more than 65,000 delegates from around the world to the Orange County Convention Center for the plastics industry’s...

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