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Mayor and Economic Summit participants

Orange County Economic Summit Highlights Job Growth and Booming Tech Entrepreneurship

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed a capacity crowd of more than 600 citizens to the 2018 Economic Summit at the Orange County Convention Center on Friday, Jan. 19. Now in its sixth year, the Economic Summit is hosted annually by Mayor Jacobs and provides a barometer on Orange County’s growing business sectors and regional […]

Mayor Jacobs with UCF personnel

Orange County Hosts Americas Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed more than 50 leaders in government, academia and the private sector from the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the...

Mayor Jacobs with personnel from Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Celebrates Opening in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the International Drive community celebrated the grand opening of the Andretti Indoor Karting & Games on Oct. 17....

Mayor Jacobs with Farm Bureau at membership dinner

Orange County Farm Bureau Hosts 2017 Membership Dinner

The Orange County Farm Bureau recently held its annual Membership Dinner on Oct. 3, 2017 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. The event recognized the...

Mayor Jacobs with personnel for the Florida Simulation Summit

Third Florida Simulation Summit Highlights Advancements in Augmented Reality

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the National Center for Simulation (NCS) hosted the third annual Florida Simulation Summit on Sept. 7, 2017, at...

It’s Honey for the Sweet Win

It’s Honey for the Sweet Win

Local Task Force Nominates Main Ingredient in Quest for Orlando Signature Dish Like any good recipe, the search for a dish that represents Orlando...

Mayor Jacobs with two individuals at the International Association of Government Officials Conference

Orange County Welcomed Inaugural International Association of Government Officials Conference

Orange County welcomed the inaugural International Association of Government Officials (iGO) conference on July 10. The five-day conference hosted government officials from across the...

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Orlando, Creating 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Orlando, Creating 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs

SEATTLE – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Orlando, Fla. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon...

KPMG Groundbreaking

Orange County Celebrates KPMG Groundbreaking in Lake Nona

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined Governor Rick Scott for the highly anticipated KPMG groundbreaking ceremony in Lake Nona on May 22. KPMG, which...

Andy Gardiner, Senior Vice President of External Affairs and Community Relations at Orlando Health, Mayor Teresa Jacobs and City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer at the groundbreaking of the new campus the University of Central Florida will share with Valencia College in Creative Village.

Orange County Joins UCF and Valencia to Celebrate Downtown Campus Groundbreaking

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders at a groundbreaking ceremony ushering in a transformative campus that will soon rise in downtown Orlando....