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Mayor Jacobs to Host 2013 Orange County Economic Summit

Orange County, FL – Mayor Teresa Jacobs will host the 2013 Orange County Economic Summit this week at the Orange County Convention Center. The summit is an opportunity for business leaders and community stakeholders to discuss Orange County’s expanding economy, efforts to recruit new businesses and job creation.

University of Central Florida economist Dr. Sean Snaith will deliver his annual update to an audience of community and business leaders. The summit also features an expert panel discussion with representatives from key industries and areas of interest. Panelists include: Workforce Central Florida President and CEO Pamela Nabors, President of the Florida Realtors Dean Asher, Metro Orlando EDC President Rick Weddle, and Orange County School Board Chair Bill Sublette. Other presenters will give updates on healthcare reform and Orange County’s modeling, simulation and training industry.

The event is free and open to the public, although seating is limited. For more information go to

What: 2013 Orange County Economic Summit
When: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Where: Orange County Convention Center, North Concourse, Room 320
Who: Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Dr. Sean Snaith, expert panel, elected officials and other organizations.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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