Economic 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 (

Orange County Government and community leaders holding shovels in a field for a groundbreaking ceremony

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 Celebrates the Dedication of the John C. Hitt Partnership Complex

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined leadership from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and community partners to honor the legacy of President John...

Orange County Government Celebrates  Building Safety Month with Weekly Events in May

Orange County Government Celebrates Building Safety Month with Weekly Events in May

In May, Orange County Government will observe Building Safety Month, in conjunction with the International Code Council (ICC) by hosting a...

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Mayor’s Job Fair Highlights Central Florida Workforce and Job Creation, Welcomes Evacuees from Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

The Central Florida Employment Council hosted their annual Mayor’s Job Fair on Jan. 31 at the Central Florida Fair and Expo Park. The event,...

NFL ProBowl at Camping World Stadium

NFL Pro Bowl 2018 Returns to Orange County

Following the success of its first year in Orlando, the National Football League (NFL) Pro Bowl completed another successful fan-filled event...

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...

Mayor with USTA and community leaders

Orange County Celebrates USTA National Campus’ One-Year Anniversary

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) on Jan. 4 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of...

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...