As a key destination attracting over 66 million visitors a year from all over the world, Orlando seems to be on everyone’s radar at one time or another. It’s an exciting vacation destination, but it is also emerging as a richly diverse professional landscape with a business friendly climate anchored by major industries and fueled by an impressive talent pool.
Metro Orlando is the 23rd largest metropolitan area in the country. Its key industries include Modeling, Simulation and Training, Aerospace and Defense, Digital Media and Life Sciences and Biotechnology. It’s home to the University of Central Florida, the nation’s second largest university, Rollins College, a top-rated liberal arts college, and multiple university satellite campuses, community colleges, law schools and trade schools. Orlando boasts an impressive quality of life with unique eco-systems, ample parks, professional sports, excellent schools and award-winning dining.
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Central Florida is strengthened by numerous key partnerships between OUC, government and business organizations. Utilizing these resources will make your company’s business transitions easier.
Enterprise Florida is the Official Economic Development Organization for the State of Florida. Use this site to learn about Florida’s regions, industry clusters and business climate.
Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission provides detailed information about Central Florida’s industries, available sites, demographics, workforce and more.
City of Orlando is the county seat for Orange County, and the largest municipality in Central Florida.
Orange County is a Central Florida county and home to UCF, several major corporate headquarters and all the major attractions.
Osceola County is a Central Florida county just south of Orlando and is a key player in the region’s tourism industry.
Lake Nona Medical City is a newly established 650 acre health and life sciences park.
Hispanic Business Initiative Fund is the leading Hispanic economic development organization in the Central Florida region.
National Entrepreneurship Center is a collaborative approach to small business development launched by Walt Disney World, Orange County Government and the University of Central Florida.
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