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Economic Gardening: Sowing Seeds of Success for Metro Orlando Companies

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(At the same time this event is happening, a Dotrati online marketing meet-up is taking place at the same time. Business dorks everywhere!)

Economic Gardening:
Sowing Seeds of Success for Metro Orlando Companies

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June 25, 2009 7:30am-11:00am
Embassy Suites Orlando - Downtown
191 E. Pine Street, Orlando 32801
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Program

Cost: $35+tax EDC Investor; $45+tax Non-Investor. Parking additional. Valet parking $15. Self parking $5 (must pay attendant in advance).

Today’s economic landscape may look barren, but new strategies of “economic gardening” are being planted that, with the right nurturing, will help sprout new jobs and seed renewed prosperity. Designed to harvest the potential of existing local companies and entrepreneurs, economic gardening is quickly taking root here in Metro Orlando, which has a rich history of supporting business growth.

Join us to learn more about Central Florida’s leadership as economic gardeners.

Meet the national and homegrown experts who are leading the worldwide dialogue on this subject.

Discover how your business can benefit.

Speakers:
Dr. Sean Snaith, Director, UCF Institute for Economic Competiveness
Mark Lange, Executive Director, Edward Lowe Foundation
Steve Quello, President, CEO Nexus
Dr. Tom O'Neal, Associate Vice President for Research, UCF

Panelists:
Waymon Armstrong, President, Engineering & Computer Simulations
Richard Licursi, President, Spectrum Bridge
Peter McAlindon, President and CEO, Blue Orb