2012 Presentations

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Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Time Event
10:00 – 1:00 FEDC Board Meeting
2:00 – 4:30 Tour of Downtown Tampa and Ybor City
5:30 – 7:00 Networking Reception and Marketing Awards - Facebook Photo Album
7:15 YP Mentor/Mentee Dinner
7:15 Dine-Around Networking

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Time Event
7:30 – 8:45 Roundtable Networking Breakfast
8:45 – 8:55 Break
9:00 – 10:20 Opening Plenary: Here We Are; Where We’re Going: A Conversation with Florida’s Legislators - Audio Link
10:20 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:30 Updating Your Economic Development Plan
10:30 – 11:30 Taking Florida Companies to the Next Level – An Interactive Session with the GrowFL Strategic Research Team
10:30 – 11:30 Florida Financing Tools
10:30 – 11:30 Growing Site Selector Relationships
11:30 – 1:30 Lunch Plenary – Updating the Six Pillars Caucus - FEDC Awards Presentation - Facebook Photo Album - Audio Link
1:30 – 2:30 Land Use Regulations and Economic Development Under the New DEO Structure
1:30 – 2:30 Funding Your Economic Development Agency
1:30 – 2:30 Disaster Resiliency and Economic Development Strategy
1:30 – 2:30 Demonstrating Value of Economic Development Efforts and Incentives
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:45 Redevelopment as Economic Development - Second Power Point - Third Power Point
2:45 – 3:45 Why BR&E Makes the Most Sense
2:45 – 3:45 Florida Workforce Development Tools
2:45 – 3:45 Green Energy Recruitment and Its Challenges - YouTube Video from Presentation
3:45 – 3:50 Break
3:50 – 4:50 Plenary Session – Space Florida/ The Space Industry and its Impact on Florida’s Future - SNAP for My Region - Audio Link
5:30 – 6:30 Reception
6:30 – 9:00 FEDC Awards Dinner Presentation - Video Link Coming Soon – Special Guest Video for Eunice Sullivan Professional of the Year - Facebook Photo Album - Audio Link
9:00 YP Meet up

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Time Event
7:30 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 Plenary Session – Site Selectors Perspectives – Audio Link
9:00 – 9:15 Break
9:15 – 10:15 Need Talent? Let us Help You.
9:15 – 10:15 Incentives 101
9:15 – 10:15 Developing an Incubator in Your Community
9:15 – 10:15 Film and Television Productions as Economic Development
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:30 Closing Plenary – DEO One Year Later & Job Creation in Florida – Economic Development Unplugged - DEO Handout (PDF) - Audio Link
12:00 Adjourn Conference