EDC of Sarasota County News Articles

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Attention, all leaders: You're needed to spread the word

October 2013

Before the long, deep recession, there was the stubbornly resilient notion that Florida would always be able to relax and rely on tourism and population growth to fuel its economic engine. No need to work to get work. Other states had to do that. The Sunshine State had all the natural benefits.

EDC of Sarasota County Wins International Award

October 2013

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County has won the Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council for its 2012 annual meeting video produced by the HuB.

EDC Moves Into New Offices in the HuB Building

September 2013

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County moved into its new offices Monday in the HuB building in downtown Sarasota. The county's primary economic development organization, which includes the Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office, is occupying 4,000 square feet.

Sports events bring thousands and coverage reaches millions

September 2013

In 2017, a dream that many have shared and labored hard for will come true. Sarasota County will host the World Rowing Championships at Nathan Benderson Park, home to our world class rowing and aquatic sports center. The economic impact numbers from that event and others like it will reverberate as loudly as the fans will cheer.

EDC holds 2013 Annual Meeting

September 2013

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County announced the winners of its 2013 EDC Legacy Awards at the organization’s annual meeting today at the Sarasota Hyatt Regency.
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