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EDC Board of Directors Resumes Search for President & CEO

SARASOTA, FL(February 1, 2021) — The EDC of Sarasota County has resumed search activity for President/CEO position after putting this project on hold last spring due to the pandemic and […]

Perform[cb] Acquires Direct Division of Digital Remedy

Premier performance marketplace, Perform[cb], announces the acquisition of Digital Remedy’s direct business division. Perform[cb] announces its acquisition of Digital Remedy’s direct division. Perform[cb] is a powerhouse in performance marketing, specializing […]

PPP Re-Opening

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced on January 8th that the Paycheck Protection Program […]

Small Business Update: The Latest Stimulus Details and Changes to PPP Loans – With Video

Source: CO- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce. By: Sean Ludwig, Contributor, Published 12-21-2020 This week, Congress passed a $900 billion stimulus bill to assist individuals and small businesses that continue […]

Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (CRRSAA)

Source: CO- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce. By: Sean Ludwig, Contributor Published 12-28-2020 What is it? The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (CRRSAA) — which was […]

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UF Engineering Students Return to Sarasota

This year, University of Florida Innovation Station has driven growth in the number of UF engineering students seeking internships, and the pre-COVID number of companies offering internships in the Sarasota […]

FPL Makes $1 Million Gift for Laptops for Thousands of Students

FPL furthers commitment to getting Floridians back to work amid COVID-19 with $1 million gift for laptops for thousands of students who enroll in state colleges. The students who receive […]

EDC of Sarasota County Announces 2020 Award Winners

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County held its first virtual event on Friday December 4th. Nearly 350 people registered to log on and watch the Post-Election Economic Outlook live […]

Job Posting – Vice President / Senior Director of Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Vice President / Senior Director of Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship with EDC of Sarasota County Reports to: CEO Strategic Goal: The Vice President of Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship will serve […]

Property Tax Payment Drive Thru & Deadlines

Monday, November 30th is the deadline for the 4% discount for property tax payments. Tax Collector offices are only open for customers with an appointment, so taxpayers should plan ahead […]

EDC of Sarasota County Announces Post-Election Economic Outlook Live Webcast Event – Friday December 4, 2020 – Complimentary Event

SARASOTA, Fla. (November 19, 2020) The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County will hold its 17th Annual Economic Outlook Event on Friday, December 4th at noon. Through the generosity of […]

Sarasota County CARES Succeeds in Distributing Funding

Since launching in August, the Sarasota County CARES Assistance program has disbursed $27.1 million into the local economy, supporting small businesses, individual households, arts and cultural programs, and nonprofit organizations. […]

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