Orange County Government, Florida
Steve Triggs, Communications Division Manager
(407) 836-5818 or email: Steve.Triggs@ocfl.net
Laureen Martinez, Communications Division Assistant Manager
(407) 836-5301 or email: Laureen.Martinez@ocfl.net
8 January 2013
Mayor Jacobs to Host 2013 Economic Summit

Orange County, FL – Mayor Teresa Jacobs will host the 2013 Orange County Economic Summit this week at the Orange County Convention Center. The summit is an opportunity for business leaders and community stakeholders to discuss Orange County’s expanding economy, efforts to recruit new businesses and job creation.

University of Central Florida economist Dr. Sean Snaith will deliver his annual update to an audience of community and business leaders. The summit also features an expert panel discussion with representatives from key industries and areas of interest. Panelists include: Workforce Central Florida President and CEO Pamela Nabors, President of the Florida Realtors Dean Asher, Metro Orlando EDC President Rick Weddle, and Orange County School Board Chair Bill Sublette. Other presenters will give updates on healthcare reform and Orange County’s modeling, simulation and training industry.

The event is free and open to the public, although seating is limited. For more information go to www.ocfl.net.

MEDIA OPPORTUNITY
What: 2013 Orange County Economic Summit
When: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Where: Orange County Convention Center, North Concourse, Room 320
Who: Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Dr. Sean Snaith, expert panel, elected officials and other organizations.

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About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world famous theme parks, the nation’s second largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County facebook and twitter pages.