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2015 Economic Summit

The 2015 summit featured Orange County’s annual economic forecast by Sean Snaith, Ph.D., director of the University of Central Florida's Institute for Economic Competitiveness. The Chair of Global Practice at Greenberg Traurig Jim Bacchus and Manny Mencia, Senior Vice President at Enterprise Florida, also provided an international trade overview. Additionally, an update on the new regional brand for Orlando was delivered.


Economic Outlook Presentation: Sean Snaith, Ph.D., director of the University of Central Florida's Institute for Economic Competitiveness

Florida International Trade Outlook Presentation: Manny Mencia, Senior Vice President, International Trade & Development, Enterprise Florida, Inc.

Economic Summit History

The Mayor’s annual Economic Summit was launched in 2013 following a series of nine economic and job summits designed to examine the area’s varied needs. Those meetings, held in 2011 and 2012, focused on key geographic regions and industries such as life sciences, clean technology and international trade.

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Welcome remarks

Economic Forecast: Sean Snaith

International Trade Update: Jim Bacchus

International Trade Update: Manny Mencia

International Trade Update: Panel Discussion

Branding Update: Ken Potrock and Rick Weddle

Closing Remarks

Contact Us

Orange County Office of Economic Development
Orange County Government Administration Center
201 S. Rosalind Avenue, 5th Floor
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: (407) 836-7370
Fax: (407) 836-7399

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