Category: EDC

Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Announces FY 2021/2022 Slate of Officers

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast announced its slate of officers for its Fiscal Year 2021/2022. Officers guide the EDC towards established strategic goals as it works on behalf of the community to create opportunities for the county, local businesses, and citizens. This group of professionals who provide valuable expertise in their fields, will enhance the EDC’s economic development efforts and represent a wide array of Space Coast industries. […]

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Space Coast Economic Development Commission Teaming with Terran Orbital to Foster Strong Workforce Pipeline

Governor DeSantis announced Terran Orbital’s decision to choose Merritt Island for the construction of its Commercial Spacecraft and Constellation Facility, bringing valuable spacecraft manufacturing opportunities and capabilities to the State of Florida by investing more than $300 million in new construction and equipment. […]

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Brevard County Boasts 5 Finalists in Annual GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Awards Program

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and GrowFL are pleased to announce that five companies from the Space Coast were selected as 2021 GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Finalists. […]

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WATCH: Take a Virtual Tour Through Global Electronics Manufacturer Contec Americas Inc. in Melbourne

Take a tour through an impressive local business called Contec Americas Inc. which has worked with our Space Coast Economic Development Commission to provide Brevardians with job opportunities with training through the EDC. […]

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WEATHERMAN: Federal Funds Should Benefit NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Indian River Lagoon

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast has taken the initiative to advocate that federal infrastructure plan funding should be directed to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and the Indian River Lagoon, which was designated by Congress as an estuary of national significance. […]

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EDC of Florida’s Space Coast, Embraer Collaborated to Re-Energize Space Coast Economy at Critical Time

When Embraer selected Brevard after closely examining a host of other possible locations for its North American manufacturing facility, the company set the stage for the Space Coast’s rebirth.
“The timing could not have been better,” said Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast President and CEO Lynda Weatherman. “It was our own economic stimulus at a time when we really needed it.” […]

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United Space Coast Cables Partners with Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast

United Space Coast Cables is a small business with a large heart. Devoted to his employees, the community and the business of manufacturing, owner Bryan Holm and his management team not only strive to create a working environment that nurtures employee job satisfaction and career growth, but they also have partnered with the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast to raise awareness of the wealth of opportunities awaiting in the manufacturing sector. […]

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Space Coast EDC, FloridaMakes Introduce New Manufacturing Training Program at Eastern Florida State College

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) in partnership with FloridaMakes announced today the launch of a new hands-on training curriculum, the Technician Boot Camp, designed specifically for the requirements of the Space Coast manufacturing industry by the EDC and FloridaMakes. […]

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REGISTER NOW: Florida Space Coast Cybersecurity Forum Will Be Held Virtually March 23-24

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast has partnered with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, FloridaMakes and Associated Industries of Florida to bring you a virtual forum focused on best practices, new federal mandates, and resources to support your risk management plan. […]

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COVER STORY: Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Sponsors Certified Production Technician Program

Not that long ago, Brevard lagged behind many areas of the country when it came to job growth and Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast CEO Lynda Weatherman made it her mission to change that fact, meeting with industry leaders such as Elon Musk and Lockheed Martin to acquaint them with the benefits of the Space Coast. Her efforts to lure manufacturing into Brevard have paid handsomely in job opportunities. […]

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Lynda L. Weatherman: Florida’s Space Coast is World’s Premier Gateway for Civil, Defense and Commercial Space

Florida has stood at the forefront of aerospace innovation since the beginning, and veterans working in the industry have accomplished things once thought to be impossible and transformed into the nation’s premier aerospace hub. […]

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