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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Watch the 2015 Orange County Summit videos
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