Business Forward: Conversation on Jobs and the Florida Economy
|Monday, March 19, 2012 11:00 am|
The White House Business Council and Business Forward are hosting a specially selected group of business leaders from Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville today, Monday March 19, in a Conversation on Jobs and the Florida Economy from 2:00 7:00 pm at The White House, Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
As part of a series of like meetings, invited guests will meet with senior administration officials, followed by region-specific break-out discussions, where they can discuss specific ideas that can help generate economic activity in their communities. The evening will also include a private dinner with additional administration officials.
This interactive dialogue about what's working and how the private sector and government can collaborate more effectively to foster greater opportunity, innovation and job creation will help to create the blueprint for an American economy built to last.
Among the Central Floridians traveling to Washington, D.C., the group includes:
Waymon Armstrong, Chair of Orlando, Inc.
Engineering & Computer Simulations,
Allie Braswell, myregion.org Executive Board of Advisors and Central Florida Regional Caucus Member
Central Florida Urban League
Des Cummings, Founding Chair, Central Florida Partnership
Florida Hospital Foundation
Aaron Gorovitz, Chair-Elect, Central Florida Partnership
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Debra Harvey, Central Florida Partnership Board of Directors
Ron Jon Surf Shop
Jeffery Jonasen, Chair, Central Florida Partnership
Perez, Bruce & Jonasen LLP
John McReynolds, BusinessForce Board Member
Universal Orlando Resort
Gary Sain, Central Florida Regional Caucus Member
Augusto Sanabria, Open for Business Management Committee and Central Florida Regional Caucus Member
Hispanic Business Initiative Fund of Florida
Rick Weddle, Open for Business Management Committee
Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission
To prepare for the conversations with Administration representatives, guests have been asked to consider the following:
What economy and economic competitiveness issues are you most interested in discussing?
When it comes to your business or the jobs climate in your community, what are you concerned about?
What do you think is the biggest opportunity for partnership between you and the Administration to spur job creation in your community?
Central Florida Partnership - Ideas to Results
The Central Florida Partnership is a collaborative of business and civic leaders committed to procuring a better tomorrow for Central Florida's seven counties - Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole and Volusia. We are thoughtful leaders united by a single, guiding principle - that we have both the power and the responsibility to make change happen.
Working together, through four lines of business Orlando, Inc. (Regional Entrepreneurship), BusinessForce (Regional Public Policy Advocacy), myregion.org (Regional Research & Resolves) and Leadership Orlando (Regional Leadership) the Central Florida Partnership is moving Ideas to Results.
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