FloridaWest News

GATHER INSIGHTS. EXCHANGE IDEAS. GROW RELATIONSHIPS. Join us on Pensacola Beach, Florida to enjoy the exciting events at ITEN WIRED! AFCEA TechNet CyberCoast track of government and military oriented speakers• Innovation Awards – Startup Pitch Competition funded by Space Florida and Florida Power & Light• Cyber Security Competition hosted by GBSI• Career Evolution Expo in … Read more

Save the date for Thursday, March 14, 2024, for the 2024 Women in Leadership Conference at the University of West Florida. Attending this conference will help you leverage your unique strengths and qualities to thrive and succeed in your current and future leadership roles. You will: Click here for more information.

Sure, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos play in what is arguably the most beautiful stadium in baseball, but there is so much more that goes into making the fan’s experience memorable. Read the story here.

“Some of the best things in life are free, and this is certainly true in the Pensacola Bay Area. Here’s a list of 25 fun, free things to do in Pensacola.” Click here for story.

“BP oil-spill money will be used to help the Port of Pensacola become a training base for American Magic, a New York-based yacht-racing team that is an America’s Cup challenger.” Click here for the story.

“GrowFL is proud to announce the finalists for the 13th Annual Florida Companies to Watch Awards, a prestigious recognition program celebrating high-performing second-stage companies that demonstrate innovative business strategies and excellent potential for future growth. The 13th Annual GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch is brought to you by Duke Energy and Nperspective CFO & Strategic … Read more

“Pensacola International Airport has been honored with the Commercial Service Airport Project of the Year award by the Florida Department of Transportation for Project Titan Element 1, ST Engineering’s second hangar at the airport. This recognition was announced at the FDOT Annual Aviation Awards Ceremony, held as part of the Florida Airports Council Annual Conference … Read more

Operation Next is a Department of Defense-funded and SkillBridge-approved program that provides military personnel, spouses, dependents and veterans* with FREE training in advanced manufacturing skills. Click here for more information.

The FloridaWest Board of Directors is pleased to announce they have selected a new CEO to head the economic development agency. Seasoned economic development leader Brian Hilson is coming from Alabama where he has more than 40 years of experience leading programs that address all phases of community-based economic growth. His leadership in Alabama helped … Read more

BlueWind Technology is celebrating its 1500th nacelle produced at the manufacturing company’s Pensacola facility. A nacelle is a cover that houses a wind turbine’s system components such as the generator, gear box and controller. BlueWind has been operating in Pensacola since 2019 and supplies nacelles to GE Renewable Energy. FloridaWest was instrumental in helping to recruit … Read more