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Remembering Dottie Dubuisson

Remembering Dottie Dubuisson The team at FloridaWest was saddened to hear the news of the passing of Dottie Dubuisson. A tireless advocate for her community, Ms. Dubuisson actively attended both FloridaWest Board of Directors and PEDC meetings and was a supporter of CO:LAB. Her support and...

Real Rural Tech Talk Roundtable April 9

Real Rural Tech Talk Roundtable April 9

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis will be joining North Florida thought leaders to explore the opportunities and challenges of broadband deployment, access and adoption & Award the outstanding achievements of 4-H students across the state

FloridaWest 2020 Year in Review

FloridaWest 2020 Year in Review https://fweda-75c5.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/FloridaWest-_-Year-in-Review-2019-2020-Low-Def.mp4 While 2020 had its challenges, business remained active and as we come out of the pandemic in 2021, we are poised for substantial growth. Our mission is to...

CO:LAB Launches Refreshed Web Presence

CO:LAB Launches Refreshed Web Presence When the Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship first opened its doors to startup businesses in 2008, the Quality of Life Survey funded by Quint and Rishy Studer revealed that 65 percent of Escambia County residents had an overall negative perception of...

Building a Remote CyberCoast

Building a Remote CyberCoast

Encouraging remote work is at the heart of the “Remote from Here” campaign launched by FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance to attract and retain talented remote cybersecurity workers