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September is Workforce Development Month

September is Workforce Development Month September is Workforce Development Month! FloridaWest provides support to help create a well-trained target industry workforce that attracts new employers to Escambia County and supports existing industry. Now is the perfect time to find a job or train for a new one....

Cyber’s New Capital City, Pensacola Florida

How Pensacola is quietly emerging as one of America’s most important cybersecurity hubs  Long known as the “Cradle of Naval Aviation,” Pensacola has a proud military heritage and maintains a strong affiliation with the myriad agencies responsible for national defense....

Project Titan Breaks Ground

Project Titan Breaks Ground Published in IN Weekly July 7, 2021 By Rick Outzen Some dreams take time. The maintenance, repair and overhaul facility (MRO) at the Pensacola International Airport began with conversations during the early days of Mayor Ashton Hayward’s administration. The mayor saw...

Why 2021 is the perfect year for a SUMMER JOB!

Why 2021 is the perfect year for a SUMMER JOB! This year may be the best year ever for a summer job. So many of our best employers are hiring and there are a wide variety of jobs, both full time and part time they need to fill now. For young people, it is the perfect time to try out a career! Having money to spend...

Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) #249

Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) #249 Foreign-Trade Zones: Encouraging activity and investment in the U.S. Learn about Foreign Trade Zones at www.trade.gov/about-ftzs Pensacola-Escambia County Promotion & Development Commission (PEDC), grantee of FTZ 249, submitted an application to the Foreign-Trade...

Celebrating National Maritime Day, Saturday May 22

Celebrating National Maritime Day, Saturday May 22 Saturday, May 22 is National Maritime Day. In 1933, Congress declared National Maritime Day to commemorate the American steamship Savannah’s voyage from the United States to England, marking the first successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean with steam propulsion....

Small Business / Restaurant Recovery Resources

Small Business / Restaurant Recovery Resources While our economy is recovering, we know many small businesses continue to struggle. Here are two resources to aid small businesses in their recovery: Virtual Small Business Resiliency Conference This virtual conference is designed to assist and provide resources for...