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Florida Ranked #1 for most entrepreneurial state

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News, Success Stories

(Story from The Digital Project Manager) “Whether you’re conptemplating a side hustle, bootstrapping the development of the next killer app, or already have a pocketful of funding to launch your dream business, your location matters.  Recent research by The Digital Project Manager analyzed eight indicators for how entrepreneurial a state is, including: Click here to … Read more

ITEN WIRED 2023

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Cyber, News

The must-attend IT and cyber event, ITEN WIRED with AFCEA TechNet CyberCoast 2023, was held Oct. 18 – 20, 2023 at the the Hilton Pensacola Beach overlooking the sparkling emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Congratulations to the winners of the sixth annual Cyber Competition, the University of West Florida, as well as the winners … Read more

CO:LAB’s National Energy wins ITEN WIRED pitch competition

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Cyber, News

CO:LAB Resident Entrepreneur Dave Robau pitched his company concept at the ITEN WIRED Summit Startup Pitch Competition and came in first place with a cash award of $50,000. “We are thrilled to provide support for the winners of today’s ITEN WIRED Innovation Awards,” said Rob Long, president and CEO of Space Florida. “Forward-thinking innovation like … Read more

October 2023 Newsletter

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News

Read all of the exciting economic development news for our region! Please click here to see our newsletter.

ITEN Wired October 18-20

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Cyber, 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

Women in Leadership Conference at UWF

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News

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.

Pensacola Blue Wahoos broadens Pensacola’s appeal

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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.

25 FUN, FREE THINGS TO DO IN PENSACOLA

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News

“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.