Jobs

EDC Launches Workforce Campaign to Support Local Employers

The job search tool aggregates local job openings through JobsEQ, a data aggregator, and allows users to click through to employers’ websites to learn more and apply.

10/08/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota EDC Appoints New Board Members

Joe C. Hembree was named the new board chair.

09/28/2021 By Staff

Economy

Sarasota County EDC Helps Harmar Mobility, LLC Expand

The expansion is projected to add 43 new manufacturing jobs at an average salary of approximately $58,000 and inject more than $2.1 million into the local economy.

08/24/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota County EDC Names New CEO

Lisa Krouse, who has been serving in the role in an interim basis since July, has been named to the position.

08/05/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota EDC Names Erin Silk VP of Business Development Services

Silk was promoted to the position after serving as the EDC’s director of business development services for more than two years.

08/04/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota County EDC Names Lisa Krouse Interim CEO

Krouse recently retired as executive vice-president and chief administrative officer at FCCI Insurance Group.

06/17/2021 By Staff

Awards

EDC of Sarasota County Announces Annual Awards

The awards were announced at the EDC's Post-Election Economic Outlook event last week.

12/04/2020 By Staff

Awards

Local Firm Wins WebAward for Sarasota EDC Website Redesign

The site was scored in categories for design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copywriting and ease of use.

10/15/2019 By Staff

Events

Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County Announces 2019 Annual Meeting

The luncheon will include a recap of the past year’s work and will present the EDC’s two major annual awards

09/04/2019 By Staff

Politics

'Meet the Leaders' Event Focuses on Upcoming Legislative Session

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County event will feature state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, and political analyst Susan MacManus.

01/23/2019 By Staff

Honors

Economic Development Corporation Announces Award Winners

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County last week recognized the CEOs of the Observer Media Group Inc. and Dealers United.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Economic Outlook

EDC Annual Luncheon May 2

UCF's Sean Snaith will be keynote speaker.

03/28/2018 By Staff

Technology

PGT, Cruise Car Leaders Honored with Economic Development Corporation Awards

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County recently presented its two major annual awards.

12/07/2017 By staff

Networking

Economic Development Corporation Annual Meeting Happens Tuesday

The meeting was originally scheduled for September, but was pushed back because of Hurricane Irma.

12/01/2017 By staff

Irma

New Website Details Business Recovery Resources

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County recently created a website to help businesses navigate hurricane recovery assistance options.

09/18/2017 By staff

Honors

Economic Development Corporation Holds Annual Meeting Next Week

The program will include the presentation of several of the corporation's annual awards.

08/30/2017 By staff

Honors

Deadline to Apply for Creative Design Prize Is Friday

Nominations are now open for the third annual Ringling College Innovation By Creative Design Award.

07/31/2017 By staff

Politics

State Legislative Wrap-Up Set for Tuesday

The Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association, the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County and the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange have invited the entire local delegation to participate.

05/11/2017 By staff

Economic Development

Florida Economist Bullish

He tells an Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County luncheon that better times are coming.

05/05/2017 By David Hackett