Pardon our Progress 

Over the past two weeks the offices here at FloridaWest have undergone building updates and a complete update of our IT systems. We hope that no email messages have gone astray but there is a possibility that some items were lost in the transfer. Please resend any unanswered emails and accept our apologies. 

Also make sure your address books are up to date because at this time, our old Pensacola Chamber address are no longer working:

Scott Luth, Chief Executive Officer
Danita Andrews, Director of Business Development,
Katie Kelly, Director of Workforce Development,
Sena Maddison, Director of Communications,
Libby Brown, Administrative Assistant,
Collin Perciballi, CIE Office Manager,
Patrick Rooney, CIE Business Coach, 

From Blue to Better 
FloridaWest has gone blue in April in support of the From Blue to Better campaign for child abuse awareness and prevention month.
If you want a blue bow to "go blue" with us, please contact one of our partners: City of Pensacola , United Way of Escambia County, Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Sacred Heart Children's Hospital, Santa Rosa Kids' House, Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center, Children's Home Society of Florida Western Division, Florida Department of Children and Families, Gulf Coast Kid's House, SEDNET, FamiliesFirst Network, or Lutheran Services Florida. 

Join CareerSource Escarosa, Pensacola State College, Employ Florida and FloridaWest for a Spring Job Fair. 

Friday, April 29, 2016
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pensacola State College 

Promote your business and open positions
Economic Development News 
The US Manufacturing Renaissance - from Development Magazine 
Airbus bid for suppliers - from GCRL Business Quarterly 
VIDEO:  FloridaWest Job Fair featured on "May's Message" Escambia BOCC                                            
  (Pictured: Gulf Power Community and Economic Development general manager Rick Byars, President of Lewis Bear Co. Lewis Bear, Governor Rick Scott, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, VP of Customer Service and Sales Bentina Terry, and Scott Luth CEO of Floridawest)
FloridaWest CEO Scott Luth was among a group that met recently with Governor Rick Scott to discuss the current and future growth of Northwest Florida. We all greatly appreciate Governor Scott's consistent dedication to our city and our region, and his willingness to support us in our economic endeavors.