Volume 136 l July 2023

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Summer Events & Members' Promotion Edition

Getting Ready to Inspire!

Sheldon Livingston of VSL Computers prepares a commercial with Advanced Video Systems for the Annual Inspire Awards to be held on Thursday, August 17th at 5:30 p.m. Purchase your tickets for the 2023 Inspire Awards to celebrate the members of our community for their inspirational contributions.

Inspire Award Tickets

Free for members. $25 guests.

Florida is missing out on the AI job boom

Jobs in artificial intelligence are clustered around a short list of "superstar" cities and "early adopter" centers. So far, none of them are located in Florida.

All hands on deck

Leon County officials, concerned over closings and delays of Amazon’s national network of distribution centers, are now more optimistic that the e-commerce giant’s $200-million Tallahassee fulfillment center is on track to open later this year.

Central Florida tourism district proposes Disney property tax decrease

The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District may lower property taxes on its stakeholders — likely good news for several businesses within its boundaries, including Walt Disney World.

What the Supreme Court’s Clean Water Act decision means for Tampa Bay

The Supreme Court’s rollback of wetlands protections alarmed water advocates. But local and state regulators say there is nothing to worry about.

Miami-Dade professional, business services jobs hit an all-time high

Professional and business services jobs in Miami-Dade County hit an all-time high in June while unemployment remained at 2.2%, far below state and national levels.

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