SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch turns tide of Florida’s Space Coast economy

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch on Tuesday has the Space Coast buzzing about a return to the heady days of the shuttle program, with businesses ready to take advantage of the surge in interest, economic leaders say. “No question that other companies around the world, they are looking at establishing facilities […]

45th Space Congress – The Next Great Steps – February 27 to March 1

The Next Great Steps, 8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920 February 27 through March 1, 2018 Space Congress® is a forum for a breadth of topics regarding current space initiatives through relevant panel discussions and prominent speakers. The Congress allows for technical interchange between aerospace professionals, faculty, students and the general public during the […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meeting- March 7 @ 9am

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meeting March 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Mark your calendar for the March 7, 2018, Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium meeting. Registration begins at 8:30am and the meeting is from 9:00am to noon. Healthcare industry representatives, educational partners, workforce development entities and community stakeholders are invited to identify and implement actionable […]

Port Canaveral OKs $17.9M contract to help develop its ‘spaceport’ for SpaceX, Blue Origin

By Dave Berman, Florida Today Port Canaveral will be spending nearly $18 million on the first phase of a cargo berth project that will help provide facilities for the commercial space industry. That will include areas for the recovery and reuse of rockets. This project is part of $78.96 million in proposed projects related to a […]

Florida’s Space Coast is Poised for Change

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel Space-industry officials say this year could be one of the more important in recent memory because of the need to execute on planned major projects. The year will be marked by the Florida coming-out party of Jeff Bezos’ rocket company Blue Origin, which recently completed a massive 750,000-square-foot manufacturing plant […]

Florida Businesses Created Nearly 30,000 #FLJobs in December

Governor Scott announced today that Florida businesses created nearly 30,000 private sector jobs in December 2017. The state’s annual job growth rate of 2.8 percent continues to exceed the nation’s rate of 1.6 percent. More good news: Florida businesses have created 1,497,100 jobs since December 2010. Florida job postings showed more than 265,000 openings in December. Private-sector industries […]

Brevard County Top Gainer on Prestigious Milken Index

Space Coast, FL – The Space Coast can add another ranking to its growing collection – top gainer in Milken Institute’s Best Performing Cities 2017: Where America’s Jobs are Created and Sustained. Climbing an impressive 90 spots in just one year, the Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville region is now in the top one-third of large Metropolitan Statistical […]

The Brevard IT Workforce Consortium Meeting

Join CareerSource Brevard (CSB), area employers, educators,  and other community stakeholders to share the challenges and solutions faced while attracting, recruiting, and retaining the IT talent many of Brevard’s businesses need to grow.   Register here!  Thursday,February1st 9am-Noon, Registration 8:30am Bill Posey Conference Center, Florida Department of Health 2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL […]

New initiative by the DoD to help military families find local resources

Working towards Healthy, Ready, and Resilient Military Communities. The Building Healthy Military Communities (BHMC) pilot is a multi-year initiative that aims to better understand unique challenges faced by geographically dispersed Service Members and their families that may impact their readiness, resiliency, and well-being. The Department of Defense (DoD) is committed to supporting the health and […]

Free Workshops and Coaching for 50+ Jobseekers

Our BACK TO WORK 50+ program offers free workshops on the strategies you need to compete for full-time, in-demand jobs. Workshop participants can also apply for our free coaching program offering skills training, job search guidance and more. Seating is limited, so please register for a free workshop today. Your call is toll free. (855) […]