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Pasco Economic Development Council 15th Annual NetFest, in Odessa

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 | On Target Page: Land O'Lakes, Pasco Economic Development Council

The Pasco EDC 15th Annual NetFest was held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, located at the Starkey Ranch, Odessa, FL. Business executives, real estate developers, and government and community leaders from throughout Tampa Bay once again [...]

Pasco Economic Development Council’s 30th Annual Industry of the Year Awards, in Wesley Chapel

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 | On Target Page: Wesley Chapel, Pasco Economic Development Council

Over 600 community and business leaders met Thursday evening at Saddlebook Resort in Wesley Chapel for the Pasco Economic Development Council’s 30th Annual Banquet & Industry of the Year Awards. Additional photos provided by: Pasco PEDC's, Jennifer Lachtara. [...]

Pasco Economic Development Council’s 30th Annual Industry Trade Show, in Wesley Chapel

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 | On Target Page: Wesley Chapel, Pasco Economic Development Council

Over 600 community and business leaders met Thursday evening at Saddlebook Resort in Wesley Chapel for the Pasco Economic Development Council’s 30th Annual Industry Trade Show. Additional photos provided by: Pasco PEDC's, Jennifer Lachtara. At the event, [...]

METTLER TOLEDO Announces New Facility to be Built in Pasco County Company expected to add 185-300 jobs and invest more than $30 million in the project

The Pasco Economic Development Council gathered with representatives from Enterprise Florida and Pasco County officials to announce that METTLER TOLEDO will construct a new 250,000-square-foot facility at a site adjacent to the Suncoast Parkway in Lutz, Florida.  The new facility, built for the [...]

Wesley Chapel Chamber Economic Development Briefing, with Guest Speaker: Mike Moore (Video)

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce held its Monthly Economic Development Briefing on Thursday, July 28, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Pebble Creek 10550 Regents Park Dr. Tampa, FL 33647. The Guest Speaker this month was: Commissioner Mike Moore [...]

Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce Monthly Economic Development Briefing

Thursday, Jun 09, 2016 | On Target Page: Wesley Chapel, Pasco Economic Development Council

Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce held its monthly Economic Development Briefing on May 26, 2016 from 11:30a.m. to 1:00p.m. at Pebble Creek, 10550 Regents Park Dr., Tampa, FL 33647. The Guest Speaker was: Santiago Corrada, President & CEO, [...]

Pasco Economic Development Council 14th Annual NetFest

The Pasco Economic Development Council held its 14th Annual NetFest on Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Starkey Ranch, in Odessa. NetFest is Pasco County's unique Networking Festival with a western theme - a great opportunity to support economic development [...]

Representative Burgess & Senator John Legg Host Economic Development Town Hall Meeting at PHSC

Representative Burgess (R-38) and Senator John Legg (R-17) hosted an economic development town hall meeting on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at PHSC-Porter Campus, in Wesley Chapel. The town hall meeting was hosted by the Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of [...]

Pasco Economic Development Council’s 29th Annual Banquet and Industry Awards

Pasco Economic Development Council’s 29th Annual Banquet and Industry Awards was held on September 3, 2015 from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, at Saddlebrook Resort, 5700 Saddlebrook Way Wesley Chapel, FL. The Award winners are as follows [...]

BizGROW 2.0 Annual Half-Day Conference and Networking Event, at PSHC

Scott Fink; President/CEO of Hyundai of New Port Richey, Hyundai of Wesley Chapel, Mazda of Wesley Chapel, and Chevrolet of Wesley Chapel; delivered the kick-off address at this year’s BizGROW 2.0 event on May 14. In his presentation, “Know No Boundaries,” Mr. Fink shared stories [...]

Pasco Economic Development Council Celebrates 28 Years of Innovation and Growth in Pasco County

The Masters of Ceremonies Erik Waxler and Melanie Snow welcomed the very large crowd to the Pasco Economic Development Council Annual Banquet and Randy Surber of Florida Hospital of Zephyrhills gave the Invocation. Dewey Mitchell gave the Chairman’s Report and many dignitaries were on hand to honor business in Pasco County.

Cypress Creek Ice and Sports Complex of Wesley Chapel is Unveiled to the Community

Cypress Creek Ice and Sports Complex of Wesley Chapel Developer Gordie Zimmermann impressed the crowd that included Pasco County Commissioners Jack Mariano, Kathryn Starkey, Pat Mulieri, Ted Schrader and Henry Wilson along with Florida State Senator Wilton Simpson,  Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber President Jeff Novotny, Hockey team members from Wiregrass Ranch High School, Mitchell High School and representatives from the University of South Florida whose Hockey team is thinking about playing there in future. The crowd was electric with excitement as TV cameras from all of our regional media outlets trained their lenses on the unveiling of the design for Florida’s largest ice skating facility and the announcement of plans for a 120 room hotel adjacent to the ice rinks. Pasco County Commission Chairman Jack Mariano said the facility will provide recreational ice for local skaters and will attract competitors from all over the world. “Two rinks would have been great. Three rinks would have been phenomenal,” said Mariano. “But with four rinks and everything else you’re putting in here, everybody in the world is going to want to come here to play.”

Pasco Economic Development Council's 12th Annual NetFest

NetFest is Pasco County's unique Networking Festival with a western theme - a great opportunity to support economic development and get exposure to hundreds of business and community leaders and enjoy participating in the Chili Cook-Off or being a judge and western BBQ.

Innovators and Entrepreneurs Gather for Relaxed Wired Wednesday at GrillSmith Wiregrass with Smart Start

Join us for WIRED Wednesdays at Wiregrass! Come for a relaxed evening where innovators and entrepreneurs who are involved in  technology and related industries can mix and mingle over a beverage at GrillSmith located at 2000 PiazzaAve. #100 in Wesley Chapel. Good things happen when cool people collaborate! Click Here

Pasco Economic Development Council's 4th Annual NetFest at Starkey Ranch

Lorrie Glover is the Director of Marketing for the Connerton Communities Mary Jane Stanley Executive Director of the Pasco Economic Development Council and Chip Jones is the Director of Development for the Connerton Communities. Steve Sacone  President, Chip Howison Past President, Kurt Conover, Bill Woodard of Alumi-Guard, Keith Appenzeller of King Engineering Past President and Jack Smith of Old Harbor and in front, Mary Jane Stanley Executive Director of the Pasco Economic Development Council and Janet Hudall of the United Way of Pasco County. Photos of this and other events by Anthony V. Masella Jr. at OurTownFLA.com

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