OKALOOSA ISLAND — 1 Okaloosa Economic Development Council (EDC) and its Technology Coast Production & Engineering Community (TeCMEN) will host the fifth annual TeCMEN Business Working day (TID) on April 26.
Originally released in 2017, TID provides jointly a wide spectrum of businesses and business reps from across the Gulf Coast location and further than for a entire day of networking and instructional content.
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The function commences with registration at 7 a.m. at the Destin-Fort Walton Seaside Conference Centre on Okaloosa Island.
The Specialized Showcase will feature far more than 50 exhibitor booths. While TID is open to reps of all marketplace sectors, Technical Showcase exhibitors are essential to be in the technological know-how, production, engineering, aviation, aerospace, protection, education or workforce development sectors.
“Not only do we have some of the most dynamic technically-oriented companies from throughout Northwest Florida confirmed to be with us once again this yr, but we also have numerous companies signing up for us from out of point out,” said Nathan Sparks, A person Okaloosa EDC’s govt director. “What a great way to introduce them to the quite a few chances and partnerships located in our location.”
In addition to the Complex Showcase, TID attendees will the moment all over again be addressed to an spectacular lineup of speakers and panelists. Col. Anthony Meeks, commander of the Air Pressure Investigation Lab (AFRL) Munitions Directorate, will serve as the luncheon keynote speaker.
Further matters to be spotlighted throughout the working day incorporate the Potential of Aerospace Advancement at Bob Sikes Airport, Eglin Air Force Base Contracting Options and the Northwest Florida State Faculty Aviation Centre of Excellence.
The event’s closing panel, “Industry Newcomers to the Good Northwest,” will function the leaders of 4 businesses from the producing, defense contracting, engineering and biomedical sectors who a short while ago built choices to locate new services in Northwest Florida.
“With this celebration marking the fifth anniversary of the TeCMEN Industry Day, our scheduling committee has labored very tricky to create an agenda that will attraction to a large assortment of organization pursuits,” said Nic Dezinski, TeCMEN’s chairman for fiscal yr 2022. “No matter if you are involved in the technological sector — or whether you are a banker, accountant, attorney or other skilled support supplier seeking to broaden your recognition of alternatives inside our region although networking and making relationships with technical corporations — TeCMEN Industry Day will satisfy, and hopefully exceed, your expectations.”
TID has acquired unprecedented sponsorship guidance from leading organizations all over the location. Destin-Fort Walton Seaside Airport is the event’s Signature Anniversary Sponsor, with extra sponsors which includes Vertex Aerospace AIS, CHELCO, PowerSouth Power, Northwest Florida State University, Rocky Bayou Christian Faculty, Doolittle Institute, Haas Middle at the University of West Florida, Embry Riddle Aeronautical College All over the world, Dynamic Program Remedies, Precision Measurement Inc., Okaloosa Schools Profession & Technological Education, Florida Energy & Light, ARMA World wide, Magazine Aerospace, HSU Instructional Foundation and AA Tactical.
Registration closes on April 15. For much more facts or to sign up,visit www.tecmenindustryday.com.
Started in 1989, One Okaloosa EDC (A person Okaloosa) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit, general public-non-public partnership serving Okaloosa County and its 9 municipalities (Cinco Bayou, Crestview, Destin, Fort Walton Beach front, Laurel Hill, Mary Esther, Niceville, Shalimar and Valparaiso).
As the community’s guide economic improvement organization, A single Okaloosa is committed to fostering economic diversification and prosperity through in depth procedures and initiatives. In addition to its general public associates, One particular Okaloosa enjoys broad support from extra than 130 top corporations symbolizing a extensive variety of sector sectors. Far more details is offered at www.oneokaloosa.org.
TeCMEN was established by A single Okaloosa EDC in 1989 to be the leading company advocate for Science, Technological innovation, Engineering, and Math (STEM) industries. It gives alternatives for impressive collaboration and innovative technical knowledge domestically, regionally and in the competitive global market.
Now, TeCMEN’s a lot more than 60 users represent major manufacturing, technological know-how and engineering organizations as properly as the academic and workforce advancement partners who aid them. More data is offered at https://florida-edc.org/our-corporation/tecmen.