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The Economic Development Council is partnering with the Federal Reserve on the 2020 Small Business Credit Survey. This survey is meant for businesses currently in operation, those recently closed and those about to launch.  Your responses will provide critical information that service providers, policymakers, and lenders use to improve programs for small business owners like YOU!

 

TAKE THE SURVEY HERE!

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Office: 850-362-6467
Toll Free: 1-800-995-7374

florida-edc.org

1170 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Bldg 7, Suite 717
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-5068

 

The Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County is the community's primary organization tasked with improving the area's economy through the attraction and retention of new, diversified employment opportunities and capital investments. We were constituted in 1989, and serve as a non-profit public/private partnership.

Business Assistance

  • Diversification of Okaloosa County’s economy, supporting multiple industry clusters.
  • Partnering with government to minimize the burden on the local infrastructure while maximizing on the competitive economic strengths that are available throughout the county.
  • Promoting the retention and growth of our military resources.
  • Establishing a stronger investment market though an increased export of wealth-producing goods and services.
  • Integrating all available assets, including workforce, education, quality of life and infrastructure into a working model that supports the growth and diversification of our economy.