As relevant activities in these organizations are initiated the College's Economic Development staff identifies opportunities for participation and/or utilization of College resources and then serves as a liaison with the appropriate Daytona State academic, administrative or student service department. For more information please contact the director at (386) 506-3133 or email Steve Burley.
Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center
Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner who is looking for resources to help you Start, Expand, or Relocate your business? The Florida High Tech Corridor Council's Virtual Entrepreneur Center provides a comprehensive list of up-to-date local, statewide national entrepreneurial resources http://www.flvec.com. You can also receive updates on the latest business information by joining our online social networking community at http://www.facebook.com/flvec.
Economic Development Initiatives
The Office of Economic Development provides leadership and representation for the College with local, regional and state economic and workforce development organizations and initiatives. On a local level this includes both Volusia and Flagler County economic development organizations, multiple chambers of commerce, the Volusia/Flagler Center for Business Excellence and organizations such as the Business Development Partnership and the Volusia and Flagler County Associations for Responsible Development (VCARD and FCARD). Regional and state organizations include the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, Enterprise Florida, Workforce Florida, the Disney Entrepreneur Center, the Florida Economic Development Council and many more. The department also provides oversight and management of the Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center (FLVEC) website for the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. The FLVEC provides a virtual rolodex of local, state, and national resources for entrepreneurs. The Virtual Entrepreneur Center website can be accessed at www.FLVEC.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flvec.