DEO, Partners Hold Hurricane Irma Recovery Business Roundtables

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – On October 5 and 6, Cissy Proctor, Executive Director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, will join statewide partners and business leaders to highlight programs available to assist individuals, communities, and businesses that have been affected by Hurricane Irma.


• Cissy Proctor, Executive Director, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
• Ken Lawson, President & CEO, VISIT FLORIDA
• Peter Antonacci, CEO, Enterprise Florida
• Mike Myhre, Director, Florida Small Business Development Center Network
• Michelle Dennard, President & CEO, CareerSource Florida


Thursday, October 5, 1-2 p.m.
Daytona Beach
Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce
126 E. Orange Ave.
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Thursday, October 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
St. Augustine
Flagler College, Ponce de Leon Hall (Flagler Room)
74 King St.
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Friday, October 6, 10-11 a.m.
Jacksonville University, Kinne Center
2800 University Blvd. N.
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Who should attend

Small businesses, community leaders, and the public are invited to attend these no-cost roundtable events to learn about resources available and how the state's business and economic development partners are working together to help. Please be aware that space is very limited. To reserve your spot, please RSVP to


For questions about the event, please contact Donna Wright at (850) 728-6669.

About DEO

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity combines the state’s economic, workforce and community development efforts. This new approach helps expedite economic development projects to fuel job creation in competitive communities. For more information, including valuable resources for employers and job seekers, please visit