Changing the Landscape of Economic Development in Florida

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is a public-private partnership between Florida’s business and government leaders and is the principal economic development organization for Florida. EFI’s activities have championed Florida as the premier location for business expansion and relocation, created a renewed interest both nationally and internationally in Florida as a top state for business, and resulted in a significant number of new jobs and capital investments.

Enterprise Florida recruits new business to the state, and works to retain and expand existing industry and business. EFI focuses its economic development efforts on a wide range of industry sectors, including aviation & aerospace, life sciences, information technology, defense & homeland security, clean energy, financial & professional services, manufacturing and beyond.

EFI assists Florida businesses in expanding into the international marketplace by:

EFI is the state’s primary entity for trade and export development supporting more than 60,000 Florida exporting businesses. The organization also supports small and minority businesses through its capital programs. Another key aspect of EFI’s responsibilities is the marketing and promotion of Florida as a premier business destination.


Our Mission

EFI’s mission is to expand and diversify the state’s economy through job creation. In pursuit of its mission, EFI works closely with a statewide network of economic development partners and is funded both by the State of Florida and by private-sector businesses.

Florida’s Business Advantages

Competing in today’s global market can present challenges. Your business location shouldn’t be one of them. That’s why Florida has created a business-friendly environment to enable companies like yours to grow quickly. Florida understands what it takes to do business and stands ready to welcome you with the talented workforce, top-ranked infrastructure, global connectivity and quality of life your company needs.


  • Business Climate - Florida's huge market and business-friendly legislature help companies reach their growth and expansion goals with ease.


  • Infrastructure - Florida’s infrastructure supports more than 19.9 million residents and over 100 million tourists each year. From road to rail, to airports, seaports and spaceports, Florida will get your people, products and ideas to the world fast.


  • Trade - Leverage Florida’s strategic, global location and international trade expertise and gain success and access to foreign markets.


  • Workforce - Tap into a talent pipeline that has the depth and breadth to fill a range of positions.


  • Quality of Life - Achieve work-life balance in the state that’s known for great weather, recreation, and culture – and also offers the affordable cost of living that allows you to enjoy all of these activities.


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The Future Is Here


800 North Magnolia Avenue, Suite 1100, Orlando, Florida, 32803 US

Phone: (407) 956-5600

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