UPDATE: According to an EDC spokesperson, the merger is not officially official until January 31. Both boards and the membership need to give final approvals and votes in the coming weeks.
Following a decision made by the Economic Development Commission‘s board in July, 2016, the EDC has merged with the Central Florida Partnership, which oversees Orlando Inc., the local chamber of commerce.
The newly joined organization is overseen by new president and CEO, Tim Giuliani. Giuliani’s most recent job was as president and CEO of the Greater Aleigh Chamber of Commerce where he managed an $8M budget. Giuliani is expected to take the reigns in March of this year and you can learn more about him at his website, HERE, or see the items he loves on Etsy, HERE.
The name of the new EDC/CFP chimera-organization has not yet been released.