What We Believe
Innovation Drives Economic Growth
Our Mission: To lead the collaborative economic development efforts of the Polk Technology Region by promoting and growing an economy based on high-skill, high-wage sustainable and evolutionary businesses.
Why not be located directly between Tampa and Orlando? Our labor costs are lower than the larger cities and our utility rates are the third lowest in the state. Polk County is the place to be.
J. Greg Ruthven
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