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Everyone in Northwest Florida just seems ready to lend a helping hand, from professional development groups to networking events. The region is a vibrant and growing hub of opportunity, with new companies relocating to Florida every day due to the state’s appealing business climate. Statewide upskilling and career development initiatives like LevelUp Florida and CareerSource Florida allow individuals to find greater professional growth in Northwest Florida than ever before.

SBDC (Small Business Development Center) Florida headquarters located regionally at University of West Florida (Escambia County)
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Thinking about a career move but want to increase your competitiveness? Northwest Florida has several workforce development organizations to get you where you need to be.

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WonderFL – Santa Rosa County

Settled in the top of the Florida Panhandle, between Escambia and Okaloosa Counties, is Santa Rosa County. Santa Rosa was previously a part of Escambia County until it was divided in 1842. Now Santa Rosa is known for their beaches, wilderness and history. One fun attraction in Santa Rosa is the Gulf Breeze Zoo. With […]
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WonderFL – Okaloosa County

Being the 52nd county in Florida, Okaloosa County has not always been a part of Florida’s History. In 1915, Okaloosa County was created out of Santa Rosa and Walton County, coining the name from a steamboat that brought settlers across on the Black Water River. Since then, Okaloosa County has become a trademark in the […]
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WonderFL – Escambia County

In the northwestern tip of the Florida Panhandle, bordered by Alabama, Escambia County is a gateway into Florida. Escambia, coining the title of the “oldest county in Florida,” has a unique history of being founded by Spanish explorers in the 16th century. While the history may run deep in Escambia, the county still has something […]
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WONDERFL Community Development Blog: Calhoun County

Just two hours between the capital city of Tallahassee and some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, is Calhoun County, Florida. In “CalCo” (as the locals would say), a visitor will find an array of excursions and shops to make a day out of, as well as bountiful land and water systems perfect for a […]
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