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2014-10-24 16:26:42

HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brock Services, LLC was ranked the top contractor in the Orlando Business Journal's 2013 Central Florida specialty contractors list. Brock's engagement in Central Florida began in 2002, with a permanent office established in 2012. Brock continues to serve a range of customers in Orlando and the surrounding areas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154310LOGO "The Brock team takes the company's emphasis on safety and delivering value...

2014-10-23 20:24:46

Orlando Business Journal Publishes Its Annual List of CEO Honorees, Includes Mr. Siegel ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westgate Resorts is proud to announce that Westgate founder and CEO, David Siegel, was recognized as a top CEO for Mega-sized companies in Central Florida by the Orlando Business Journal on October 10, 2014. Mr. Siegel was recognized during a luncheon for the leading CEOs of small, medium, large and mega-sized companies in Central Florida. The...

2014-10-16 20:30:38

Dignitaries and fans participate in a landmark day for the City Beautiful ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marked a monumental celebration for all of Central Florida as an official groundbreaking ceremony was held for Orlando City Soccer Club's new Downtown Soccer Stadium. The state of the art venue will be home to City beginning in the 2016 season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152708 The ceremony kicked-off by simulating a future game day...

2014-10-16 16:20:33

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX), along with federal, state and local officials, today celebrated the grand opening of the new Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center (ILC) in Winter Haven. The facility, which began operations earlier this year, provides a centralized hub for transportation, logistics and distribution serving Orlando, Tampa and other regional Florida markets. "The Central Florida ILC is the result of strategic collaboration...

2014-10-09 08:32:19

Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds Orlando, SEA LIFE Orlando and LEGOLAND® Florida each set to test full accesso Passport® ticketing suite beginning next Spring LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- accesso(®) (AIM:ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry, has announced that Merlin Entertainments plc has agreed to extend its current trial of the accesso Passport suite of ticketing and eCommerce solutions to four venues in Central Florida....

2014-10-02 23:02:06

More than 45 companies to participate in production of Nov. 1 premier industry event, among producers, designers, florists, entertainers, musicians, vocalists, chefs, and many others (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 In a little more than 30 days, the curtain will rise for Grand Tour Gala, Central Florida's premier hospitality, travel and tourism fundraiser event honoring this year's Dick Pope Legacy Award recipients on Nov. 1 at Hilton Orlando Resort, to include: Steve Hogan, CEO of...

Google Glass
2014-09-26 03:00:12

Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala, University of Central Florida Texting while driving with Google Glass is clearly a distraction, a new University of Central Florida study has concluded -- but there is a twist. In the study, texting Glass users outperformed smartphone users when regaining control of their vehicles after a traffic incident. “Texting with either a smartphone or Glass will cause distraction and should be avoided while driving” said UCF researcher Ben Sawyer. “Glass did help...

2014-09-16 23:14:38

Award Presented by GrowFL, in Association with the Edward Lowe Foundation, Honors QuantumFlo as an Upcoming Second-Stage Business in Florida Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Pump technology industry leader QuantumFlo is proud to be selected as one of fifty leading second-stage companies as a 2014 Florida Companies to Watch(SM) winner. They were chosen from more than 500 nominations statewide. QuantumFlo joins this year’s winners and an esteemed group of 150 Florida alumni honored...

2014-09-08 08:37:07

Mark Lipford brings expertise in financial performance and superior customer service to fiber-based broadband provider's Southwest and Central Florida territory. ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Broadband, Inc., a provider of phone, Internet and cable TV services for residential and commercial customers, has named 33-year telecommunications industry veteran Mark Lipford its Chief Operating Officer. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143515...

2014-09-03 16:29:11

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lazy Botanicals is pleased to announce that it is the Diamond Sponsor of the Central Florida Vapor Expo 2014 (CFLVE). This expo is the first e-cigarette, vaporizer, glass and smoking accessory convention in Central Florida. It will take place in the 4(th) quarter of 2014. This is a public event open to all who want to attend. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142578 Interested individuals can interact with industry vendors and...


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