Maintain Enterprise and Visit Florida
BVT News, March 2017 — Thanks to the efforts of Gov. Rick Scott and the state’s committed business leaders, Florida has one of the strongest economies in the country. With our unemployment rate under five percent, Florida continues to exceed the nation’s annual job growth rate. And tourism — one of the state’s economic drivers — remains strong, with nearly 113 million visitors in 2016, an increase from 86 million just three years ago.
Much of this success has been a result of Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida. The two organizations are responsible for helping create thousands of jobs in conjunction with private businesses, while competing with other states for business and visitors. Read more.