National Manufacturing Month

October 1, 2023October 31, 2023

The goal of National Manufacturing Month is to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Events sharing information on careers in manufacturing with students are held in October and throughout the year. The Big Bend Manufacturer’s Association (BBMA) will celebrate with a plant tour of a local manufacturer for Leon County high school students. The purpose of this tour is to: Change the perception of careers in manufacturing to reflect its true status as the most advanced, high-tech industry in the country. Re-establish…


31st Annual Big Bend MED Week

October 2, 2023October 5, 2023

Big Bend MED Week is North Florida’s premier conference for minority entrepreneurs and business owners. This event focuses on the outstanding achievements and contributions made by minority businesses—allowing community partners, government, and local professionals to celebrate the impact of small/minority businesses on our economy. The theme of this year's event is "Close the Equity Gap."


North Florida Worlds of Work (WOW)

October 19, 2023 | 9:00 amOctober 20, 2023 | 5:00 pm

WOW is a fun, educational, hands-on opportunity for students to become familiar with a broad overview of career opportunities.

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July 5, 2023

Save the date for Friday, July 7, because we are hosting the second Amazon Information Session to coincide with the First Friday Festival at Railroad Square! During this session, the Amazon Team will cover hiring prerequisites (application, background check, drug screening, etc.), provide an overview of benefits, and highlight the opportunities for growth within the […]

June 22, 2023

The Tallahassee-Leon County Office of Economic Vitality (OEV) is thrilled to announce the launch of an exciting series of Amazon Pre-Hiring ‘Information Sessions’ aimed at providing valuable insights and resources to job seekers in our community.   These information sessions will serve as a valuable platform for individuals interested in joining Amazon’s dynamic workforce. The sessions will offer an overview of the […]