Media Release

Business and Economic Growth Workshop

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 4:00 PM
Alachua County - Chamber of Commerce joint logoALACHUA COUNTY, FL- Alachua County and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce invite residents to attend the Business and Economic Growth Workshop on April 16, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Alachua County Senior Center (5701 NW 34th Street, Gainesville). This workshop is a Public-Private Partnership between the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce.
The intent of the workshop is to discuss improving the outlook on business and economic growth in the County and to present the recently created Strategic Plan for Economic Development. The plan was created by the Alachua County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC), and the BoCC is looking for feedback, recommendations, and ideas for implementation.

View Workshop Agenda

View the EDAC Strategic Plan

Download and print a Public Comment Form

For more information, contact Alachua County Economic Development Coordinator, Edgar Campa-Palafox at 352-374-5204 or, or Alachua County Development Services Planner, Leslie McClendon at 352-374-5249 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).