Falcon Marine plans to add 65 jobs and invest $2.9M

Commissioners OK incentives for Titusville boat maker Catamaran maker Falcon Marine LLC received its property tax break from Brevard County on Tuesday. But it wasn’t totally smooth sailing for the Titusville-based company. During the County Commission meeting, Commissioner Trudie Infantini escalated her criticism of other county commissioners’ practice of giving out tax breaks to companies… [Continue Reading]

Chamber Tourism Campaign “LaunchFromHere” Highlighted in Florida Today

The Titusville Area Visitors Council is a group of Chamber members whose mission is to promote and further visitor, convention and tourism activities in Titusville. It’s latest effort, “LaunchFromHere” – with grant assistance from the Tourism Development Council, marketing consultation from Brandt Ronat & Co. and overall support from the City of Titusville – will… [Continue Reading]

Education Committee Update – October 2015

The list of business and industry professionals who are participating in this year’s Career Expo is impressive! They include: PuroClean, Leonard’s Photo, Precision Shades, Renzetti, Lockheed Martin, ESFC Faculty for Office Administration, Phlebotomy, Dr. Guttery, Studio 315. High schools from around North and Central Brevard will attend. In addition, we will spread the word about… [Continue Reading]

Embraer Begins Construction On Aero Seating Technologies Facility In Titusville, Florida

Embraer started construction on its new $3.5 million Aero Seating Technologies building in Titusville, Florida. The company plans to create 150 jobs in the Sunshine State. “The new Embraer Aero Seating Technologies facility in Titusville will enable us to offer our customers the most advanced seating products and is further testament to the success of… [Continue Reading]

Craft Brewery and Distillery Coming to Titusville

Brevard County, Fla. (September 10, 2015) – Playalinda Brewing Company announced plans to expand craft brewing operations and introduce distilled spirits production in an existing 16,000 SF facility on U.S. 1 in Titusville. The expanded operations known at The Brix Project, once complete, will oversee production of upwards of 30,000 barrels annually making it the… [Continue Reading]

Governmental Affairs Update – September 2015

The committee began the process of drafting a 2016 Legislative agenda. This document will be sent to our Board of Directors for their approval at their October meeting. A survey consisting of some of the following was approved. Some of the issues that were discussed concerned insurance. Since rates have begun to fall this might… [Continue Reading]

Education Committee Update – September 2015

Student Ambassadors – 2 seniors from the business academy or student government to attend the Chamber luncheons as greeters and for first-hand experience at business networking. Student Ambassador Training will be held on October 7th at 10:30am and 2:45pm. The Committee is also working on the logistics for the forthcoming Career Expo. In addition, all… [Continue Reading]