Polk Goes Global V: International Trade Symposium
CENTRAL FLORIDA DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
The Central Florida Development Council is Polk County's economic development partnership responsible for recruiting new businesses to Polk County and helping existing businesses expand.
The Polk Global Trade Alliance (PGTA) aspires to be the prime catalyst for the growth of international trade in Central Florida and to make global initiatives an intrinsic part of Polk County's broader regional economic development strategy.
LAKELAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce represents 1,400-member businesses in the Lakeland area and provides opportunities for networking, professional development and advocacy for companies of all sizes. Five-star accredited by the US Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber upholds the following vision and mission statements: Vision Statement - The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce will be the premier catalyst for the advancement of Lakeland's economic growth and enhancement of quality of life - creating Florida's community of choice. Mission Statement - The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization dedicated to creating a climate where business can prosper.