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Corporate Social Responsibility: Putting the Focus on Employees

With the unemployment rate running at a record low, companies are utilizing corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies to place more focus on programs to attract and retain talent, including by doing good for society. It may cost money, but the payoff is a happier staff and, as more research is showing, higher profits and a healthier brand image. Read More

Pushing Boundaries: The Economy of Arts & Culture

In Volusia County, the beach is a big attraction, but so too is the arts and culture scene. From the historic Peabody Auditorium to the Daytona Turkey Run – arts and culture is a significant contributor to the County’s economy. With continued “out of the box” thinking from local arts leadership, the arts will continue to be a creative, economic force.Read More

In Volusia County, 
Beaches Beckon — and Kitsch is Cool

Tourism is on the rise in Volusia County, boosting revenue for local businesses. What’s driving this? In part, it is the behind-the-scenes work of our local tourism bureaus. Their strategies show that catchy phrases help, but success comes too from methodical work that can at times uncover less traditional, even cool, ways to promote tourism. Read More