Opportunity Tallahassee

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Opportunity Tallahassee is an intensive, one-day overview of our community.  This program is designed to acquaint participants with the physical, social, economic, and educational structure of Tallahassee.  In addition to meeting & networking with some of the area’s key decision-makers, Opportunity Tallahassee participants will be given contacts & resources to enable them to become more effectively involved in community issues.

This program is targeted to corporate executives, managers, and other professionals who may be new to the community & want to know more about the area with a minimum expenditure of time.  It is especially valuable for leaders or potential leaders whose professional commitments have precluded participation in the more time-intensive LT program.

Opportunity Tallahassee is offered once a year and requires a full one-day commitment.

A typical day-long agenda may include the following:

  • Welcome & Icebreaker
  • Community Engagement
  • College Town
  • A World-Class Park:  Cascades Park
  • FSU Film School (Tour & Talk)
  • FSU Research
  • Lunch & Learn:  Economic Development Success Stories in the Capitol City
    • Florida A&M University
    • Danfoss Turbocor
    • High Performance Magnetics
  • Tallahassee:  A Premier Place to Play – Tallahassee Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood
  • Performance:  Tallahassee Ballet
  • Taking a Bite Out of Crime:  K-9 Demonstration
  • Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center
  • A Half-Penny for Your Thoughts
  • Performance:  African-Caribbean Dance Theatre
  • Find Your Fit:  Community Engagement Lightning Round
  • Reception:  The Challenger Center Exhibit Hall