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Who We Are
Metro Orlando Region
Strategic Position / Access
Work Force / Education
Quality / Cost of Life
Who We Are
Strategic Partnership of Experienced International
DAVNA Enterprises, LLC – International Partnership Broker
specializing in strategic international expansion. President
Danna Olivo brings more than 30 years of Business
Development/Marketing experience in the Technology,
Transportation, Architectural, Engineering and Construction
CZA, LLC – Carmenza Gonzalez, former VP of International
Business with the Metro Orlando Economic Development
Council. Carmenza brings more than 10 years of
experience in foreign direct investment, export promotions
initiatives, sales and marketing.
What We Do
Provide guidance to company’s interested in
establishing a presence in Central Florida.
Promote the Central Florida region globally as an
optimal business destination.
Entice Foreign Direct Investment to the region.
Help local companies to grow in the USA and
Provide export counseling to companies
interested in entering other markets.
To assist companies to grow through international
trade and attract foreign direct investment to
Services Provided To
Customized information on specific industries
Competitive site analysis
Site selection assistance
Assistance in locating qualified labor
Logistical Service/Product Coordination
Coordinate counseling sessions on visa/immigration issues,
tax laws and corporate structure
Referral of professionals for payroll preparation, employee
benefits, insurance, and other business service providers
Referral and assistance on relocation matters
Greater Orlando Area
City of Orlando
Consist of four counties and the City of Orlando.
Orlando is the 79th largest city in the USA
Total population in MSA 2,125,282 million
Total population in Florida 18,537,969 million
Consular Corps: 17
Bi-national Chambers of Commerce: 24
International Organizations: 36
Sister City Agreements: 9
Curitiba, Brazil | Guilin, China | Seine-et-Marne, France
Reykjanesbaer, Iceland | Uruyasu, Japan | Monterrey, Mexico
Orenburg, Russia | Valladolid, Spain |Tainan, Taiwan
Strategically Positioned. . .
Orlando’s central location in the State
of Florida provides easy access to the
entire State through a well organized transportation
Florida Turnpike (Connecting Central FL
and South FL)
Interstate 4(Connecting Central FL and
SR 417 (Central FL East-West Connection)
SR 528 (Connecting Central FL to East Coast-Melbourne)
Interstate 75 (Florida’s Western North-South Highway)
Interstate 95 (Florida’s Eastern North-South Highway)
SunRail Commuter Rail (Connecting Central FL communities)
Largest airport in Florida.
33+ million annual passengers ranking it
the #2 airport in the State of Florida.
#11 busiest airport in the nation, #22 in
Has the most acreage available for
expansion on the East Coast.
950 flights per day.
(Source: Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, 2010)
International Airport (SFB)
Located in Seminole County approximately 18 miles north of City of
3rd most active international airport in Florida; 13th in the nation.
Four paved runways ranging from 3,750 to 9,600 feet long.
More than 1.1 million passengers served in 2010.
3,555 tons of cargo in 2010
Foreign Trade Zone No. 250.
395-acre Sanford Airport Commerce Park with rail service available in
its western sector.
Foreign Trade Zone.
The only Quadra-modal port in the world,
interchanging cargo among sea, land, air, &
One of the largest multi-day cruise ports in the
Serving six major cruise organizations, including
Disney Cruises, and to 4.1 million passengers.
Cruise, cargo facilities and public access parks.
Transports over 4.5 million tons of cargo annually.
Port of Tampa
Florida’s largest port at 5,000 acres.
Located only 90 minutes west from downtown Orlando.
Provides the closest full-service port to the Panama
One of the world-premier ports
for the shipment of fertilizer
Central Florida Regional Commuter Train
61 miles of rail in the four counties around Metro
Orlando: Osceola, Orange, Seminole, & Volusia.
First 31 miles connecting Orlando with DeBary to
Service to begin in 2013
Last 30 miles connecting Orlando with
Poinciana to the South.
5 additional stations.
Service scheduled to begin on early 2015.
Orlando / Orange County
First convention center in the USA with solar
energy - Southeast’s largest rooftop photovoltaic
Over 2.2 million square feet of exhibition space.
2nd largest convention and meeting center in
1st convention destination in the USA
Holds more than 250 events annually.
Aerospace and Aviation
Bio-Tech & Life Science
Modeling, Simulation & Training and Defense
Optics & Photonics
Aerospace and Aviation
Developed over the past 60 years from a collection of
military installations and small airstrips to a hub for global
commercial air travel, advanced flight training, air
defense projects, and space exploration.
Orlando International Airport (OIA-MCO)
Orlando Sanford International Airport
Modeling, Simulation &Training Cluster
Medical City at Lake Nona
UCF School of Medicine – 1st class of 41 students
started in August 2009
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences of the University
of Central Florida
Sanford-Burnham Institute of medical research –
inaugurated in October 2009.
Veterans Affairs Hospital – Scheduled to open in 2012.
Nemours Hospital – Children’s Hospital, scheduled to
open in 2012.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center – Orlando research
University of Florida – Research labs and conference
space. Construction to be completed in February
3rd largest production center in the US
University of Central Florida/Florida Interactive
Entertainment Academy (FIEA)
Full Sail University – Over 12,000 students from 50
states and 37 countries
Electronic Arts – world’s leading independent
developer and publisher of interactive
entertainment software (Madden Football)
Disney and Universal Studios
Orlando’s Creative Village
A place where high-tech, digital media and
creative industry companies integrate with
residential, retail, and academia. Planned to
break ground in 2012.
The Village is estimated to house:
approximately 3,600 employees
sustain the 53-acre Centroplex site.
Industries Attracted Include…
• Software & Hardware
• Medical Simulation
• Special effects
• Digital art
• Computer graphics
• Animated film
• Digital broadcasting &
• Pre & post-production
Modeling, Simulation &
Training and Defense
Companies involved in everything from theme
park rides to virtual reality games to medical
training, and more…
Located in Central Florida Research Park
National Center for Simulation
Employs over 19,000 people from 150 companies
U.S. Department of Defense Training System
Every U.S. Military branch has an installation in
Orlando US Coast Guard, US Marine, USA Navy
(NavAir), US Army Program
Source: Agency for Workforce Innovation, LAUS - Oct 10
Workforce / Industry Sector
Source: Agency for Workforce Innovation, CES, September 2010
University of Central Florida (UCF)
3rd largest university in the U.S. Ranked
Engineering College ranked #1 Nationally
Over 55,000 students enrolled
Ranked in top 5 technology incubator in the
USA by Business Week Online.
#1 Private University in the South
Ranked #1 in Florida and #37 in the US for
full-time MBA program.
Ranked 1st in the Southeast for Master’s level
Full Sail University
Nationally recognized college focusing on the
entertainment mediums including music, film,
gaming, animation and design.
With over 9,000 students from 50 U.S. states and 37
Lake Sumter Community College
Lake Technical Center
Seminole State College of Florida
Valencia State College
Cost of Living
Median Home Price $125,600 National: $171,900
Source: National Association of Realtors, 2nd Quarter 2011
Cost of Living / Housing Cost Index (U.S. index of 100%)
COST OF LIVING
Composite Index Grocery Housing
Miami, FL 104.6 | 104.1 | 106.5
New York, NY 220.8 | 143.2 | 416.0
ORLANDO, FL 96.9 | 98.2 | 77.9
Source: C2ER The Council for Community of Economic
Research (formerly ACCRA) - 2nd Quarter 2011
Quality of Life… Year-round
Easy access to beaches
on both coasts
Amway Center Performing Arts Center Citrus Bowl
Stronger Community – Revitalizing neighborhoods and
encouraging new retail growth.
Educational opportunities for our Children – field trips or cultural
A Better Quality of Life – offer residents new places to come
together and enjoy events currently bypassing Orlando such as U2
and Rolling Stones concerts and popular Broadway productions.
Opened October 2010 Breaking ground 2012
Why Greater Orlando?
DIVERSE INDUSTRY – Metro Orlando is competitive in virtually
EASY ACCESS – International Airports provide better access to
the U.S. than any other region in Florida.
WORKFORCE – Abundant, scalable, diverse and customer
EDUCATIONAL ASSETS – University of Central Florida, Rollins
College, Full Sail University & community colleges offer firm
QUALITY OF LIFE – The region’s competitive cost of living
provides an exceptional style of living for all.
WE LOVE BRAZILIANS! – Greater Orlando welcomes you!
Obrigada! Thank You!
Danna J. Olivo
DAVNA Enterprises, LLC
Boulevard, Suite 346
Orlando, FL 32817
Carmenza U. Gonzalez
174 W. Comstock Avenue,
Winter Park, Florida 32789 USA