APOPKA, Fla. --- The City of Apopka and the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program will officially open the UCF Business Incubator in Apopka Wednesday, April 18 at 325 S. McGee Ave. in Apopka.
Gordon Hogan, director of the UCF Business Incubation Program, said the event will take place from 4 to 6 p.m.
Hogan said the 8,000 square foot facility has three new companies that will open their operations on April 18.
Apopka Business Incubator Site Manager Rick Parks said at least five more client companies will open there this year.
“The UCF Business Incubator in Apopka is designed to attract promising startup companies that will generate new jobs and new economic activity in Apopka and its area,” Hogan said.
The UCF Business Incubation Program operates facilities in Orlando at Central Florida Research Park and on E. Colonial Drive, and in Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Daytona Beach, Sanford, Winter Springs and Leesburg.
For more information about this release contact:
Rick Parks, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubator-Apopka, 407-814-1727, Rick.Parks@ucf.edu
Gordon Hogan, Director, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-882-1577; email@example.com;
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or LvershelCo@aol.com.
About the UCF Business Incubation Program
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 200 emerging companies (including more than 125 current clients) create over $200 million in annual total economic output and more than 1,600 new jobs with an average salary of $59,000. With nine facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Business Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development between the University of Central Florida, Orange County, the City of Orlando, Seminole County, the City of Winter Springs, The City of Sanford, Lake County, the City of Leesburg, Osceola County, the City of Kissimmee, City of St. Cloud, Volusia County and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. The UCFBIP will open its 10th incubator in Apopka in Spring 2012. Please visit www.incubator.ucf.edu and UCFBIP on Facebook, on www.facebook.com/ucf4bip.