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Businesses in our community need a prepared workforce and can only grow if we meet their hiring needs.

80% of our students are not going to complete a 4-year degree and need to be prepared and connected to the great jobs and career paths in our community


Great jobs are readily available in our community and we are going to help  students prepare and connect to them


Full-year integrated approach in the classroom and in partnership with the community for the students who will not attend college

  • “Preparing the workforce of tomorrow is the number one  goal of our education system, and the business community has to be an active participant and partner.  We are excited to expand this event for our whole community to benefit."

    Rick LottMayor of Plant City
  • “We hired several students from last year’s Future Fair and are excited to be considered as one of the preferred opportunities for students hoping to work and live in the community where they grew up by offering great compensation and advancement opportunities,”

    Steve HurleyOwner, Stingray Chevrolet
  • “Expanding this event is the natural next step as our community’s leaders are truly vested in all of our students and helping to connect them with opportunities for financial independence and success. We are thankful for the strong and responsive partnerships with our business and government leaders which greatly benefit our students.”

    Susan SullivanPrincipal, Plant City High School
  • “Our employers need good employees and the PCEDC is excited to be a part of this event that will connect these amazing students to the great careers available to them.  We believe this investment in the workforce of tomorrow will help our existing companies, and will also make Plant City a very attractive location for companies considering expansion and relocation, and for start ups.”

    Jake AustinCEO, Plant City EDC