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Attracting Aerospace business in Northwest Florida
NORTHWEST FLORIDA -- Economic leaders in *five Northwest Florida counties are working together to attract more aerospace business.
The "Gulf Coast Aerospace Coalition" is made up of leaders from Escambia to Bay County.
The southeast is home to several aerospace operations like the airbus facility in Mobile, Boeing in Charleston, and Gulfstream in Savannah.
The coalition has a three-step plan to make sure those, and other companies, consider Northwest Florida for future projects.
The group will participate in the "Global Aerospace Supply Chain Conference" in Hamburg, Germany this December which is Airbus' headquarters.
During the conference two teams of economic leaders will travel around Europe and meet with aerospace-related companies.
The coalition also plans to host the first ever Northwest Florida Leadership Forum in Hamburg.