Leadership Conference: Creating a Winning Team and Culture

Thursday, June 8, 2017   8:30 AM – 4:00 PM CDT.

Event will be held in the Advanced Technology Center @ Gulf Coast State College, Panama City, Florida

The 2017 Panama City Leadership conference will feature local and national speakers who will share actionable strategies to improve performance and get results, including how to:

  • Define values and ingrain them in everything you do.
  • Perform a culture audit.
  • Create an environment of trust.
  • Focus on results and build accountability.
  • Explain “the why.”
  • Be a storyteller and communicate with clarity and consistency.
  • Be able to work effectively with others.
  • Drive negativity out of the workplace.


21st annual Gulf Power Economic Symposium

Sandestin, Oct. 1-3, 2017  at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

21st Annual Gulf Power Economic Symposium.

Hear the latest on efforts to grow Northwest Florida and network with community and business leaders from across the region.


EntreCon Pensacola 2017 by Studer Community Institute

November 14, 15 and 16, 2017 – 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pensacola Little Theatre – 400 South Jefferson Street, Pensacola, FL 32502

EntreCon is a business conference for local entrepreneurs, professionals and leaders to come together, network and learn from each other.

Now in its third year, EntreCon 2017 promises to be even bigger and better than ever. The business conference will provide an opportunity to learn from local and national entrepreneurs who will share the lessons they have learned in launching and growing startups, how to create great cultures and engagement, as well as ways to raise capital.

This is the business conference Pensacola deserves.

Some things will be new for 2017. A third day of learning has been added and the Studer Community Institute Entrepreneur Awards will be presented at a special event on the second evening of the conference, Thursday, November 15. The presenting sponsor of the Entrepreneur Awards this year is Cox.

Nominate someone today.

EntreCon started in November of 2015 and was a huge success. Now on its third year, EntreCon 2017 is sure not to be missed. At EntreCon you will find encouragement, ideas and actionable steps to increase the success of your career or organization. We guarantee you will not be disappointed.

Who should attend?
Anyone with responsibilities for the success of an organization, whether in the private, public or nonprofit sector. There will be lessons for established business leaders and new managers alike.

We encourage you to break away for the pressures and responsibilities associated with the business of doing business.


Startup Weekend

March 31st – April 2, 2017

The fourth annual Startup Weekend was held March 31st – April 2, 2017 at Gulf Coast State College’s Advanced Technology Center in Panama City, Florida.

(Re) Start Expo

Tuesday November 1, 2016
TechFarms partnered with the Panhandle Strategic Alliance to host the (Re) Start Business-to-Business Expo and networking event. Read the press release to learn more about the Alliance and guest speakers from the event.

Gulf Power Economic Symposium 2016

Sunday, October 2nd to Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
TechFarms was a sponsor of the 2016 Gulf Power Economic Symposium. Read the press release to learn more about this event.


Thursday June 23rd, 2016
Read the press release to catch the highlights from this event.