Whether you are looking to start a new company or broaden your corporate footprint, South Lake County gives you everything you need to succeed.
The communities of South Lake offer the resources for family-owned businesses, mid-sized companies and large corporations to prosper. An active Chamber of Commerce, Regional Marketing Commission and Economic Development Commission are just a few of the agencies working hard for South Lake businesses.
Our community works proactively to shape public policy and opinion to benefit our business community and maintain our quality of life. Chamber members collaborate through the Chamber’s Economic Development and Public Policy committees to ensure that businesses have every resource needed to maximize their success.
South Lake County is an ideal home for emerging entrepreneurs. Over 800 members strong, the South Lake Chamber of Commerce offers many programs and services to help its members grow their firms. The Chamber routinely offers sessions on marketing and communications, networking, employee management and business development.
Small business owners also have access to Lake Sumter Community College’s Small Business Resources Center, which offers a variety of non-credit training programs and services. Additionally, LSCC’s South Lake campus provides free and confidential business counseling through the UCF Small Business Development Center and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE).
Health and Wellness
Health, wellness and appreciation of nature are not just a part of our community, they are our business too. Industries of physical and environmental fitness thrive in South Lake.
The National Training Center brings in athletes and teams from across the world to train in South Lake. Sommer Sports’ triathlons, our national softball tournaments, golf, water sports and all our active events routinely provide a shot in the arm to the local economy.
South Lake is also home to revolutionary alternative energy solutions. Headquartered in South Lake County, INX Environmental Technologies and Silver Bullet Energy Company are leaders in the manufacturing and development of biodiesel technologies. These cutting-edge technologies seek to set us at the forefront of one of the fastest-growing industries while producing efficient, environmentally conscious energy.
What makes South Lake a beautiful place to live also makes it a beautiful place to work.