Businesses in the Capital Region invited to engage with education, economic development, and workforce development partners to Address Talent Challenges

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - CareerSource Capital Region, along with its Board of Directors, is pleased to invite business and community leaders in the Capital Region to the 2nd Annual Talent Innovation Summit.

Talent Innovation Summit
October 17, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Florida State University
Turnbull Conference Center

555 West Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306

The Talent Innovation Summit will feature nationally and locally recognized experts who will discuss trends and issues surrounding employers’ needs for skilled talent. Among the topics being discussed, attendees will learn about talent challenges and strategies to make their businesses thrive!

Keynote Speakers include Stephen Tucker, President & CEO of Northland Workforce Training Center, and Dustin Rivest, Founder and CEO of App Innovators

Tucker will provide attendees with effective strategies to improve regional competitiveness and Rivest will identify talent sourcing trends businesses are using outside of traditional methods.

“CareerSource Capital Region is committed to providing innovative talent solutions for employers,” said Jim McShane, Chief Executive Officer of CareerSource Capital Region “We encourage local business and community leaders to attend the Talent Innovation Summit to gain valuable information on the current state of talent as well as to share best practices around recruiting, training and retaining skilled talent.  We are pleased to be able to bring these high profile key note speakers as well as many notable session panelists to address talent challenges in our region.”

CareerSource Capital Region would like to thank CareerSource Florida for supporting this event as a Platinum Event Sponsor and Rowland Publishing for supporting this event as the Media Sponsor.

To learn more about this event or to become an event sponsor call (850) 617-4558.


September 10, 2018


Selena Coles
Office (850) 617-4554, Cell (850) 508-1698


About CareerSource Capital Region

CareerSource Capital Region connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Solutions for career seekers include one-on-one career advising, interviewing and resume-writing assistance, employment workshops, and labor market information. Solutions for employers include recruitment assistance, skills assessments for applicants, customized training, and information on tax incentives. Employers and career seekers are matched through the Employ Florida Marketplace system. All solutions are provided at no cost. Programs funded through CareerSource Capital Region are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network.