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TMA Florida Winter Conference

2/19/2014 - (Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate) -ChampionsGate, FL

10/23 TMA/CFA Boca Networking Event

10/23/2014 - (Truluck's at Mizner Park) -Boca Raton, FL

10/28 Orlando Luncheon-RealEstate Panel

10/28/2014 - (Citrus Club) -Orlando, FL

11/17 Tampa Reception-UCC 9 Foreclosure and Sale Panel

11/17/2014 - (BRIO International Plaza) -Tampa, FL

12/3 Tampa TMA/CFA Holiday Luncheon

12/3/2014 - (Centre Club) -Tampa, FL

Business News from around Florida TMA News releases

MasTec acquires cell tower company for $199M

10/21/2014 - MasTec, Inc. acquired the cell tower company WesTower Communications for $199 million, the construction firm announced Tuesday. The Coral Gables-based company (NYSE: MTZ) acquired WesTower, a subsidiary of Canada-based Exchange Income Corporation, to expand its wireless operations. WesTower's 2014 revenue is projected to reach $450 million, and the company has 1,600 employees. RELATED CONTENT: MasTec revenues rise $122M in Q2 "We are very excited about the geographic expansion, increased market…

Murtagh steps down, Berdusco steps up at Triad Retail Media

10/21/2014 - Greg Murtagh, founder of Triad Retail Media, is stepping down as CEO of the company. Roger Berdusco, Triad's president and chief operating officer, was named the new CEO, a statement said. Murtagh, who said he is leaving to pursue other opportunities, will stay on the company's board of directors. Triad, based in St. Petersburg, creates, manages and operates digital retail media programs for retail websites, working with companies such as Walmart, eBay, Toys"R"Us, CVS and Sam's Club. Triad was…

Tech job fair in downtown Orlando will have 70-plus openings

10/21/2014 - Upstart Expo is coming back to Orlando. This time, the job fair that caters to the tech community will feature more than a dozen Central Florida companies looking to fill more than 70 positions — and there's still time for more companies to sign up. Event organizer Jason Wade said the average salary for the jobs is $65,000. The expo, which first came to Orlando in June, makes its return Oct. 23 at the Aloft hotel in downtown Orlando. Last time, the expo had 80 tech jobs available from companies…

Canada’s Union Burger targets Lake Nona for its first C. Fla. eatery

10/21/2014 - The better burger wars haven't ended yet, and Lake Nona is the latest site of a new gourmet burger concept — this one hailing from our neighbors to the north. Mississauga, Ontario-based Union Burger of Canada, which had been interested in expanding into Orlando since 2012, will be opening its first Central Florida restaurant in Lake Nona Village on Narcoossee Road. The 70,000-square-foot complex, which features a mix of retail and office condos, plans to add the 2,050-square-foot Union Burger,…

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