Work

Entrepreneurship
We’ve compiled a list of 9 local creatives whose work add vibrancy and light to the city.
Here’s a few of our recommendations for some of the best spots in Lakeland to bring your work laptop. Pretty sure they’ll beat that corner office view.
We tried the iced coffee at 10 Lakeland coffee shops and are ready to make recommendations. Plus, we included a few additional coffee shops in the Polk County area.
With many companies transitioning to hybrid or remote work models in recent years, Lakeland’s options for remote workers have continued to expand.



Industry
Explore the leading economic drivers in Lakeland, from exciting, new technology to top leaders in growing and distributing delicious eats.
We’re recapping some major developments that broke ground or finished up in 2022.
Explore the leading economic drivers in Lakeland, from exciting, new technology to top leaders in growing and distributing delicious eats.
From cottage cheese to lottery tickets, there are some amazing things manufactured in Lakeland.
Lakeland has experienced abundant growth and development over the past several years. Check out the city’s 15 largest employers, and learn a thing or two about each of them.
With five local colleges calling Lakeland home, it’s no surprise this city is a smart place to live.
Dive into the airport’s contributions to the economy by the numbers — and could passenger service be on the horizon?



Networking
Actors from Broadway and Hollywood have called Lakeland home, along with singers, MLB pitchers, football stars and even a fashion magazine cover girl.
Need a new job or new connections for professional development? Try one of these networking opportunities in Lakeland to take the next step in your career.
There’s nothing wrong with being a know-it-all. Use this guide to be an informed resident of Lakeland.



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