Reach Accepted into the UCF Business Incubation Program
Moving into the Downtown Kissimmee Incubator Later This Month
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – June 20, 2014 – Reach, a marketing strategy firm located in Osceola County, was recently accepted into the UCF Business Incubation Program and will start moving into the Downtown Kissimmee Incubator on May 16.
The UCF Business Incubation Program was founded in 1999 with the mission of being “a University-driven partnership providing early stage companies with the enabling tools, training and infrastructure to create financially stable high growth/impact enterprises.” It was named Incubator Network of the Year in 2013 and has eight facilities across the Greater Orlando area.
“Reach is very excited for the opportunity to move into one of the eight incubators and be amongst the variety of companies that collectively create a wide economic impact for Central Florida. We look forward to learning more about these companies and are honored to have been chosen by the partnership university to be a part of it,” said Kelly Trace, chief strategist and owner of Reach.
Started in January 2014, Reach utilizes inbound marketing, a holistic, data-driven approach to marketing that attracts individuals to your brand and converts them into lasting customers. In four months time, the company has grown to include 15 clients, including two well known restaurants chains, and has added five team members and an internship program for those looking to start a digital advertising career.
Reach is a marketing strategy firm utilizing HubSpot’s Marketing Automation Software that helps create brands people love by transforming how organizations attract, engage and delight customers while providing an environment that fosters great culture and a professional experience our employees love. For more information, visit www.itsjustreach.com.
The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a non-profit community resource, which provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped hundreds of local startup companies (including nearly 150 current clients and 100 graduates) reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.
With eight facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando, St. Cloud and Winter Springs. From October 2011 to June 2013, the UCF network of current and graduated clients has helped create a total regional output of over $620 million resulting in a $6.16 return for every $1.00 invested in the program while sustaining (directly and indirectly) over 3,300 jobs in the Central Florida region. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu.
Kelly Trace, Chief Strategist