Welcome to Florida Technology Council

The Florida Technology Council (FTC) is the only association in Florida focused exclusively on the needs and priorities of the state's technology sector.

  1. FTC is the driving force behind our state becoming the fastest growing technology leader in the nation.
  2. FTC works toward furthering the advancement of technology in Florida through leadership, education, legislation, and social action.
  3. As Florida’s premier trade association for science and technology companies, the Council is recognized as having a diverse professional business community and top professional networking organization.  
  4. FTC is the only professional organization that provides statewide networking, education and collaborative opportunities for the technology business sector.

At the FTC, we elevate the needs and concerns of our IT members in front of the government and business leaders to ensure the needs of this vital sector aren't lost in the noise of assocations with hundreds of other issues and industries. As a 501(c)(6), our goal is to promote a common interest in Florida's technology sector.

Tech Events

Florida Public / Private Sector Partnership Academy

"Moving from Vendor to State Partner"

Event Date: November 19, 2019

Florida State Conference Center
555 W. Pensacola St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
The Florida Private Sector Vendor Academy is the premier leadership event for Florida's corporate vendors seeking to improve their connectivity and partnership opportunities with Florida's State Agencies and municipalities. This event is open only to enrolled vendors as well as state agency heads, CIOs, CISOs and staff. The purpose of this event is to foster partnerships and dialogue on what it takes to be a successful partner with the state and how to use this knowledge as a strategic tool. This event is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for industry sales and leadership to learn tested and proven techniques for working with the State of Florida by leaders from NASCIO, FDOT, DMS and the private sector.

Registration link:https://events.govtech.com/Florida-Private-Sector-Academy.html?appCore=https://cms.erepublic.com/common/forms/ajax_event/120907



Gregg Patterson, CEO

                       IMS Business








 Who is IMS Business?

IMS is the official accounting and operations management provider for the Florida Technology Council.

Founded in 1997 by Gregg Patterson, his mission has always been to provide entrepreneurs with the foundation of business expertise necessary to grow and prosper. He discovered there was a large demand for the business knowledge of senior level management, but, the problem was that these companies could not yet afford a full-time, experienced, CEO, CFO, COO or accounting professionals. He found these companies also needed project based key skills in strategic planning, business plan development, and other numerous finance related projects.

Today, IMS offers a full range of back office support services. These areas include:

1) Accounting
2) Full menu of back office support services including accounting, bill pay, payroll, and operations management.
3) Interim and part-time staffing building up to C-level CEO, CFO and COO services
4) Fraud Ex, fraud prevention and reduction program
5) Staff and management recruiting

The IMS team is highly qualified with many having MBA, CPA, IA, and CFE designations. IMS clients find they can plug into the team’s expertise, with a scalable menu of services, on an as-needed basis. IMS clients include respected names in agriculture, construction and development, healthcare, manufacturing, marinas, property insurance, warehouse and distribution, and more.

Why are you part of the Florida Technology Council?
Membership in the FTC promotes our mission of providing businesses with the tools to unleash their potential by creating positive cash flows through sound financial and operational management.


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