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View Poll Results: Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa
Orlando 45 80.36%
Jacksonville 4 7.14%
Tampa 7 12.50%
Voters: 56. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-13-2010, 10:47 PM
 
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Just wanted to see what city is most widely known or recognized nationally in people's opinions. Miami is not included since it would obviously win.
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Old 05-13-2010, 10:51 PM
 
Location: Jersey Boy living in Florida
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I voted for Orlando, EVERYONE knows about Disney World.
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Old 05-13-2010, 11:12 PM
 
Location: CT
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I voted for Orlando, EVERYONE knows about Disney World.
Yup, same reason I picked it. Universal Studios advertises it all the time too, and you always used to hear about Orlando on Nickelodeon when they still had a studio there.
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Old 05-13-2010, 11:14 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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It's different for who you ask;

Businessmen would think of Jacksonville first.
Tourists, Children, etc would think of Orlando first.
And if Miami is excluded, then Fort Lauderdale gets recognition for beaches.

Leaving Tampa out by quite a lot.

But universally I think Orlando is the best known out of these three cities.
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Old 05-13-2010, 11:15 PM
 
Location: Jersey Boy living in Florida
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Yup, same reason I picked it. Universal Studios advertises it all the time too, and you always used to hear about Orlando on Nickelodeon when they still had a studio there.
Exactly, Orlando is known in many other countries besides the US as well, my list would probably go like this:

1. Orlando
2. Tampa
3. Jacksonville
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Old 05-13-2010, 11:32 PM
 
Location: Manhattan
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It's different for who you ask;

Businessmen would think of Jacksonville first.
Tourists, Children, etc would think of Orlando first.
And if Miami is excluded, then Fort Lauderdale gets recognition for beaches.

Leaving Tampa out by quite a lot.

But universally I think Orlando is the best known out of these three cities.
Why would businessmen think of Jacksonville first? Both Tampa and Orlando are bigger centers for business than Jacksonville.

Anyways, I think Orlando is the obvious answer here. It's home to Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World. It's a mecca of tourism, and people from all over the world go to Orlando on vacations. After Orlando, I'd say Tampa. Tampa has the largest metro of the area, it has MLB, NFL, and NHL teams, and it's a pretty popular place for vacations. Although most people in the country know what Jacksonville is, a lot of people don't really know anything about the city.
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Old 05-13-2010, 11:35 PM
 
Location: Jersey Boy living in Florida
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Why would businessmen think of Jacksonville first? Both Tampa and Orlando are bigger centers for business than Jacksonville.

Anyways, I think Orlando is the obvious answer here. It's home to Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World. It's a mecca of tourism, and people from all over the world go to Orlando on vacations. After Orlando, I'd say Tampa. Tampa has the largest metro of the area, it has MLB, NFL, and NHL teams, and it's a pretty popular place for vacations. Although most people in the country know what Jacksonville is, a lot of people don't really know anything about the city.
I agree.
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Old 05-13-2010, 11:36 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Why would businessmen think of Jacksonville first? Both Tampa and Orlando are bigger centers for business than Jacksonville.

Anyways, I think Orlando is the obvious answer here. It's home to Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World. It's a mecca of tourism, and people from all over the world go to Orlando on vacations. After Orlando, I'd say Tampa. Tampa has the largest metro of the area, it has MLB, NFL, and NHL teams, and it's a pretty popular place for vacations. Although most people in the country know what Jacksonville is, a lot of people don't really know anything about the city.
Because it's the most business friendly city out of them all.
It topped the post economic recession recovery cities list with like all the Texas cities, and San Francisco and DC.

Plus, all of my dads friends talk about how great the business climate in Jacksonville is.
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Old 05-14-2010, 07:47 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Because it's the most business friendly city out of them all.
It topped the post economic recession recovery cities list with like all the Texas cities, and San Francisco and DC.

Plus, all of my dads friends talk about how great the business climate in Jacksonville is.
It may have a better business climate right now because it didn't boom nearly as much as tampa and Orlando did before the recession, but that doesn't mean it's more well known to business men. Tampa and orlando are still bigger business centers. And I think Orlando is the most well knowned out of the three, obviously because it's one of the largest tourist destinations in the world, it's one of the largest convention cities in the US only behind Chicago (for that reason alone i think orlando is better known by business men than Jacksonville) and it has the Magic NBA team which have been doing pretty well these past two years with Dwight Howard.
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Old 05-14-2010, 09:36 AM
 
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Miami should have been included in the poll.
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