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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

BDB FINANCIAL SERVICES TASK FORCE BRINGS EXPERTISE IN ATTRACTING NEW COMPANIES TO PBC

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Today, the BDB convened members of the Business Financial Services task force and met at the BDB office.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

LOCAL BUSINESSES CELEBRATE GLOBAL MEETINGS INDUSTRY DAY

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In honor of 2019 Global Meetings Industry Day, over 100 business and tourism leaders convened to discuss the impact of business travel around the world at an event hosted by Discover the Palm Beaches on April 4, 2019.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY CONSIDERED NATIONíS EAST COAST HQ FOR ENGINEERS WEEK EVENT

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WEST PALM BEACH, FLA - There’s only two places in the world that host the annual Engineers Week Honors and Awards Banquet to recognizing outstanding contributions by individuals in the fields of engineering, education, and special fields of work and public service; California and West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

LIFE SCIENCE ENTREPRENEUR CHOOSES JUPITER OVER BOSTON

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The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the Town of Jupiter are pleased to announce a new addition to Jupiter’s growing bioscience sector. Alphazyme, a developer, manufacturer and global distributor of enzymes, will expand its operations to fulfill its goal of becoming the world’s premier partner for custom, industrial-scale, molecular biology enzymes from its headquarters in Jupiter, Florida.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

BDB VP TALKS ABOUT LIFE SCIENCE CAREERS WITH LYNN STUDENTS

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The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County’s Vice President of Life Sciences, Robert Mino, spoke with Lynn University students from around the world, including Africa and South America, about about careers in the life science industry and opportunities that are right here in Palm Beach County.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

BDB AND SCHOOL DISTRICT PREPARE WORKFORCE OF THE FUTURE

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To further attract more business investment and quality jobs to Palm Beach County, the Business Development Board (BDB) and the School District of Palm Beach County jointly hosted high school students on February 12 to inform them of local job opportunities.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

TECH GIANTS DISCUSS TALENT PIPELINE WITH BDB ACADEMIC LEADERS COUNCIL

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FEBRUARY 8 - WEST PALM BEACH, FLA – The BDB convened 10 technology giants representing nearly 7,000 jobs, local college and university leaders, the School District of Palm Beach County, and CareerSource Palm Beach County for the Academic Leaders Council meeting. The council, comprised of Palm Beach County’s academic leaders, works to strengthen business and education partnerships. The meeting focused on how to ensure students are learning the skills needed to fill jobs within some of Palm Beach County’s largest technology companies. The BDB invited companies that have recently expanded their workforce, are in the process of expansion, or have plans to expand within the near future. The group explored partnerships and the possibility of building new technology programs together.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

JUPITER GAINS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND LIFE SCIENCE ACCELERATOR

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The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the Town of Jupiter are pleased to announce the relocation of Beacon Pharmaceutical (beaconpharmaceutical.com), a focused early-stage life sciences firm, to Jupiter.  

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

FOUR NEW PROGRAMS LAUNCHED TO STRENGTHEN PALM BEACH COUNTY'S WORKFORCE

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Imagine a place where students work alongside scientists and millions of dollars are granted to schools to fund centers that will fill the jobs that are in high demand. That place is now a reality in Palm Beach County thanks to new programs launched by Palm Beach State College, Florida Atlantic University, Keiser University, and West Technical Education Center. 

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

BOCA RATON COMPANY ADDS 150 JOBS

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With the touch of a button, people across the nation can be connected with emergency personnel thanks to a Boca-Raton based company, MobileHelp. The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, in cooperation with City of Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, assisted the expansion of MobileHelp, a mobile emergency response technology company in Boca Raton. The company will create 150 new jobs with average salaries of $53,298 to its existing workforce of 198.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

LOCAL STARTUP CREATES 100 JOBS IN WEST PALM BEACH

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The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with the City of West Palm Beach, CareerSource Florida, and West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority, is pleased to announce the expansion of Digital Resource, a full-service internet marketing agency in downtown West Palm Beach. Digital Resource will add 66 new jobs to its current workforce of 39 and will move into a new 9,000 sq. ft. office located at 218 Datura Street.

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