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Thursday, February 28, 2019

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

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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Thursday, December 20, 2018

BDB PARTNERS WITH LEXISNEXIS TO STRENGTHEN TALENT PIPELINE

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LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a global technology leader with offices around the world, has partnered with the BDB on multiple initiatives to strengthen the talent pipeline in the information technology sector.  The company has over 500 employees in Palm Beach County and has launched a successful internship program where students work alongside industry experts on the HPCC Systems® technology. The program provides students with hands-on learning experience with a focus on Big Data.

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Friday, December 14, 2018

BDB CONVENES LIFE SCIENCE LEADERS TO DISCUSS GROWING INDUSTRY

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This morning, the BDB hosted an active meeting of the Life Science Advisory Council, a group of dedicated stakeholders from across Palm Beach County’s vibrant Life Sciences Industry. The council provided insight into current industry needs and unique opportunities relevant to the Palm Beach County market. The industry's growth has resulted in nearly 500 potential life sciences jobs in the BDB's current pipeline. 

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

BDB HOSTS SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH PROGRAM

Posted by: BDB Blogger on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Today, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) hosted the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

PALM BEACH COUNTY RANKED IN TOP 10 IN THE NATION FOR ATTRACTING TALENT

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Recently, Palm Beach County was ranked in the top 10 communities in the nation for attracting and developing talent. 

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

BDB PARTNERS WITH PALM BEACH TECH TO FILL THE SKILL GAPS IN INFOTECH

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Through collaboration with Palm Beach Tech Association, we've identified several initiatives that are currently building Palm Beach County into a technology hub. 

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

BDB REPRESENTS PALM BEACH COUNTY'S TRI-COUNTY COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AT UNBOUND MIAMI

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County participated on a panel with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Miami-Dade Beacon Council, and Enterprise Florida to discuss "Tri-County Collaboration".

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TELLUS PRODUCTS OPENS OPERATIONS IN THE GLADES REGION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

 See why the President of Tellus Products likes being located in the Glades Region of Palm Beach County. 

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

BDB SUPPORTS LOCAL COMPANIES IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

Posted by: Site Administrator on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board not only attracts new businesses to Palm Beach County, but also promotes the expansion of local ones. Although it’s exciting to hear that dozens of new companies are relocating to Palm Beach County each year, it’s important to know that there’s usually several dozen companies that decided to expand their existing operations in the county. Companies that already call Palm Beach County home are a core component of the BDB’s economic development strategy.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

BDB HOSTS EFI TO HIGHLIGHT BUSINESS WITH EUROPEAN COMPANIES

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

EFI directors Christelle Maffre and Yassin Nahi shared information on international trade and business opportunities with companies in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY'S ECONOMY

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Looking at the Business Development Board's 2017-18 fiscal year, President and CEO Kelly Smallridge says the year to date numbers speak for themselves.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

BDB PUTS WORKFORCE ANALYSIS RESULTS INTO ACTION

Posted by: BDB Blogger on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Today, the Palm Beach County Skills Academic Champions, a group of leaders comprised of education institutions and CareerSource Palm Beach County, were convened to discuss putting the plan into action.

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Monday, July 30, 2018

TWO REAL ESTATE BROKERS PARTNER WITH BDB TO LAND RELOCATIONS

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Colliers International South Florida's Tom Burst and SVN Florida's Robert Hamman are two real estate brokers the BDB assisted with their client’s relocation and expansion projects. Learn about these great partnerships.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Benefits of Professional Associations in West Palm Beach, Florida for New Businesses†

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

 If you’re new to the area in general, you may be unsure of where to go and how to meet other business leaders. 

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

PALM BEACH COUNTY OFFERS AN IDEAL PLATFORM FOR LEADING-EDGE COMPANIES

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

For decades, Palm Beach County has been a hub for innovation. The first IBM personal computer, versatile Sikorsky helicopters, Lockheed Martin’s marine submersibles and Modernizing Medicine’s health care technology were all created here.

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Monday, July 9, 2018

BDB UNVEILS 2018-2019 PROFILE MAGAZINE

Posted by: BDB Blogger on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Profile magazine is recognized as the business annual for Palm Beach County.  It showcases our local economy with industry overviews, company features, and business highlights of critical importance for business leaders, and features an invaluable business directory.  PROFILE has received awards for overall excellence and best of class numerous times.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

LIFE SCIENCE ADVISORY COUNCIL EXPLORES NEW OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW INDUSTRY

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

This morning, the BDB hosted an active meeting of the Life Science Advisory Council, a group of dedicated stakeholders from across Palm Beach County’s vibrant Life Sciences Industry. 

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Monday, June 4, 2018

BDB EXPLORES NEW METHOD TO GROW THE LOCAL ECONOMY

Posted by: Site Administrator on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Economic gardening is an economic development approach to growing the local economy from within by fostering entrepreneurship and startups.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Five Reasons Entrepreneurship Fuels Economic Growth in Palm Beach County

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Entrepreneurship fuels economic development in Palm Beach County. Learn the top five reasons that it's so important.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

BDB TARGETS TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES AS NATIONAL OUTREACH EFFORT TO SHOWCASE THE GLADES

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (1)

Three companies with cutting-edge technologies were featured on the CBS This Morning Segment on artificial intelligence’s role in agriculture. The companies included Blue River Technology, Harvest CROO Robotics, and John Deer Labs, all of which do not currently have a presence in Palm Beach County.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

BDB CONVENES MEMBERS TO DISCUSS TRENDS IN TRANSPORTATION

Posted by: BDB Blogger on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Over 50 BDB members in commercial real estate and allied industries attended BDB’s Real Estate Round Table meeting May 16 at the Centurion Tower in West Palm Beach.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

BDB FACILITATES MEETING ABOUT DOING BUSINESS WITH GERMANY

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board hosted a meeting with representatives of Enterprise Florida’s office located in Germany. They presented to a full board room about Doing Business In Germany.

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