BDB State of the Glades Region

Date: August 4, 2020Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Add to My Calendar Contact: Kirsten DelanyPhone: 561-651-4103Email:
Tickets:  Tickets not currently available for this event
(Click appropriate link to purchase tickets)

A Comprehensive Outlook of Economic Development in the Glades Region 

Join us as we discuss specific challenges and opportunities in the Glades Region of Palm Beach County. Exacerbated by the current economic impact of COVID-19, this region's unique needs affect the future of the entire county's development. Local business leaders are coming together to create the needed solutions. This area offers many different opportunities with its legislation and resources which has drawn promising projects that create a positive outlook for the Glades' future.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Virtual Update via Zoom

Join this call to hear:

  • Legislative updates that affect the region from Rep. Polsky
  • Updates on Glades Project Pipeline
  • Updates on Palm Beach County business response for Glades community
  • Lake Okeechobee Regional Economic Alliance (LORE) updates on community support of Glades businesses
  • Updates on initiatives to support workforce readiness in the region

Featured speakers providing updates:


Rep. Tina Polsky

Robert Rease   Sherry Howard 

Charles Duval 

District 81 Representative

Chair Deputy Director

Associate Vice President

 Florida House of Representatives Lake Okeechobee Regional Economic Alliance  PBC Department of Housing & Economic Sustainability CareerSource West Center 


#1 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America Bank United Baptist Health South Florida
Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. CareerSource Carrier DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Equestrian Center
Florida Crystals Corporation FPL Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction Hospital for Special Surgery J.C. White JP Morgan Chase
LRP Publications Martens Group Minto Communities, LLC NCCI Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach Park of Commerce PNC Bank Pratt & Whitney (A United Technologies Company) Raymond James Financial Services/Boynton Financial Group, Inc.
RSM South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine South Florida Business Journal Stiles-Nicholson Foundation TD Bank
Tortoise Properties Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital