April 2017

 

 

4/29/17

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

April
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

Academic Leaders Council Convene on April 18

 

 

The BDB convened the Academic Leaders Council on April 18 to continue the work it started on October 21, 2016. The council, comprised of Palm Beach County’s academic leaders, works to strengthen business and education partnerships. 

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Your Return on Investment Over the Past Six Months


The BDB has achieved success during the first six months of the 2016-2017 fiscal year.  Learn about recent project announcements, prospects in the pipeline, and new, cutting-edge initiatives implemented by the BDB in this economic development report.

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BDB BLOG: Why Confidentiality is Important in the Economic Development Process

 

As a not-for-profit economic development board, it is important for the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County to be transparent and authentic.  While we work very hard to communicate our efforts to recruit, retain and expand companies, there are many aspects of our operations that cannot be disclosed.  

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BDB VP Travels on A/A/E Outreach Mission

BDB Vice President of Business Recruitment, Retention, & Expansion attended 2017 Aviation Week MRO Americas trade show in Orlando.

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2017 Economic Development Forum Highlights

 

Topics discussed at the 2017 Economic Development Forum were orthopedic and cancer treatment game changers, driverless cars, smart buildings of the future, and how to boost your bottom line with artificial intelligence and analytical data.

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BDB and Careersource PBC Host First Palm Beach County Internship Expo

The Business Development Board and CareerSource Palm Beach County organized the first Palm Beach County Internship Expo, an initiative to connect local talent with local businesses.

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Palm Beach County Companies 'Game Changers' in Orthopedics and Cancer, Economic Development Agency Says

 

In medical technology, Paley Institute in West Palm Beach and Sensus Healthcare in Boca Raton were touted as “game changers” in healthcare that are bringing medical tourism to Palm Beach County. 

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NEW INVESTORS:

 

General

 

President's

Jupiter Medical & Technology Park/CBRE             

 
 
 
 

REFERRAL PROGRAM:

 

 
Barbara Cambia of Lynn University
referred
Hyatt Place Boca Raton
 

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Emily Clifford of JP Morgan Chase
referred
Comvest Partners
 

 
Susie Dwinell of Crystal & Company
referred
Colliers International
 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
BDB Annual Golf Tournament, PGA National 5.12.17
BDB Economic Development Forum, PBC Convention Center 4.20.17
Palm Beach County Internship Expo, Palm Beach State College 4.13.17
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD:
Upcoming Events

 
 
JUN
29
 
  BDB Brunch
 
 
AUG
9
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
AUG
17
 
  BDB 4th Quarter Upper Level Breakfast
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

               

Chairman's Council

 

    

             

2016-17 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's March unemployment rate of 4.2% is down from the February rate of 4.7% reflecting a net gain of 3,442 jobs. Read On

 

 

 

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Investors

Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America Baptist Health South Florida BB&T Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A.
CareerSource Centennial Bank DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Engel & Volkers Palm Beach Equestrian Center
Florida Crystals Corporation FPL Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction J.C. White JP Morgan Chase LRP Publications
MBAF Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners 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 TD Bank
Tortoise Properties Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital