April 2019

 

 

04/02/19

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

April
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

TechGarage Expands to Belle Glade and Hires Local College Students as Robotics Coaches

 

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County assisted TechGarage with hiring students from Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus as robotics coaches for the Glades Area program.

READ MORE >

 
 
 
 

Financial Firms Head South to Palm Beach County

 
 
 
 

National Site Selection Consultants Visit County Businesses

 

 

Since Site Selection companies negotiate and secure some of the largest economic development projects around the globe, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) brought 11 Site Location Experts from New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, and other parts of Florida to Palm Beach County for a behind-the-scenes tour at the 2019 BDB Familiarization (FAM) Tour.


READ MORE >

 
 
 
 

The Glades Region of Palm Beach County is the Ideal Location for Unique Businesses

 
 
 

South Florida Manufacturers Association Recognizes Palm Beach County Companies Among 2019 Employees and Manufacturers-Of-The-Year

 

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is proud to share that almost all of the winners for “South Florida Manufacturer-of the-Year” categories were Palm Beach County-based companies.

READ MORE >

 
 
 
 

BDB President & CEO Named One of 500 Most Influential Floridians

The Florida 500 is a special section that highlights the 500 most influential executives in different economic sectors throughout the state. This immense, year-long research initiative by the editors of Florida Trend has resulted in a personal, engaging look at the states most influential business leaders.

READ MORE >

 

 
 
 
 

Recent Rankings That Could Help Boost Your Bottom Line

 
 
 
 
 

Pulling Plug on Enterprise Florida Undermines State's Competitiveness

 

Our leader, Kelly Smallridge, is also Chair-Elect for Florida Economic Development Council and was featured in South Florida Sun Sentinel yesterday. Check out the full article to understand the importance of Enterprise Florida, and Economic Development throughout the entire state of Florida.

READ MORE >

 

 
 
 

ADDITIONAL NEWS:

 

LIFE SCIENCES NEWS >

EDUCATION NEWS >

ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS >

GLADES REGION NEWS >

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
 
BDB Economic Development Luncheon - Focus on Life Science Industry, Kravis Center 4.18.19
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, Hilton West Palm Beach 3.29.19
BDB Hosts 2019 National Engineers Week Honors Awards Banquet, PBC Convention Center 3.1.19
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
 
MAY
9
 
  BDB Breakfast
 
 
MAY
17
 
  BDB 2019 ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
 
 
MAY
22
 
  Sales Training
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

         

Chairman's Council

 

           

                         

Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's December unemployment rate of 3.3% is up from the November rate of 3.0% reflecting a net loss of 1,703 jobs. Read On

 

 

Business Development Board of Palm Beach County
310 Evernia St.,
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
www.BDB.org
Sponsorship Opportunities

 
 

 
To be removed from this mailing list, please click here.

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