December 2017

 

 

12/01/17

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

December
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

Palm Beach County Students Gain Access to Robust Internship Opportunities

 

The Business Development Board and CareerSource Palm Beach County connected local talent with local businesses at the second Palm Beach County Internship Expo.

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BDB Facilitates Real Estate Round Table Meeting to Highlight Commercial Office & Industrial Trends

BDB members heard a very informative panel discussion on Commercial Office & Industrial trends in Palm Beach County and South Florida.

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LORE Awarded Bank of America Community Development Grant to Support the Glades Region

 

The award will be used to support the organization’s mission of supporting high-quality economic development, education, and infrastructure in the Glades region.

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Trump's Tax Plan is Making Rich People Flee to Florida to Dodge Higher Taxes

In Palm Beach County, just a few miles down the road from President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate (the “Winter White House,” as he calls it), the local Business Development Board welcomes financiers with open arms. 

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First-of-its-Kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

 

At the core of this project is a cutting-edge robotic hand and arm developed in the BioRobotics Laboratory in FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science.

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BDB Facilitates Corporate Relocations and Expansions to Grow Palm Beach County's Economy

We want to share with you a list of corporate relocations and expansions and major initiatives the BDB is currently engaging in to grow and diversify Palm Beach County's economy.

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Showcase Your Company to Hundreds of High School Students

 

The 2018 Claim Your Future Showcase will show our future workforce the possible career paths available in Palm Beach County.  Sign up to feature your company with an exhibitor booth.

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Learn About the Economic Impact of the Cultural Sector to Help Boost Your Bottom Line

The BDB and the Cultural Council have joined forces to share the economic impact of the cultural sector in Palm Beach County. Register for the Arts Mean Business Luncheon on December 7.

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NEW INVESTORS:

 
 

Corporate

 

Presidents

 
 
 
 

REFERRAL PROGRAM:

 

 
Robert Kirschner of Passport Publications
referred
Engel & Volkers Palm Beach
 

TO PARTICIPATE
CLICK HERE

 
Barbara Cambia of Lynn University
referred
Hyatt Place Boca Raton
 

 
Emily Clifford of JP Morgan Chase
referred
Comvest Partners
 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
BDB Cultural Council - The Arts Mean Business Luncheon, Kravis Center 12.7.17
BDB Workforce Analysis Launch, Hilton West Palm Beach 12.5.17
BDB Holiday Beach Bash, Palm Beach Singer Island Marriott Resort 11.30.17
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
JAN
17
 
  BDB Upper Level Breakfast
 
 
JAN
20
 
  BDB - Winter Equestrian Festival Reception
 
 
JAN
31
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

      

Chairman's Council

 

           

                          

2017-18 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's October unemployment rate of 3.6% is steady with the September rate of 3.6% reflecting a slight net gain of 1,042 jobs. Read On

 

 

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West Palm Beach, FL 33401
www.BDB.org
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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