January 2017

 

 

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

January
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: Aviation, Aerospace, and Engineering

 

 

From aircraft parts to maintenance, training, and a host of commercial air services, Palm Beach County is a recognized national leader in Aviation, Aerospace, and Engineering.

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BDB to Host 2nd Academic Leaders Council

 

The BDB will host its second Academic Leaders Council meeting, an initiative that focuses on preserving and expanding the intellectual capital in the County while ensuring that the curriculum taught in the classroom aligns with the growing targeted industries in the County.

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Fun Sweets: A Hidden Gem in Palm Beach County

 

Fun Sweets, a cotton candy manufacturer located in West Palm Beach, is considered “America’s Favorite Cotton Candy” and it's in your backyard. 

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Claim Your Future Showcase

 

Hundreds of Palm Beach County Public School high school students had an opportunity to learn about careers in Palm Beach County at the Claim Your Future Showcase on February 7 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. 

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New Palm Beach County Internship Expo in April

 

 

The Palm Beach County Internship Expo is a great way to connect students with local internship opportunities to keep talent right here in Palm Beach County.

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County Economic Growth Will be Heavy on Tech

 

The future of jobs in Palm Beach County will not be in large corporate relocations with hundreds of workers but with smaller companies, especially those that specialize in niche industries heavy on technology.

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BDB Economic Development Luncheon

 

How will the Trump Administration impact your business? Here's a short video showcasing the speakers at the luncheon.

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BDB Winter Equestrian Festival Reception

 

Please enjoy a short video highlighting Mark Bellissimo, CEO of Equestrian Sport Productions, at the BDB Winter Equestrian Festival.

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NEW INVESTORS:

 
 

Corporate

 

President's

               

            

 

General

 
 
 
 

REFERRAL PROGRAM:

 

 

 
Barbara Cambia of Lynn University
referred
Hyatt Boca Raton
 

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Emily Clifford of JP Morgan Chase
referred
Comvest Partners
 

 
Sarah Alsofrom of GL Homes
referred
HGi Technologies
 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 

 
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, West Palm Beach Marriott 2.16.17
BDB Claim Your Future Showcase, PBC Convention Center 2.7.17
BDB 2nd Quarter Luncheon, Kravis Center 1.25.17
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD:
Upcoming Events

 
 
 
MAR
9
 
  BDB and Education Foundation Host Education Forecast 2017
 
 
MAR
31
 
  BDB FAM Tour Breakfast
 
 
APR
5
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

               

Chairman's Council

 

    

2016-17 Investor Partner

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's December unemployment rate of 4.7% is down from the November rate of 4.9% reflecting a net gain of 1,801 jobs. Read On

 

 

 

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

#1 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners 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 Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC 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 TD Bank Tortoise Properties
Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital