January 2019

 

 

01/01/19

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

January
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

Company Announces Plans to Relocated to Palm Beach County

 

 

The BDB is pleased to announce Convergence Investment Partners is relocating from Grafton, Wisconsin to the city of Palm Beach Gardens. 

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BDB Convenes Life Science Leaders to Discuss Growing Industry

 

The BDB hosted an active meeting of the Life Science Advisory Council, a group of dedicated stakeholders from across Palm Beach County’s vibrant Life Sciences Industry. The council provided insight into current industry needs and unique opportunities relevant to the Palm Beach County market. The industry's growth has resulted in nearly 500 potential life sciences jobs in the BDB's current pipeline. 

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BDB Partners with LexisNexis to Strengthen Talent Pipeline

 

 

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a global technology leader with offices around the world, has partnered with the BDB on multiple initiatives to strengthen the talent pipeline in the information technology sector.  The company has over 500 employees in Palm Beach County and has launched a successful internship program where students work alongside industry experts on the HPCC Systems® technology. 

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UTC Spin-off Company with $18B in Revenue to be Based in South Florida BDB Hosts Small Business Innovation Research Program

 

United Technologies will base one of its spin-off companies in South Florida after announcing plans to split into three separate entities.

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BDB Hosts Small Innovation Business Research (SBIR) Program

 

 

The BDB, in collaboration with a group of local entrepreneurial support organizations including FAU Tech Runway, Palm Beach Tech, SBDC, and the Research Park, brought the SBIRs workshop to Palm Beach County to support growth of home-grown life sciences start-ups.

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Sign Your Company Up for an Exhibitor Booth at the Claim Your Future Showcase

 

You can participate at this County-wide career fair by featuring your company in front of hundreds of Palm Beach County high school students with an interactive exhibitor booth display. Companies that have participated in the past include Pratt & Whitney, Scripps Florida, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Modernizing Medicine, and Florida Power & Light to name a few.

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Enterprise Florida Trade Mission to Vietnam

 

 

Join Enterprise Florida on an export sales mission to Vietnam on May 31 - June 8, 2019. 

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TechGarage is Seeking Computer Donations to Expand Programs for Students

 

TechGarage is a program that develops self-sustainable models for educational robotics programs that engage young minds in building science, technology, engineering, and math skills. Additionally, this program enables students to work collaboratively in a team environment while fostering the capabilities of self-confidence, communication, and leadership. This program is currently seeking computer donations to expand the hands-on learning environment. 

 
 
 

Happy Holidays from the BDB

 

 
 
 
 

ADDITIONAL NEWS

 

LIFE SCIENCES NEWS >

EDUCATION NEWS >

ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS >

GLADES REGION NEWS >

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
 
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, The Colony 1.23.19
BDB - Winter Equestrian Festival Reception, Palm Beach International Equestrian Center 1.19.19
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, The Colony 12.13.18
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
 
FEB
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  BDB Raise Your Glass
 
 
FEB
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  Claim Your Future Showcase
 
 
FEB
14
 
  Sales Training
 
 
 
 
 

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Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's August unemployment rate of 3.1% is steady with the September rate of 3.1% reflecting a slight net gain of 503 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