June 2017

 

 

6/25/17

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

June
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

BDB Reaccredited by the International Economic Development Council

 

 

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announced that the BDB has once again been recognized as one of 58 economic development organizations internationally accredited by IEDC as an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO).

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BDB Celebrates 35 Years of Economic Development Success

The mission of the BDB is to stimulate economic energy, promote business diversity, and enrich the vitality of Palm Beach County through the relocation, retention, and expansion of companies to or in Palm Beach County. Here are some notable accomplishments over the past 35 years.

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BDB BLOG: Top Five Reasons Palm Beach County is an Innovative Hub for the Life Sciences

 

Palm Beach County’s life sciences industry is not only fast-growing, but extremely collaborative.  Here’s the top five reasons Palm Beach County is an innovative hub for the life sciences.

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Gardens Company Started in a Garage in ‘96; Now Helps Stop Terrorists

Crossmatch Solutions makes fingerprint scanners used to identify terrorists abroad and wanted criminals domestically and recently completed a more than $2.7 million renovation that positions it for growth in the same city from where it all started 21 years ago.

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Palm Beach State College Enhances Glades Career Programs

 

Two career programs, Welding and Cosmetology, at Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus are rolling out new options to better meet student needs.

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Education Foundation Hosts New Documentary Viewing

Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa will present a documentary viewing at Palm Beach State College. The One That Got Away explores the intertwined forces of home-life and school-life on children. 

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NEW INVESTORS:

 

Board of Advisor

 

Corporate

Sympatico Real Estate

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
BDB ECONOMIC OVERVIEW BRUNCH - KRAVIS CENTER 6.29.17
BDB Annual Golf Tournament, PGA National 5.12.17
BDB Economic Development Forum, PBC Convention Center 4.20.17
 
 
 
 

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Upcoming Events

 
 
 
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  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
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  BDB Raise Your Glass
 
 
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  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

      

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2016-17 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's May unemployment rate of 3.9% is steady with the April rate of 3.9% reflecting a slight net loss of 248 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