June 2018

 

 

6/01/18

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

June
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

BDB ANNOUNCEMENT: Pratt & Whitney to Expand Operations in PBC 

 

The expansion will create 215 new jobs by 2022 with an average salary of $91,000. The company will make a capital investment of $100 million to expand manufacturing, engineering and the development of new technologies.

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Academic Leaders Council Explores More Partnerships

Academic Leaders Council members discussed ways to strengthen partnerships between businesses and education leaders on May 14. In addition, the council had the opportunity to provide their input as part of an economic development study conducted by the city of West Palm Beach. This collaborative effort has accomplished the following:

 

 
 
 
 

Five Reasons Entrepreneurship Fuels Economic Development in Palm Beach County

 

Palm Beach County's entrepreneurship ecosystem so important to our economy and it's a topic that the BDB plans to highlight twice this month at the Economic Development Stakeholders meeting on June 6 and the BDB Entrepreneur Luncheon on June 27 (sign up here). 

Click here to see the five reasons entrepreneurship fuels economic development >

 
 
 
 

Collaborative Networking Event Brings Together Life Sciences Community

Over 75 of the community’s top life sciences industry stakeholders gathered for a collaborative event co-hosted by the BDB, WDSrx - Woodfield Distribution, LLC,and Life Sciences South Florida.

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BDB Targets Technology Companies as National Outreach Effort to Showcase the Glades

 

Three companies with cutting-edge technologies were informed about Palm Beach County's massive agribusiness industry in the Glades Region through a new national outreach campaign.

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Two New Videos Showcasing Why Florida Power & Light Loves Being Headquartered in Palm Beach County

 

 
 
 
 

BDB Convenes Members to Discuss Trends in Transportation

 

Over 50 BDB members in commercial real estate and allied industries attended BDB’s Real Estate Round Table to learn about recent trends and changes in transportation. 

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TherapeuticsMD Receives FDA Approval on IMVEXXY, a Treatment for Dyspareunia

“IMVEXXY is a drug which was conceived, formulated, developed, and now approved in Palm Beach County, a clear demonstration of our life sciences cluster’s resources to bring a product from bench to bedside,” said Kelly Smallridge, President of the Business Development Board. 

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BDB Facilitates Meeting About Doing Business With Germany

 

The Business Development Board hosted a meeting with representatives of Enterprise Florida’s office located in Germany. They presented to a full board room about “Doing Business In Germany.”

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ADDITIONAL NEWS

LIFE SCIENCES NEWS >

EDUCATION NEWS >

ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS >

GLADES REGION NEWS >

 
 
 
 

NEW INVESTORS:

 

Presidents

Duke Realty

 

Live Nation

 

General

Harbourside Place

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
BDB C-Suite, PBC Convention Center 6.14.18
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, WPB Marriott 5.31.18
BDB Raise Your Glass - Bjarne Borg, Index Investment Group, 1000 North 5.17.18
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
JUN
27
 
  BDB Entrepreneur Luncheon
 
 
AUG
16
 
  BDB Upper Level Breakfast
 
 
AUG
22
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

      

Chairman's Council

 

           

                          

2017-18 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's April unemployment rate of 3.3% is down from the March rate of 3.6% reflecting a net gain of 2,749 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