March 2017

 

 

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

March
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

2017 Palm Beach County Site Consultant Familiarization Tour

 

 

Site location experts from New York, Louisiana, New Jersey, Georgia, Texas, Massachusetts, and Ohio took part in the BDB’s 2017 Palm Beach County Site Consultant Familiarization Program (FAM) on March 29-31.

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Palm Beach County Companies Recognized for Excellence in Manufacturing

Four manufacturing companies located in Palm Beach County were recognized by the South Florida Manufacturers Association at the 38th Annual Recognition of Excellence Banquet on March 23.

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2017 BDB Economic Development Forum

 

 

The BDB will host its third annual Economic Development Forum on April 20, 2017 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The half-day forum will bring together hundreds of stakeholders. Together, they will explore cutting edge economic development ideas and issues that affect Palm Beach County now and for the future.

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Last Chance to Sign Up for the Palm Beach County Internship Expo

 

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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BDB Upper Level Members Hear Feedback from Site Location Experts

 

Site consultants provided candid feedback pertaining to Palm Beach County’s business climate during the BDB Upper Level Breakfast. 

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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: Aviation, Aerospace and Engineering

 

Palm Beach County is a recognized national leader in the aviation, aerospace and engineering industry. Here's a video showcasing why it's an innovative hub.

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Membership Referral Program

 

During the month of April, BDB members will receive a $100 gift card to The Gardens Mall if they refer a new member. 

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Business is on the Minds of Palm Beach County Companies as Presidents Meet

 

BDB President and CEO, Kelly Smallridge, and Wafer World, a hidden gem in Palm Beach County, share insights about business Palm Beach County on WPTV. 

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NEW INVESTORS:

 
 

President's

 
 
 
 

REFERRAL PROGRAM:

 
 

 
Barbara Cambia of Lynn University
referred
Hyatt Place Boca Raton
 

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Emily Clifford of JP Morgan Chase
referred
Comvest Partners
 

 
Susie Dwinell of Crystal & Company
referred
Colliers International
 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
 
Palm Beach County Internship Expo, Palm Beach State College 4.13.17
FAM Upper Level Breakfast, Kravis Center 3.31.17
BDB and Education Foundation Host Education Forecast 2017, PBC Convention Center 3.9.17
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD:
Upcoming Events

 
 
 
MAY
12
 
  BDB 2017 ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
 
 
JUN
29
 
  BDB Brunch
 
 
AUG
9
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

               

Chairman's Council

 

    

2016-17 Investor Partner

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's February unemployment rate of 4.7% is down from the January rate of 5.2% reflecting a net gain of 3,814 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