November 2016

 

 

11/30/16

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

November
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: Manufacturing

 

The perception of the manufacturing industry is often mistaken as traditional factories with assembly-lines. That's simply not the case in Palm Beach County. 

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FAU Brain Institute Designated ‘Nikon Center Of Excellence’

Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute in Jupiter is now home to a Nikon Center of Excellence, making it one of seven designated centers in the United States and 17 worldwide.

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Bee Access Products Transforms into Innovative Manufacturing Space

 

The BDB is pleased to showcase the transformation of a project that it assisted during the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

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BDB Unveils New Video to Showcase the Glades Region

We're pleased to unveil the new BDB video showcasing the Glades Region of Palm Beach County as an ideal business location.

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Thank You to Palm Beach Atlantic University

 

 

The Business Development Board would like to recognize and thank William “Bill” Fleming, President of Palm Beach Atlantic University, for accommodating our team during the BDB’s office renovation.

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Three Innovative Companies Speak at BDB Luncheon

At the BDB Luncheon, we heard from John Calloway, President and Founder of Halo Technologies, Richard Agostinelli, CEO of Crossmatch, and Boris Rosenstein, CEO of SolarTech Universal.

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Claim Your Future Showcase

 

The BDB needs you to show our future workforce the great career opportunities right here at home.  Our Claim Your Future Showcase will spotlight your firm and get hundreds of high school students excited about what your company does. 

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West Palm Beach Unveils The Flagler Financial District

The City of West Palm Beach celebrated the branding and unveiling of The Flagler Financial District.

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Fall 2016 Palm Beach County Business Magazine

 

Palm Beach County Business magazine is the County's only publication dedicated to economic development in Palm Beach County. 

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New CEO of Enterprise Florida

 

Governor Rick Scott has selected Chris Hart to be President and CEO of Enterprise Florida.

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NEW INVESTORS:

 
 

Corporate

 

General

 

 

 
 
 
 

REFERRAL PROGRAM:

 
 

 
Emily Clifford of JP Morgan Chase
referred
Comvest Partners
 

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Sarah Alsofrom of GL Homes
referred
HGi Technologies
 

 
Gary Lesser of Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith
referred
e-Council Inc.com
 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
 
BDB Chairman Board of Advisor Corporate Reception The Hilton Hotel 12.1.16
BDB 1st Quarter Lunch Manufacturing, PGA National Resort 11.17.16
BDB Western County Business Appreciation Bus Tour 11.2.16
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: Upcoming Events

 
 
 
JAN
12
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
JAN
21
 
  BDB - Winter Equestrian Festival Reception
 
 
JAN
25
 
  BDB 2nd Quarter Luncheon
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

               

Chairman's Council

 

              

2016-17 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's October unemployment rate of 5.1% is steady with the September rate of 5.1% reflecting a slight net gain of 608 jobs. Read On

 


 

DECEMBER 15 UPPER LEVEL BREAKFAST IS CANCELED

Unfortunately, our project who we secured as our speaker had a conflict and will now be out of the country and cannot speak at this time.  We are rescheduling this event for February. We will keep you posted on the new date and we're sorry for any inconvenience.

 

 

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

Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America BB&T CareerSource Centennial Bank
DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Engel & Volkers Palm Beach Equestrian Center Florida Crystals Corporation FPL
GL Homes GliddenSpina + Partners 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 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