November 2017

 

 

11/01/17

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

November
Newsletter

 

 
 
 

2017 BDB Gala - Thank You to our Sponsors

 

 

Over 600 business, government and educational leaders joined the BDB on October 20 to celebrate our 35thAnniversary and the induction of Ben Boynton as the new BDB Chairman.

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South Florida Delivers Amazon a Tri-County Pitch Focused on Technology and Mobility

 

Economic development teams in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties are working together to reel in a whopper: Amazon’s second corporate headquarters.

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Academic Leaders Council Moves Forward with Countywide Internship Database

 

 

The Academic Leaders Council met on October 24 to further discuss strengthening business and education partnerships.

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Thank You to our 2015-2017 BDB Chair

 

Under Gina Melby's leadership as the 2015 - 2017 BDB Chair, we facilitated over 4,700 new/retained jobs. We're thankful for her dedication and support over the past two years.

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Palm Beach County Continues to Stay at the Top of the Charts

 

 

Palm Beach County continues to shine as a premier business destination. Here are some recent designations that will make you proud to call it home.

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BDB Upper-Level Members Meet Kelly Slater; Palm Beach County Approves Surf Ranch

 

Palm Beach County Commission unanimously approved a zoning change for Surf Ranch Florida within the Palm Beach Park of Commerce.

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Claim Your Future Showcase

 

 

The 2018 Claim Your Future Showcase will show our future workforce the possible career paths available in Palm Beach County.  Sign up to feature your company with an exhibitor booth.

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BDB Facilitates Export Seminar to Highlight Available Resources

 

BDB facilitated a half-day Export Seminar for participants to learn about a variety of resources and assistance available to them in Palm Beach County.

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Corporate Relocation Expert Considers Palm Beach County as one of New York's Biggest Competitors for Amazon HQ2

 

 

"Palm Beach County, in particular, has vast acreages of affordable land for development in the western portion of the county." 

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NEW INVESTORS:

 
 

Corporate

Ertmann Foster Knight Private Banking & Investment Group

 

Presidents

 

General

 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
 
BDB Raise Your Glass - Dirk Ziff & Kelly Slater, Hilton WPB 10.25.17
Academic Leaders Council 10.24.17
BDB GALA, The Breakers - Tracey Benson Photography 10.20.17
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
 
NOV
8
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
NOV
8
 
  Palm Beach County Internship Expo
 
 
NOV
30
 
  BDB Chairman, Board of Advisor & Corporate - Holiday Reception
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

      

Chairman's Council

 

           

                          

2017-18 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's September unemployment rate of 3.6% is down from the August rate of 4.4% reflecting a net gain of 5,526 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