October 2016

 

 

10/30/16

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

October
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

Palm Beach County Establishes First-Ever Partnership Between Business and K-20 Educators

 

In an unprecedented partnership between industry and education, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County created the Academic Leaders Council, a sweeping new initiative that joins businesses and schools to ensure curriculum alignment with jobs and creates a skilled workforce for the many companies relocating or growing in Palm Beach County. READ MORE >

 
 
 
 

CTD Holdings Selects Palm Beach County for Corporate Headquarters 

CTD Holdings, a biotechnology company that develops cyclodextrin-based products for the treatment of disease, will establish its corporate headquarters in Palm Beach County. The company will lease space in Jupiter where it will add 51 jobs and invest $2.75 million in the region.  

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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: Life Science

 

Through the collaborative effort of academia, industry, the investment community and government, the BDB's new Life Science Advisory Council will nurture a life science ecosystem for job creation and economic development in Palm Beach County. 

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BDB 1st Quarter Manufacturing Luncheon

Learn about different manufacturing companies in Palm Beach County and hear from three impressive speakers at the BDB's Manufacturing Luncheon. 

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New Research Company Founded in Boca Raton

 

Excel Medical Clinical Trials, LLC is proud to announce its establishment in Boca Raton, Florida. A clinician consortium dedicated to their patients and the advancement of medical science, Excel Medical Clinical Trials (EMCT) is unique in its approach to the conduct of research.  

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Palm Beach County Collaborates as a Community

Palm Beach County’s economic vitality is strengthened due to public/private partnerships and collaborative efforts with businesses, educators, chambers of commerce, government and many other entities.  It is through these combined efforts that we are able to bring fresh ideas and implement new initiatives that support the fabric of our success.

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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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BUSINESS LEADERS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS SHOW APPRECIATION TO COMPANIES IN WESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County hosted elected officials and business leaders on a bus  tour of companies in Western Palm Beach County to show appreciation to existing businesses that contribute to Palm Beach County’s economy.

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NEW INVESTORS:

 
 

Corporate

 

President

 

 

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 Western County Business Appreciation Bus Tour 11.2.16
BDB 4th Quarter Luncheon, PBC Convention Center 9.22.16
BDB GALA - THE BREAKERS, Christopher Faye 9.10.16
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: Upcoming Events

 
 
 
DEC
1
 
  BDB Chairman, Board of Advisor & Corporate Reception
 
 
DEC
15
 
  BDB 1st Quarter Upper Level Breakfast
 
 
JAN
12
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

               

Chairman's Council

 

              

2016-17 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's September unemployment rate of 5.1% is steady from the August rate of 5.1% reflecting a slight net loss of 623 jobs. Read On

 

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West Palm Beach, FL 33401
www.BDB.org
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Investors

#1 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners 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 Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC 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