October 2017

 

 

10/09/17

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

October
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

Your Return on Investment

 

We're pleased to report that 2016-2017 was an outstanding year for economic development success in Palm Beach County. Upon review of this report, you will learn about several major initiatives the BDB engaged in to grow and diversify Palm Beach County's economy.

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Palm Beach County Featured in Florida Trend

The BDB was instrumental in working with Florida Trend on a special insert that focuses on the competitive advantages and business assets in Palm Beach County.

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BDB Plans to Link Local Talent with Local Companies

 

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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Palm Beach County's Most Influential Leaders to Attend BDB Gala

Join the BDB at our annual gala as we celebrate another year of economic development success.

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This Short Survey Could Benefit the Growth of Your Business

 

As one of Palm Beach County's prominent business leaders, you've been invited to participate in this short Existing Industry Survey. All responses will be utilized to identify economic trends across industry sectors and help effectively grow our region’s economic vitality. 

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Showcase Your Company to Hundreds of High School Students

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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New Initiatives That Increase Palm Beach County's Competitiveness

 

BDB President & CEO provided an economic development overview of new, cutting-edge initiatives and recent successes at the 2017 BDB Annual Luncheon.

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Florida Universities Move Up in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Florida has aggressively sought to improve the quality of its universities, with the Governor and Legislature implementing an initiative known as “Preeminence,” which strengthens the national reputation of Florida’s universities by providing resources for world-class faculty, improved student-faculty ratios, and more. 

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New Facts and Figures to Help Boost Your Bottom Line

 

Since Palm Beach County's vibrant economy is constantly growing, here are recent facts and figures that could be useful to your business.

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NEW INVESTORS:

 

Presidents

 

General

 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

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

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
NOV
8
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
NOV
8
 
  Palm Beach County Internship Expo
 
 
NOV
16
 
  BDB Entrepreneur Luncheon
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

      

Chairman's Council

 

           

                          

2016-17 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's August unemployment rate of 4.4% is down from the July rate of 4.5% reflecting a slight net gain of 641 jobs. Read On

 

 

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310 Evernia St.,
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 Bank United Baptist Health South Florida
Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. CareerSource Carrier DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Equestrian Center
Florida Crystals Corporation FPL Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction Hospital for Special Surgery J.C. White JP Morgan Chase
LRP Publications Martens Group Minto Communities, LLC NCCI 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 Stiles-Nicholson Foundation TD Bank
Tortoise Properties Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital