October 2018

 

 

10/31/18

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

October
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

BDB Event: Winning the War on Talent

 

Learn about disruptive trends and demographics that could affect your business at the BDB Luncheon on October 4. 

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BDB Partners Look to Improve Youth Training, Skills for Future Work Force

Young people entering the work force are lacking both the technical and soft skills they need to succeed in the workplace, according to a study released Thursday by the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County.

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Your Return on Investment at the BDB

 
 
 
 

Another Successful Year for Palm Beach County's Economy

Looking at the BDB's 2017-18 fiscal year, the year-to-date numbers speak for themselves. Learn more about what was revealed at the BDB Annual Update luncheon. 

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BDB Hosts EFI to Highlight Business with European Companies

 

EFI directors Christelle Maffre and Yassin Nahi shared information on international trade and business opportunities with companies in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. 

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Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9 Percent From 4.4 Percent Year Ago

Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for August is 3.9 percent, down from 4.4 percent a year ago, according to recent reports by CareerSource Palm Beach County. 

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BDB Chairman's Council

Supporting economic development in Palm Beach County enables the BDB to accomplish its mission of attracting and retaining jobs in Palm Beach County. LRP Publications, Florida Power & Light, Tortoise Properties, and Wexford Capital invest in the BDB's economic development efforts at the highest level. We're proud to call them our Chairman's Council. 

 
 
 
 

Palm Beach County Has a Top-Notch School District

 
 
 

Florida a Hub for Women Entrepreneurship, Study Says

 

Florida is known as a hub for female entrepreneurs according to a study. BDB President & CEO talked about it on WPTV News Channel 5, “When you ask why Florida? It’s because there’s a wonderful support system among businesses, government and education set up to encourage women to start their own business here.”

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ADDITIONAL NEWS

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PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
BDB 1st Quarter Lunch, PBC Convention Center 10.4.18
BDB Gala, Capehart Photography, The Breakers 9.29.18
BDB 4th Quarter Annual Update Luncheon, Kravis Center 9.13.18
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
NOV
7
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
NOV
8
 
  Sales Training
 
 
NOV
16
 
  BDB Entrepreneur Luncheon
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

         

Chairman's Council

 

           

                    

      

2017-18 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's August unemployment rate of 3.9% is down from the July rate of 4.0% reflecting a net gain of 1,178 jobs. Read On

 

 

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West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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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