PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLA – Today, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the South Florida Manufacturing Association (SFMA) announced a new partnership to foster the growth of the manufacturing industry in Palm Beach County. The two organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the BDB Board of Directors meeting, in collaboration with representatives from SFMA’s board members, hosted at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
(Lake Worth, Fla. – June 20, 2019) Tuition at Palm Beach State College will not increase for the eighth straight year.
Over the past few years, the Glades Region of Palm Beach County, including Belle Glade, Pahokee, and South Bay, has attracted nearly 400 jobs to the area as a result from the Business Development Board’s economic development efforts, in partnership with LORE and Palm Beach County. From manufacturing to technology, it’s been a diverse group of industries recruited to the area. These efforts have not only brought new opportunities to local residents, but have made unique connections throughout the community.
Today, summer interns from across the Nation learned about Palm Beach County’s economy in the Business Development Board’s boardroom. The first-of-its-kind “BDB Lunch and Learn Intern Series” invited summer interns from BDB member organizations to gain a fresh perspective on the area’s business climate. The event included interns from companies such as BDO, Belcan, Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, Colliers International, Garcia Stromberg, Greenberg Traurig, HBK CPAs & Consultants, Holland & Knight, Kimley-Horn, NAI Merin Hunter Codman, Oxbow Carbon, Palm Beach County, SBA Communications, Sharp Communications, Verdex Construction, and Wells Fargo.