STEAM Fest, which drew more than 800 attendees during its successful first year, is returning Nov. 16 and promises to be even better.More > “STEAM Fest to Return After Successful First Year”
October 23, 2019 – PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – The Business Development Board (BDB), Palm Beach County’s official economic development organization, announced its 2019-2020 Board of Directors, a group of notable leaders positioning Palm Beach County as the top business location. More than 10 of these leaders recently topped Florida Trend’s annual issue, “Florida 500”, a list comprised of the most influential business leaders in the state of Florida.More > “ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD LEADERS”
The Tri-Cities Education Committee hosted its 7th annual awards ceremony at Glades Community High School. The committee honored 230 students from Belle Glade, Pahokee, and South Bay who scored a five on their End-of-Course exams. Congratulations to all the winners!More > “Tri Cities Award Ceremony”
West Palm Beach, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2019) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for September dropped to 3.2 percent from 3.4 percent a year ago, and below August’s 3.8 percent rate. In addition, for 11 consecutive months, there are more job openings in Palm Beach County than unemployed people – 28,608 job openings in the county in September vs. 23,726 unemployed people, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (all numbers not seasonally adjusted).More > “PALM BEACH COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO 3.2 PERCENT; MORE JOB OPENINGS THAN UNEMPLOYED FOR NEARLY 2 YEARS”
PALM BEACH COUNTY — District 6 Commissioner Melissa McKinlay last week passed along to constituents in west county a report from the Business Development Board (BDB) showing the Glades region has gained nearly 400 jobs in recent years due to its cooperative efforts.
October 2019, PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – Business activity in Palm Beach County was prominent in the October issue of Florida Trend, including the surge of financial firms flocking the county, as well as recent companies that have relocated to and expanded in Palm Beach County through the Business Development Board’s economic development efforts. There were also more than 80 companies that invest in the BDB’s economic development efforts highlighted throughout the magazine.More > “BUSINESS IS BOOMING IN PALM BEACH COUNTY, ACCORDING TO STATEWIDE MAGAZINE”
Join Palm Beach State College and partners for a new event to highlight economic development in the Glades Region on November 14.More > “Economic Development of the Glades Area – Nov. 14”
October 2019, PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – What do Rocket Engines, Arcade Games, Sugar, Biofuel, and Microalgae have in common? They’re all made in Palm Beach County’s advanced manufacturing industry. In honor of Florida Governor DeSantis declaring October as “Manufacturing Month”, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is proud to showcase the diverse industry sector. In fact, there are over 20,900 manufacturing jobs in Palm Beach County with average earnings of $76,179.