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Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

The Business Development Board is a non-for-profit corporation that focuses on stimulating economic energy, promoting business diversity, and enriching the vitality of Palm Beach County, FL through the relocation, retention, and expansion of companies to or in Palm Beach County. We are designated by the State of Florida and Palm Beach County Commission as Palm Beach County's official economic development organization. The Past 5 years the Business Development board has created over 10,000 jobs within the county, created precious networking opportunities for high level executives, and emphasized the perfect business climate that Palm Beach County offers.

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Articles Posted by Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

Companies eyeing Glades for hundreds of jobs, Business Development Board head says

Two large employers are considering bringing hundreds of jobs to western Palm Beach County, said Kelly Smallridge, president of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach More...

Bet you didn’t know these facts about Palm Beach County, FL Schools…

1. Ten district schools earned Newsweek’s Best High Schools In America 2013 2. The district has 252 award-winning Choice Programs and Career Academies 3. Palm Beach More...

Alexander Dreyfoos W. School of the Arts and Suncoast Community High School Among Top High Schools in the Country According to Newsweek

Newsweek Magazine just published its list of America’s top schools for 2014, and two Palm Beach County schools made the list of 500 – Alexander Dreyfoos W. School More...

Four Palm Beach County Companies Win Prestigious Award

West Palm Beach, Fla.- Four Palm Beach County companies have been named winners of this year’s Florida Companies to WatchSM  program presented by GrowFl. They are among More...

Palm Beach Angels Open Office to Advise and Help Fund Startups

A group of angel investors in Palm Beach County will open an office, dedicating one day a week to advising startups. Palm Beach Angels, which More...

BDB Announces New Deal in Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, FLA – In cooperation with Enterprise Florida and the City of Boca Raton, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) More...

Forbes Magazine Names West Palm Beach Top Florida City for Business

WEST PALM BEACH — Forbes magazine has named West Palm Beach as the top city in Florida for business and careers. Nationwide, West Palm Beach More...

Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Falls Below National Rate For Ninth Consecutive Month; Below State For Four Consecutive Months

West Palm Beach, Fla. (July 18, 2014) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for June 2014 is 6.1 percent, down 1.8 percentage points from the June More...

Fitch Rates Palm Beach County, FL’s GO Bonds ‘AAA’; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has assigned an ‘AAA’ rating to the following general obligation (GO) bonds of Palm Beach County, Florida (the county): –$13.2 million More...

Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Falls Below National Rate for Ninth Consecutive Month; Below State for Four Consecutive Months

West Palm Beach, Fla. (July 18, 2014) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for June 2014 is 6.1 percent, down 1.8 percentage points from the More...

Boca Raton leads South Florida in Venture Capital

Venture capital investments in the three counties of South Florida surged to $300 million in 2013, led by Boca Raton with $120 million. Those figures More...

Bdb Honored with Marketing Award

The Florida Economic Development Council, Inc. (FEDC) presented the BDB with an award in Economic Development Advertising and Marketing Innovation at its 2014 annual conference More...