The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County was proud to be a judge at the 2019 Keiser University Seahawk Tank Pitch Competition.
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A team of 11,12 and 13-year-old students from Pahokee Middle School have garnered the attention of top physicists and NASA.
A senior at John I. Leonard High School, Neila Montelus has a passion for writing which she indulges through her membership in her school’s poetry club. Montelus is also an author, having already published two collections of inspirational poems, Glimpse of the Soul and Crookedly Aligned.
Generation Z, born starting in 1996, is shaping up to become one of the most entrepreneurial generations in history. According a recent Gallup poll, 77 percent want to be their own boss one day. But for this generation, it’s not just about the money. They want to use their professional lives to make the world a better place. Furthermore, with the rise of social ventures, these ambitious future entrepreneurs are leveraging their skills to fix society’s greatest challenges while building profitable companies. In Fall 2018, Lynn University and Watson Institute launched an academic collaboration and welcomed the first class of social entrepreneurs to “major in their mission.”
PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLA – On March 13, 2019, the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) announced its Runners-up and Finalists for their esteemed Employees and Manufacturers-of-the-Year Award. Forty-eight (48) employees and sixteen (16) companies from Miami-Dade County through the Treasure Coast were unveiled. Companies were judged on Leadership, Strategy, Customers, Measurement, Knowledge Management, Workforce, and Operations.
Broward County, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, in Florida State University’s College of Business, is accepting applications for its Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) and Nonprofit Executive Program (NPEP). Offered at no cost to participants, the programs are funded by The Jim Moran Foundation and Jim and Jan Moran. Application deadline is March 31.
Gary Findley, best-known for building the Curves fitness empire, shared his story of overcoming bankruptcy and flourishing in franchising to begin the Titus Center for Franchising Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday.
Super Bowl LIV will take place in South Florida on February 2nd, 2020 at Hard Rock Stadium. The South Florida Community will be impacted by Super Bowl LIV throughout the year, leading up to the game. Palm Beach County businesses have a chance to benefit from the upcoming Super Bowl with a program taking place this month. The Super Bowl Host Committee will bring its NFL Business Connect workshop to The Palm Beaches on March 21, 2019. This workshop will take place at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport in West Palm Beach, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is working with Palm Beach County’s Office of Equal Business Opportunity to assist the Super Bowl Host Committee with NFL Business Connect. The program aims to provide diverse, qualified and certified businesses from Palm Beach County opportunities to compete for special event related contracts connected to the Super Bowl. The NFL Business Connect Program is focused on creating contract opportunities for certified minority, woman, veteran, and LBGT owned businesses.
BOCA RATON, FL, March 6 – The Gift of Life Marrow Registry will become the nation’s first marrow registry to operate its own stem cell collection center, making it easier and faster than ever before for volunteer donors to save the lives of patients battling blood cancer around the world. Located within its new 22,000 square foot headquarters, the center will feature a warm, inviting, spa-like atmosphere focused entirely on the donor’s experience.
(West Palm Beach, FL) – Boys & Girls Clubs in Delray Beach and Riviera Beach are two of 12 after school programs in Palm Beach County taking part in TechGarage, a year-round competitive robotics program located at FAU Tech Runway® within the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University.