WATSON SCHOLARS MAJOR IN THEIR MISSION

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.”

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SOUTH FLORIDA MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES PALM BEACH COUNTY COMPANIES AMONG 2019 EMPLOYEES AND MANUFACTURERS-OF-THE-YEAR

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.

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THE JIM MORAN INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS

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.

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Super Bowl LIV – NFL Business Connect Workshop

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.

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NATION’S FIRST STEM CELL COLLECTION CENTER OPERATED BY A PUBLIC MARROW REGISTRY TO OPEN IN SOUTH FLORIDA

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.

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