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Governor Scott to Lead Trade and Development Mission to Argentina Next Month
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott will lead a delegation of many small and mid-sized businesses on an export trade mission to Buenos Aires, Argentina from April 23-27, 2017. The mission is coordinated by the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires with support from key business organizations and government entities in Argentina. Governor Scott said,
Broward County’s Year over Year Job Growth at 22,800 jobs
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) - Broward County’s job report indicated a 5.0 percent unemployment rate in January 2017. This rate was 0.3 percentage point higher than the region’s year ago rate of 4.7 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 22,800 jobs (+2.8 percent) over the year, with an employment of 832,300 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
Apotex Announces $184 Million Investment to Grow U.S. Manufacturing Presence; Expansion Plan Comprises Company’s Largest Investment in the United States
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Today Apotex Inc., the largest Canadian owned pharmaceutical company, announced the details of a $184 million U.S. expansion plan, including the development of a new R&D center and advanced manufacturing and packaging facility that will serve as the U.S. headquarters for Apotex Corp. and the U.S. offices for Apobiologix. This move marks the largest
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and Broward County Public Schools Host Inaugural Claim Your Future Showcase
Friday, February 24, 2017
Broward County, FL— Nearly one thousand high school juniors participated in the inaugural Claim Your Future Showcase on February 8, 2017 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. The students had an opportunity to explore a variety of career possibilities in Broward County and learn about the skills needed to pursue their professional goals. The Alliance
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Partners with Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center To Help Florida Entrepreneurs Gain Visibility, Connect To Resources
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
As an entrepreneur, one of the most common challenges is finding the right resources to start, grow or relocate a business. Though it can be difficult to apply for licenses, secure venture capital, connect with other entrepreneurs or gain publicity, those challenges are now easier, thanks to the Florida High Tech Corridor Council’s Florida Virtual
Corps Invites Public to Broward County's Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project Meeting
Friday, February 17, 2017
Open comment period ends March 24 Jacksonville, Florida - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encourages the public to provide input as part of an updated analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the Port Everglades navigation improvements project. An open comment period started in late September and will end March 24, 2017. The
The Alliance and Broward County Public Schools Partner for Student Success
Friday, February 3, 2017
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AND COVER THIS EVENT. The Alliance and Broward County Public Schools Partner for Student Success Claim Your Future Showcase - A New Career Fair for Students The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County’s official economic development partnership, is collaborating with Broward County
CareerSource Broward Launches Dynamic Online Internship Portal
Thursday, February 2, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Feb. 2, 2017 - Studies have shown that high-quality internships not only give students the ability to use knowledge acquired in the classroom, but also helps develop valuable soft skills that are much needed to support increased productivity and innovation in the workforce. However, for many companies throughout Broward County,
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