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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,
 
CityAge Florida Conference Comes to Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, January 28, 2017
The United States must build - and rebuild - its cities for a more prosperous future. CityAge has been part of that business conversation for the past five years: bringing together the leaders in business, design, government, research and society who are building - and rebuilding - the communities that will shape the future for all. CityAge is now proud
 
Gov. Scott: Ft. Lauderdale Area Added Nearly 27,000 Jobs Over the Year
Friday, January 20, 2017
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Ft. Lauderdale area added 26,700 new private-sector jobs in 2016. The unemployment rate in Fort Lauderdale was 4.4 percent in December. Florida businesses created 237,300 private-sector jobs across the state during 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to
 
 Broward County continues to be a Leader in Job Creation
Friday, January 20, 2017
(Fort Lauderdale, FL ) - Broward County’s job report indicated a 4.4 percent unemployment rate in December 2016. This rate was equal to the region’s year ago rate of 4.4 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 28,100 jobs (+3.4 percent) over the year, with an employment of 849,400 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach MSA
 
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