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Government Affairs Committee Backs Two Ballot Measures

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce's Government Affairs Committee is passing along three recommendations to the Chamber's Board of Directors.

Introducing a New Event!

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Monday, August 6, 2018

The GLBX Business Community Ally Awards presented by Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina (2301 SE 17 Street Fort Lauderdale) will debut on Tuesday, October 2 from 6-8 p.m. This new recognition event will showcase individuals along with business and government entities that are successfully doing business with the LGBT+ community...

U.S. Unemployment Rate Slips Under 4%

Posted by: United States Dept. of Labor on Friday, August 3, 2018

Jobs grew by 157,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%.

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, August 2, 2018

This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 3, 2018, and runs through Sunday, August 5, 2018.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Joins Forces to Help the Homeless

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Wednesday, August 1, 2018

With approximately 3,000 men, women and children living on the streets of Broward County, does a feeling of empathy lead to action?...The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce is hoping for help, while making a call for change in our community.

Rising Leaders Raise Funds for Leadership Fort Lauderdale Scholarship

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce's Rising Leaders certainly rose to the occasion, as they organized their 1st annual Summer Soiree at the Historic Maxwell Room.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Announces 2018 Salute to Business Honorees

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Monday, July 30, 2018

More than 450 business leaders will descend upon the iconic Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina’s Crystal Ballroom to celebrate the accomplishments of some of the most impactful companies across South Florida at the Salute to Business Awards presented by Bank of America.

High School Students Get a Taste of Marketing During NSUís Ice Cream Entrepreneurship Program

Posted by: Nova Southeastern University on Thursday, July 26, 2018

About 20 local high school students seeking to gain an edge opted to head back to the classroom to participate in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Ice Cream Entrepreneurship Program...

Broward Unemployment Dropping, Job Creation Climbing

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Broward County's unemployment rate continues to trend downward in the past year, as job creation climbs in the private sector. 

Median Prices for Florida Homes Continue to Rise

Posted by: Florida Realtors on Monday, July 23, 2018

 Florida’s housing market reported rising median prices, fewer days to contract and a continuing tight supply of inventory in June...