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Suzanne Bogdan Assumes Role of Board Chair

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, January 4, 2019

Suzanne Bogdan, Regional Managing Partner of Fisher Phillip's Fort Lauderdale office, has succeeded 2018 Board Chair Juliet Roulhac and now serves as 2019 Chair of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. 

Broward Unemployment Remains Below 3%

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, December 21, 2018

The jobless rate is holding steady at 2.8%, which is 0.8 lower than our region's year ago rate of 3.6%. The Greater Fort Lauderdale area has now seen an increase of 17,300 jobs since November 2017.

The 5 Best Mobile Credit Card Readers for Your Small Business in 2018

Posted by: on Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Your customers are getting more tech enabled—and they may expect you to have equipment that accepts credit cards or whatever’s in their wallet.

155,000 Jobs Added, U.S. Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Posted by: Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, December 7, 2018

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 155,000 in November, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care, in manufacturing, and in transportation and warehousing.

ACR Electronics Honored by Broward County

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, December 6, 2018

Congratulations to Chairman's Circle member ACR Electronics on being honored by Broward County.

Tips to Ensure Third Party Security

Posted by: LAN Infotech on Monday, December 3, 2018

Businesses of all types and sizes today must navigate a complex matrix of vendors and partners. In many cases, there is frequent sharing of data, including sensitive and proprietary information, that could be problematic if hacked or stolen.

Collaborative Effort Marks Milestone in Helping the Homeless

Posted by: Mike Cobelo/City of Fort Lauderdale on Friday, November 30, 2018

Days after county, city and business and faith-based leaders gathered at Fort Lauderdale City Hall to announce the Homelessness Collaborative in Broward, the efforts of so many began to make a major impact

Concern Among Council of Economic Advisors

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce’s Council of Economic Advisors convened for the final time this year on Wednesday, November 28th. Leaders from nearly two down market segments shared insights on their respective industries and gave their outlook for 2018.

Broward Booming in Job Creation, as Tourists Flock to Florida

Posted by: Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity on Monday, November 26, 2018

The positive jobs numbers come as Florida Governor Rick Scott announced a new record in visitors to the Sunshine State.

GFLCC Assisting Members with Hurricane Relief Tax Credits

Posted by: Synergi Partners on Friday, November 16, 2018

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce has initiated a free program to assist members in the evaluation of available Federal Hurricane Relief Tax Credits.