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Perspectives on Florida's Healthcare & Exellence in Healthcare Awards

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, November 15, 2019

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Committee helped bring hundreds of healthcare professionals together for an important day of discussion, while honoring some of South Florida’s healthcare heroes, during Sunshine Health’s Perspectives on Florida’s Healthcare presented by Broward Health.

Workshop Held After GFLCC Board Votes to Oppose Downtown Master Plan

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, November 14, 2019
City of Fort Lauderdale staff is proposing zoning changes that will put new development regulations on all properties in the Downtown Regional Activity Center (RAC). These ...

Council of Economic Advisors Convenes for Final Meeting of 2019

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, November 14, 2019
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce’s Council of Economic Advisors gathered on the morning of November 13, 2019 for its final quarterly meeting of the ...

Greater Fort Lauderdale Adds More Than 12,000 Jobs

Posted by: Mike Cobelo/Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity on Friday, October 18, 2019

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate was 2.8% last month (September 2019). This rate is 0.3% lower than our region's year ago rate.

U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 50-Year Low

Posted by: Mike Cobelo/Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, October 4, 2019

The Labor Department announced Friday that the United States' unemployment rate hit a 50-year low in September, dropping by 0.2% to 3.5% and matching a level last seen in December 1969.

Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony Talks Improvements & Accreditation Process

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, September 20, 2019

The Sheriff was invited to give an update on the changes his department has implemented, since losing its accreditation in the wake of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Greater Fort Lauderdale's Job Growth Stays Steady

Posted by: Mike Cobelo/Florida Department of Economic Opportunity on Friday, September 20, 2019

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate was 3.3% last month (August 2019). This rate is 0.4% lower than our region's year ago rate.

Superintendent Robert Runcie & Downtown Master Plan Front and Center at Board of Directors Meeting

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, September 20, 2019

Due to our Chamber's upcoming Washington Summit, this month's Board of Directors meeting was held a week earlier than usual and it did not lack in substance. The head of Broward County Public Schools provided an update on changes being seen across the district and the Board voted against the City of Fort Lauderdale's Downtown Master Plan.

A First for Fort Lauderdale and Our Country!

Posted by: Marine Advisory Committee on Friday, September 13, 2019

In 2016, the Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Board and the City of Fort Lauderdale FTZ 241 granted the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) approval to establish a 16-site marine industry subzone. This created the first ever recreational marine FTZ in the United States!

 

GFLCC to Host Miami Developer Craig Robins for Trustee Luncheon

Posted by: Sally On Media on Monday, September 9, 2019
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce to Host Miami Developer Craig Robins for September 11 Talk on How to Build a Thriving City Through Art & Design All ...