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Several GFLCC Members Join Forces to Celebrate Free Speech

Posted by: Sally On Media on Tuesday, June 25, 2019

FATVillage on June 28 will host “Ripped from the Headlines: The Free Speech Forum,” designed to foster dialogue about the First Amendment amidst “fake news” demonization of professional journalists, the rise of hate speech, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel’s 2019 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the shootings at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas in Parkland.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Adds More than 11,000 Jobs in Past Year

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, June 21, 2019

A major takeaway from today's numbers is that our region continues to create a steady supply of jobs. Non-agricultural employment in the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metro Division was 864,200 last month, an increase of 11,200 jobs (+1.3%) over the year.

GFLCC Assisting in The James Patterson Literacy Challenge

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce is playing its part by assisting in securing lunches for teachers being trained through a grant at the University of Florida and the James Patterson Literacy Challenge.

#1000 Mermaids Project Making a Splash

Posted by: Megan Lagasse, Marine Advisory Committee on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Here’s the gist: mermaids have long been a symbol of the ocean and our connection to it. That’s why the project plans to make 1000 mermaid sculptures and then place them, strategically, on the ocean floor, as an artificial reef art installation, with the help of local government environmental agencies. The planned locations for the artificial reef modules will work alongside the tour boat excursions off of Fort Lauderdale beach; people will be able to learn about the reefs and how to help while on these tours.

County Commissioner Nan Rich Addresses Government Affairs Commitee

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Tuesday, June 4, 2019

While the Chamber keeps tabs on Tallahassee, its also staying up to speed on what's being done in our own backyard concerning affordable housing. The Chamber's Government Affairs Committee had the pleasure of welcoming Broward County Commissioner Nan Rich to its June meeting.

Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, May 31, 2019

It's your chance to save on hurricane supplies before South Florida is even threatened by a storm.

Council of Economic Advisors Convenes

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The second quarterly Council of Economic Advisors meeting of 2019 was filled with two “T’s” at the top of the gathering.  Talk of tariffs and transportation drove the conversation, when it came to a wide array of market segments.

Amazing Tips on Using iPhones & iPads in Your Business

Posted by: LAN Infotech on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Coordinating interactions between office staff and remote workers can be challenging. One way you can cut through a lot of the confusion that arises when trying to keep everything in sync is by leveraging your worker’s iPad and iPhone devices. It is a way of using something that is already in their arsenal at a minimal cost to your business.

Broward County's Unemployment Rate Drops Below 3%

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, May 17, 2019

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate dropped to 2.8% last month. This rate is .5% lower than our region's year ago rate.

GFLCC Members UniteUs Group and Sally On Media Form Partnership

Posted by: Sally On Media/UniteUs Group on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Sally On Media, a public relations and content marketing company, is teaming up with UniteUs Group, a consulting firm offering a full range of creative and marketing services...Their combined goal is to offer a seamless set of brand-building and content-marketing services to mid-sized and large corporations.