Robert Weisman – Palm Beach County Administrator


Thursday, April 24th

“State of the County”

Always an engaging speaker, Bob Weisman returns to the Economic Forum to discuss all happening in Palm Beach County  that affect the budget and the economy. Never afraid to take questions and engage in comments, this promises to be another interesting meeting and Q & A.

11:30 a.m. Meet & Mingle
12:00 noon Luncheon
Reservations are $60 for non-members
$45 per person for Members & their guests
(Guest policy limited to two visits per guest)
Checks must be received by the Friday before the event.
Payable/Mail to: Economic Forum
P.O. Box 14834
North Palm Beach 33408
For more information call our
Administrator, Jon Kline @ (561)622-9920 / Mobile 561-373-5488
The Kravis Center
Cohen Pavilion
701 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach
FREE Garage Parking


Robert Weisman - Palm Beach County Administrator

Economic Forum Speakers Optimistic About 2014


Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014
By Jeff Ostrowski – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Even after U.S. stocks turned in their best year since the 1990s, two investment strategists say the economy and stock market are primed to keep rising this year. Tepid consumer confidence, cautious banks and weak hiring have all created “room to run,” said Charles White, an executive managing director at investment bank Sterne, Agee & Leach of Birmingham, Ala.

“There’s a lot of what we call dry powder in the economy right now,” White said Tuesday during a presentation to the Economic Forum of Palm Beach County.

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Economic Development Chief: West Palm Residents Need To Back Commercial Growth Efforts


By Andrew Abramson
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

Commercial Real Estate Broker Rebel Cook, President of the Economic Forum, said that if the city wants to attract business and development, it also needs to change its attitude on permitting. “many of us in this room have struggled with the City of West Palm Beach over the years,” Cook said.

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