B&P News Archive

Mark Serota, World-Renowned Photographer to Headline B&P Industry Icon Breakfast

Sep 13, 2017

Mark Serota, World-Renowned Photographer to Headline B&P Industry Icon Breakfast

Amid premium networking, business leaders and professionals from a wide array of fields will have a unique opportunity to hear from world-renowned, award-winning photographer Michael Serota. With over four decades shooting the biggest news, entertainment and sports stories, Serota will keynote the season’s second Lewis Katz Industry Icon Series event amid premium networking and breakfast on Tuesday morning, October 3.

Howard Greenberg, Former Sun Sentinel Media Group Publisher & CEO, to Headline B&P Industry Icon Breakfast

Mar 8, 2017

Howard Greenberg, Former Sun Sentinel Media Group Publisher & CEO, to Headline B&P Industry Icon Breakfast

Amid premium networking, business leaders and professionals will have a unique opportunity to hear from Howard Greenberg, former publisher & CEO, Sun Sentinel Media Group, at the third Lewis Katz Industry Icon Series event on Wednesday morning, April 5, 2017. They’ll gather once again in Zinman Hall on the Federation campus at 9901 Donna Klein Blvd. in Boca Raton. Breakfast (dietary laws observed) and networking will begin at 8:00 a.m., and the program will start promptly at 8:30 a.m. The couvert for the morning is $36 per person.

Arthur Adler, Pro Sports Marketing Icon and Local Philanthropic Leader, to Headline B&P Industry Icon Breakfast

Dec 29, 2016

Arthur Adler, Pro Sports Marketing Icon and Local Philanthropic Leader, to Headline B&P Industry Icon Breakfast

Amid premium networking, business leaders and professionals will have a unique opportunity to hear from professional sports marketing icon Arthur Adler, who also served as Co-President of the New York Yankees and produced albums for recording legends at Columbia Records. Adler, also locally prominent for founding the Boca West Charitable Foundation, which he now chairs, will keynote the season’s second Lewis Katz Industry Icon Series event on Wednesday morning, January 25, 2017.

Ron Gallatin, Former Lehman Brothers Leader, to Kick Off B&P Industry Icon Season

Oct 14, 2016

Ron Gallatin, Former Lehman Brothers Leader, to Kick Off B&P Industry Icon Season

Amid premium networking, business leaders and professionals will hear from Ron Gallatin, Former Member of the Operating Committee, Director of Corporate Strategy and Product Development, and Managing Director of Lehman Brothers Inc. Gallatin, also a prominent local philanthropist, will keynote the season’s first Lewis Katz Industry Icon Series event on Friday morning, October 28. Well over 100 will gather for breakfast at 8:00 a.m., with the program beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Miami Marlins President David P. Samson to Share Insights at B&P Industry Icon Event

Apr 28, 2016

Miami Marlins President David P. Samson to Share Insights at B&P Industry Icon Event

Amid premium networking, business leaders and professionals will have the opportunity to hear from Miami Marlins President David P. Samson at the 2015-16 season’s third Lewis Katz Industry Icon Series event. Samson will share his intriguing stories and insights on Tuesday morning, May 24, 2016, at the breakfast gathering for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Business & Professional Division (B&P). Well over 100 local professionals attended each of the past three seasons’ widely acclaimed Industry Icon events and they’ll gather once again in Zinman Hall on the Federation campus at 9901 Donna Klein Blvd. in Boca Raton. Breakfast will be served (dietary laws observed) and networking will begin at 8:00 a.m., and the program will start promptly at 8:30 a.m. The couvert for the morning is $36 per person.

Federation Names Business and Professional Industry Icon Series for Lewis Katz

Jan 6, 2016

Federation Names Business and Professional Industry Icon Series for Lewis Katz

The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County is honored to announce the naming of its Business & Professional Division’s (B&P) Industry Icon series in memory of a preeminent icon of business and Jewish philanthropy. In December, almost exactly two years after Lewis Katz keynoted one of the Federation’s Icon events, his dear friend of more than 40 years, local Federation leader Betty Kane, announced that the series is now known as the “Lewis Katz Industry Icon Series.” A part-time resident of South Palm Beach County and a major donor to the local Federation, Katz tragically died in a plane crash just six months after his Icon appearance.

Michael Leven, Chairman & CEO of Georgia Aquarium, to Share Insights B&P Industry Icon Event

Nov 6, 2015

Michael Leven, Chairman & CEO of Georgia Aquarium, to Share Insights B&P Industry Icon Event

Amid premium networking opportunities, business leaders and professionals will have the opportunity to hear Michael Leven, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Aquarium, share his business and philanthropic journeys. They’ll gather on the Federation campus over breakfast on December 16, in the Business & Professional Division season’s second Industry Icon Event.

Richard Fain, Royal Caribbean CEO,to Headline Season’s First B&P Industry Icon Event

Sep 24, 2015

Richard Fain, Royal Caribbean CEO,to Headline Season’s First B&P Industry Icon Event

Amid premium networking opportunities, business leaders and professionals will have the opportunity to hear from Richard D. Fain, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Fain, a leading entrepreneur in the travel industry, will share his valuable insights on Thursday evening, October 15, 2015, at the launch event for the 2015-2016 Industry Icon Series for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Business & Professional Division (B&P). Well over 100 local professionals attended each of the past three seasons’ widely acclaimed Industry Icon events and they’ll gather once again in Zinman Hall on the Federation campus. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres (dietary laws observed) will be served and networking will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Women’s Business Casual to Kick Off in the Kitchen with Joanne Caras

Sep 18, 2015

Women’s Business Casual to Kick Off in the Kitchen with Joanne Caras

Federation’s Business and Professional Division is launching its third year of “Business Casual,” a series of innovative activity-based networking events designed exclusively for Jewish businesswomen and professionals looking to expand their alliances and entrepreneurial pursuits while socializing in a fun, informal setting. The opening event of the season will be “In the Kitchen,” on October 8 on the Federation Campus. Starting at 6:00 p.m., the evening will feature Joanne Caras, creator of the Holocaust Survivor Cookbook and Miracles and Meals, along with dinner and dessert (dietary laws observed).

B&P to Feature Industry Icon Ira Leesfield, Former Presidential Advisor & Renowned Attorney

Mar 30, 2015

B&P to Feature Industry Icon Ira Leesfield, Former Presidential Advisor & Renowned Attorney

Amid premium networking, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, business leaders and professionals from throughout the area will have the opportunity to hear from Ira Leesfield, former presidential advisor and renowned attorney, on Thursday evening, April 16. Leesfield will headline the next Industry Icon Event for Federation’s B&P Division, wrapping up the current season’s series.

SyFy Channel Industry Icon & Philanthropist Laurie S. Silvers to Headline B&P Breakfast

Jan 27, 2015

SyFy Channel Industry Icon & Philanthropist Laurie S. Silvers to Headline B&P Breakfast

Amid premium networking, business leaders and professionals from throughout the area will have the opportunity to hear from Laurie S. Silvers, media entrepreneur and co-founder of the SyFy Channel. Silvers will headline the next Industry Icon Event for Federation’s Business & Professional Division. For almost three years, B&P’s Industry Icon events have regularly been drawing hundreds of professionals to hear from acclaimed business leaders on their recipe for success. Once again, they’ll be gathering in Zinman Hall on the Federation campus. Breakfast (dietary laws observed) and networking will begin at 8:00 a.m. The program will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. The couvert is $36.

Slim-Fast Founder & Philanthropist S. Daniel Abraham to Kick Off B&P Industry Icon Series Sept. 29

Sep 19, 2014

Slim-Fast Founder & Philanthropist S. Daniel Abraham to Kick Off B&P Industry Icon Series Sept. 29

Amid premium networking, business leaders and professionals from throughout the area will have the opportunity to hear S. Daniel Abraham, Founder and former Chairman of Slim-Fast and a noted Jewish philanthropist. Abraham will kick off the 2014-15 Industry Icon Series for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Business & Professional Division (B&P) on Monday evening, September 29, 2014. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres (dietary laws observed) and networking will begin at 6:00 p.m. in Zinman Hall on the Federation campus, and the program will begin promptly at 6:30.

Women’s Business Casual: Stir Up Your Night

Aug 6, 2014

Women’s Business Casual: Stir Up Your Night

For a second season, B&P is redefining “business casual” with a series of innovative, casual, activity-based networking opportunities exclusively for Jewish business and professional women interested in making connections and having fun. First up this year is “Stir Up Your Night,” on September 4 at Asia Restaurant in Boca Raton. The evening includes a “how-to” on the fundamentals of Asian stir fry.

Women’s Business Casual: Design Passover Seder Plate While Networking

Feb 28, 2014

Women’s Business Casual: Design Passover Seder Plate While Networking

Business Casual offers an opportunity for women to express their artistic talents while enhancing professional contacts, with a night of Making Passover Personal at Craft It in Deerfield Beach on March 20. Starting at 6:00 p.m., the evening includes dinner with an interactive lesson in designing a custom Passover Seder Plate to take home, all at a cost of $36. Business Casual is open to all Jewish business and professional women interested in making connections and having fun.

Dress Down.  Meet Up.  Kick Off Your Heels with Women's Business Casual

Dec 31, 2013

Dress Down. Meet Up. Kick Off Your Heels with Women's Business Casual

The Business and Professional Division of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County has redefined the term business casual. Adding fun, purpose and value to the phrase, they have created Business Casual – a series of innovative, casual, activity-based networking opportunities exclusively for women looking to build their professional and community alliances.

Weight Watchers CEO Florine Mark to Share Insight into $20B Industry at B&P Event

Dec 6, 2013

Weight Watchers CEO Florine Mark to Share Insight into $20B Industry at B&P Event

Amid premium networking, business leaders and professionals from throughout the area will have the opportunity to hear from Florine Mark, President and CEO of the largest Weight Watchers International franchise. With the U.S. weight loss industry now exceeding $20 billion and nearly a third of the population on diets, Mark will share her valuable industry insight.

Former Harley-Davidson CEO to Share Industry Insight at B&P Industry Icon Event

Nov 1, 2013

Former Harley-Davidson CEO to Share Industry Insight at B&P Industry Icon Event

Business leaders and professionals from throughout the area will have the opportunity to hear from Jeffrey Bleustein, former CEO of Harley-Davidson, amid premium networking, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Bleustein will share his three plus decades of industry insight at the second event of the 2013-14 Industry Icon Series for the Federation’s Business & Professional Division (B&P) in Zinman Hall on November 21, 2013 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

NJ Nets/Devils Former Owner to Kick Off 2013-14 B&P Industry Icon Series

Sep 18, 2013

NJ Nets/Devils Former Owner to Kick Off 2013-14 B&P Industry Icon Series

Business leaders and professionals from throughout the area will have the opportunity to hear from Lewis Katz, former owner of NJ Nets/Devils, amid premium networking on. Katz will kick off the first event of the 2013-14 Industry Icon Series for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Business & Professional Division (B&P) on October 16, 2013 from 8:00 -10:00 am. Last season, more than 150 gathered for each of three widely acclaimed Icon Events. Once again, they’ll be gathering in Zinman Hall on the Federation campus to show how B&P is good for business as well as the community.

Subway Entrepreneur, Philanthropist Larry Feldman to Headline 4th Industry Icons Event

Mar 4, 2013

Subway Entrepreneur, Philanthropist Larry Feldman to Headline 4th Industry Icons Event

How do you get from Brooklyn to Boca? Take the Subway! Entrepreneurs and professionals from throughout the area will have a great opportunity to hear Larry Feldman share lessons from his three-plus decades of distinguished franchise experience as CEO of Subway Development Corporation. The Industry Icons breakfast event on March 20, 2013 is offered by the Federation’s Business & Professional (B&P) Division. Premium networking and breakfast begin at 8:00 am in Zinman Hall on the Federation campus. The program starts promptly at 8:30.

“Business of Sports” Panel for 3rd B&P Industry Icons Event

Feb 5, 2013

“Business of Sports” Panel for 3rd B&P Industry Icons Event

Entrepreneurs and professionals will have a great opportunity to hear from true sports authorities with a panel on “The Business of Sports,” on February 5, 2013. The event is the third installment of the season’s Industry Icons series offered by the Federation’s new B&P Division. Among the panelists will be Cliff Viner, Florida Panthers General Partner & CEO; Adam Zissman, Miami Dolphins General Counsel; and moderator Joe Girvan, ESPN 760 Sports Anchor.