Global Business Development Center recently announced its receipt from the State of Florida and also Palm Beach County’s Minority, Women and Florida Veteran Business Certification. This is an honor and distinction that has been an integral part of the center’s work plan since opening in 2011. State certification is Florida’s premier stamp of approval for minority, women, and service-disabled veteran business enterprises, and coupled with County Certification, there leaves little doubt of the center’s commitment to serving the business community. “We’ve been passionate and committed to the inclusion of diverse business enterprises,” states President and CEO, Annette Gray. “This will help us continue our legacy of coaching minorities, women and veterans. We encourage each client to include global strategies as part of their overall business planning in order to remain viable in today’s marketplace and to answer the call to address the challenges they face in a declining economy. We are here as our client’s one stop business resource center.” Global Business Development Center’s marketing and business development programs have helped business owners increase their competitive edge with business start up fundamentals, continuing education and workshops for various industries. These certifications will not only help GBDC to continue the legacy of serving the community but it will also help to secure a strong foothold for the center in the government and corporate competitive bid environment. Global Business Development Center is a one stop shop boutique firm specializing in services for public, private, and nonprofit organizations, small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to establish grow or improve their profit margin. The organization is primarily dedicated to helping clients to explore: new markets start up and expansion opportunities by providing training, support services, funding and business development resources. They provide products for business owners at every stage of business development, from idea feasibility through start-up, growth, and expansion. The office is located in Delray Beach and uses state of the art technology, webinars, video and phone conferencing to meet the needs of their clients globally.