By Attiyya Anthony, Sun Sentinel
Boynton Beach is a city with big dreams.
Within the past year, the city has created a new development department staffed with new people, a new website and a new direction for bringing business into the city. Officials say now is the time to change the city's dreary economic climate and build Boynton's presence in the global market.
The first step — bring tech-savvy businesses from all over the world to Boynton Beach.
"We're emphasizing Boynton Beach as a globally competitive city," said Scott Kline, the city's new economic development manager, who was hired three months ago.
Kline, who has a background in international business, said there are two pieces to making Boynton a worldwide competitor — the city has to work with local businesses to connect with the overseas markets and make sure the people who work in Boynton have the smarts to compete internationally. More here.