SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Small Businesses in Florida Affected by Hurricane Dorian WASHINGTON – Low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to Florida small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Dorian from Aug. 28 through Sept. 9, 2019.
Lee County Businesses, Are you interested in learning more about attracting foreign investments from Latin America and Europe? How about meeting a potential business partner for your product or service that you want to export to these markets? The Lee County Economic Development Office, in partnership with Port Manatee, the Hispanic Chamber of Southwest Florida,
My Shower Door / D3 Glass makes INC 5,000 List Recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in America
Southwest Florida-based MY Shower Door / D3 Glass is a hallmark of the best kind of success, having just been named to the 2019 INC 5,000 “Fastest Growing Companies in the United States” list for the fourth time. The Inc. magazine list comprises the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America, a group that has included
Economicmodeling.com’s (Emsi) third annual Talent Attraction Scorecard explores how well small and large counties are attracting and developing skilled workers and Lee County ranks among their big leaders. For 2018, overall Lee County ranked #5 with an Index Score of 24.88 and with the third largest attraction of more net residents in 2015-16. Seventeen of
Each year the Horizon Council, Horizon Foundation, and the Lee County Economic Development Office celebrate local business contributions through the Industry Appreciation Awards. This year the awards luncheon will be held Friday, October 25, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs.
The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) will conduct a hiring event from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Feb. 28 at a pair of CareerSource Southwest Florida offices. The Fort Myers location is at 4150 Ford St. Extension, and the other is in Naples at 3050 Horseshoe Drive N., Building A, No. 110. There is no cost
The Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has launched its Job Creation & Talent Attraction Program. Targeted industries eligible for the program include research and development in the physical, engineering, computer or life sciences; light assembly, packaging and fabrication associated with research and development in the physical, engineering, computer or life sciences; software, computing and
The Two39 Group announced today that their Bonita Springs-based tech hub, meeting center, and coworking space with an emphasis on technology focused entrepreneurs, Two39 Work, is joining forces with Fusion Pointe to connect members with mentors, investors, and new business opportunities. Members at Two39 Work will immediately gain access to Fusion Pointe’s mentor network of
John Talmage has been named director of the Lee County Economic Development Office (EDO). Pamela Johnson, who led EDO in her role as acting director, will assume new responsibilities as deputy director of EDO, Lee County Sports Development and the Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB). Talmage has spent his career working in economic development for
In the first quarter of 2019, 32 percent of employers in the Cape Coral metro area expect to increase staffing levels, the second-highest nationwide among the largest 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. The reports states that competition for skilled talent is set to rise as employers across the