Disaster Assistance – SBDC

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.

International Trade Summit 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,

2019 Industry Appreciation Awards

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.  

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Fort Myers Manufacturing Job Fair Set

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

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The Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency Launches Talent Attraction Program

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

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Strong Employment Outlook Q1 2019 – Lee County, FL

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