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,

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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

2016 Horizon Council Healthy Workplace Wellness Awards Announced

On Oct. 28, more than 100 guests attended the Horizon Council General Membership Meeting, which featured the Workplace Wellness Awards. Three recipients of the 2016 Healthy Workplace Wellness Awards were recognized by the Horizon Council Healthcare Task Force. The businesses were: Small Business (two to 50 employees): Adknowledge, Inc., a digital marketing firm, won for

Commercial Corridor Revitalization Task Force Update

North Fort Myers Market Based Assessment  Formerly known as the Commercial Corridor Revitalization Steering Committee, this group was promoted to a Task Force earlier this year to tackle the development challenges in North Fort Myers, the MLK Corridor and Lehigh Acres. Its mission is to provide a forum to discuss ways to revitalize areas of Lee County

Horizon Council’s 2016 Annual Meeting Celebrates 25 Years of Progress

More than 300 business and community leaders attended the Horizon Council’s 2016 Annual Meeting on Jan. 29 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers. The event featured the year’s economic development successes and honored the Council’s contributions. This year’s event also included a celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Horizon Council by recalling