DevelopLEE to Promote Locally-Owned Restaurants

DevelopLee’s mission is to provide a forum for business and community leaders to create opportunities that help revitalize North Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, and the MLK corridor. November’s sub-committee meeting focused on raising awareness of the many locally-owned restaurants. There are many locally-owned-and-operated restaurants in each of these geographies, but often they don’t have the time

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

SWFL Government Contracting Symposium and Expo

Join us at the 2016 SWFL Government Contracting Symposium and Expo on Tuesday, July 19, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. This FREE event is located at Harborside Event Center.   Click here to register.   Federal, state and local governments comprise one of the largest U.S. customer segments. Agencies and organizations at all three

SWFL Government Contracting Symposium and Expo

Join us at the 2016 SWFL Government Contracting Symposium and Expo on Tuesday, July 19, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. This FREE event is located at Harborside Event Center.   Click here to register.   Federal, state and local governments comprise one of the largest U.S. customer segments. Agencies and organizations at all three

June Mid Year Investor and General Membership Meeting

Please join us for the Investor Update and General Membership Meeting featuring a panel discussion on the state of Lee County on Friday, June 24. Networking and breakfast starts at 8 a.m., and the meeting beings at 8:30 a.m. This meeting will be located at Florida Southwestern College at 8099 College Pkway., Fort Myers, FL 33919, Building

June Mid Year Investor and General Membership Meeting

Please join us for the Investor Update and General Membership Meeting featuring a panel discussion on the state of Lee County on Friday, June 24. Networking and breakfast starts at 8 a.m., and the meeting beings at 8:30 a.m. This meeting will be located at Florida Southwestern College at 8099 College Pkway., Fort Myers, FL 33919, Building

Hackathon Focuses on LEARN initiative

The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership held its third annual Hackathon June 3-5, in conjunction with Code For America’s National Day of Civic Hacking at the Lee County Economic Development Office. This year participants were tasked with developing ways to track and report references and results for the Lee Entrepreneurs’ Assistance Resource Network (LEARN), a

Lee County Economic Development Introduces DevelopLee

DevelopLee is an initiative that promotes existing opportunities in North Fort Myers, the MLK corridor of Dunbar and Lehigh Acres.  The Horizon Council  and Lee County Economic Development Office (EDO) formed the Commercial Revitalization Task Force, made up of business and civic leaders, to proactively stimulate development, promote investment, attract businesses and encourage higher wage jobs

Did you Know FPL Offers Incentives for Businesses?

FPL is committed to helping Florida remain an affordable place to live and a great state to operate a business. Keeping electricity bills low and delivering reliable service is a top priority for the company. To help cut rates for large power users, FPL has two special programs for economic development projects. The Definitive Tariff Program

Horizon Council Hosts Annual ‘Day at the Stadium’

On March 13 the Horizon Council and Lee County Economic Development Office (EDO) hosted their annual Day at the Stadium at CenturyLink Sports Complex/Hammond Field to thank investors and sponsors for their support. Thank you to all the 2015/2016 Horizon Foundation investors and sponsors! [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes”