The Leadership Program is a comprehensive program that encompasses all of Lee County. Our mission is to assure leadership development in the Chamber’s business members by encouraging their community involvement, broadening their knowledge and heightening their leadership skills. This eleven week structured program is interactive and emphasizes local economic, education, government and volunteerism issues.
Applications are due by Thursday, June 30, 2016 for sessions beginning Wednesday, August 31, 2016.
Sponsorships now available starting at $250!
For more information about this program or to sponsor a leadership day please contact Erika Hilliard at Erika@fortmyers.org or
(239) 332-2930 ext. 217
CLICK HERE for an application
SPIRO & ASSOCIATES WINS THE 2016 DISTINGUISHED ENTREPRENEUR AWARD
Marketing, advertising and public relations firm Spiro & Associates (spiroandassociates.com
) received the 2016 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award from the Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University. The fifth annual event was held at the Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers. Additionally, Spada Salon and Day Spa (spadaspa.com
) won the Small Business Advocate award and CPR Tools Inc.(www.cprtools.com
) took home the Distinguished Innovator of the Year honor.
Good News Corner
SPADA-thon BREAKS RECORD WITH $33,300 IN FUNDS RAISED FOR NONPROFITS FUNDRAISER EXCEEDS RECORD BY $10,000 AND NUMBER OF DRESSES COLLECTED FOR CHARITY
Judy Williams, co-owner of SPADA Salon & Day Spa along with her husband, Andrew, hosted the spa’s annual fundraiser, SPADA-thon, on Tuesday, May 24. The entire staff of SPADA donated its time to the fundraiser.
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 22nd ANNUAL BLUE CHIP COMMUNITY BUSINESS AWARD
The 22nd annual Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business Award is coordinated and sponsored by BB&T- Oswald Trippe and Company and BB&T Bank. Applications are now open to successful small businesses in Lee, Collier or Charlotte County that have overcome adversity to achieve success.
BUSINESS BUILDING SYMPOSIUM TO COMMENCE
The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will hold the third annual Business Building Symposium presented by HBKS Wealth Advisors and HBK CPAs & Consultants from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Myers. The event, “Harnessing the Secrets of Disney for Your Business,” includes a selection of presentations and panel sessions, and features a keynote luncheon with speaker Bill Capodagli, author of The Disney Way. Click Here to Register.
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Extraordinary Eventz Celebrates 12 Years!
Extraordinary Eventz celebrates 12 years of Success Based in Lee County!
And As a Chamber member!
And as a Completely Full Service Event Planning Company in the Chamber!
Has Over 30 years experience
Offers COMPLETE planning services for all
Business Events, Weddings, and Parties!
We love to work with our fellow Chamber members!
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Thank you for Renewing!
AAA Travel Agency
Air Methods ‑ Leeflight
Aloia, Roland & Lubell, PLLC
Arch Management / McDonald's
Be Brilliant | Brilliant Lens
Best Western Ft. Myers‑Waterfront
Bio Green of Lee & Collier
Bock Healing Center
Caloosa Tent & Rental
City of Palms Charter High School
CRS Technology Consultants
D. Peck Roofing, Inc.
Dr. Piper Center for Social Services, Inc.
Erickson's Drying Systems
Fort Myers YMCA
FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers
Imaginarium Science Center
In‑Focus Photo Solutions, LLC
Independent Physicians Association of Lee County
J.J. Taylor Distributors
Kelly L. Fayer P.A.
Legends Golf & Country Club
Magnificent Air, LLC
Matter Bros. Furniture
Matthew W. Allen, IV, D.D.S., P.A.
Norman Love Confections
Oceana Global Logistics, LLC
Olde Florida Insurance
One Source Business Capital
Pool Pros Inc.
Queen of Results Business Coaching & Consulting
Risk Management Insurance
Roetzel & Andress
Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association
Southern Plumbing Solutions
Spada Salon & Day Spa
T3 Communications LLC
Tech‑Tronics Sound, Lighting and Staging
Total Access Builders
TowBoatUS Cape Coral
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Welker Harris & Company