SWFL Inc. provides the BIZ@Babcock Ranch community networking, advertising and education opportunities as well as complimentary membership to SWFL Inc.
Build strong professional relationships with access to multiple events per year right in your backyard. Look for events labeled "Biz@BR Event"View Events
Get a free business listing in our online business directory to help improve your Local SEO and help other businesses and customers find you.Business Directory
A dedicated member of the SWFL Inc. team is available to answer any questions you may have and help you create a custom plan for your business’s growth.Contact Us
About Kitson & Partners
Kitson and Partners developed Babcock Ranch, a sustainable and innovative town prioritizing environmental responsibility and community building. Solar energy, alternative transportation, and vibrant gathering spots are integrated into the town's design, with homes built to Florida Green Building requirements. Residents can access community gardens, neighborhood parks, and expansive trails for alternative transportation. Babcock Ranch also supports small businesses with a town center featuring local retail and dining options, and a business incubator program. Kitson and Partners has played an instrumental role in creating a sustainable town that embodies environmental responsibility and community building.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is SWFL Inc.?
SWFL Inc. is a regional chamber of commerce serving the Southwest Florida business community. It connects businesses to a regional network of customers, offers educational resources to help them grow in a modern economy, and actively works to solve regional issues that impact the business community. At SWFL Inc., membership is free and open to all businesses to create (inc)lusive opportunities for all. Ranked among the top one percent of chambers nationwide, SWFL Inc. produces exceptional business resources and programs to serve the business community, promote a region where business can grow and prosper and enhance the quality of life in Southwest Florida.
Who can participate in Biz@BR?
The benefits associated with SWFL Inc. and Babcock Ranch’s strategic partnership are exclusive to and were handpicked for the business owners within Babcock Ranch. These resources, such as access to events, placement in an online directory and meeting time with SWFL Inc. staff are offered free of charge to Babcock Ranch’s business owners.
What events are available to me?
Several events will be held throughout the year designed to help you connect with fellow businesses to grow your network, fine-tune your marketing skills in workshops and meet with experts for conversations about the latest projects happening not only in Babcock Ranch but across Southwest Florida.
How can I join Biz@BR?
Schedule a meeting to meet with Jessica Hoover, Director of Business Development, and she will sit down and explain the benefits of working with SWFL Inc. through Biz@BR, answer any questions you may have and help you get your free membership set up.
Jessica Hoover is SWFL Inc.’s Director of Business Development. She currently works with SWFL Inc.’s 4,000 members and is passionate about providing them with the right tools unique to their businesses to help them succeed. She is excited to begin collaborating with the business owners of Babcock Ranch and hopes that they too will find value in one another. Jessica calls The Hatchery home. Feel free to stop by and pick her brain about business and tell her the story of how yours got started.