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Dane Eagle, Florida DEO Secretary, Joins SWFL Inc.’s State of the Region Lineup
Dane Eagle, Florida DEO Secretary, Joins SWFL Inc.’s State of the Region Lineup

SWFL Inc. has announced Dane Eagle, secretary of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, will be a keynote speaker at State of the Region on Wednesday, August 31. Secretary Eagle will be discussing the state’s workforce development initiatives. Continue Reading

Date posted08/16/2022


Dr. Kool Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Reopens in Bonita Springs
Dr. Kool Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Reopens in Bonita Springs

Dr. Kool Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, a company that opened in Southwest Florida in 2013, recently celebrated the grand reopening of its new location at 10911 Harmony Park Dr in Bonita Springs. The celebration was kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by SWFL Inc. Continue Reading

Date posted08/16/2022


SWFL Inc. Celebrates Two Years of Supporting Local Businesses
SWFL Inc. Celebrates Two Years of Supporting Local Businesses

Two years ago, we launched SWFL Inc.! In August, we celebrate the day we created a free membership for our Lee, Collier and Charlotte County businesses. In August 2020, we also unveiled a new name that better fits the members we already served... Continue Reading

Date posted08/15/2022


10 Impactful Tips to Effective Business Networking
10 Impactful Tips to Effective Business Networking

What is Business Networking? Business networking is the process of establishing a mutually beneficial relationship with other professionals and businesses. Companies don’t make decisions, people do. That's why people do business with people they know, like, and trust. If developed... Continue Reading

Date posted08/15/2022


Hear from Industry Leaders at State of the Region on August 31
Hear from Industry Leaders at State of the Region on August 31

State of the Region will be hosted on Wednesday, August 31 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, and time is running out to attend. State of the Region’s ticket sales end on Wednesday, August 17. This event is in a class by itself and one you don’t want to miss. Continue Reading

Date posted08/8/2022


Kathy Peterson Named FSW Admissions Director
Kathy Peterson Named FSW Admissions Director

Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) welcomes Kathy Peterson as its new Director of Admissions. Peterson comes to FSW from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) where she served in various roles since 1997. Continue Reading

Date posted08/5/2022


Florida’s Chief Financial Officer to Keynote SWFL Inc.’s State of the Region
Florida’s Chief Financial Officer to Keynote SWFL Inc.’s State of the Region

At SWFL Inc., we want the best for Southwest Florida’s local business community. We were on a mission to bring the region’s experts to State of the Region, and that’s why I’m excited to share that Jimmy Patronis, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, will be our keynote speaker on Wednesday, August 31. Continue Reading

Date posted08/1/2022


Go Back to School Locally
Go Back to School Locally

With Summer vacation ending soon, the school year is going to be here before you know it! Get ready to go back to school locally with these local organizations. Continue Reading

Date posted07/28/2022


Better Together Joins A Community Thrives challenge through August 12
Better Together Joins A Community Thrives challenge through August 12

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, has been selected as a participant in the A Community Thrives campaign. Continue Reading

Date posted07/27/2022


SWFL Inc. Welcomes Five New Board Members
SWFL Inc. Welcomes Five New Board Members

SWFL Inc. is proud to announce it has welcomed five new board members to the Board of Directors. The new board members represent various areas of local business and are all pillars of the community. They are... Continue Reading

Date posted07/26/2022


Reynolds Named Director of Special Programs at Hodges University
Reynolds Named Director of Special Programs at Hodges University

Todd Reynolds has joined Hodges University as Director of Special Programs. In this role, his focus is on coaching and advising local executive leaders and small business owners through two initiatives set to launch this year. Continue Reading

Date posted07/26/2022


Early Bird Pricing for SWFL Visitor Guide Ends July 29
Early Bird Pricing for SWFL Visitor Guide Ends July 29

Local businesses can still catch our “early bird” pricing for the 2023 Southwest Florida Visitor Guide! Next year, 25,000 copies will be distributed to over 100+ high-traffic businesses and popular tourist destinations across Lee, Collier and Charlotte Counties. Continue Reading

Date posted07/25/2022