Chamber News

Advocacy & Policy Business Builders Business Development Chamber News Email Marketing Hurricane Ian Resources Nonprofit News Shop Local Social Media Veteran Resources Website & SEO

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


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


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


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


Calling All Photographers! Showcase Your Talent to Thousands in the Southwest Florida Visitor Guide
Calling All Photographers! Showcase Your Talent to Thousands in the Southwest Florida Visitor Guide

We’re looking to display Southwest Florida in its best light… and we need your help! We’re calling on local photographers to submit their work to be featured in the 2023 Southwest Florida Visitor Guide. Continue Reading

Date posted07/18/2022


SWFL Inc. Announces Speakers for State of the Region
SWFL Inc. Announces Speakers for State of the Region

SWFL Inc. is proud to announce several speakers, panelists and experts from across Florida that will be presenting at State of the Region on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. Continue Reading

Date posted07/14/2022


Engage in Solution-Based Discussions at State of the Region on August 31
Engage in Solution-Based Discussions at State of the Region on August 31

I’m excited to highlight the speakers and panelists from across Florida that will be present to discuss the trends, economics and policies that directly affect Southwest Florida's community. Our first speaker is LK Nandam, Florida Department of Transportation District One Secretary... Continue Reading

Date posted07/11/2022


New Veteran-Owned Business Opens in Bonita Springs
New Veteran-Owned Business Opens in Bonita Springs

Ammo Crafters, a veteran-owned and operated business, recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by SWFL Inc. The café is located at 11902 Bonita Beach Road SE inside the Flamingo Flea Market. Continue Reading

Date posted07/8/2022


Area’s Newest Vocational School Opens in Bonita Springs
Area’s Newest Vocational School Opens in Bonita Springs

Spa Professionals Academy, Bonita's newest vocational school specializing in licensing future estheticians, recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting hosted by SWFL Inc. Continue Reading

Date posted07/7/2022


What Does a 5-Star Accreditation Mean to a Chamber of Commerce?
What Does a 5-Star Accreditation Mean to a Chamber of Commerce?

Recently, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded SWFL Inc. with a designation of Accredited with 5 Stars. It’s a major distinction for our organization and sets us apart from other chambers not only locally but in the state. But to someone not familiar with the chamber industry... Continue Reading

Date posted07/1/2022


Register for July's Digital Marketing Course on Email Marketing
Register for July's Digital Marketing Course on Email Marketing

If you'd like to learn more about how your business can optimize its email marketing campaigns, check out our upcoming Digital Marketing Course on Email Marketing on Tuesday, July 12 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. Continue Reading

Date posted06/27/2022


SWFL Inc. Celebrates 3,000 Members
SWFL Inc. Celebrates 3,000 Members

August 4th of this year will be the second-year anniversary of SWFL Inc., a celebration of the day we created a free membership for our local businesses. In just two years since the transition, we’re proud to say we’ve grown from 636 members to over 3,000 – and that’s worth celebrating! Continue Reading

Date posted06/20/2022