Have Your INCredibleness Recognized by SWFL Inc.

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Have your INCredibleness recognized by SWFL Inc.

By: Tiffany Esposito, MBA, CCE, IOM, APR, President & CEO, SWFL Inc.

If you're wondering what makes Southwest Florida INCredible, the answer from SWFL Inc. would be the people and the businesses. We recognize the impact our business leaders have on the Southwest Florida region, resulting in a strong community. 

Now, you have a chance to say ‘thank you’ to the organizations that had influence in your life this year. Nominate your favorites to be recognized at the May 25 SWFL INCredible Awards, where they will be celebrated in front of a wide audience, and in our marketing following the event. It’s the perfect way to give a shout out to the organizations you’ve seen making a significant difference in Lee, Collier or Charlotte Counties – and at no cost to you!

We’re accepting nominations for the whole month of March at swflinc.com/2022-incredible-awards. Go online now to apply for your own business or nominate as many organizations as you’d like for the awards described below. If you’d like to nominate a business and don’t have enough information to complete the application, just email the organization name and a brief note about why you think it deserves to win an award to [email protected]. We will reach out to the owner to complete the application.

The 2022 Small Business of the Year Award will celebrate a Lee, Collier or Charlotte County for-profit, with one hundred or fewer employees, which serves the community in an exceptional way. This prestigious award has been presented by our organization since 2001.

The Nonprofit of the Year Award is given annually to a 501(c)3 organization that is seen as a leader in its industry and as an invaluable organization in Southwest Florida. The nonprofit can be based in Lee, Collier or Charlotte County.

The Innovator Award is presented to a business that creates unique and forward-thinking solutions to address the needs of its clients. The SWFL Citizen of the Year honors an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the betterment of Southwest Florida over the past 12 months. The INCredible Award recognizes a graduate of Leadership SWFL who exemplifies the values of the program by demonstrating leadership, community stewardship and a desire to continue learning and growing professionally.

Lastly, we’re excited to present for the first time the Veteran-Owned Business of the Year Award. This honor recognizes a veteran-owned organization that has demonstrated strong business performance and exemplifies significant contributions in Lee, Collier or Charlotte County. All finalists for the award will be recognized at the INCredible Awards on May 25.

The SWFL INCredbile Awards will take place May 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Tickets are available at swflinc.com/2022-incredible-awards.