Last Call to Celebrate the INCredible Businesses of Southwest Florida

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Last call to celebrate the INCredible businesses of SWFL

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

Nominations have closed for the annual INCredible Awards... now it's time to celebrate! Join us for the INCredible Awards Luncheon hosted at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa on Thursday, May 25. Here, we'll honor over 100 local businesses and professionals for the impact they've had on Southwest Florida. We will also award the Small Business of the Year, Veteran-Owned Business of the Year, Nonprofit of the Year, Innovation Award, INCredible Award and SWFL Citizen of the Year. Visit to purchase your tickets! 

The 2023 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 Innovation 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, the Veteran-Owned Business of the Year Award 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 on Thursday, May 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Tickets are available at With questions on tickets or if you’re interested in purchasing a sponsorship, contact Hannah Phillips, Director of Programs and Events, at [email protected] or (239) 992-2943.