The July 1 nomination deadline is approaching for the 2020 APEX Awards, which recognize outstanding women in the Greater Fort Myers community who excel in the areas of professionalism, philanthropy and leadership.

Nominees must be current members of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, which coordinates the APEX Awards through its Women in Business committee. Nominations can be submitted online at  www.FortMyers.org/events/APEX-awards.

All nominations received by July 1 will be evaluated and the top five finalists will be announced during Women in Business’ monthly networking session on Sept. 2 at the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower in Fort Myers. The Women in Business committee will recognize each finalist and name the recipient of this year’s APEX Award during a gala dinner on Nov. 13 at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village in Cape Coral.

The 2020 APEX Awards program is being co-chaired by Tracy Siekmann and Kelly Talamo. The 15th annual APEX Awards dinner is presented by Sanibel Captiva Community Bank.

Tickets for the Nov. 13 gala are $150 each and available for purchase at www.FortMyers.org. For ticket or sponsorship information, please contact Linda Onorevole at 239-332-2930 ext. 213.

About Women in Business

Part of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, the Women in Business committee is dedicated to helping women achieve their fullest professional and personal potential. A variety of networking and educational programs are offered throughout the year, typically the first Wednesday of every month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization of professionals who support and promote a progressive, sustainable community. The Chamber represents nearly 800 businesses, professionals, and individuals throughout Lee County, providing opportunities for members to participate in a variety of meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is located at 2310 Edwards Drive in downtown Fort Myers. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events please call 239-332-2930 or visit www.fortmyers.org. For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gfmcc or Twitter at @FtMyersChamber.