Pro-Tec adds Fort Myers location to service Lee County

2021-10-13T10:46:57-04:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pro-Tec Plumbing & Air has opened a location in Fort Myers to better serve residential and commercial customers in Lee County. Located at 2775 N. Airport Road, Unit 101, the Fort Myers location offers a convenient point to dispatch plumbers and HVAC technicians to homes and businesses in Fort Myers, Estero, Bonita Springs, Cape Coral [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to explore importance, impact of Southwest Florida nonprofits at July 22 luncheon

2021-07-09T14:18:22-04:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will feature a nonprofit expo during its monthly luncheon on July 22, providing an opportunity for business professionals to learn more about nonprofit organizations that are members of the Chamber. Organizations that will be showcased include Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center, BelieveNBooks, Boys & Girls Club of [...]

Women in Business to explore best ways to jump-start your business at July 7 networking event

2021-07-02T15:58:28-04:00July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will explore tips for successfully jump-starting a new or current business during its networking event on Wednesday, July 7. Starting at 5:15 p.m., the program will feature a panel of five guest speakers that will share tips and common misconceptions in their areas of [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host business development panel on Feb. 17

2021-01-27T14:42:09-05:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will host a panel discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 17 to review the latest on business development for Fort Myers and surrounding Lee County. The panel will include guest speakers John Talmage, director of the Lee County Economic Development Office, Michele Hylton-Terry, executive director of the Fort Myers Community [...]

Leadership NEXT to explore Edison and Ford Winter Estates during Feb. 9 program

2021-01-26T09:36:05-05:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will host a networking program from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the historic Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. Edison and Ford Winter Estates is the internationally known winter home site of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and dates back [...]

Priority Marketing named ‘Company to Watch’ by GrowFL

2020-11-10T14:31:35-05:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

GrowFL has honored Priority Marketing as a 2020 Company to Watch, a prestigious designation that recognizes second-stage businesses poised for significant growth over the next several years. Priority Marketing was the only company in Lee County, and one of just three in Southwest Florida, to be named as a 2020 honoree. Teri Hansen founded Priority [...]

Women in Business’ Nov. 4 virtual program to discuss how to turn a passion into a career

2020-11-03T11:01:52-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host a virtual program on “Transitioning Your Passion or Hobby into Your Career” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Attendees will hear from three local business and nonprofit leaders who have turned their passions into their professions. Speakers include Alison Hussey of [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to host 2020 Business Summit Nov. 16-19

2020-10-21T13:13:04-04:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will host its 2020 Business Summit virtually this year, bringing the local business community together for an expanded multi-day summit Nov. 16-19. The virtual event launches at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16 with a keynote address by Christin Collins, “Thriving Through These Unprecedented Times: Organizational Health Starts [...]

GrowFL names Priority Marketing as finalist for 2020 ‘Florida Companies to Watch’

2020-09-02T09:14:47-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Priority Marketing has been named among Florida’s top-ranked businesses as a finalist in GrowFL’s 2020 Florida Companies to Watch recognition program. Now in its 10th year, Companies to Watch honors impressive second-stage companies that are developing valuable products and services, creating quality jobs, enriching communities and broadening new industries throughout Florida. GrowFL has recognized only [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to celebrate leadership at Nov. 21 luncheon

2019-11-18T13:14:17-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Local business and community leaders will be celebrated during the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on Nov. 21. During the event, the Chamber will recognize the graduates of its 2019 Leadership Program, an 11-week program designed for leadership development in the Chamber’s business members by encouraging their community involvement, broadening their knowledge [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to highlight impact of mandatory minimum wage hike at Nov. 8 business breakfast

2019-11-05T10:10:27-05:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will address the potential business impact of a statewide proposal to increase minimum wage levels during a business breakfast held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. A proposed ballot initiative to raise Florida’s minimum [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce launches EXCELerate, mentoring for business excellence

2019-07-26T08:07:55-04:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Inaugural business mentorship event to be held Aug. 22 The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce EXCELerate, a new program that provides mentoring for business excellence. The Chamber invites the community to attend its business mentorship event on Aug. 22 to learn more about the new program designed to support, propel [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s July luncheon to showcase area nonprofits

2019-07-12T12:50:40-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Business professionals will have the opportunity to learn more about the region’s variety of nonprofit organizations during the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on July 18. The luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 at Pelican Preserve Golf Club, 9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd. in Fort [...]

Leadership NEXT to discuss community’s collective impact during July 9 program at WearTheFund

2019-07-05T11:07:21-04:00July 5th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will highlight the impact of a collective approach to entrepreneurial ecosystems during its July 9 session at WearTheFund in Fort Myers. Led by Sam Lewis, founder of WearTheFund, and Jonathan Romine, program director of SecondMuse, the program will offer insightful discussion on how entrepreneurial ecosystems thrive [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to install 2019-2020 Board of Directors at June 20 luncheon

2019-06-17T13:09:13-04:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join its June General Membership Meeting for the installation of its 2019-2020 Board of Directors and officers. The luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 at the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive in [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Advisory Board for 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2019-06-12T18:34:15-04:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair Brenda O’Connor, executive director of membership for Naples Yacht Club, and vice chair Andy Buschle, senior vice president and private client advisor, Bank of America Private [...]

Leadership NEXT to learn the juicy details about the citrus industry on June 11 visit to Sun Harvest Citrus

2019-05-30T12:21:54-04:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guests at Leadership NEXT’s June session will take a behind-the-scenes tour of Sun Harvest Citrus, a family-owned business that has become a top destination for orange-lovers in Southwest Florida. Leadership NEXT is a monthly program through the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce that offers unique educational and networking opportunities for advancing business professionals in [...]

Leadership NEXT explores the beermaking business at Palm City Brewing on April 9

2019-04-02T21:50:13-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

April’s Leadership NEXT session will explore the art and business of beermaking through the eyes of a local brewer. Leadership NEXT, a monthly program offering unique educational and networking opportunities for advancing business professionals in Southwest Florida, will visit Palm City Brewing on April 9 for insight about the challenges and successes in the region’s [...]

Junior Achievement to host its CEO Academy at FGCU for entrepreneurial teens in Southwest Florida

2019-02-22T18:30:26-05:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is seeking entrepreneurial, business-minded teens for an exclusive weeklong summer camp in which they’ll learn what it takes to become a successful business leader. Open to rising high school juniors and seniors from Charlotte, Collier and Lee counties, the CEO Academy teaches students the basics of starting and operating a [...]

Leadership NEXT to go behind-the-scenes on Feb. 12 at Rauschenberg Gallery

2019-01-22T22:32:03-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Attendees of February’s Leadership NEXT event will explore the inner-workings of an art gallery and receive an exclusive, narrated look at the newest exhibit to debut at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery. Leadership NEXT, a monthly program of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, offers unique educational and networking opportunities for advancing business professionals in [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to highlight wellness for the New Year at Jan. 17 luncheon

2018-12-17T20:33:17-05:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will kick off 2019 with a focus on health, wellness and “Living Your Why” at its January General Membership Meeting. Christin Collins, system director of health and wellness for Lee Health, will offer insightful discussion on how understanding your unique purpose, and living life to fulfill this focus, [...]

Gartner client services leaders to headline Leadership NEXT program on Nov. 13

2018-10-25T20:13:46-04:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Several client services leaders from Gartner, Inc. will offer advancing business leaders insight into the thriving IT advisory company during the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership NEXT program in November. The two-hour session begins at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Building 2 of Gartner’s Southwest Florida headquarters, 12651 Gateway Blvd. [...]

Guadalupe Center students have ‘awesome’ experience touring Arthrex manufacturing facility

2018-08-06T23:47:38-04:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Forty-five students in Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps Program were offered an exclusive tour of Arthrex Manufacturing Inc., seeing firsthand some of the innovative products being developed by the Naples-based company. Engineers led the Immokalee High School students on a tour of the Arthrex facility in Ave Maria, showing cutting-edge Computer Numerically Controlled machines that make [...]

KOVA Companies’ growth strategy continues with new hires in property and facilities management

2018-07-30T21:19:32-04:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

KOVA Companies, a full-service, institutional-quality commercial real estate firm, announces the hiring of three new employees under the KOVA Property Management and KOVA Facilities verticals. KOVA Companies’ newest team members, Gayle Erickson-Ash, Keith Marvelle and Karla Thurkettle bring a vast amount of experience and will further KOVA Companies’ commitment to growth and development in Florida. [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host annual Mixpo networking event June 28

2018-06-18T23:49:10-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tradeshow tables, registration still available for business expo The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will hold its fifth annual Mixpo event, an after-hours mixer and business expo, on June 28 in Fort Myers. The evening offers ample opportunities for participants to network with area professionals and industry leaders, as well as showcase their business to Chamber [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce announces date, keynote speaker for Business Building Symposium

2018-05-02T21:03:15-04:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has announced its Business Building Symposium V, set for Sept. 19 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa. This year’s theme is “Unleash the Spirit of your Organization.” The program includes a series of informative, interactive workshops led by local business leaders, including sessions covering social media [...]

Tickets, sponsorships now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2017-08-22T13:48:24-04:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Oct. 26 event to induct laureates Edward Staros and Mark Wilson into Business Hall of Fame Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, which will induct Edward Staros, vice president and managing director of The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples, and Mark Wilson, [...]

Erica Castner empowers sales and business professionals to “Rev Up Your It Factor” in 13 weeks

2017-07-05T15:09:43-04:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Business breakthrough coach Erica Castner is gearing up to introduce a new 13-week course titled, Rev Up Your “It Factor,” aimed at helping sales professionals and business owners attract quality clients, expand their presence, master the art of productivity, and boost confidence. The course will be held at Endeavor Innovative Workspace, 8831 Business Park Dr. [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Mary Vlasak Snell emphasizes the pragmatic aspects of starting and running a small business to students at Florida Gulf Coast University on Feb. 1

2017-01-13T22:23:53-05:00January 10th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Discussions, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mary Vlasak Snell, a partner at Pavese Law Firm, will focus on legal types of ownership, IP concepts and potential legal problems of starting and running a small business during the Wednesday, Feb. 1 class at Florida Gulf Coast University. Snell will provide attendees with what they need to know about how to start up [...]

Fort Myers Technical College spring 2016 semester begins Jan. 26, enrollment available

2016-11-08T14:59:34-05:00December 8th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Technical College is accepting students for the upcoming spring 2016 semester, which will begin Jan. 26. Fort Myers Technical College offers job skills training in more than 30 professions, including business, hospitality, technology, health science, education, automotive, construction, turbine generator maintenance, cyber security, web development, cosmetology and more. Fort Myers Technical College enables [...]

Cape Coral Technical College to present open house Jan. 9 for potential students, semester begins Jan. 26

2016-11-08T14:59:35-05:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cape Coral Technical College will host an open house event Jan. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., showcasing Cape Coral Technical College’s business, technical, health and culinary occupation education programs for students interested in enrolling for the upcoming semester. The open house event will also feature a car show, food and bounce houses for [...]

Cape Coral Technical College offers evening classes for fall semester, begins Aug. 25

2016-11-08T14:59:49-05:00August 21st, 2015|Categories: Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cape Coral Technical College is offering evening classes for the fall 2015 semester for Hospitality, Business and Technology, and Health and Medical programs. The Learning Center will also be open for Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) testing on Thursday evenings from 5 to 8. Night programs will begin Tuesday, Aug. 25. The Hospitality program [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School students enjoy ‘JA in a Day’ program with Iberia Bank

2016-11-08T14:59:54-05:00July 7th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Discussions, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Iberia Bank helps Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida prepare students for future careers Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida teamed up with volunteers from Iberia Bank to bring the “JA in a Day” program to the seventh-grade students at Lehigh Acres Middle School on May 20 to teach the students about workplace readiness. The half-day program [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn to address employment law at June 12 seminar

2016-11-08T15:00:33-05:00May 20th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will present on “Employment Law Potpourri - News You Can Use” during a joint seminar sponsored by the Association of Government Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants on Wednesday, June 12 at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn, 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive in Fort Myers. Schwinn will [...]

Pavese Law Firm associate Brooke Martinez hosts real estate seminar during Law in the Mall April 27 at Edison Mall

2016-11-08T15:00:34-05:00April 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Attorney Brooke Martinez with Pavese Law Firm is hosting a free seminar on landlord, tenant, foreclosure and other real estate matters during the Lee County Bar Association’s Law in the Mall event on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. at the Edison Mall. The event is open to the public and attendees can ask questions [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn presents May 8 seminar on conflict resolution in the workplace

2016-11-08T15:00:34-05:00April 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

While disputes in the workplace are inevitable, left unresolved, conflicts can disrupt productivity, negatively impact morale and create potential liability for an employer. Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will share strategies for effectively addressing and dealing with conflict in the workplace during a May 8 seminar beginning at 4 p.m. at the Country [...]

Pavese Law Firm sponsors HRMA lunch meeting April 10

2016-11-08T15:00:36-05:00March 21st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm is sponsoring the April 10 lunch meeting of the HRMA Southwest Florida, the local chapter of the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). HRMA is a group of human resource professionals who come together to discuss issues related to human resource management and to find ways to better serve their employers [...]

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