Lee County Economic Development Office

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Horizon Council Healthcare Task Force seeking applications for 2016 Healthy Workplace Awards

2016-11-08T14:59:02+04:00September 16th, 2016|Categories: Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Horizon Council’s Healthcare Task Force is seeking applicants for the 2016 Healthy Workplace Awards that recognize businesses that actively promote a healthy workplace for employees. Applications can be submitted online at https://form.jotform.com/62132981473154, and must be submitted by Sept. 27. The awards will be presented to three businesses during the Horizon Council General Membership meeting [...]

Horizon Council General Membership Meeting Sept. 23 to feature United Way’s ALICE Project

2016-11-08T14:59:02+04:00September 14th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office will host the Horizon Council General Membership Meeting at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral. The meeting will highlight the United Way’s ALICE Project (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) and share short and long-term solutions [...]

Area businesses invited to free government contracting symposium

2016-11-08T14:59:10+04:00July 11th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Events, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event slated for July 19 Local businesses can learn how to contract with government agencies during a free symposium and expo on Tuesday, July 19. Presented by the Lee County Economic Development office and the Small Business Development Center at FGCU, the event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Harborside Event Center, [...]

Lee County Economic Development introduces DevelopLee, an initiative promoting North Fort Myers, MLK Corridor and Lehigh Acres

2016-11-08T14:59:11+04:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County continues to rank among the nation’s job growth leaders, yet several communities, including North Fort Myers, the MLK commercial corridor and Lehigh Acres, have lagged behind the ongoing economic recovery.  The Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office formed the Commercial Revitalization Task Force with business and civic leaders to proactively [...]

Horizon Council to host Horizon Foundation Investor Update and General Membership Meeting June 24

2016-11-08T14:59:12+04:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Events, Hot Tips, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Panel to discuss the state of Lee County The event will begin with networking and breakfast at 8 a.m., followed by the meeting at 8:30 a.m., featuring a panel discussion on the state of Lee County. The event will provide guests the opportunity to hear from community leaders on how to foster economic development in [...]

Public invited to March 9 meeting to discuss North Fort Myers study

2016-11-08T14:59:23+04:00March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Discussions, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County Economic Development will host a public meeting with consultants and Lee County government staff to discuss a study focused on stimulating the revitalization of commercial areas in North Fort Myers. The meeting will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at 2201 Second St., room 118, in Fort Myers. Following [...]

Tickets available for Annual Horizon Council Annual Meeting on Jan. 29

2016-11-08T14:59:27+04:00January 21st, 2016|Categories: Discussions, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Lee County Economic Development Office, the Horizon Council and Horizon Foundation will host the 2016 Annual Meeting on Friday, Jan. 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. To register online, visit www.horizoneventsite.com. Now in its 25th year, the Horizon Council invites local business [...]

2016 Industrial Development Authority Officers elected

2016-11-08T14:59:34+04:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee County Economic Development office has announced the 2016 Lee County Industry Development Authority (IDA) board members. The IDA is a seven-member board appointed by Lee County Commissioners and tasked with fostering industrial and business development. Through Industrial Development Revenue Bonds, the IDA provides a source of long-term, below-market-rate financing for new and expanding manufacturing [...]

Lee County Economic Development Office presents noted economist Mark Vitner

2016-11-08T14:59:52+04:00July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Economic Development, Events|Tags: , , , |

Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist of Wells Fargo, will discuss “Global Economic Turmoil and Southwest Florida” at the Horizon Council’s General Membership Meeting, 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Harborside Event Center, 1375 Monroe St., Fort Myers. Presented by the Lee County Economic Development Office, Vitner has a reputation for clear analysis of [...]

Horizon Council celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Industry Appreciation Week in Lee County

2016-11-08T15:01:03+04:00September 21st, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition|Tags: , , , |

Local dignitaries and business leaders celebrated the 20th anniversary of Industry Appreciation Week on Friday, Sept. 16 at the Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers River District. Presented by the Horizon Council, an advisory group to the Lee County Board of Commissioners and Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County’s Economic Development Office, Industry Appreciation [...]

Fort Myers Regional Partnership/Lee County Economic Development Office

2016-11-08T15:01:09+04:00January 24th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Dan McGahey, president and principal architect with Gora/McGahey Architects (GMA), has been named to the Business Issues Task Force of the Fort Myers Regional Partnership/Lee County Economic Development Office. “It is an honor to be part of an impressive list of local leaders who have joined together to address the complex issues that many local [...]