Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held Oct. 29 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples are available at www.jaswfl.org. During the dinner and awards ceremony, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Laureates John DeAngelis, vice president/founder of DeAngelis Diamond Construction, Inc., David Diamond, president/founder of DeAngelis Diamond Construction, Inc., Orlando Rosales, president/founder of Media Vista Group and Mayela Rosales, executive vice president/founder of Media Vista Group. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who serve as role models for youth through their professional accomplishments and commitment to the community.

Business sponsorships are still available and include tickets to the event with Platinum level sponsorships available for $7,500 and Gold level sponsorships for $5,000. Tables of 10, which include two reserved seats for students, are available for $1,800 (silver sponsor level). Tables of five are available for $900 (bronze sponsor level) and include a reserved seat for one student. Individual seats are also available for $250 each. Tables and tickets to the event can be purchased online at www.JASWFL.org or by calling the local Junior Achievement office at 239-225-2590.

Sponsors also are needed to support student admission, which is $125 per ticket. Junior Achievement students who attend the event have an opportunity to interact with local professionals and practice their etiquette skills. To reserve tables, purchase individual tickets or to become a sponsor, call the Junior Achievement office at 239-225-2590. Proceeds benefit local Junior Achievement programs.

The Title Sponsor is IBERIABANK. The Platinum Sponsor is Structure Medical, LLC. Gold Sponsors areArthrex, Barron Collier Companies, DeAngelis Diamond Construction, First National Bank of the Gulf Coast, Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, Hodges University and MHK Architecture & Planning. As sponsors, these local businesses help ensure that Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida can continue to provide programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on the principles of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.