EXTENSION GRANTED TO JULY 15!

Now through July 15th, we invite Lee County businesses to apply for the Industry Appreciation Awards. 

Featuring six award categories, the Industry Appreciation Awards celebrate Lee County businesses that drive the local economy, employ our workforce and shape their industries.

REGISTER TODAY!

Tickets are on sale now for the 2022 Industry Appreciation Awards. Each $50 ticket includes VIP networking access, a plated lunch and attendance to the awards program. Tickets can be purchased via the REGISTER button below.

We greatly appreciate your understanding and support as our community recovers from the devastating impacts of Hurricane Ian. The Horizon Council, Horizon Foundation and Lee County Economic Development Office are happy to announce that we’ve set a new date for the 2022 Industry Appreciation Awards.

Registration to attend the event will begin in the coming weeks. Please check back at a later date for more details.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2023
10AM NETWORKING | 11AM - 1PM LUNCH & PROGRAM

Please note that the February 10th event will recognize only the 2022 Industry Appreciation Award finalists and winners. Nominations for 2023 Industry Appreciation Awards will open in the Summer of 2023.

Innovator
of the Year


Recognizes a local business that develops advanced or innovative technologies that have a positive impact on Lee County’s growing economy and within its industry.

Manufacturer
of the Year


Recognizes a local manufacturing business in Lee County that exhibits excellence and growth in leadership, performance, profitability, and workforce relations.

Small Business
of the Year

Awarded to a company with up to 50 employees that has been in business a minimum of six years in Lee County and offers high-quality products and services with superior customer service.

Large Business
of the Year


Awarded to a company with over 50 employees that has been in business a minimum of six years in Lee County and offers high-quality products and services with superior customer service.

Technology
Award


Recognizes a local technology-focused company that is committed to growth and adding new technology-related products and/or services, customers, and staff and supports the technology community in Lee County.

Inclusion &
Diversity Award


Recognizes a local business that demonstrates strong vision and leadership in overcoming social and diversity obstacles, leading to an improved business environment and results.