2024 SWFL INCredible Award Applications Open 

Southwest Florida (March 20, 2024)

Award applications for the 2024 SWFL INCredible Awards are now open. The winners will be recognized at the May 29th

Awards ceremony hosted by SWFL Inc. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

“If you’re wondering what makes Southwest Florida INCredible, the answer from SWFL Inc. would be the people and the businesses.

We recognize the impact our business leaders have on the Southwest Florida region, resulting in a strong community,” said Tiffany Esposito, President and CEO of SWFL Inc. “Now, you have a chance to say, ‘thank you’ to the organizations that had influence in your life this year.”  

Nominations are being accepted until Monday, April 8th, at


Go online now to apply for your own business or nominate as many organizations as you’d like for the awards described below. If you’d like to nominate a business and don’t have enough information to complete the application, just email the organization name and a brief note about why you think it deserves to win an award to Katy@SWFLinc.com, and a representative from SWFL Inc. will reach out to the owner to complete the application. 

The 2023 Small Business of the Year Award will celebrate a Lee, Collier or Charlotte County for-profit, with one hundred or fewer employees, which serves the community in an exceptional way. This prestigious award has been presented by the organization since 2001.  

The Nonprofit of the Year Award is given annually to a 501(c)3 organization that is seen as a leader in its industry and as an invaluable organization in Southwest Florida. The nonprofit can be based in Lee, Collier or Charlotte County.  

The Innovation Award is presented to a business that creates unique and forward-thinking solutions to address the needs of its clients. 

The SWFL Citizen of the Year honors an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the betterment of Southwest Florida over the past 12 months. The

INCredible Award recognizes a graduate of Leadership SWFL who exemplifies the values of the program by demonstrating leadership, community stewardship and a desire to continue learning and growing professionally. 

Lastly, the Veteran-Owned Business of the Year Award recognizes a veteran-owned organization that has demonstrated strong business performance and exemplifies significant contributions in Lee, Collier or Charlotte County. All finalists for the award will be recognized at the INCredible Awards on May 29th.

Tickets are available at swflinc.com/2024-incredible-awards-

About SWFL Inc. 

SWFL Inc is the region’s only Five-Star Accredited Chamber of Commerce, serving businesses in Lee, Collier, and Charlotte County.

Our services are tailored to help the Southwest Florida business community connect through networking, advertising opportunities, and educational workshops. Feel free to contact us today to sign up for your free membership.

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