Application Process

Applications process is ONLINE and will need to be completed by the nominee due to the confidentiality of data collected.  If you want to nominate a business, simply share this website with them for them to begin the application process. Nominees do not have to be Florida SBDC clients.

IMPORTANT: Nomination is for the BUSINESS OWNER, not a business. Please keep this in mind.  LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED! Incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified. Deadline to complete, ended on January 31, 2019, 11:59 PM. Read More


About the Awards

On April 30, 2019, we will celebrate the Distinguished Entrepreneur of SW Florida, Distinguished Business Advocate,  and Distinguished Innovator of the Year.   Application period begins January 1, 2019.  Nominate a distinguished business owner today!  (Note – the business owner will need to be involved and more than likely have to complete the application – detailed business […]

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Ticket Sales

Reserve Your Spot Today! Tickets On Sale Now!  Reserve Your Spot Today Event Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019, from 6 – 9 PM. You are invited to join us and countless other SW Florida small businesses at the beautiful Bonita Bay Club on April 30th to celebrate all businesses in SW Florida.

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Thank You Sponsors

This event would not be possible without the support of our Hallmark Sponsor, for the 8th year in a row, Markham Norton Mostellar Wright & Company. At Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A., you can expect a different kind of financial services experience. We don’t just do tax returns. We don’t just keep the books. […]

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