Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida

Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida by Florida SBDC at FGCU Small Business Consulting

The 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. 2021 Nominations Closed, 2022 Nominations Open, January 1, 2022.  Incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified.

Ticket Sales:

Reserve Your Spot Today, Tickets On Sale Now!  Reserve Your Spot Today Event Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021, from 6 – 9 PM. You are invited to join us and countless other SW Florida small businesses at the beautiful Bonita Bay Club on to celebrate small businesses in SW Florida.

About the Awards:

On May 4, 2021, we will celebrate the Distinguished Entrepreneur of SW Florida, Distinguished Business Advocate,  and Distinguished Innovator of the Year.   Application period begins January 1, 2020.  Nominate a distinguished business owner today!

This Year’s Judges:

The Florida SBDC extends it’s thanks and gratitude to our judges for their expertise and time to select the next Distinguished Entrepreneur of SW Florida.

Thank you Sponsors:




This event would not be possible without the support of our Hallmark Sponsor, for the 9th 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.


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