Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021, from 6 – 7 PM.

You are invited to join us and countless other SW Florida small businesses at the beautiful via LiveStream to celebrate small businesses in SW Florida.

About the Awards:

The Distinguished Entrepreneur Awards of SWFL is held annually to celebrate entrepreneurial excellence in Southwest Florida. Southwest Florida Small Business entrepreneurs who have attained notable achievements and success in the field of entrepreneurship are recognized during this auspicious occasion. The awards recognize three Southwest Florida business owners for their business success, innovative technology, and business advocacy. 2021marks the 10th annual celebration of local entrepreneurs.

Applications for 2022 will begins on January 1, 2022.

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 10th 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.

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.


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