Finalists announced for Industry Appreciation Awards 2023

IAA Reps

September 12, 2023



21 Lee County companies honored among six categories

The Horizon Council, Horizon Foundation and Lee County Economic Development Office have announced finalists for Lee County’s 30th Anniversary of Industry Appreciation Awards 2023.

The Industry Appreciation Awards celebrate Lee County businesses that drive the local economy, employ the workforce and shape their industries. Nominations were accepted through June 30 and the winners will be announced at the Industry Appreciation Awards luncheon on Oct. 27.

Finalists are listed in alphabetical order and include the following businesses:

  • Large Business of the Year: Christopher Alan Homes, Lee County Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Pink Shell Resort & Marina
  • Small Business of the Year: LSI Companies, Inc., Pushing the Envelope and Tech in a Flash
  • Diversity in Business Award: Advanced Hurricane Technology, Jesi Cason Photography and TLC Marketing & Creative Services
  • Innovative Technology Award: HF scientific, a Watts Brand, Spigot Inc. and Timilon Corporation
  • Manufacturer of the Year: Architectural Metal Flashings, B&I Contractors and Botanical Brewing Co.
  • Nonprofit Partnership Award: City Tavern/Family Initiative, Matter Brothers Furniture/United Way of Lee County and ReVital Development Group/Lee County Housing Authority

The Oct. 27 event will take place at the Caloosa Sound Convention Center at 1375 Monroe St. in Fort Myers. Networking begins at 10 a.m. and the program will start at 11 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. For more information, please visit