New date: 2022 Industry Appreciation Awards to be held Feb. 10

New Date

December 30, 2022



The Horizon Council, Horizon Foundation and Lee County Economic Development Office have announced a new date – Feb. 10, 2023 – for the 2022 Industry Appreciation Awards.

The awards program celebrates Lee County businesses that drive the local economy, employ our workforce and shape their industries. Originally scheduled for late-October, the awards ceremony was delayed due to impacts from Hurricane Ian.
Community leaders will announce winners in six categories at the Industry Appreciation Awards:

  • Innovator of the Year
  • Manufacturer of the Year
  • Small Business of the Year
  • Large Business of the Year
  • Technology Award
  • Inclusion & Diversity Award

The Industry Appreciation Awards will be held Friday, Feb. 10, at Caloosa Sound Convention Center, 1375 Monroe St. in Fort Myers. Networking begins at 10 a.m., and the lunch and awards program runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, please visit

About the Horizon Foundation
The Horizon Foundation was established in 1995-96 to provide a funding vehicle for businesses to invest in Lee County’s long-term economic development and vitality. In 2000, the Horizon Foundation received its IRS ruling as a charitable 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation raises private-sector money to support efforts of the Lee County Economic Development Office and the Horizon Council to improve the area’s business climate. For more information, please visit or call 239-533-6800.