The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Inc. seek nominations for the fourth annual Chrysalis Awards to honor businesses and individuals who have positively impacted the local community.
Award nominations have been extended to Feb. 25, and are open to any member of the local business community, regardless of whether or not they are directly a part of the tourism industry.
Award winners will be announced at a jointly hosted Celebration of Business & Tourism Awards Luncheon and Trade Show on May 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers.
The awards will honor recipients in the following categories: Business Development, Sustainability, Eco-Innovation, Cultural Achievement, Education, Sports, and, Sales & Marketing. The VCB's long-standing Junonia Award, created to recognize those individuals who have positively impacted the local tourism community, will also be awarded.
Those who wish to nominate a business or individual to receive a Chrysalis Award can visit the Team Tourism section of www.LeeVCB.com. For event registration and trade show participation visit the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce site at www.fortmyers.org.
For questions or further event details, contact either Christine Davlin at the VCB at firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-338-3500; John Lai at the Hyatt Place at email@example.com or 239-418-1844; or Colleen DePasquale, event chairperson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-332-2930.