Goodwill's MicroEnterprise program begins in Cape Coral on Monday, Feb. 4 and runs through March 14. This six-week series of evening courses provide aspiring small business owners with the skills they need to succeed as entrepreneurs and become more independent.
A new era is dawning for a 45-year-old Southwest Florida business that is the largest of its kind in the region. Al Mueller, the new owner of Creative Events & Rentals, has been investing money, time and energy into the company since buying it in May 2017....
Doug Stewart has been promoted to chief operating officer of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida. Stewart most recently served as vice president of finance. Prior to his tenure with Goodwill Industries, Stewart held titles such as business owner...
Ryan Benson, principal with A. Vernon Allen Builder, has been named president of the Collier Building Industry Association(CBIA).  Benson earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Stetson University and his Master of Business Administration degree from Florida International University. He has been in the...
The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) will conduct a hiring event from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Feb. 28 at a pair of CareerSource Southwest Florida offices. The Fort Myers location is at 4150 Ford St. Extension, and the other is in Naples...
Public Relations University (PRU), the Florida Public Relations Association of SW Florida’s annual full-day conference, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb 1 at Holiday Inn Fort Myers Town Center. This year’s theme, “Hat Tricks,” addresses the functions of...
A personalized weight-loss solution is coming to Fort Myers. Profile by Sanford, a nutrition and lifestyle coaching service, is opening its third Florida franchise on Friday, Jan. 25 in the Cypress Trace plaza at the corner of U.S. 41 and Cypress Lake Drive.
Gulfshore Business magazine welcomes you to nominate yourself or someone else for the 2019 40-under-40 issue coming this September. They will identify 40 individuals who have distinguished themselves in their professions and in the community. They require that nominees must still...
Fort Myers-based duPont Builders is building a major expansion of Vehicle Fortress, Southwest Florida’s upscale storage condos for RVs and all types of vehicles. The construction company will double the size of the Vehicle Fortress development. They are adding three...
The National Consumer Advisory Board re-nominated Dr. Tim M. Verwest as one of America’s best dentists for 2019. The selection is based on a proprietary assessment of a dentist’s experience, training, continuing education, and commitment to excellence to ensure the most impartial unbiased review of...