The NaplesNEXT Ideas Festival announced a partnership with the Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF), founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival.

The partnership will bring together distinguished members and elected leaders of Collier County, state and local representatives, and national experts to discuss their viewpoints on the current and future state of the landscape of child wellbeing in Collier County for a State of the Community Summit, as part of the second annual NaplesNEXT. 

The 2020 NaplesNEXT will feature a full day of content sessions on March 2, capped off with a reception Monday night, featuring culinary and wine experiences and entertainment.

NCEF will co-curate the State of the Community Summit the morning of March 3, where topics such as child advocacy, education and pediatric healthcare will be discussed.

Register to attend NaplesNEXT 2020 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort by visiting A portion of each registration fee is tax-deductible and will benefit NCEF and other designated non-profit beneficiaries through a FoundationNEXT fund established through the Community Foundation of Collier County. 

NaplesNEXT is produced by the Leadership division of Intersport, a 20-time Emmy Award-winning innovator and event producer.