Lee County is one of the most desirable locations for doing business due to its low taxes, educated workforce, housing costs, and friendly people. The Lee County Female Minority Mentoring Program is an exclusive organization led by professional women that helps young women reach their full potential and build trust by introducing them to community issues and opportunities. The Fort Myers Beach Chamber works to maintain a dynamic business climate, promote commerce, defend the interests of local businesses, and protect the essence of the Fort Myers Beach community. The Lee EDO has created a historic map of development activities that allows the public to explore new private development projects and investment activities in the county.
Becoming a member of the Chamber can help you build relationships with other businesses in the area and provides you with tools that can help your own business succeed. The Lee County Office of Economic Development provides business assistance to retain existing businesses, encourage entrepreneurship, and attract new businesses to create a strong economy and thriving communities. DECA is a national organization that helps students develop professional and social skills that will lead them to successful careers in professional marketing, management, and business ownership. The Chamber of Commerce between Guatemala, the United States and Florida was founded to promote economic activity, provide opportunities for Guatemalan companies of all sizes, and serve as a link for Guatemalan businessmen in both countries.
The Cape Coral Chamber actively supports the growth of more than 800 partner companies in Southwest Florida. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce represents more than 800 businesses, professionals, and individuals throughout Lee County. The purposes of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) are to create a better understanding of the business world and to encourage young people to enter this field. The Southwest Florida Harmony Chamber exists to promote networking within the existing LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly business and professional community, to promote business opportunities for chamber members, to promote Southwest Florida as a year-round LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly travel destination, to provide resources to its members, and to provide outreach from its community to community organizations.
The East Lee County Chamber of Commerce has a mission to promote and promote the civic, economic, and social well-being of East Lee County communities.