Southwest Florida is famous for its sun, sand and Gulf of Mexico surf. But as advertising professionals who live and work here, we’re just as thrilled about our beautiful business climate. With our pristine beaches, happening nightlife, and endless food and drink options, our SWFL community is primed for growth.
Our SWFL community shines when it comes to workforce, education, technology, innovation, and access to capital. Maybe that’s why many global, Fortune-type companies like Chico’s FAS, Arthrex, and U.S. Sugar call the five-county region of Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades home. Our warm climate, beautiful beaches, and abundant recreational activities also drives the region’s popularity.
Ranked #54 on Neilsen’s DMA list, the Fort Myers-Naples market comprises of 1.3 million residents and a workforce of over 600,000. A major economic driver, our ad industry accounts for about 15% of all jobs here in Southwest Florida. With several quality options for colleges and universities, vocational institutions, private and charter school choices, and public school districts, our region also boasts a stronghold in the education sector. Discover a vibrant, business-friendly region with a high quality of life in Southwest Florida. A thriving base of advertising business professionals ready to help your business or career take off? You’ll find it here too.