Chrysalis Awards

Chrysalis Awards

Celebration of Business & Tourism

Together We Are Stronger

The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Inc. are proud to present the Chrysalis Awards – a Celebration of Business & Tourism Awards Luncheon and Trade Show on Thursday, April 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village. For event registration and trade show participation, visit the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce website.

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Pooling resources for the good of the community and destination is vital in this ever-changing economic climate. The Chrysalis Awards signify the development of a partnership between the business and tourism communities with the common goal of enhancing our community. 

chrys a lis [kris-uh-lis]

The final stage of development before a butterfly emerges.

This metamorphosis is when growth and differentiation occur.



The 2017 honorees were recognized for their positive impact on the local community.

2017 Chrysalis Award winners were:

  • Business Development: Fleamaster's Flea Market
  • Cultural Achievement: River District Alliance
  • Education: FutureMakers Coalition
  • Sports: Perfect Game
  • Sales & Marketing: Florida Everblades
  • Eco-Innovation: Rosy Tomorrow's Heritage Farm

The Celebration of Business & Tourism Awards Luncheon & Trade Show is a Team Tourism event presented by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce.