Mayor Bill Barnett will be speaking at the Family Friendly Business Awards, conducted by Collier Child Care Resources (CCCR), on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, from 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. Forty-three local businesses will be recognized for having family supportive practices and policies such as flex time, wellness programs, or child care subsidies. This event includes networking from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m., followed by a plated breakfast during the award ceremony from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Cost is $35 per person. To purchase tickets visit eventbrite.com.
Mayor Bill Barnett’s brief speech will touch upon the value of family friendly businesses for our community. He will also talk about the current state of commerce in Collier County and what can be expected in the future. CCCR’s Executive Director Niccole Howard says, “Many companies today desire a win-win situation in which they help people generate their best work, attract and retain top talent, while allowing employees greater flexibility and support.”
The Family Friendly Business Awards is a networking event open to the public. Vendor tables can be purchased by any local business (including non-winners) and cost only $100. Other event sponsorships are available. To purchase a vendor table or sponsor the event please call Alicia Browner at 239-643-3908.