Partners & Sponsors

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Nothing gets done without the right team.

Check out the a few of our notable partners that support the Florida Culinary Accelerator @ Immokalee.


Florida Gulf Coast University

Located in Southwest Florida between the Florida Everglades and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida Gulf Coast University offers an exceptional environment for learning. Half of FGCU's 800 acres is preserved or restored nature. The campus and region serve as a living laboratory where life-enhancing discoveries are made. The University is an incubator for entrepreneurs who fuel economic development and a cultural resource that enriches life on and around campus.

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SBDC Florida

The Florida SBDC Network provides tools, training, and resources to help small businesses grow and succeed. Designated as “Florida's provider of small business assistance,” the Florida SBDC Network has more than 40 offices from Pensacola to Key West to serve the needs of Florida's business community.

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SCORE Naples

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE provides resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.