Honoree FAQ

How can we promote ourselves as honorees?

  • Press Release – insert your companies information on the template we provided or issue your own release
  • Add the official Honoree logo to your website, your email signature, put it into a frame, and display it in your reception area, use them anywhere you can to let everyone know you are an Honoree.  If you use the logo online, please be sure to link it back to the Florida Companies to Watch website at https://growfl.com/flctw21/about-flctw/ 
  • Social Media is a way to get the news out immediately! Keep the posts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram coming using the #FLCTW. We will be watching to like and retweet all your posts!

What type of marketing can we anticipate from GrowFL to promote us as an Honoree?

  • The Honoree announcement is embargoed until Tuesday, October 5, 2021.
  • GrowFL will issue an official press release to the media at 8am on October 5, 2021
  • GrowFL Website
  • GrowFL Newsletter –
    • 11th Annual GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honoree List – promoted October 5, 202
    • 5 Honorees per week will be highlighted in the newsletter – you will be provided the date your company will be featured!
  • GrowFL Social Media
    • Ensure you use the hashtag #FLCTW in all social media posts
  • The Program Book will be updated leading up to the event with your individual profiles. CLICK HERE to view our past Honorees.
  • And more!  Continue to check back for updates.
  • Visit the Honoree Toolkit page for all your marketing resources.

When and Where is the Event

  • The Awards Celebration will take place on Thursday, February 17, 2022.
  • The awards ceremony begins at 5:00 pm.
  • Location: Hard Rock Live, Universal CityWalk, Orlando, Florida

What is the Leadership Institute on Thursday, November 4th?

  • On Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm we will be hosting the GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Leadership Institute for the CEOs of the current and past GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honorees.
  • This program offers not only an opportunity for you to meet your fellow honorees, but also gain a great deal of leadership insights and content that you can immediately implement.
  • This year’s program is focused on leading at the speed of change.
  • To register, click here. 

What is the dress code for the event?

  • The dress code is Creative Formal attire (yes we made this up).  CLICK HERE to view photos from previous Florida Companies to Watch awards programs.
    • Women: Can dress up in a long gown, cocktail dress, or snazzy separates.  Show off your personality with every detail.
    • Men: Incorporate trendy prints in with your tie and a dressy shirt. Mix fabrics such as a silk blazer and a dress shirt to create a formal, yet interesting, look.

What is included in the ticket?

  • Your ticket includes a reserved seat at the event at the Hard Rock Live, dinner and a VIP reception.

Seating During the Awards Ceremony

  • You will be seated with your party in the event venue for the awards ceremony.

If I have questions who should I contact?