April 20-22, 2022 - Fort Myers, Florida
The 2022 Edison Awards will be celebrated April 20-22, 2022 in Fort Myers, Florida. The city has a rich history of innovation and is a natural fit to continue the Edison Awards mission: To serve as a leader in globally recognizing, honoring and fostering innovation and innovators to create a positive impact on the world.
The 2022 Edison Awards will showcase some of the world’s top innovation leaders and new products from around the globe. The event is scheduled to be hosted at the beautiful new Luminary Hotel and the Caloosa Sound Convention Center located in the Fort Myers River District. Hundreds of the world’s top innovators will descend on Fort Myers to participate in the event and experience the Southwest Florida culture and local attractions.
Fort Myers is home to the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford Winter Estate and lab. This historic property dates back to 1885 when Edison purchased the land on his very first visit to Fort Myers. Edison and his family wintered at the estate for the next six decades. In 1928, Edison, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone partnered and built a lab on the property to study alternative sources for rubber.
Welcome Cocktail Reception at Edison Ford Estates
April 21 (day)
Meet the Innovators - Luminary Hotel & Caloosa Sound Convention Center
April 21 (evening)
Edison Awards Gala, Caloosa Sound Convention Center
To Be Determined