2023 Edison Awards

Honoring the Best in Innovation and Innovators

The 36th annual Edison Awards was held on April 19-21, 2023 in Fort Myers, FL. Some of the world’s most respected authorities on innovation offered insight and inspiration to our guests.

Hundreds of the world’s top innovators gathered in Fort Myers, FL to participate in this exciting event and experience SW Florida culture and attractions.

Get Ready for the 2023 Edison Awards!

Join hundreds of the world’s top innovators in Fort Myers, FL. Participate in this exciting event and experience SW Florida culture and attractions.

2023 Speakers


CEO, Intel; 2023 Edison Achievement Award Honoree

Sir Jonathan

Founder, LoveFrom; 2023 Edison Achievement Award Honoree


Partner, Suma.com/Get To NEXT Meet the Innovators Forum Host


Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Material Impact and Co-Lead, Investment Committee, Breakthrough Energy Ventures


CTO and VP, Innovation and R&D, Cargill

Maughon, Ph.D.

CTO and CSO; Executive Vice President Sustainability, Technology & Innovation, SABIC


TV Personality, Consumer Technology Expert; Edison Awards Gala Host


Vice President of Economic & Business Development, Babcock Ranch Kitson & Partners


President and Chief Executive Officer, Logitech


Founder, Futurlogic Advanced Concepts; Co-founder Lewis Latimer Fellowship

View All the Speakers on the Event Schedule

Schedule of Events

Event times are subject to change.

Connect With Attendees

Welcome Reception

APRIL 19th | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

All registered guests are invited to attend our opening reception at The Edison and Ford Winter Estates to meet fellow attendees and start cultivating connections. We’ve seen many new collaborative relationships arise following a chance meeting at one of our events, leading to fruitful and profitable new ventures. Tour the estates beforehand, or join your new friends for dinner afterwards in downtown Fort Myers.  

Panels & Speakers

Meet The Innovators Forum

APRIL 20th | 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Meet the Innovators Forum is an executive-level event which features short presentations involving diverse innovators and experts covering future focused subjects. The Forum is designed to stimulate participants’ thinking and create opportunities to make new connections.

Winning Products & Services

Innovators' Showcase

APRIL 20th | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

The Innovators’ Showcase is held in conjunction with the Forum, giving guests an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on look at nominated products between sessions. Attendees can connect with fellow innovators and talk with the teams exhibiting their 2023 Edison Award winning products and services.

Honoring the best in innovation

Edison Awards Ceremony & Gala

APRIL 20th | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Celebrate with fellow innovators while we recognize and honor the best in innovation and innovators. The 2023 Edison Awards Gold, Silver, and Bronze Winners will be announced and the prestigious Edison Achievement Award will be presented to Sir Jonathan Ive, Co-Founder of LoveFrom and Patrick Gelsinger, CEO of Intel.

experiential Learning

Community Day

APRIL 21st | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Enjoy an educational day designed to engage students and the community at large in future-forward thinking! The event is open to the public.