2024 Edison Awards

Attend the 37th annual Edison Awards in Fort Myers, FL on April 17-19, 2024. Experience innovation insights and inspiration, as well as the announcement of the 2024 Edison Award Winners.

Honoring the Best in
Innovation and Innovators

The 2024 Edison Awards will be hosted at the beautiful Luminary Hotel and the Caloosa Sound Convention Center located in the Fort Myers River District. Hundreds of distinguished innovators from around the globe will gather in Fort Myers to take part in the event and immerse themselves in the rich Southwest Florida culture and its numerous local attractions.

Keynote Speakers: The 2024 Edison Achievement Award Honorees

Gwynne Shotwell

President & COO, SpaceX

Dr. Laurie Leshin

Director, Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA


April 17
Edison Awards Arrival Day
Caloosa Sound Amphitheater and Welcome Reception at Edison and Ford Winter Estates

April 18 (day)
Meet the Innovators Forum & Innovators Showcase
Caloosa Sound Convention Center & Luminary Hotel

April 18 (evening)
Edison Awards Gala
Caloosa Sound Convention Center

April 19
Innovator Excursions

Celebration of innovation

Edison Awards Ceremony & Gala

The black-tie preferred event is a highlight for many in attendance, as we’ll unveil the 2024 Edison Award winners for the first time. The gala is a moment to come together and celebrate the team’s success. The Achievement Award Honorees are a pillar to the evening when they are introduced and accept the 2024 Edison Achievement Award.

Panels & Speakers

Meet The Innovators Forum

Meet the Innovators Forum is an executive-level event which features short presentations and panels 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

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 2024 Edison Award winning products and services.

experiential Learning

Community Day

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