City of Tampa Bridges to Business

Bridges to Business May 13, 2021 Event Photo

Bridges to Business

Take advantage of one-on-one* assistance to start the City of Tampa's Equal Business Opportunity certification process and/or become a registered vendor on DemandStar

Happening on

May 13, 2021 from 2pm to 5pm

Barksdale Active Older Adult Center

1801 North Lincoln Avenue

Tampa, FL 33607

Option to participate virtually included on registration page

Registration is necessary for both in-person and virtual participation due to space limitations

*Pre-certification criteria must be met to receive one-on-one assistance

Actively certifying firms specializing in:

  • Building Maintenance Installation and Repair Services
  • Construction Services, General
  • Construction Services, Heavy (Includes Maintenance and Repair Services)
  • Construction Services, Trade (New Construction)
  • Public Works and Related Services

Bridges to Business is designed for:

  • Minority, women-owned, or small businesses interested in becoming certified with the City of Tampa
  • Businesses wishing to register as vendors
  • Connecting business owners with City staff and small business resource experts

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this public hearing or meeting should contact the City of Tampa’s ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding.  The ADA Coordinator may be contacted by phone at 813-274-3964, email at [email protected], or by submitting an ADA – Accommodations Request online form available at