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City of Tampa Bridges to Business

Bridges to Business Opportunities

Bridges to Business (BTB) connects small and diverse companies directly to City staff along with a wide array of contracting opportunities. The BTB Vendor Certification Tour series and BTB Subcontractor Outreach and Networking are two prime programs featured under the Bridges to Business umbrella.

Bridges to Business Vendor Certification Tour

Offered throughout the year at various locations to assist small and diverse businesses with applying for certifications through the City's Equal Business Opportunity Office and registering to receive bid announcements.

Bridges to Business Subcontractor Outreach & Networking

A bi-annual event geared toward providing a networking space for firms to connect with the City's Contract Administration Department, Purchasing Department, and Equal Business Opportunity staff in addition to partner agencies, sureties, insurance providers, and dozens of prime contractors for the City of Tampa construction projects.

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 TampaADA@tampagov.net, or by submitting an ADA – Accommodations Request online form available at Tampagov.net/ADARequest