Equal Business Opportunity (EBO)


Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) 
The Equal Business Opportunity Program is tailored to help small, women, minority, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB) and Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) and LGBT-owned businesses flourish. Businesses can find resources, access business opportunities, and enroll in training. Women/Minority (WMBE) and Small Local Business (SLBE) certification services are provided at no cost to business owners.
SBLV Business Connect Restaurant Week December 4-13, 2020
SBLV Business Connect

Calling on all friends and foodies! In celebration of Super Bowl LV, the Business Connect program is hosting a one-of-a-kind restaurant week! “Road to Gameday” Restaurant Week will highlight 50 diverse-owned restaurants in Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco County. Visit the Road to Gameday Eats website.

Restaurant Eligibility Requirements:
  • 51% women, minority, veteran, or LGBTQ+ owned businesses AND be located in Hillsborough, Pinellas, or Pasco County.
  • Have positive reviews and high satisfaction levels from the public on dining review sites (i.e. Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google, etc.).
  • Primary revenue must be derived from dining, not entertainment or other amenities.
  • Restaurant must offer full-service dining at least five nights per week.
  • Restaurant must complete the application process to be considered for inclusion into Restaurant Week, including submitting sample prix-fixe menus.


Application for Certification


Register Business Enterprise

Please, contact our office if you require a paper application


Doing Business with the City

What's Happening Now?

Equal Business Opportunity Orientation Class

Tampa Municipal Office Building
City of Tampa
306 E Jackson St
3rd Floor North
Tampa, FL 33602
Classes will convene every second Tuesday of each month, January through November, from 11 am until 12 pm

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