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Program Activity Purpose
Business Assessment & Accelerated Growth Plan Development Identify business strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Creates a plan of action to remedy business challenges.
Strategic Planning Assistance Achieves goals faster; facilitates capacity building; increases company’s chances of experiencing growth and sustainability.
Executive Cohort Sessions Helps minority business owners understand their capabilities as leaders; provides tangible solutions for short and long-term implementation.
Mentorship Promotes accountability relative to completing business goals and serves as a source of motivation and guidance.
Access to Key Decision Makers Ability to identify who makes purchasing decisions to increase the potential of securing more business opportunities.
Education on Capital Opportunities Increases awareness of capital options available for businesses; increases knowledge of how to secure additional funding for capital needs.
"Fit 3" Chamber Membership Expands business network; increases business opportunities; provides a platform for advocacy.
Networking Events & Strategic Introductions Increases brand awareness, company visibility, strategic introductions, potential client referrals, etc.
Peer-to-Peer Strategy Sessions Produces results-driven solutions to challenges impacting their business by collaborating with program peers.

Additional Benefits

Local Business Community

The Minority Business Accelerator provides a way for the local business community to support diversity and economic inclusion efforts in Tampa and Hillsborough County. Other benefits include:

  • Increased competitiveness
  • Ability to identify qualified minority owned businesses
  • Enhanced corporate brand

Tampa and Hillsborough County

  • More diverse and inclusive business community
  • Job creation
  • Positive economic impact

Learn More

Contact us to receive more information about the Minority Business Accelerator program.

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