Certified Minority & Women Business: What’s Next Training

Economic Development and Procurement Services offer a free two hour training session to help certified minority- and women-owned businesses maximize their opportunities for subcontracting in Hillsborough County projects. Whether you are a newly certified minority- or women-owned business, or just need a refresher on doing business with Hillsborough County, the “Certified with Hillsborough County, What’s Next!” workshop is for you. 

Workshop Topics

  • Navigating the County’s website to find information on projects
  • Brief overview of Procurement opportunities and iSupplier
  • Steps to follow to make the connection with prime contractors
  • Hillsborough County’s unique licensing requirements
  • Tips on contract compliance and goal attainment


There is no fee to attend; however, advance registration through the Hillsborough County Vendor Compliance System is required. 

*The What's Next workshop counts for two hours of the eight hours of education required for bi-annual certification renewal.

Workshop Location & Dates

Workshops are held at the Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (ECC), 2101 E. Palm Ave. in Tampa, on the following dates:

  • January 16, 2020
  • March 12, 2020
  • May 28, 2020
  • July 13, 2020
  • September 10, 2020
  • November 12, 2020


Please email Rita Sauri or call (813) 307-8309 with any questions.