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The fastest growing minority

business database in town!

(Black-Owned, Women-Owned, Veteran Owned)

About the St. Pete Business League

It began with a vision and a dream and grew into something amazing!

The SPBL has been an active Non- Profit Organization since 2014.

With new members each month, it is our mission to close the gap between business opportunities, workforce development, Grant opportunities and our black-owned businesses.

Why do business with Black-Owned Companies?

1. Closes the Racial Wealth Gap

2. Strengthens Local Economies

3.  Fosters Job Creation

4. Celebrates Black Culture and Serves Communities

5. Holds other Companies Accountable

6. Visibility and Representation in the Green Economy

Diversity builds economic vitality, uplifts communities, and promotes productivity and resilience

Why should you join the St. Pete Business League?

Being active in the community positions a company as a community partner and demonstrates to its clients that they care about the place where their employees and customers live. We all live here or have an interest in seeing St. Petersburg become the place we all one day envision. Where all businesses are treated equal. 

Besides generating new leads, a hidden benefit of joining is improved employee recruitment and retention. When competing for the best and the brightest job candidates, this can make a business stand apart from its competition. Being part of a Community the will help you to have access to the tools to make your business excel. Thus, ensuring a promising career that they can live being part of.

When businesses team up with the groups that are working hard to make their neighborhoods a better place, everyone wins. With a healthy perspective and by employing the aforementioned strategies, companies can allocate resources without breaking the bank, and enjoy the benefits of both a strong, positive reputation in their community and strong morale and team spirit in the workplace.

Check out some of our very own Community Partners below, let us know if you need any more information on any of the posts below!

Did you know that our all active members of the St. Pete Business League have access to a list of business services and products at a discounted rate? That/s right! Simply flash your "Membership Card" at checkout and get discounts applied immediately!

Upcoming events

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More Resources

Visit with some of our Community partners and learn more about how SPBL can assist you in growing your business.

Workforce Development Resources in our Community 


How are you perfecting your craft or sharpening your skills these days? Our Community Partners are hard at work creating opportunities for our Business Owners everywhere!

With the recent pandemic, many events have gone virtual. But as the world slowly "opens back up", we are eager to get back to normal. In the meantime, show your support by attending these events or sharing the details with your peers. 

Grant, Funding and RFP Opportunities


For more information on how to position your business or non -profit for grants and funding, visit our online community of grant writers and financial experts!

Advertising Opportunities

Be sure to mention your Membership status with the St. Pete Business League. With some advertising outlets, discounts may be available.


To enable sustainable economic growth through collaboration and trade amongst black-owned businesses and communities.

Call Us

Office: +1 (833) - 444-SPBL (7725)


2822 54th Ave South #223

St. Petersburg, FL 33712