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Business Opportunities and Results

Important Note: The protocol posted on this website shall control all proceedings associated with this Selection Cycle.

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Scheduled Dates and Times

January Selection Cycle

Business opportunities for the January Selection Cycle are posted below.

Absolute Application Deadline

All applications for any or all of the posted business opportunities must be received in the Business Enterprise headquarters in Tallahassee by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on January 31, 2021 without exception.  A post mark is not considered as the receipt date. You will be notified by email once your application is received.

Selection Cycle Testing

February 10, 2021.

Selection Panel Meeting

The BBE Selection Panel will be meeting via conference call on March 4, 2021, beginning at 3:00 PM Eastern Time, in order to develop questions that will be asked of selection panel applicants during the interview process.

Instructions for Conference Call:

  1. A few minutes prior to the scheduled time for the conference call, dial (888) 585-9008.
  2. When prompted, enter conference room number 384 053 578 followed by the # sign.
  3. You will then be placed into conference.

Selection Cycle Interviews

March 16, 2021 beginning at 8:30 AM Eastern Time.

Below are instructions for connecting via Microsoft Teams meeting:

Join on your computer or mobile app
Click here to join the meeting
Or call in (audio only)
+1 850-583-5063,,849853113#   United States, Tallahassee
Phone Conference ID: 849 853 113#

Application Form

Download the Business Opportunity Application Form.

January Selection Cycle Opportunities

Region 1

Region 3

Region 5

Additional Information

Selection Cycle Exam

The test for the current selection cycle will take place in the District Office designated by the applicant on his or her application according to the Scheduled Date and Time listed at the top of this page.  Persons arriving after the start of the test will be turned away and disqualified from further consideration. The test concludes at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Applicants will be notified by email and follow-up phone call regarding testing date, time, and location. Contact the designated District Office for directions if needed. Study guides are available to help you Prepare for the Vendor Selection Test.

Selection Cycle Interview

The Selection Panel will meet at a location or a virtual format yet to be determined according to the Scheduled Date and Time listed at the top of this page. Interviews for qualified applicants may begin on the first scheduled interview day or at appointed times on the following days. It is expected that the Panels business will conclude no later than 5:00 PM on the last scheduled interview date, if not sooner, depending upon the number of applicants qualifying for an interview.

Cafeteria in Key West Florida.

Florida Bureau of Business Enterprise

Providing Tools and Support for Legally Blind Vendors in the Food Service Industry

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