Awards & Installation Dinner - July 28th

What: Mark your calendar as we celebrate our members and welcome our 2021-22 Board of Directors!

Where: Carrollwood Country Club

When: 7/28/21 @ 6 p.m.

Active Shooter Awareness Event - August 3rd

What: The Tampa Police Special Operations will be presenting the Active Shooter Awareness and Prevention 

Where: McAlister’s Deli

When: 8/3/21 @ 11 a.m.

After 5 & Ribbon Cutting - August 4th

What: Our CABA After 5 FREE networking provides a perfect ending to your Wednesday work day.

Where: Glory Days Grill

When: 8/4/21 @ 5:30 p.m.

Ribbon Cutting - August 5th

What: CABA brings the ribbon and the scissors, and we encourage you to bring yourselves and some guests to our FREE TO THE PUBLIC event.

Where: The Broach School of Tampa

When: 8/5/21 @ 4:30 p.m.

New Teacher Breakfast - August 6th

What: Help us welcome our new Hillborough County teachers!

Where: Gaither High School

When: 8/6/21 @ 8 a.m.

Awards & Installation Dinner - July 28th

What: Mark your calendar as we celebrate our members and welcome our 2021-22 Board of Directors!

Where: Carrollwood Country Club

When: 7/28/21 @ 6 p.m.

Active Shooter Awareness Event - August 3rd

What: The Tampa Police Special Operations will be presenting the Active Shooter Awareness and Prevention

Where: McAlister’s Deli

When: 8/3/21 @ 11 a.m.

After 5 & Ribbon Cutting - August 4th

What: Our CABA After 5 FREE networking provides a perfect ending to your Wednesday work day.

Where:  Glory Days Grill

When: 8/4/21 @ 5:30 p.m.

Ribbon Cutting - August 5th

What: CABA brings the ribbon and the scissors, and we encourage you to bring yourselves and some guests to our FREE TO THE PUBLIC event.

Where: The Broach School of Tampa

When: 8/5/21 @ 4:30 p.m.

New Teacher Breakfast - August 6th

What: Help us welcome our new Hillborough County teachers!

Where: Gaither High School

When: 8/6/21 @ 8 a.m.

CABA Connects Members to Business and Community 

We provide a platform to connect CABA members to businesses (B2B) and community (B2C) to help them grow their business with CABA.

The Carrollwood Area Business Association provides members with unsurpassed virtual, online, and member-to-member benefits that expand their reach to connect them to new prospects, clients, and referral partners.

For over 35 years, CABA has been the voice of small business in our community, where we host annual events with exclusive member opportunities like the CABA Golf Classic, CABA Trunk or Treat, Holiday Tree Lighting, CABA Presents Taste of Carrollwood and many more.

Watch the video to see What Happens at CABA.

About CABA Membership:

CABA is volunteer-run, and member-driven, so everything we do is to help CABA members grow their businesses. We host weekly events to encourage business-to-business networking, and we feature our members through community events, online advertising, media relations, e-mail campaigns, and social media. We provide a platform to help our members STAND OUT!

How to Grow Your Business with CABA:

The return on your investment (ROI) as a CABA member is proportionate to what you put in. Join a Committee; volunteer for a community event; serve as a member of the Board of Directors; participate in events. Committee meetings are in-person and on-Zoom: either way, you get to know your fellow CABA members who become your best referral partners!

Members & Sponsors Spotlight

Thank you to our CABA Members and Event Underwriters

GiGi's Playhouse

Non-Profit of the Quarter

GiGisPlayhouse.org/Tampa

Michael Kimling

Member of the Month

Directory Listing

Event Sponsors This Month

New Members

Search The CABA Directory

Your connection to CABA members and community

#Shop Small   #Eat Local 

Ways To Participate

Networking

CABA sponsors weekly B2B networking events at CABA member businesses and restaurants where members and their guests pass referrals and enjoy refreshments together.

Education

Regular training help members use their membership benefits (Maximize Your Membership), and virtual Lunch & Learn programs introduce members’ content to each other.

Community

Platforms to connect CABA to our Community include annual B2C events like Trunk or Treat, and online opportunities like banner ads, and the online member directory.

Sponsorship

Every CABA event includes exclusive sponsorship opportunities for members to include hosting CABA Coffees and CABA After 5’s and CABA Presents Taste of Carrollwood.

Marketing

CABA member benefits are to boost the marketing of your business and include online advertising, publicity opportunities with sponsorships, and shout-outs on social media.

Leadership

Our Board of Directors are volunteers who are “liaisons” to our standing committees who appoint chairs to assist them in serving CABA members and the community.

A Letter From Your President

To characterize 2020 as a challenging year is an understatement. However, challenges are nothing new to CABA, in fact; they are the foundation on which CABA was built.

The Carrollwood Area Business Association (CABA) was developed during a time when the viability of many local businesses was threatened due to the widening of North Dale Mabry. Several local business owners came together to advocate and collaboratively address the Florida Department of Transportation who agreed to complete the road widening at night—after businesses had closed for the day: CABA’s first victory for local business, business owners, and the Greater Carrollwood community.

Through their collaboration, the group of business owners/advocates had begun to share referrals with each other, and through adversity; they learned that they could help each other grow their businesses. Our 2020 challenges may be different, but the core values on which CABA was built remain strong.

We are excited to announce that we have contracted with a new company that will help lead CABA with an Administrative Team. They are working very hard behind the scenes to help us transition and create new features to enhance your member experience. Together, we are working to create new, innovative ways to connect you to each other and to your ideal clients and referral partners. Soon, we will be announcing a business-to-community (B2C) campaign that will generate more potential leads to grow your business with CABA.

I value you, and I am grateful for this new journey we are embracing together. We are better together, and moving in the same direction: to grow our businesses and better our community.

  

Jennifer Jenkins

A Letter From Your President

To characterize 2020 as a challenging year is an understatement. However, challenges are nothing new to CABA, in fact; they are the foundation on which CABA was built.

The Carrollwood Area Business Association (CABA) was developed during a time when the viability of many local businesses was threatened due to the widening of North Dale Mabry. Several local business owners came together to advocate and collaboratively address the Florida Department of Transportation who agreed to complete the road widening at night—after businesses had closed for the day: CABA’s first victory for local business, business owners, and the Greater Carrollwood community.

Through their collaboration, the group of business owners/advocates had begun to share referrals with each other, and through adversity; they learned that they could help each other grow their businesses. Our 2020 challenges may be different, but the core values on which CABA was built remain strong.

We are excited to announce that we have contracted with a new company that will help lead CABA with an Administrative Team. They are working very hard behind the scenes to help us transition and create new features to enhance your member experience. Together, we are working to create new, innovative ways to connect you to each other and to your ideal clients and referral partners. Soon, we will be announcing a business-to-community (B2C) campaign that will generate more potential leads to grow your business with CABA.

I value you, and I am grateful for this new journey we are embracing together. We are better together, and moving in the same direction: to grow our businesses and better our community.

 

 

 

Jennifer Jenkins