LocalShops1's mission is to provide advocacy, support and education to locally owned, independent businesses in the Tampa Bay region.
LocalShops1.com is a grassroots effort founded 8.8.2008. Within two years the organization was recognized as the region's most active voice for small businesses. LocalShops1 serves as the Tampa Bay network for BALLE, the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. BALLE is the nation's leading nonprofit dedicated to sustainability and entrepreneurship.
Membership is open to Businesses, Shoppers, Artists and Non-Profits. Join today and help make Tampa Bay an even more awesome place!