The Caribbean-American National Development Organization, Inc. (“CANDO”), is hosting the 10th annual Tampa Bay Caribbean Heritage Festival in celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month.
The purpose of the Festival is to promote and showcase cultural activities, recognize and encourage the diverse cultures within the Greater Tampa Caribbean-American community and foster family and economic growth opportunities. The event will be including live entertainment, performances from culturally representing Artists, Brands, DJ’s, Arts and Crafts and activities for the entire family – all in an open-air environment.
We are a 501 (c)3, non-profit organization founded in 2009 dedicated to supporting educational, health, legal and economic sustainable solutions to the Caribbean-American community. Our vision is to deliver a functioning, self-sustaining Community Economic Development and Cultural Center of the highest standards. Please visit www.wicando.orgfor more information.
The Festival is brought to the community in collaboration with the University Area Community Development Corporation Inc. (University Area CDC) is a 501(c) public/private partnership whose mission is children and family development, crime prevention, and commerce growth. Its primary focus is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida. For over 20 years, the UACDC has championed positive change in the economic, educational and social levels of the community through youth programs, adult education, affordable housing, workforce and resource assistance, and community engagement. Visit for more information
□ Business/Organization exposure – the Festival has gathered an average of over 700 attendees
□ Community Engagement – allows the continued development of events and the development of opportunities for the Caribbean-American communities in the Greater Tampa Bay Area
□ Marketing Benefit – Your Business/Organization will be included in event marketing materials including all social media.
□ Brand Exposure
As a Sponsor, you are the reason for our success and we are excited at the potential in working with you and know you will find the sponsorship of the Tampa Bay Caribbean Heritage Festival to be a rewarding experience.
Thank you and welcome to the Tampa Bay Caribbean Community!