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Celebrating Small Business Week in Orlando: Spotlight on Local Entrepreneurs

National Small Business Week runs from May 1st through 7th! As a fellow small business, we understand and appreciate the significance of shopping small. These businesses are the heart and soul of Orlando, creating a vibrant atmosphere and fueling the local economy. In celebration of this week, we're excited to showcase some of our favorite local businesses in Orlando that you don't want to miss.

Why limit tacos to just Tuesday? The mouth-watering flavors of their famous Quesa Birria Tacos will have you craving them on a daily basis. But don't stop at just tacos - their menu boasts a variety of delicious options, including quesadillas, Birria ramen, tortas, and street corn topped with Takis or Hot Cheetos. And for the thirsty, they have refreshing agua frescas and 21+ drinks like their Loco White Claws. You can visit their restaurant at 971 W Fairbanks Ave, Orlando, FL or check out their food truck, which offers their most popular eats, at 429 West Main Street, Apopka, FL.

Quesa birria tacos with consume, salsa verde and limes

Are you a plant enthusiast looking to expand your garden? Consider supporting your local plant shop. If you have a wishlist of plants, they’ll help you find those dream plants. They offer a variety of high-quality plants like monsteras, philodendrons, hoyas — as well as rare species. Don’t miss their weekly posting of their restocks every Friday at 7 pm. If you’re looking for a fun way to connect with other plant enthusiasts or just looking to gain new additions, join their plant swap events!

Find them in Ivanhoe Village at 1700 N Orange Ave, Suite 200, Orlando, FL

When it comes to comfort food, nothing beats a steaming bowl of pho. For the ultimate pho experience, Maitland Pho and Grill unique tastes are ones that never fail to soothe the soul. If pho isn’t your thing, don’t worry — they offer a variety of different delicious Vietnamese cuisine, from rice dishes to noodles and much more, I promise you won’t be disappointed.

If you’re a fan of artistic and innovative craft beers, then check out Bowigens Beer Company. This American craft brewery that originated in Central Florida hosts two taproom locations — Casselberry and Avalon Park. At Bowigens, their passion for brewing shines through in every pour. They're committed to providing top-notch, flavor-packed beer and never release anything they're not proud of. With an impressive portfolio of award-winning beers — such as the 407 Pils (German Style Pilsner) to the 7 Layer Stout (Milk Stout) — there’s something to satisfy every palate. So whether you’re a casual beer drinker or an avid enthusiast, be sure to check them out!

Find them at their Casselberry tap room at 1014 FL-436, Casselberry, FL or their Avalon Park location 3801 Avalon Park E Blvd #120, Orlando, FL

Different types of Bowigens draft beers

What do you get when a sheep walks into a bar? The Hammered Lamb! Get it?

If you’re looking for a friendly neighborhood pub with a fun atmosphere, delicious food and gorgeous views, the Hammered Lamb is your new go-to spot! Personally, it is one of our favorite places to enjoy brunch, with award-winning Bloody Marys and mouth-watering dishes. If you’re feeling adventurous, join in on their traditional “train shots” — a free shot every time the train passes!

However, what sets them aside is their commitment to their community. They’re passionate supporters of many causes and firm believers in making a positive impact however they can.

So come down the heart of Ivanhoe village at 1235 North Orange Ave. Orlando, FL and check out this beloved spot!

If you’re looking for a space to work, Credo Conduit is your next home. As read on their website “The CREDO Conduit is an interdisciplinary society made up of individuals and companies who believe their lives and work get better when they come alongside each other.”

This workspace offers a gathering of Orlando’s talented creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Credo Conduit offers flexible desk and office memberships to anyone whose passion aligns with being part of a supportive community. And Memberships come with plenty of perks including free parking, snacks and coffee — visit their coffee shop right down the street! That’s not all, they offer meeting room rentals and other great services!

So why not make Credo Conduit your new work home and start collaborating with like-minded professionals today?

As a small business, we understand the importance of supporting our local community. That’s why we are passionate about partnering with other home-grown entrepreneurs to help them achieve their goals and establish their presence in the Orlando market. Our goal is to collaborate with other small businesses to help them establish their presence in the Orlando market.

If you're not sure where to start, don't worry - we offer free consultations! Contact us to learn more about how we can work together to support your small business and help you succeed.


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