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Via Express Mail
Suite 112, Lindsley Hall
730 2nd Avenue South
Nashville TN 37210

Via USPS Mail
730 2nd Avenue South
PO Box 196300
Nashville TN 37219

(615) 862-6180 Phone
(615) 862-6179 FAX
Business Assistance Office
(615) 880-2814 Phone
(615) 862-6175 FAX

Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (BAO)

NEW BAO logo

Welcome to Metro Nashville's Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (Business Assistance [BAO]) Website. Metro Government is committed to assisting in the development of Minority, Service Disabled Veteran, Small, & Women Owned Businesses in Davidson County. We believe that the role of these businesses is very important to the Nashville Community and have developed this site as a resource to assist in their growth in development. Included are points of interest, resources, Information regarding Metro’s programs and other useful website links. We hope you will find this site useful and of value to your business.

Business News

Are you interested in working on the New Baseball project or the West Riverfront Redevelopment project? If so, here are some key things you should know:

New Baseball Project

  • Awarded to Bell, Barton-Mallow, Harmony joint venture. Check out their website and get additional

We want your participation on these projects. We're here to assist you in getting ready to compete. if you want to participate, it is important that you take advantage of the various opportunities that will be available to connect with potential partners.

BAO on Twitter

Metro Nashville Business Assistance Office has hatched a Twitter account!! Follow us @metrobao for important updates, information or just really good tips to consider for your business growth and development.

Training Schedule Update

Metro's Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (BAO) has released the FY 2015 Training Schedule. We encourage you to save the dates on your calendar and plan to participate in each of the business advancement opportunities. These educational session are designed to provide you with additional knowledge that will impact your overall business. They are provided to you at NO Cost, Free Parking, & Free Knowledge!! "Register Today" at We look forward to doing business with you!!