Pinellas County SCORE

OFFICE: (727) 532-6800

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. We provide free mentoring services on a broad variety of topics including writing a business plan, advertising and marketing strategies, negotiating leases, trademark registrations and navigating local government licensing and regulatory issues.


The Pinellas County SCORE Chapter has over 50 volunteer mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, providing clients with free and confidential business mentoring. Our Certified Mentors can meet with you at your place of business, at our chapter headquarters, at other locations, by telephone or via email.

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, free and low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more. This library of valuable resources is free.


Upcoming Workshops & Events

Apr. 23, 2014 St. Petersburg, FL
Learn your target market, competition, business environment and how to write and implement a marketing plan.
Apr. 24, 2014 St. Petersburg, FL
Learn recent business tax law changes, handling business profits/losses, possible tax-filing deadlines, commonly missed tax deductions, avoiding...