Pinellas County SCORE
St. Pete downtown
4707 140th Avenue North, Suite 311
Clearwater, Florida 33762
(727) 437-0990

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. We offer free personal and confidential mentoring plus educational workshops sponsored by local businesses, professionals, and organizations. Our free workshops cover a broad variety of topics including writing a business plan, advertising and marketing strategies, negotiating leases, applying for patents and registering trademarks, and navigating local government licensing and regulatory issues.


Pinellas County SCORE Chapter 115 is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, staffed by 57 industry veterans, willing to "Pay It Forward" by donating their time and expertise helping new and existing businesses on their pathway to Business Success. Our Certified Business Mentors can meet with you at our chapter headquarters, and other locations around Pinellas County, or by telephone or email.

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, no cost 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 business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more. This library of valuable resources is free.

A Client Testimonial

Satisfied clients Todd & Teresa Emmons, owners of Whatz Up, Inc expressing gratitude for the assistance received from SCORE volunteers.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Jul. 30, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
Running your small business from a tablet or smart phone is now possible. This course will provide an overview of QuickBooks Online, cloud...
Aug. 4, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
WHICH ONE ARE YOU? Sort out the gray areas surrounding the status of employees and independent contractors to avoid IRS violations, penalties and...
Aug. 6, 2015 Clearwater, FL
In this interactive discussion we will reveal the roles and relationships between marketing, advertising, and sales. Each has a distinct part to...
Aug. 6, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
“Pricing For Profit” is a lot more than just a catchy phrase. Many small businesses establish their selling prices by simply copying...
Aug. 11, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
Are you getting the most out of your social media marketing? Which media should you use? Most importantly, how do you get them to work? Learn...