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Pinellas County SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed. We offer free personal, confidential mentoring and educational workshops virtually and in person.

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Upcoming Webinars

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Developing Your Recruitment Strategy - Attracting the Right Candidates

June 7, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Virtual

Attend this engaging webinar to learn strategies to attract the right candidates for your business. Part 1 of a 3-part series - The Great Resignation-Ideas and Solutions for...

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Estate Planning for Women

June 8, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Clearwater Main Library

Join Ameriprise Financial to learn the benefits of having an estate plan that helps put you in control.

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Business Startup in 2022

June 9, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
The Greenhouse

Thinking about starting a business? Attend this webinar and learn the steps to take to get your venture off the ground with a higher chance of success.

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Online

New Hire Selection - Hiring the Right Candidate

June 14, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Virtual

Attend this engaging webinar to learn interviewing, selection, offer and onboarding techniques to ensure a successful hire. Part 2 of 3-part series - The Great Resignation-Ideas...

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Elements of the Marketing Plan

June 20, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
The Greenhouse

Learn your target market, competition, business environment and how to write and implement a marketing plan. Attend in-person or virtually.

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The Fast One-Page Business Plan: Lean Canvas

June 21, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
The Greenhouse

Learn to sharpen your business plan, clearly communicate your company's message, target your most important customers and uncover your competitive advantages with Lean Canvas.

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Employee Retention Strategies - Protecting Your Investment

June 21, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Virtual

Attend this engaging webinar to learn strategies to engage and retain your new and existing employees. Part 3 of 3-part series - The Great Resignation-Ideas and Solutions for...

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10 Tips for Advertising Your Business

June 28, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Palm Harbor Library - Palm Room

Did you know that firms who advertise during a recession increase in value and get more marketing bang for the buck? Learn 10 advertising tips to increase sales and market share...

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Top Ten Mistakes Made by Entrepreneurs and Artists Online

July 5, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Palm Harbor Library - Palm Room

Attend this seminar to discover the top 10 online, income-reducing mistakes made by entrepreneurs and artists and the solutions available to ensure they don't happen.

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Grow Your Business with SCORE Pinellas County

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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Entrepreneurs Heritage Month—a month dedicated to celebrating the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. 

SCORE is committed to helping AAPI entrepreneurs achieve their business goals. To help aspiring Asian American and Pacific Islander small business owners achieve their goals, SCORE offers FREE mentoring, tools and resources in our hub for AAPI Entrepreneurs.

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Support Small Business in Pinellas County

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Your support helps ensure sustainability and increased opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Your tax-deductible donation helps us create new businesses and jobs in the U.S. today and for generations to come.

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Show your support of the Small Business Community by becoming a SCORE Pinellas County Sponsor. Your sponsorship enables us to offer free workshops and webinars to small business owners and entrepreneurs while allowing you to promote your business.

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SCORE is looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates. Find the best role for you, then apply!

SCORE for All

SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business and know the road is harder for some than others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

Visit the SCORE for ALL portal for curated content specific to Black, Hispanic, Women and Veteran Entrepreneurs.

Visit SCORE for All

 

The Greenhouse - On Demand Series

Check out the latest recorded sessions from the Greenhouse - organized by business pathways: Startup, Growth, Resiliency and Small Business Enterprise.

Topics include business research, business planning, home-based business, legal structures, franchising, pricing, financing, taxes, marketing, sales and much, much more.

 

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SCORE Pinellas County Partners and Sponsors