Pinellas County SCORE
Sunshine Skyway Bridge
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

May. 26, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
You’re not ready to hire a professional web design company, but you know you need something, right now. In this workshop, you will learn...
May. 27, 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...
May. 28, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
Learn how to use QuickBooks for bank reconciliations, which reports to start with and how to modify them.  This will help business owners to...
Jun. 2, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
Learn the fundamentals of copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets critical to protecting your business venture...
Jun. 4, 2015 Clearwater, FL
Are you ready to start a new small business? This workshop will lead you through the steps you should take to be successful. Startup...