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. 7, 2015 Palm Harbor, FL
There is a better way of establishing product or service selling prices than by simply copying what competitors charge. “Pricing For...
Jul. 9, 2015 Clearwater, FL
Entrepreneurs are often so focused on the day-to-day operations needed for survival that they don't plan for success. To run a successful...
Jul. 9, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
Is your marketing plan based on your target market, competition, and economic environment? Learn your target market, competition, business...
Jul. 14, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
Do you need help de-mystifying the details of business taxes and tax saving tips? Learn about your tax obligation and filing responsibilities...
Jul. 16, 2015 St. Petersburg, FM
Do you know the key elements that can help you start a business with a higher chance for success? This workshop will lead you through the steps...