Pinellas County SCORE
Sunshine Skyway Bridge
4707 140th Avenue North, Suite 311
Clearwater, Florida 33762
(727) 532-6800

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.


The Pinellas County SCORE Chapter 115 Annual Recognition Program was held on January 21, 2015, to recognize our 2014 outstanding clients and members, as well as our partners, sponsors, and resources.
2014 Outstanding Clients

Chief's Creole Cafe

Don Mahaney, Certified Mentor and Elihu and Caroline Brayboy, Owners


Keith Knowles, Certified Mentor, Sara Mullens, Owner, and Mats Bengtson, Certified Mentor.


Ralph Warmack, Chapter Chair with Jeffrey Lizzio, Owner and John Rodgers, Certified Mentor.

Whatz Up Products

Bob Gaynor, Certified Mentor with Todd and Teresa Emmons , Owners and John Andes, Certified Mentor.


For more Award pictures click here.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Mar. 5, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
Learn the fundamentals of copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets critical to protecting your business venture...
Mar. 5, 2015 Clearwater, FL
In a world where a growing number of social media sites get most of the marketing attention, email marketing has strengths that should make it part...
Mar. 10, 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...
Mar. 12, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
Businesses of all sizes are experimenting with social media marketing, looking for the best way to get their message (and their products) to...
Mar. 17, 2015 St. Petersburg, FL
Are you ready to start a new small business? This workshop will lead you through the steps you should take to be successful. Some of the topics...