What we're about

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly fifty years.

Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.

Broward SCORE, is one of the first chapters and was founded in 1964 as Chapter 17. We are a very active chapter and have more than 30 volunteers. Connect with us for informative, useful workshops, small business mentoring, special small business events and more.

Our Mission is to help entrepreneurs and small business men and women start, develop, and grow businesses in Broward County.

The purpose of this Meetup is to share our many workshops, business resources, and services to the Broward business community. Join us to learn, network, and grow your business!

299 East Broward Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale,FL 33301
Tel: (954)356-7263
Fax: (954)356-7145

Upcoming events (5)

Sourcing Capital for Your Business

Nova Southeastern University


Innovative strategies for getting the money you need for your business The goal of this workshop is to prepare you to get the funding that you need to start your business or to grow and expand it. This is an interactive seminar where participants will share their objectives with the presenter. The workshop will walk you through the basics of: • Bank Lending • Venture and Angel Capital • Alternative Financing Strategies • Private Investors The participant will leave the workshop with an understanding of what banks and investors are looking for when providing capital to small businesses. They are lending and investing! This is a unique opportunity to get insight that is typically not available. Resources of Banks (that are actually lending) and investors will be shared with the participants. Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efxf52hld5e62073 Presenter: Miguel Hernandez is the President of CFO by Design and is a Broward SCORE Volunteer. A graduate of Florida International University he has worked with small business owners to plan, organize, support and supplement their their accounting needs. Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Costs/Fee: $35 for online pre-registration; only advance registration and payment for this event. Veterans Must present their voucher before attending the workshop. Please Note: PayPal or credit card accepted with advanced registration. No payment at the door.

Thinking of Owning a Business? . . . An introduction to what's involved.

African-American Research Library And Cultural Center

Do you dream about starting a business? You are not alone - millions of Americans share that dream. And yet, not everyone has the courage to get started. But if you are reading this you have already taken the first steps towards turning your dream into a reality. This interactive three-hour seminar will deal with the key information you need to be considering as you move forward. Topics covered are: •Myths and Realities of Entrepreneurship - The truth about business ownership •Do you have what it takes - Assessing your skills & experience •Know your options: Different types of businesses - A closer look at various ways of starting a business •Components of business ownership - Understanding the many roles you'll play as a business owner •Making it legal - The nuts & bolts of launching a new business •Business plan basics - Why you need a business plan The workshop is a solid first step. It helps you to understand what is involved in starting and running a business and your stage of readiness. This is time well spent. You will walk away with a head full of ideas for your next steps. Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efwt671d9475c3d4 Presenter: Adriana Arias Restrepo has more than 15 years of experience working in Supply Chain.Adriana lived in China for 8 years, where she started a trading company for cookware and dinnerware. She has also worked with multinational companies like Productos Familia in Colombia (50% owned by the SCA – Sweden), and DHLeCommerce (Part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group). She holds a degree in Production Engineering and Logistics. Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Costs: Free of charge.

Impuestos para Personales – Lo que necesita saber antes de enviarlo

South Regional/Broward College Library

Este Taller es informativo, no es para enseñar a preparar los impuestos. Esta dirigido a todas los socios o dueños de empresas o negocios, que tengan interés en conocer el tratamiento de sus Activos, Pasivos, Ingresos, Costos y Gastos efectuados durante el año, en su Declaración de Impuestos (Corporate Income Tax). Es importante que todo empresario o negociante, necesite conocer el sistema fiscal y tributario, porque afecta económicamente su negocio, sea por ahorro en el pago de impuestos, así como también para evitar pagar multas, intereses, etc., hasta posibles auditorías del IRS. Los empresarios (socios o dueños de empresas o negocios), necesitan conocer las consecuencias en sus Impuestos Anuales, de las operaciones, ingresos y desembolsos de dinero que realizan, y tomar medidas adecuadas para el ahorro del pago de impuestos. Los temas que vamos a ver en este Taller son: 1.Tipos de Corporaciones y sus diferencias 2.Formas de presentación de Impuestos por Corporaciones: 1120, 1120S &1065 3.Income Tax Federal y Estatal 4.Fecha de presentación y extensiones 5.Porque debe existir la contabilidad en una empresa 6.Que son los Estados Financieros y porque son importantes para el IRS 7.Empresas con fines de lucro que no deben presentar Impuestos (Corporate Income Tax) 8.Tipos de Reportes que se deben presentar 9.Impuestos a pagar por tener empleados 10.Impuestos a pagar por tener subcontratistas 11.Diferencia entre Empleados y Subcontratistas 12.Métodos y períodos contables 13.Auditorías del IRS y documentos de soporte de gastos Registrese Ahora: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07eg0kzyzvfe7745dd Presentador: Guillermo Galvan, Contador Público, dueño de ACCTAX Accounting & Tax Services, con más de 30 años de experiencia Contabilidad, Auditoria, Finanzas, Asesoría de Empresas e Impuestos. Comenzó su carrera como Contador, luego trabajó como Auditor durante 16 años, comenzando en KPMG (en aquel tiempo representado por “Miguel Labrador y Asociados CPA’s”), posteriormente como Auditor Interno en grandes corporaciones. Llevó a cabo auditorías, revisiones y compilaciones, y declaraciones de impuestos para empresas de las aéreas financieras, manufactureras, industriales, construcción, servicios, organizaciones sin fines de lucro, etc. Su experiencia incluye servicios de Contabilidad, Impuestos Corporativos y Personales, Consultoría y Evaluación para la creación de nuevas empresas o negocios, incluyendo el Plan de Negocios, Presupuestos, preparación e implementación de Manual de Normas y Procedimientos Administrativos y Contables, Manual de Control Interno, capacitación de QuickBooks, Excel, Word. Horario de oficina Broward Score: Lunes-Jueves 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Costo: gratuito

How To Sell Your Products Or Services To The Federal Gov’t.

Nova Southeastern University


GSA is America's only source solely dedicated to procuring goods and services for the Federal government. As an integral part of GSA, the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) possesses unrivaled capability to deliver comprehensive products and services across government at the best value possible. The purpose of this workshop is to provide a basic knowledge and understanding of the process that is required for new vendor(s) to get on a GSA Multiple Awards Schedules program. Through this presentation, you will learn the steps, procedures, processes of how to submit your application to get on GSA MAS Schedule . You will also learn about subcontracting opportunities, how to register your business, market your products or services, and find contracting opportunities. This presentation is beneficial to new vendors seeking federal contracts, and existing vendors seeking to expand their capabilities. Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efx3yoj1306dcc9f Presenter: Felix Peguero-Luna as Customer Service Director with the U.S. General Services Administration is actively engage with all Federal, State & Local, Military and Civilian agencies to provide streamlined acquisition solutions for all products and services in support of mission-critical requirements and to comply with federal laws, regulations and policies. Mr. Peguero-Luna Felix holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Computer Information System and is pursuing an MBA with the University of West Florida. He also holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification. He is a graduate of the Sustaining Base Leadership and Management (SBLM) course with the Army Management Staff College in Fort Belvoir, Virginia; and served with the 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, NC as an Airborne/Infantryman. Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Costs/Fee: $35 for online pre-registration; only advance registration and payment for this event. Veterans Must present their voucher before attending the workshop. Please Note: PayPal or credit card accepted with advanced registration. No payment at the door.

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Quickbooks Intermedio para las pequeñas empresas

South Regional/Broward College Library

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