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+)

How to Increase Email Marketing Results with Videos

Nova Southeastern University


Learn how to easily create videos on your laptop This email and video marketing class is for you if you are frustrated by: •Low email open and click-through rates •Little or no engagement on social media •Lack of sales By registering to attend this business building class, you will learn the simple secrets of gaining greater engagement on social media and on your email marketing campaigns by adding videos. By enrolling in this class today you will be empowered to: •Create videos from your photos •Design images for videos with free graphic design tools •Learn to add voice and music over images to convert images into powerful videos that Attract, Capture and Retain clients! By attending this class, you will learn about the most cost effective and easiest videos you can create on your own like: 1) Facebook Live Videos 2) YouTube Live Videos 3) Testimonial Videos 4) Product Videos 5) PowerPoint Videos 6) Photo-Motion Videos 7) and much more . . . Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efwv28ubb3bf280f Presenter: Evie Hernandez Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Fee: $35, 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.

How to Get Fed. Gov't Business Without Bidding & Red tape

Keiser University


The Federal Government spends large amounts of money in almost every community. Many of those dollars go to local businesses that provide needed goods and services that the government needs on a local basis. Government agencies located in or near your community might also be responsible for buying goods and services to used across the country or around the world. Figuring out how to deal with the bureaucracy is a challenge that many small business owners cannot overcome. You can with guidance from this workshop. Federal government business can be a source of long term, steady, and dependable revenue and invoices must be paid in 30 days - it's the law! This workshop will give you a solid understanding of how to find the government purchases that fit your business. Learn how to identify the right person who controls that purchasing and the steps required to become an authorized supplier. Once you understand how to get the door open business men and women usually find many opportunities that fit their company's product or service lines. The workshop leader has many years of experience in this field and brings a wealth of practical information to the table. You will walk away knowing how to start on the road to getting government business: •Learn the steps to obtain a CADGE # & a DUN # •Learn how to be designated as a "small business vendor" •Learn how to get listed in the gov't purchasing directories •Learn about the $150,000 blocks of business that must go to small businesses Don't miss the opportunity to add revenue to your business. The government offices contract work out to all kinds of small businesses - accountants, lawyers, auto repair, health care, cleaning services, landscaping, office supplies, equipment rental... The list goes on. Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efwvcreafc88d17f Presenter: Chip Ellis. An Author, President of the Federal Contracting Association, and Strategic Marketing Partner, Chip Ellis has over 35 years of business development experience specializing in giant government and global markets. His passion is partnering with small business (and start up) owners to grow their company’s way over $1 million in just 12-18 months so that they can have enough income to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle, be free of money worries and retire whenever they want. Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Costs/Fee: $35 for online pre-registration; $50 at the door. Veterans Must present their voucher before attending the workshop.

When It Comes To Credit How Much Do You Know?

Keiser University


When it comes to credit, how much do you know? You have the opportunity to build, maintain and acquire credit both individually and as a business owner. You do not have to rely solely on your personal credit to build and grow your company. Most financing processes start with the credit score. This workshop deals with: business credit via personal credit, credit reports, what business credit is and how you build it, how credit works, credit and your consumer rights, building up a credit score Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efx3yoija5f04b97 Presenter: Audrey Rush-Green is the President of Yesu2can Financial Consulting Group®. A results-driven leader with 15+ years of successful management, banking services, credit and leadership experience Audrey She has a hands-on leadership style that encourages consistent and measurable successes. "With so much hinging upon credit, I've made it my life's passion to help individuals and businesses build, manage and understand credit. I believe that success starts and ends with credit." Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Cost/$35 for online pre-registration; $50 at the door. Veterans Must present their voucher before attending the workshop.

LinkedIn for Your Business and Professional Growth*

Office Depot


LinkedIn has become the largest professional networking site in the world with over 560 million users in over 200 countries. It is a significant and valuable tool for building business relationships and driving traffic to websites, company pages and more. Ms. Wemyss will educate and entertain you and increase your awareness of this incredibly popular and professional site. LinkedIn is not just another social media site it is a very powerful marketing tool that launched in 2003 and continues to grow by adding more than 2 new users per second This is a hands on workshop. Please bring your own laptop. Please sign up for a LInkedIn account at https://www.linkedin.com before the class if you do not already have one. The workshop will cover: •Current Statistics & Reach of LinkedIn •Why you should care about LinkedIn •The difference between a complete vs optimized profile •5 Best Practices for Using LinkedIn Effectively •Live Demo •Q & A Costs Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efx3yoit0b8ab310 Presenter: Debbie Wemyss (weemz) has been a South Florida resident for over 30 years, spending 20 of them in the nonprofit industry of Palm Beach County. With a strong background in PR/marketing and fundraising, Ms. Wemyss worked with the Palm Beach Zoo, Ballet Florida and Susan G. Komen for the Cure before founding DW Consulting Solutions in 2011. As *Independent LinkedIn® Specialists, Debbie and her team offer coaching on LinkedIn profile optimization and best practices for marketing to individuals, corporations, industry-specific groups and conference audiences. Coaching over 500 individual professionals and hundreds more through workshops and speaking engagements in 23 countries, Ms. Wemyss is passionate about the networking and marketing power of the world’s largest professional networking site. *DW Consulting Solutions is not with, affiliated, or endorsed by the LinkedIn© Corporation Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Fee: $35 for online pre-registration; $50 at the door. Veterans Must present their voucher before attending the workshop.

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Creating Your Business Plan

Keiser University


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