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
http://broward.score.org/

Upcoming events (5+)

Google - Sharing Your Story Through Video

Nova Southeastern University

$35.00

Today video is a vibrant and popular part of the online experience. Connecting with customers through this versatile medium can open up valuable advertising and content marketing opportunities. Learn how to integrate video into your online strategy, plan and produce videos on a budget, and promote them so that they're seen by the right people. Learn about the power of video and how you can use video content to promote your business, improve marketing efforts, and build a loyal audience. 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. Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efxplu3606e4ac0d Presenter: Evie Hernandez. As the CEO of XoomIM Inbound SMarketing Agency, the founder of HispanaPreneur™ and Bizniversity™, Evie has laser focus vision for empowering small business owners to Attract, Capture and Retain Affluent Loyal Clients. As a a subject - matter expert in Internet Marketing for Small Business Owners, she is a much sought after speaker. She is an Internet Marketing Strategist, a professional speaker and a certified business coach. She has experience in implementing marketing strategies and campaigns , small business consulting and training. Evie is passionate about teaching and helping businesses develop a stronger online brand presence so they can Get Found, Get Leads, and Get Results. Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Intellectual Property - Patent, Trademark, & Copyright Law

Keiser University

$35.00

As you grow your business you build value in its name, logos, trademarks, and bylines. They can be as valuable as the reputation and profit levels. Are you in a creative business? Designers, illustrators, painters, software engineers, writers, authors can all create works with long lasting value. Are you an inventor? How do establish proof of ownership of your invention? Attend this workshop and learn: •Whether or not you need protection for your intellectual property •If so, which methods are appropriate to your situation •What processes are involved •How much you can do yourself and at what point a lawyer might be needed •The timelines involved By investing a few hours in this workshop you will have up-to-date information on a key issue that you should address to decide if you need to protect or enhance the value of your business for any intellectual property that you have developed. Fee: $35 for online pre-registration; $50 at the door. Veterans Must present their voucher before attending the workshop. Please Note: PayPal or credit card accepted with advanced registration. Cash, credit cards or checks accepted at the door. Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efwukayfd34dcc8a Presenter: Professor John Rizvi is a Board Certified Patent Attorney, Adjunct Professor of law, and recognized speaker in the field of intellectual property. He has over 20 years of experience in patent and trademark law and is one of the first group of attorneys ever to be Board Certified as an expert in this field. He is a recognized TED Talker and book author. Professor Rizvi perfected his craft at one of the most prestigious and revered patent law firms in the world - a firm that counts Bell, Edison, the Wright Brothers and Ford among its distinguished list of famous inventor clients. He formed his own law firm 18 years ago so that he could work directly with inventors and start-up entrepreneurs in helping them protect their ideas. Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Transforming Your Business Through Branding

Keiser University

$35.00

This workshop is for small business owners and future entrepreneurs! If you are trying to stand out from your competitors and you want to build a name in your industry, a clear branding strategy is what you need in order to succeed. Branding is an exciting thing. It is the backbone to your organization or product. People no longer buy goods or services, they buy stories and feelings. You will be presented different tools and techniques that will help you to build your brand! This workshop will guide you to answer the following questions: •What do I need to know in order to get started with branding? •What are the brand elements and associations? •What is true about brand building? •Building your brand and building brand equity •How do I benchmark against my competitors? Costs/Fee: $35 for online pre-registration; $50 at the door. Veterans Must present their voucher before attending the workshop. Please Note: PayPal or credit card accepted with advanced registration. Cash, credit cards or checks accepted at the door. Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efwv28a4dcb03ddd Presenter: Monica Torres Del Moral: As founder of OrhoNow Aventura, franchised health care walk-in clinic, Visionary & Resourceful Leader and, Entrepreneur with expertise in both Academic and Business settings. Skilled in Talent Learning & Development, Corporate Communications & Marketing, and Business Planning & Management, Monica holds a B.A. Human Resources Management, Master in Corporate Communications, and Master Executive in International Marketing. Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Creating a Buzz on a Budget

Nova Southeastern University

$35.00

Public relations and publicity are low cost ways to get the word out about your business. A write up in a newspaper, magazine or an interview on a radio or television show is often seen as a third party endorsement of you and your company. Plus, press coverage is simply more believable than advertising. Attend this workshop and learn how to get your share of print and broadcast coverage from a press veteran. Workshop is hands on and interactive. Participate and take away ideas that you can take action on immediately. Learn: •What content the media is looking for and how you can provide it •How to develop relationships with media writers •To be viewed as the go-to local subject matter expert in your field •Methods of getting exposure •About on-line press releases, writing blogs, and using the Internet to be seen Costs: $35 for online pre-registration; only advance regsiration 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 payments accepted at the door. Click Here to Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=esqnoncab&oeidk=a07efwv28j18bf844fb Presenter: Patricia Maldonado. Ms. Maldonado is the President of Little Fish Media LLC. She is a Freelance Writer, Online Content Developer & Communications Instructor at Communications Freelancer. She was Communications Director at Human Resources Coalition, Communications Associate at John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as well as Staff Writer at the Associated Press, The Miami Herald and the Naples Daily News Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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