Southwest Florida SCORE - Fort Myers & Lee County

The Southwest Florida SCORE Chapter 219 provides FREE Counseling and Low Cost Workshops to new and existing businesses  in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Lehigh Acres, Labelle and surrounding areas in Lee and Hendry Counties

Upcoming Events

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March 31 Deadline – Call for Distinguished Entrepreneur of SWFL Nominations.  Click here for info

Apr 7 - May 14: in Port Charlotte, or
Apr 20 - May 28 in Cape Coral, or
Apr 27 - June 4: in Fort Myers Goodwill's MicroEnterprise program is now accepting applications from aspiring small business owners in the SW FL area. Click here for information or call (239) 995-2106 ext 2219  
Save the Date!  

May 19 – Distinguished Entrepreneur Banquet @ Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. Click here to sponsor

June 4 - Southwest Florida Business MatchMaker Workshop for Florida's woman, veteran and minority business owners.  Sponsorship opportunities are available now with registration to follow. Click here for info

For Other Upcoming SBA Programs.  Click here.

Shortcut Your Learning Curve...Ask SCORE Mentors for help with:

► Business Plan Development, Sales and Marketing Strategies, Financing Options, Taxes, Management and Administrative Procedures, E-Commerce and solving general business problems.
► Ongoing Entrepreneurial Advice to Build Confidence with your Decision Making.
SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling at your place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email.  Click here to schedule a mentoring session today!

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.  Click here for the latest schedule.

Gives you access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools in both English and Spanish, to assist you in starting or growing your business over a wide range of subjects, ranging from our own local Southwest Florida resources, IRS Tax documents, and how to start a business from initial business planning to marketing and sales, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.  Click here for a full list of resources.