Southwest Florida SCORE - Fort Myers & Lee County

Providing 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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Podcast:  How to Start and Maintain a Nonprofit – free practical advice for SCORE partners and clients 

Sept 7 - Annual Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business Award application deadline.  Click here for info

Sept 15 - Port Charlotte 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  

Sept 18 - Industry Appreciation Awards - registration is now open - honoring Lee County businesses.  Click here for info

Sept 23 - Access to Technology Fair   Click for info

Oct 8 - International Trade Expo.  Click here for info

Nov 5 - 21st Annual Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business AwardClick here for more info.


For 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.