Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Miami Dade to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

Miami-Dade chapter’s network of more than 70 business professionals are ready to help you with free mentoring, expert workshops, and carefully crafted executive programs to give your business the fuel it needs to thrive. 

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Pride Month

SCORE Miami Dade is proud to provide mentoring and resources to help LGBTQIA-owned businesses in our community succeed. If you’d like to make a difference for local entrepreneurs, apply to volunteer today!

Learn more about how SCORE helped Karen Foley and her non-profit, Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition.

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National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month. Part of planning for a disaster or crisis is to prioritize the health and safety of your employees.

Find more resources for business safety guidance, tips and step-by-step plans to manage workplace health and safety.

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Juneteenth

June 19th is #Juneteenth!

SCORE Miami Dade is helping address the unique needs of Black entrepreneurs in our community with the resources and support they need to thrive. Visit our free online resource hub, SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs.

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Busque un mentor y recursos que le ayuden a iniciar o hacer crecer su negocio

Usted puede reunirse con un asesor en una oficina virtual o por teléfono. Nuestros expertos mentores pueden ayudarle a lograr sus objetivos y superar los desafíos de su empresa, ya sea comenzar un nuevo negocio, hacer crecer el existente o superar una crisis.

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'Almost impossible': Latinos open businesses faster than any other group but face hurdles

After years working for other firms, Chris Rourk decided to start a business of his own producing wireless jacks. But when the Latino entrepreneur approached banks for a loan, he was turned away. 

“It was almost impossible to get any sort of funding ... no matter what my credit status was,'’ says Rourk.

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Find Your Mentor Today

Can you benefit from partnering with an experienced mentor?

Our, diverse multi-cultural team of business professionals can help you overcome obstacles, reach new customers and, achieve your goals. We can be your confidant, your advocate and your accountability partner in success. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop or Webinar

Are there skills or topics you would like to learn more about?

We offer local live sessions, online workshops and “webinars” on a large variety of timely topics. Hosted by business professionals with specific domain expertise, workshops are designed to give you the knowledge and expertise required to succeed. Register today for our no-or low-cost business training!

Browse Business Resources

Do you need to write a business plan? Need an annual marketing budget template?

If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, our business resources is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

Upcoming Events

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SPANISH WEBINAR: Comience su negocio: ¡Pruebe la viabilidad!

July 7, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
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¿Crees que tienes una gran idea de negocio, pero no sabes cómo empezar? En este seminario web GRATUITO lo ayudaremos a comprender lo que implica comenzar un negocio y su etapa...

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Start Your Business: Test the Viability

July 12, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
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Start your Business: Test the Viability- English - Davide Proietti Think you have a great business idea, but don't know how to start? In this FREE webinar we will help you...

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SPANISH Conocimiento Digital para Empresarios

July 21, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
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Titulo:  Conocimiento Digital para Empresarios Resumen:  ¿Te sientes perdido a veces en el mundo digital? La tecnología digital es vital para un negocio exitoso. En este seminario...

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How to Grow your Email List!

July 28, 2022, 6:00pm EDT

Having an interested and engaged list of email addresses is vital to the success of your email marketing strategy.  And with up to 30% of email addresses going bad every year,...

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Develop a Business Plan

August 4, 2022, 9:30am EDT
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The importance of planning should never be overlooked. For a small business to be successful and profitable, the owners must have a clear understanding of their product or service...

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Social Media for your Small Business

August 12, 2022, 9:30am EDT
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You know Social Media is important, but you might not know exactly why and more importantly, how it can help your business. In this workshop you will learn why your business...

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En línea

SPANISH WEBINAR: Comience su negocio: ¡Pruebe la viabilidad!

August 18, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Online event

¿Crees que tienes una gran idea de negocio, pero no sabes cómo empezar? En este seminario web GRATUITO lo ayudaremos a comprender lo que implica comenzar un negocio y su etapa...

Leer más >
Live Event
Online

Start Your Business: Test the Viability

August 23, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Online Event

Start your Business: Test the Viability- English - Davide Proietti Think you have a great business idea, but don't know how to start? In this FREE webinar we will help you...

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- Special Business Programs -

SCORE Miami Dade Veterans' Small Business Program

Miami Dade SCORE's Veterans' Small Business Program helps veterans, active-duty personnel, and their families start, develop, and grow businesses in southeastern Florida. Read more

SCORE Miami Dade Board of Advisors Program

SCORE Miami Dade Board of Advisors Program can help staff a Board of Advisors that meets the needs of your small business. Read more

Bizhelp Miami

Bizhelp Miami is here to help you better understand and successfully access the funding resources available to Miami-Dade small businesses, sole proprietors, and independent... Read more

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Miami Bayside Foundation

Miami Dade Chapter Members ONLY

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Chapter Toolbox

The Miami Dade Chapter created this area to provide access to all volunteers who are looking for information and guidance to best service our clients, and to also improve their volunteering experience.

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