SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business - is a not for profit association established in 1964. Mentors are existing or retired business owners and executives with years of successful experience in a wide variety of business issues like finance, sales/marketing and business plans.
SCORE Chicago's 130 volunteers are dedicated to helping small businesses aspire, grow and succeed including new business start-ups as well as existing businesses through education and mentorship. FREE lifetime, confidential small business mentoring is available in person at the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce or also via Email or the Internet.
SCORE mentors take appointments at the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce on most Monday and Tuesday's of each month at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm.
Advanced registration is required online at: https://www.securedata-trans5.com/ap/score/index.php
In addition SCORE offers:
Training – Local Business Workshops and Presentations and Online Webinars (~ 250 sessions per year)
FREE Business Tools, Templates and Tips in Print and Online
FREE Consulting Services for Select Companies with Annual Revenue $3 - $30 million
Learn more about SCORE Chicago at our Web site: SCOREChicago.org
SCORE Chicago offers mini-workshops in suburban library (and other) locations as well as full workshops at our downtown Chicago offices. Please visit: http://blog.scorechicago.org/mini-workshop-sign-up/ to register online for email notices.
SCORE is a resource partner of the Small Business Administration dedicated to the success of small business in the United States.