Pottstown SCORE

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email.

The Pottstown SCORE Chapter offers:

  • Free counseling for business startups
  • Low cost workshops
  • Help developing business plans
  • Free mentoring when developing business improvement plans
  • Speaker's Bureau

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.

The four session series "How to Start and Operate a Small Business" will be offered four times in 2014.

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.

See the "Local" tab to see some Pottstown SCORE thoughts on:

  • Starting a Business?
  • Do You Have a Business Team?
  • Are You a Current Business Owner?

Upcoming Workshops

Simple Steps for Starting a Business series 

Attend this comprehensive workshop series to help you test your new business idea and get started on the right path. Join us for five 2-1/2 hour sessions that help you understand the basics of:

Session 1: Start-up Basics (Free) September 8th
Session 2: Business Concept September 15th
Session 3: Marketing Plan September 29th
Session 4: Financial Projections October 13th
Session 5: Funding Sources October 27th

In-Depth Workshops 

These workshops expand upon topics from the Simple Steps for Starting a Business to provide greater detail. They can also be helpful for those in business who want to know more about these special topics:

Using ReferenceUSA
to Learn about your Customers & Competitors
September 17th
Social + Mobile Equation
What’s New/Now/Next
October 8th
Sole Proprietor, Partnership or Corporation
The Legal & Tax Considerations
October 30th


Register for Workshops at:  http://www.pottstownscore.org/OnlineRegistrationForm/form.html