Free Business Counseling
Your success made easy with our best-in-class counselors. Experienced and knowledgeable, we are ready to work with you on any assignment.
By providing myriad educational services to the 40,000 businesses in Collier County we are a valued resource to the community. We sponsored more than 30 educational workshops last year reaching approximately 900 participants in addition to conducting thousands of hours of face-to-face and online counseling. We have also held tailored workshops for our Hispanic and women’s business community in addition to numerous panels and seminars to assist struggling businesses in these difficult economic times. In 2009 thus far we published 8 Success Stories of the start-up businesses of creative entrepreneurs whom we have helped get off the ground.
We Partner With Community Organizations to Achieve Our Goals
SCORE Naples works closely with many local organizations of parallel interests. We have a strong alliance with The Greater Naples Chamber Of Commerce which co-sponsors and provides facilities for many of our workshops and seminars. We are also an endorser for the Collier County Economic Development Council’s, Project Innovation, an initiative to drive new business and economic activity to Collier County. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and its affiliate development corporation, SBDC. We also have alliances with banks, community colleges and universities, legal and accounting firms, and women’s and minority groups, to assist their clients achieve their business goals.
Centrally Located in Naples
Located in the heart of downtown Naples, our offices are in the Fifth Third Bank Bldg., at 900 Goodlette Rd. North just south of the Central Post Office and the Naples Zoo. For more information, our phone number is 239-430-0081 and our offices are open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. No appointment is necessary if you visit our office. If you call for an appointment after hours, you will be contacted by a counselor within 48 hours.
Let SCORE Naples help you START A BUSINESS. we are only a phone call or mouse click away and our services don’t cost you a thing but your time!