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Akron SCORE's volunteer counselors utilize their business knowledge & skills to successfully guide entrepreneurs & existing small businesses toward their goals in Medina, Portage, Summit and Wayne Counties.

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Get Free, Expert Advice

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

Find Your Mentor

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, free or low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Want to learn more? Register for one of our local workshops today!
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Effective Staff Communication: Tips for Small Businesses

Your small business team is top-notch. Everyone has the skills needed to do their work, knows where they fit in and brings something unique to the table.

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Jumpstart Your Success

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

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Help Make Dreams Come True

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs achieve new levels of success. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back, connect with fellow business owners, and share your knowledge with others.

Become a SCORE Volunteer

Formed in 1965, Akron SCORE and has 70 counseling professionals with diverse business backgrounds, providing free and confidential services to more than 3,000 clients each year through face-to-face counseling and more than 100 business workshops.

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