No Charge Mentoring by Experienced Executives!

Orange County SCORE offers FREE business mentoring, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools to help you start or grow a business.

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Free Mentoring

Confidential business mentoring at no-charge from over 100 volunteer mentors. These successful executives represent over 3,000 years of experience in all areas of business. Mentoring is available in person and via email.

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Free Workshops

For both start-up and existing business entrepreneurs. Local business experts conduct training across a variety of relevant subjects including starting a business, business plans, marketing, finance, import/export, human resources and more! Choose from over 300 workshops each year.

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Business Library

If you’re looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs or other helpful tools, SCORE 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.

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Orange County SCORE en Español

Ofrecemos tutoría gratuita, seminarios virtuales y recursos educativos para emprendedores.

 

 

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WOMENS BUSINESS OWNERS CONFERENCE 2021

Information & Registration

 

Women in Business Breakfast Series Friday, December 2, 2021

In Person!

Women in Business series
 

How and Why Women Hold Themselves Back (and What to Do About It)

Why do women sometimes hold themselves back? The answer is not a simple one. There are various ways (and reasons) that women sometimes limit their own career. We’ll discuss the types of roles women take on, office politics, the language women use that can drain power, and how confidence, assertiveness, and fear can impact behavior for some women. Join the conversation with Dr. Shawn Andrews, speaker, professor, and author of the best-selling book, The Power of Perception: Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and the Gender Divide, to learn how to push past these limiting behaviors and allow yourself to shine.

 

 In this talk you will learn :

  • Explore roles that women take on and how they impact perception

  • Identify language and verbal techniques which drain power

  • Leverage confidence, assertiveness, and fear to your advantage

  • Apply knowledge and strategies to improve career advancement

Resources for Hispanic owned business owners & entrepreneurs

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EXHIBITORS!!!

$80 exhibit table includes table and fee for 1 attendant
 
Exhibit at the Women's in Business Breakfast.
 
Please note that this reservation of an exhibit table includes the attendee's fee as well as a charge for a six foot table for those attendees that wish to display their products and/or services.
 
The table will be supplied by SCORE and exhibitors can bring their own table cover. There are only 24 exhibit tables which will be available on a first come reservation basis. These tables have sold out at each breakfast so, sign up early!
 
Limited Seating, Reserve Yours Today! 
 
Refund Policy
Refunds can be issued up to 7 days prior to the event. Refund requests can be made by email. Within the 7 day period exhibitors may give their table to someone else. Request by email no later than seven days before the event to the following email address:
 
Thank you
 
Lorraine Wardy
Chapter Chair/WIB Chair
SCORE Orange County
915-227-5610

Registration is Open

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

 

NETWORK and share ideas, experiences and advice with other women in a variety of services and product businesses.

DISCOVER the variety of available services and resources provided by SCORE and their partners to enhance or help you start your business

SHARE your knowledge and expertise through the opportunity of exhibiting at the breakfast.

 

 

Our Appreciation

SCORE Orange County would like to thank Union Bank for their generous support to help us provide enhanced services for small business during this COVID-19 crisis and in support of our Spanish language initiatives for the hispanic small business community. 

Hispanic Small Business Initiatives

CEO Forums

CEO Forum Program

The CEO Forum program consists of monthly half-day meetings with 10 to 12 peers, facilitated by two SCORE mentors. These problem-solving and goal-setting sessions are true peer mentoring meetings that use a proven approach to issue resolution.

Advisory Forum

Resources for Hispanic owned business owners & entrepreneurs

This no-cost service is available for executives of existing businesses that desire ongoing business advice or mentoring.  An advisor will be assigned to you by matching their background to your industry and your most significant business opportunities.

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Women Business Leaders' Resource Center

Executive Coaches of Orange County

Successful organizations all have one thing in common. In addition to a clear mission, they all have high performing leaders.
Empowering Nonprofit Leaders for Maximum Impact Via No Charge Coaching

Provided in Partnership by SCORE Orange County and ECofOC with this focus:

 

score for all

 

SCORE Orange County Empowers All Entrepreneurs to Succeed - Learn How    

 

We believe that anyone can start a small business with the right support.

The path to small business success is different for every entrepreneur. For some, access to small business funding and key resources is challenging. For others, increasing business knowledge is the key to success. Whatever the needs, SCORE offers free mentoring, education and resources to make the path to success easier and more direct.

SCORE is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration