Welcome to SCORE Greater Cincinnati

Our chapter provides free business One on One or Team Counseling for existing and new businesses, free to low-cost business workshops, and free local and national business resources. Get connected with SCORE Greater Cincinnati today!

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Confluence 2022

General Electric Credit Union presents Confluence;  an annual program of speakers, panels, networking, and exhibition for all small businesses (curated to empower women-owned businesses) with resources, information, opportunities, and community.

Special Guest: Mayor Aftab Pureval

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Female Business Owners Invited to Be Part of Confluence 

The number of women seeking mentorship for their small business is rising gradually and accounts for more than half of all mentorship requests, according to SCORE data. 

That’s why SCORE Greater Cincinnati is planning Confluence, a workshop on Sept. 29 at Mayerson Hall on the Hebrew Union College campus. The event is designed to provide female business owners with connections, information, and inspiration for business success. Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval will be the featured speaker.

SCORE’s local chapter has partnered with Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber to offer a half-day program with panelists, exhibitors, and roundtable discussions.

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We are recruiting business professionals and retired business professionals to help grow the impact on Cincinnati’s small business community! In 2021, SCORE Greater Cincinnati provided free business mentorship to more than 1,000 new clients and helped start 224 small businesses, leading to the creation of 504 new jobs. Learn more about how you can create an impact in the Greater Cincinnati business community! Read More >>

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Meet Our New Mentors & Business Matter Experts!
Four new mentors and five subject matter experts have recently joined SCORE to help meet a growing demand for business mentoring. Find Your Mentor >>

Jerry Blais

Manufacturing, DOD, retail, & restaurants

Nessa Meguire

Accounting & firm ownership

Howard Bonem

West Chester
Psychology firm ownership

Leslie Marmor

Liberty Township
HR development & customer relations

Ryan Kassner

Sales & marketing

Yashica Gayle

HR & labor relations

Richard Munson

West Chester
Business ownership

Chloe Voelker

Mt. Adams
Implementation consulting for software

James Rollo

Union, Ky.
Equipment finance companies

SCORE Greater Cincinnati Client of the Year 2021

Aclipse Campervans (Winner)

Aclipse Campervans is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. We rent fully equipped campervans for those who are passionate about adventures big and small.

Bailey Family Catering (Runner Up)

Bailey Family Catering serves Cincinnati, OH and the surrounding areas, offering meal catering and delivery services for events and parties.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

From Sept 15 - Oct 15, is a time to celebrate and appreciate Hispanic-owned businesses across the nation. Hispanic-owned small businesses have grown 34% over the last 10 years – and show no signs of slowing down. Even with the growth and accelerating impact, Hispanic business owners face very real challenges.

SCORE is committed to helping all entrepreneurs succeed.

Visit our SCORE For All Hispanic Entrepreneurs Hub →

Here's What Four of Our Clients Have to Say

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Dee-licious Pound Cakes 

Stephanie Rousseau Shares her business success and working with SCORE.

Annetta Waters |
Eleven 22 Vegan

Annetta was already a successful salon owner. Then she launched Eleven 22 Vegan.

Celebrating Sure Point Solutions |
Sure Point Solutions

Erica has grown a successful business. Today she uses her SCORE Mentor to bounce of ideas and receive advice.

Get a Shift Staffing |
Get A Shift Staffing

Celebrating Black History Month and our client's success. Katrina Brown

Find Your Mentor Today

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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop or Webinar

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse Business Resources

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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.

Upcoming Events

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Confluence 2022

September 29, 2022, 9:00am EDT
Mayerson Hall - Hebrew Union College

General Electric Credit Union presents Confluence™ hosted by SCORE. An annual program of speakers, panels, networking, and exhibition curated to empower small businesses with...

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Live Event

September 29: 2022 Year-End Tax Planning for Your Business

September 29, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Learn what actions you can take to favorably impact your 2022 tax bill and what federal changes you should be aware of so you know what tax breaks apply to you.

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In Person

Credit Scores, Reports & More

October 8, 2022, 9:30am EDT
CMC Office Suites

Understand how your credit score works and can be repaired. Learn about credit reporting and how to manage. How credit cards can improve your score. Presented by credit union...

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Live Event

October 11: Cybersecurity 101 - How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats

October 11, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, you will learn how to identify cybersecurity threats and steps you can take to protect your small business.

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In Person

Small Business Dream to Reality - What it Takes - October

October 15, 2022, 9:00am EDT

New entrepreneurs will gain valuable insights into Small Business Fundamentals! From validating your concept to planning your next steps, this course will take you through the...

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October 19: Do You Have What it Takes to Run a Business? Step-by-Step Self-Assessment Workshop

October 19, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Successful entrepreneurs have several things in common. In this webinar, you will learn what those qualities are, which ones you have and which ones to develop.

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October 20: Starting a Business – Real Stories and Knowledge Exchange from Women Entrepreneurs

October 20, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month, we have invited business owners and SCORE mentors to share their journeys and answer your questions.

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In Person

Website Design - Small Business Primer

October 22, 2022, 9:30am EDT
CMC Office Suites

Learn today's online marketing techniques and find out how to build a successful website for marketing, your business. Learn how to launch, redesign or refresh an existing brand's...

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October 27: What You Need to Know Before Moving Forward With Your Business Idea

October 27, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Are you ready to start a business? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to build a foundation of skills, experience, and support necessary to run a business.

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Live Event

November 9: Do You Have the Personal Finances to Start a Business? Step-by-Step Financial Assessment Workshop

November 9, 2022, 1:00pm EST

New businesses usually don’t make a profit for 6 to 18 months. This webinar will teach you how to assess your finances and avoid financial pitfalls.

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Discover How SCORE Can Assist With Your Small Business Startup

For over 50 years, SCORE has served as America’s premier source of free, confidential business education and mentoring.

Most of our mentors are experienced business owners and managers. They understand your challenges because they’ve faced them too.

Your SCORE mentor can be both your coach and cheerleader to help you start or grow your business.

Find a Mentor