Get Free Expert Mentoring from SCORE Southern Maryland to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

SCORE Southern Maryland volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's Counties.

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Live Online Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Attend a Workshop Taught by Local Experts!

SCORE Washington DC mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Due to COVID-19, our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view live online workshops on a variety of small business topics.

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Free Remote Mentoring for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Professionals Get Free Business Mentoring Today!

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, SCORE mentors will meet with clients remotely. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. If you already have a SCORE mentor, ask them if you can use a remote mentoring method for your sessions. If you don’t already have a SCORE mentor, you can request a remote business mentor today.

You can browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

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Upcoming Local Events

Live Event

Small Business Essentials February Series - 2/2022

February 10, 2022, 11:59am EST
Live virtual webinars via Zoom.

Register for all five Small Business Essentials webinars this month at once. Look for registration confirm emails for each webinar after registering for the Series. Reg Fee: $79 Read more

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Live Event

Creating a Quick Business Plan - 2/10/2022

February 10, 2022, 12:00pm EST
Live virtual webinar via Zoom

You have a great business idea, but what is the next step? In this webinar we show you how to write your Value Proposition and draft a one-page business plan. Registration Fee: $25 Read more

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Live Event

Setting Up a New Business Entity - 2/11/2022

February 11, 2022, 12:00pm EST
Live virtual webinar via Zoom.

What legal structure is best? What licenses and insurance do I need? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to make sure your business conducts its affairs legally. Registration Fee: $... Read more

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Spotlight on SCORE Southern Maryland Clients


Soup to Nuts and Veggies, too!

Today, The Green Anarchist is poised to become the first regional multi-channel marketer of microgreens in the mid-Atlantic area thanks in part to the depth and width SCORE’s... Read more


Spotlight: SCORE Client Karl Schrass and Annapolis Compost

Karl Schrass and his wife Anna Kramer founded Annapolis Compost in 2016 after moving to Maryland the prior year from Germany where separating organic waste collection was the norm... Read more


“Thank you both - Great Advice: FANTASTIC!”

SCORE client Lynn Madyson wrote us back after we connected her with one of SCORE’s 10,000 “category experts” to answer her questions about selling beauty products as a startup... Read more

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SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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