Grand Strand SCORE's Speakers Bureau

Our Speakers Bureau provides SCORE Ambassadors who are FREE, expert speakers forcommunity organizations and group meetings. Our Ambassadors are professionals. They will provide the right business topic targeted for your audience. If you would like us to cover a specific, business oriented topic, let us know in advance and we will prepare one especially for your group.

Email Us About the Speaker's Bureau  or call (843) 918-1079!

Here are some of the topics we regularly cover in our seminars:

Who is SCORE?

We cover who SCORE volunteers are, what they do and how they do it. If time is available in the presentation, we also cover some perspective about the small business environment and the local economy.

How to Survive the Recession

Expenses are rising, consumer spending is down, competition is intensifying and debt is increasing. For small businesses, that means fewer customers, with less dollars to spend and greater competition for those dollars. This class is designed to help small businesses better weather the storm.

What Do Banks REALLY Want to See When You Apply for a Loan?

Applying for a loan is a scary proposition. We all wonder what the loan officer will want to know and how we will be judged. This seminar helps you prepare.

The Grand Strand Economy

Our counselors are in touch with the business pulse of the Grand Strand. We can share our findings and apply some good old fashioned economic theory to the trends.

Fine Tuning a Business

Businesses can run well, but sometimes the owners don't think they are performing up to their expectations. Most entrepreneurs feel that they might be missing some profitability. Here is a seminar that helps an owner find hidden profits and helps you understand what it takes to extract them.

How to Really Start Your Business

This 90 minute briefing is designed to give prospective entrepreneurs an idea of what it takes to get a business off the ground. You will discover the necessary tasks required to start your own business. You will also get a briefing on the concepts of focusing your business idea, planning the business, organizing resources, directing action, and controlling tasks.