Asheville SCORE

Do you have new business ideas?

Are you thinking of starting your own business?

Do you want help with business solutions and problem solving?





Our team of successful executives provides FREE business consulting services to entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals that want to start a company or expand an existing business in Asheville, Boone or anywhere else in Western North Carolina.

Asheville SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, is part of a national nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of the nation's small businesses. SCORE provides FREE professional guidance, information and support that is tailored to meet the needs of your business and your personal entrepreneur objectives. Our volunteer business counselors offer small business advice, business seminars, leadership coaching, organizational development, business plan consulting, sales training and business mentoring to help you create a feasible, long term business strategy. We are committed to our goal of maximizing the success of America's existing and emerging small businesses.

FREE Business Advice and Leadership Coaching at Asheville SCORE

SCORE volunteers are real-world professionals with time-tested knowledge who donate thousands of hours to help existing local businesses and entrepreneurs starting a business succeed. Counselors are experts in areas such as accounting, finance, marketing, management and business plan preparation. Men and women members donate their time and expertise as business advisors and mentors. They guide clients through the logical, step-by-step development of new business ideas into a startup, existing business challenge or small business opportunity and then into a plan of action. Our business consulting and counseling service is free and strings attached. To become a volunteer, click here! We service clients throughout Western North Carolina in our Asheville and Boone offices.

Our Business Counseling:

  • free counseling at our downtown Asheville office
  • free on-site consultation at your business
  • free e-mail consultation
  • completely confidential

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Asheville SCORE offers business seminars, for a modest fee, for both start-up entrepreneurs and business owners who want to further the success of their existing venture. Our business seminars offer fundamental knowledge that every entrepreneur needs. A local professional, currently working in the field, presents each business class in a down-to-earth manner. These business seminars present a great opportunity for local entrepreneurs to network and learn.

Our Business Training Seminars: (Winter- Spring 2010 Dates Available)

  • Directed by experienced professionals
  • Designed to get you on the "fast track" to a successful business
  • Special "package" options available
  • Copy of seminar presentation supplied to each registrant

The SCORE "Season Pass"!

  • Save up to $95 by signing up for a multiple seminar package

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Business Development Resources available for FREE at Asheville SCORE:

  • Business Plan CD
  • The Small Business Resources Guide
  • Small Business Solutions
  • Pamphlets and literature on all aspects of small business

Web sites for individuals and small businesses

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