SCORE Peoria

The Megaphone of Main Street: Startups, Fall 2019

What drives people to start their businesses? Find this out and more in SCORE's "Megaphone of Main Street: Startups" data report.

2019 Startup Success Virtual Conference

October 24 @ 12 p.m.  - 5 p.m. ET  / 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. PT

Join thousands of aspiring and current small business owners for the 2019 Startup Success Virtual Conference - a half-day, online conference, brought to you by SCORE and FedEx.

Experts from Google, FedEx, FranNet and more will present webinars on popular startup topics. Plus, participate in online mentoring and networking, enter for chances to win prize giveaways, get free resources & more. Register Now »

Upcoming SCORE Peoria Workshop

Credit Score School
Wednesday, October 16, 2019   10:00AM to 12:00 PM
Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce - Conference Room
403 N. E. Jefferson St., Peoria, IL 61603 

There are many ways to go about accessing your credit score and credit report. Your credit score is crucial because both creditors and lenders utilize this information when deciding to do business with you.  It's especially important that you understand your credit report, credit score, and the companies that compile that information, credit bureaus.  

Please join us for this informative workshop!! 

This workshop is FREE, but registration is required.

Top 4 Considerations When Selling or Closing a Business

October 3 @ 1 p.m. ET  / 10 a.m. PT

Selling or closing a business is a unique time for business owners. It could mean a big payout and significant transition for the owner, employees and customers. In this webinar, learn key legal and business considerations when selling your business.

Secrets to Getting More Clients & Referrals with a Podcast

October 8 @ 1 p.m. ET  / 10 a.m. PT

Learn the secrets of podcasting success. Strategically use a podcast to connect with hard-to-reach high quality clients and influencers, generate more referrals, build your thought leadership and more.

Does Google Love My Business? How to Rule in Local Search  

October 15 @ 1 p.m. ET  / 10 a.m. PT

Do you want your small business to be found online locally? Does search engine optimization seem too complicated and time-consuming? In this webinar, sponsored by Deluxe, find out how to optimize your business presence for local searches. You will learn how you can be found in your local area and why that matters.

Laser-Targeting Your Audience for the Busy Solopreneur
October 31 @ 1 p.m. ET  / 10 a.m. PT

In this webinar, learn how to use digital advertising campaigns effectively regardless of where your target audience is and whether you're savvy or an ads "newbie."

SCORE helps you succeed!
Check out one of our latest success stories.

Small Business Success: Tantardini's

Diego Tantardini has a long history baking, starting in Milan, Italy when he was just 15 years old. His wife and two children came to the United States in 2012 for school, with the plan to go back to Italy in a few years time. They quickly discovered they felt at home in Redding, California, and decided to stay.

Read how SCORE helped Diego successfully open his restaurant in California.

SCORE is a nonprofit resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Because of this, our mentoring services are free, regardless of the number of times you visit a mentor.


SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for more than 50 years.

Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and thanks to our network of 10,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at a very low cost.

Find out more about our mission, vision and values here.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

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