The nice folks over at Louisville SCORE are inviting the proprietors of local small businesses to attend a FREE counseling program, open to all members of the small business community of Metro Louisville and Southern Indiana. Speed Counseling consists of a personal 30 minute, one-on-one business counseling session with an experienced business counselor.
Mini-workshops—free to all registered attendees—are available on “Marketing to Grow your Business,” “E-Business - Using Technology to Improve Cash Flow” and “METCO Loan Programs.” Networking time will also be available throughout the day.
The Small Business Community Speed Counseling program is jointly sponsored by SCORE Louisville, the Louisville Metro Economic Development Department, Louisville Small Business Development Center, and American Express.
The date for the free counseling program is Wednesday August 17, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., EDT. All activities will take place at the NIA Center Auditorium, 1st Floor, 2900 W. Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40211. Parking will be available in the back of the building.
The NIA Center, 2900 West Broadway
You can CLICK HERE  to register and select your topic. The SCORE folks will contact you to schedule the time slot with an experienced counselor in your topic of interest. Registration is required and will close on August 8th.
Questions should be directed to Eldra Reeves, at 502-582-5976 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
SCORE was previously known as the Service Corps of Retired Executives, but is now recognized as SCORE, "Counselors to America's Small Business." It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free business mentoring services to entrepreneurs in the United States.
On its web page , Louisville SCORE answers a question readers might be asking: “How can something so great be so FREE?” Well, Louisville SCORE explains that it is a “resource partner” with the U.S Small Business Administration, and its sole mission is to help grow the local economy and see Louisville’s citizens succeed. SCORE is wholly dedicated to aid in the formation, growth and success of small businesses. Louisville SCORE provides absolutely free client-driven counseling for new and established small business owners, and provides managerial and operational support, through counseling as well as through in-depth seminars and enlightening workshops.