Fort Pierce Fl. SCORE (, mentors to America’s small business, in partnership with Canon, introduce a new business planning workshop series to aid start-up entrepreneurs. SCORE is committed to creating 1 million small businesses by 2020 and the SCORE/ Canon Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series helps entrepreneurs test a small business idea and helps you with everything you need to plan a startup.

This SCORE/ Canon program includes one, free “Start-up Basics” workshop and four business planning sessions at a modest fee of $80 for all four. These workshops focus on the “Business Concept,” “Marketing Plan,” “Financial Projections,” and “Funding Sources”. Each session includes exercises to help the entrepreneur plan for success. SCORE also includes free and confidential mentoring sessions as part of the workshop series.

“This series will help entrepreneurs understand the crucial components of starting a business,” says Treasure Coast SCORE Chapter Chair Ken Koziol, “Our goal is to help our community grow. Helping small business owners test their ideas and complete some initial planning for their start-up is essential to achieving success, it’s simply the best Business Workshop Series on the Treasure Coast”, adds Koziol.

The free “Startup Basics” workshop will be held at three different locations on January 10,2018, and the remaining four will be held every Wednesday, From 10 A.M. to 1P.M. starting February 7th,at IRSC Pruitt Campus, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986 For more information on location or to register, call (772)-489-0548-or visit 

Sponsored locally by SCORE Treasure Coast, and the SCORE/ Canon Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series help entrepreneurs make a smart start. “At the end of the five workshops, attendees will have a solid understanding of start-up basics, marketing strategy, and financials,” says SCORE CEO Ken Yancey. He adds, “This is a blended learning model bringing workshops, learning exercises and mentoring to entrepreneurs in a one-stop training program to help entrepreneurs make a smart small business start.”

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call (772)-489-0548. Visit SCORE Treasure Coast, online at .


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