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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors can participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.
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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on various business topics, including marketing, finance, accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.
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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.
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SCORE Columbus OH awarded Ohio District Chapter of the Year 2022
This award recognizes SCORE Columbus OH Chapter's leadership, dedication, and commitment to serving small businesses in our community. Our chapter’s innovation and business mentoring has led to this award.
Columbus SBA Now Accepting Nominations for 2023 NSBW
The SBA Columbus District Office is ready to accept nominations for the 2023 National Small Business Week Awards for businesses and organizations across central and southern Ohio, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year and Small Business Exporter Awards (National and District). Visit the SBA’s dedicated website at www.sba.gov/nsbw to download forms, criteria, and guidelines for submitting a national nomination.
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ECDI provides the tools, technical assistance, and support for businesses to succeed. View upcoming workshops and webinars being offered. Read more
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Thank you to COhatch for your generous monthly donation of coworking space, meeting hours and event hours for use by SCORE Columbus to conduct meetings and other business.
COhatch is a coworking, meeting, and lifestyle company with a mission to Strengthen Communities and Improve Lives. It can be likened to a community town hall 2.0 — a space where individuals, start-ups, small businesses, large corporations, and non-profits thrive together in the communities in which they live and love. Founded in 2016, COhatch was created through the collaboration of a group of friends who wanted to live out their ideal lives and improve their community. COhatch operates 17 coworking locations between Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Indianapolis with more coming soon to Pittsburgh, PA and Tampa, St. Petersburg, Tarpon Springs and Lakeland, FL. More information can be found at www.cohatch.com.
Thank you to Fifth Third Bank for your support to help connect entrepreneurs and small businesses with local mentors and educational resources.
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the indirect parent company of Fifth Third Bank, National Association, a federally chartered institution. As of Dec. 31, 2021, the Company had $211 billion in assets and operates 1,117 full-service Banking Centers, and 2,322 Fifth Third branded ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. In total, Fifth Third provides its customers with access to approximately 54,000 fee-free ATMs across the United States. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of Dec. 31, 2021, had $554 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $65 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.”
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