Welcome to SCORE Cape Fear Region's May Newsletter
SCORE and your local Chambers of Commerce are collaborating on a lively one hour Panel Discussion to help you successfully network, make meaningful connections, and follow-up with confidence.

Our Panel member expertise comprises serial networkers with experience in networking groups ranging from financial planners to Rotary and sports clubs, and university alumni, and they'll be freely sharing their best tips and techniques.
Register here for the May 7th Panel at the Southport-Oak Island Chamber.
Cost: Free to all
Location: 4433 Long Beach Road SE.
Time: 10:00AM

Register here for the May 8th Panel at the Wilmington Chamber.
Cost: Free to Members; $15 for non-members (credited back if you join the Chamber)
Location: One Estell Lee Place.
Time: 8:45AM
In conjunction with National Small Business Week, May 5 - 11, SCORE is hosting a FREE Virtual Conference on May 7th and 8th, from 11AM - 5:30PM. Join in and access exclusive educational webinars, mentoring sessions, networking opportunities and downloadable resources. Stay for an hour, or two, or six, as you wish. Register now to get all of the best parts of an in-person conference - without the steep price tag (and the hassle of traveling)!
WEBINAR: 4 Steps to Improved Productivity
If you find yourself struggling to meet goals, or simply overwhelmed each day going through the motions with no clear direction, this free webinar is the perfect solution. Join our 90-minute interactive session,on May 16 at 1PM, to clarify your business goals and supercharge your productivity.
Small Business Federal Certifications Workshop
Learn about the various Federal certifications you may be eligible for to sell your goods and services, including: Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Service Disabled Veteran Program, 8(a) Business Development Program, and HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program. Join the Small Business Administration for this free workshop on May 14, from 9AM to 11AM .

SCORE is a nonprofit resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Because of this, our mentoring services are free, no matter how many times you visit a mentor. Contact SCORE today to connect with your own mentor.