Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM PST
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Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce 
1101 Broadway
Vancouver, WA 98660

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Course Leader - Emily Anderson

Emily Anderson, a regional consultant with national SCORE partner FRANNET will lead this SCORE course.


SCORE Vancouver 
SCORE Chapter 0566 

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SCORE provides no-charge mentoring and education to more than 350,000 small business owners each year. Your gift helps more entrepreneurs to thrive. Every gift has a positive impact!  Consider making a tax deductible donation with this link.

Secrets to Starting the

Best Business for You 

 Thinking of going into business yourself? Consider the options:

A Startup Business

Buy an Existing Business or

Consider a Franchise?

This seminar covers the pros and cons to help you do your due diligence in the overall process of business exploration.

Takeaways from this SCORE Workshop:

  • You'll learn the actual risks, challenges and rewards of business ownership vs. a tradtional career.
  • You will understand how to select recession-resistant industries.  
  • Registrants will receive a confidential assessment of feedback of your individual work and leadership style, core competencies and the best types of businesses for your personality and experience.  Use this link for our FREE Business Evaluation & Suitability Test (BEST).  It takes about 20 minutes with results promptly and confidentially returned to you in advance of the Workshop.
  • You'll receive free, subsequent access to SCORE Business Mentors upon request who will help you refine your concept and "de-risk" your opportunity.

This seminar is jointly offered by FranNet (a national SCORE partner) and the volunteers of SCORE Vancouver.  Seating is limited in order to encourage participant interaction so please register early.  The seminar fee of $35 includes the independent, confidential profile assessment of your readiness for entrepreneurship and subsequent free SCORE follow-up upon request.


SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide.  SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and Washington, DC and has 320+ chapters throughout the United States and its territories with 11,000+ volunteers nationwide.  Both working and retired executives and business owners donate time and expertise as business mentors.  Now celebrating it's 53rd year of service to American entrepreneurs, SCORE was founded in 1964.