Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce

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SCORE Small Business Counseling

Do you know SCORE?

SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, founded in 1964, is a non-profit organization dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide.

SCORE is associated with the U.S. Small Business Administration as a resource partner. It is a volunteer group of retired men and women who provide the small business community with high-quality management information and assistance by means of FREE one-on-one counseling.

We can be reached at (920)303-2266 or info@oshkoshchamber.com.  Our offices are located in the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce building, 120 Jackson Street. Map it!

About the Oshkosh Chapter

The Oshkosh Chapter offers free counseling to help you start or improve your business. We have 18 counselors with in excess of 700 years of experience. The counselors have diverse business and professional backgrounds, including accounting, architecture, banking, construction, engineering, food and beverage service, manufacturing, non-profit, retailing and taxes. All of our counselors are available to provide FREE counseling to both startup and existing small businesses in Winnebago County.

How to reach us for counseling appointments

For a face-to-face meeting with a counselor:

• Register online at www.score.org. On the first page, enter your zip code in the box:

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• Complete a "Request for Counseling" form or stop in at:

Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
120 Jackson St.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Call (920) 303-2266, and the form will be mailed to you.

For advice via email:

• Register online at www.score.org. On the first page after "Advice via Email" enter key words and follow the directions:

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Here are some tools that may help immediately

Websites for Small Businesses

  • SCORE - The national organization with business articles, office locations and e-mail addresses of counselors.
  • Small Business Administration - Information on their programs to help small business. Their Wisconsin website also is helpful.
  • Entrepreneur Magazine - Information on many topics, including starting a business, money, marketing, sales, advertising and the ability to post a question to their panel of business advisors.
  • The Small Business Advisor - Various areas of advice useful to new and existing small businesses.
  • Fox Cities SCORE - The Appleton office of SCORE offers the same services as Oshkosh in the northern section of our territory.