Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops.

On this page, you’ll find instructor-led training offered in a SCORE office or online. You can also find interactive courses to help you learn new business strategies.

Workshops in Macon & Warner Robins

You can attend workshops in Macon & Warner Robins as well as online workshops. The most current SCORE workshops in Atlanta are displayed as well.

Manage Your Business Remotely in Times of Uncertainty

Date/Time: Wednesday, May, 6 2020, 12:00 pm-01:00 pm

Ask questions live on Twitter using #SmallBizLivestream

 Business Planning Workshop

Date/Time: Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:30 am-01:30 pm

Location: Greater Macon Chamber-Commerce

305 Coliseum Dr Macon, GA 31217

Register Now:   https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egvwoqrafffbeb90&oseq&c&ch&fbclid=IwAR3Tg9CGKYMjfvrI88ZcFPv9QEsxb1vh-bCyuQPluW2fx6OOHFl3CVVXOlU

YOU NEED A BUSINESS PLAN! Whether you are starting, running, or growing a business you need an explicit plan to ensure success. It might be 1 page or 100 pages but must address key topics, including why your business is better than competitors for your target market, how you're going to market and sell, and what financial outcomes to expect.


Reference USA Workshops

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Thursday, Feb. 20 @ 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, Apr. 23 @ 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, June 18 @ 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, Sep. 24 @ 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, Nov. 19 @ 10:00 a.m.


Middle Georgia Regional Library

Washington Memorial Library

Macon Startup Week

Date/Time  Friday, September 23-27, 2019 

Register Now:  https://www.maconstartupweek.com/?fbclid=IwAR2FVg2EEq7HUYEL4aw1hMvRrKwrXqCHyk1EJsZTuOJLCBLNX7r28UTcSP8

​Women in Business Summer Session​

Date/Time  Friday, September 6, 2019 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM


Location Mill Hill Community Arts Center

213 Clinton St, Macon GA 31217

Register Now:  https://www.facebook.com/events/884519395249352/?active_tab=about

INVEST MACON: $1,000 Pitch Competition!​

Date/Time  Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Location TGYMT Media

442 2nd St, Macon GA 31201

Register Now:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/invest-macon-1000-pitch-competition-tickets-69290587011?ref=eios&aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR3KYg8I2ZFozLWDJCVbGuWu5ZPmmF3HEzTU5LjjliFS-4SxxlQ-p5MD6CE

Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks

Date/Time Wednesday, July 17th, 2019  11:45 AM

Location Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce

305 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217

Register Now: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egfv5m2p0d28545d&oseq&c&ch&fbclid=IwAR0b82_-0nnGwLEKpGETuOYo5R6Lz1jk9JyJ_YQ529N5gXPUteP6aGHdwyg

Women Macon Ideas Networking Event

Date/Time: Thursday, June 20th, 2019 6 PM

Location: Travis Jean Emporium

522 Cherry ST, Macon GA31201

Register Now: https://conta.cc/2HUbylr

Business Planning Workshop

Date/Time: Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Location: Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce

1228 Watson Boulevard Warner Robins, Georgia 31093

Register Now:   http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=55l6t4vab&oeidk=a07...

YOU NEED A BUSINESS PLAN! Whether you are starting, running, or growing a business you need an explicit plan to ensure success. It might be 1 page or 100 pages but must address key topics, including why your business is better than competitors for your target market, how you're going to market and sell, and what financial outcomes to expect.

Start-Up Land Workshop Series February 21-May 16, 2019

The Start-Up Land Workshop Series is a business development program. The Mercer Innovation Center and Great Macon Chamber of Commerce have collaborated to develop this program into an interactive experience, designed to connect aspiring entrepreneurs with local business resources and help them launch their companies. The workshop series is free and open to all but registration is required: https://goo.gl/3XdzZ1

eCommerce Lunch& Learn session 

Date/time:  Friday, May 3, 2019, from 11:30 to 1:30

Location: Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce

1228 Watson Boulevard Warner Robins, Georgia 31093

Selling online? Want to sell online? Then join us for an interactive session with an experienced SCORE Volunteer, Ms. Ting Zhao. Ms. Zhao is an eCommerce strategist and comes with 20 + years technical-functional eCommerce experience, and has worked with major companies to develop and enhance their eCommerce capabilities, including Office Depot and Newell Brands - Rubbermaid, as well as B2B companies like United Technology. There, Ting was able to bring retail eCommerce experience to the manufacturing industry and help clients achieve their topline goals by transforming a 1-star website to 5-star user experience.

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Drive Business Results with Google Ads

Date/time: Wednesday, May  8, 2019, from 12:00- 1:00 PM

Location: Newtown Macon 555 Poplar Street, Macon, Georgia 31201

Do you want to use Google more effectively to drive results for your business? Are you interested in creating Google Ads but need some direction on how to get started? We're here to help!

Join Newtown Macon and SCORE Mentors for a special live stream workshop from Google during Small Business Week. The "Drive Business Results with Google Ads" live stream will take place on Wednesday, May 8 from 12 pm to 1 pm at Newtown Macon (555 Poplar Street, downtown Macon). Free and open to the public!

Register using this link: https://community.grow.google/s/event/a0r1E00000B81vo

****Registration is limited to 20 people.

How to Start a Nonprofit and Write a Grant Ready Proposal (presented by Middle Georgia Regional Library and Foundation Center South)

Date/time:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 2:00

Location:  Washington Memorial

-3:30 p.m. Library, 1180 Washington Avenue; Macon, GA 31201 

Are you ready to transform your idea for a charitable program or service into a fully-fledged organization?  Spring into action at this FREE workshop!  Learn the characteristics of effective nonprofits and the keys for planning and writing a competitive grant proposal.  Seating will be limited.  Please register at https://goo.gl/forms/22cGle9oyZa0Omh43.  

Opportunities to Network in Macon & Warner Robins 

Veteran Small Business Financial Forum Friday, May 31st, 2019

Location: Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cost: Free 

Who should attend? Men and woman veterans, active duty service, and military spouses/life partners who are in business or are interested in starting their entrepreneurial journey.   

What to expect:  Sponsored by Prudential, this event will host veterans and spouses/partners for a day directed towards financial readiness. Whether you are a current business owner or looking to start your entrepreneurial journey, this workshop will help you get your financial house in order!

What is included?

·      Materials

·      Breakfast

·      Lunch

·      Access to local resources

For Questions Contact: 

The V-WISE Team

Email: vwise@syr.edu

Business After Hours-Macon Chamber of Commerce Thursday, January 17, 2019

Join the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and Coliseum Health System for an evening of networking, food and fun. 5:30-7:00pm at Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health Outpatient Services, Building D, 340 Hospital Drive. Registration is required and you can sign up using this link:https://goo.gl/QuSjbe

Good Morning Macon Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Join the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce for this breakfast event where we will enjoy speaker Griffin Lynch, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority. The event is free for members and is $10 for future members. Register at the link here: https://bit.ly/2GGH2gz

HyPE 2019 Kick Off Social Friday, January 25, 2019

Join the Robins Regional Chamber on January 25th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, at the Houston Lake Country Club for our 2019 HYPE Kick-Off social. The evening is free to attend and open to any and all interested in participating with Houston Young Professionals Engage. Register for free here: https://goo.gl/6RnfCV

Business After Hours-Robins Regional Chamber Thursday, February 21, 2019 

5:30-7:00pm. Register here: https://goo.gl/B6BSqN

Networking @ Nite Thursday, February 28, 2019

Join the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals Network for an evening of making new connections. The event takes place at Mauldin & Jenkins, CPA at 300 Mulberry Street Suite from 5:00-7:00pm. Register for free here: https://goo.gl/ckPCUq

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