SCORE - Business Resource

The City of Diamond Bar is partnering with SCORE, a nonprofit association that provides free mentoring, resources and advice, to help start, grow, and maintain local businesses.

As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has over 300 chapters with thousands of volunteer business counselors across the country to provide services such as business advice on every aspect of business planning, start-up, management and growth. Other services include workshops and seminars on topics that are customized to the needs of the local business community.

One-on-One Mentoring Sessions

Sessions are available at Diamond Bar City Hall, schedule your appointment by calling 626-593-1120.

Workshop Schedule

Date Time Topic Registration
January 31, 2018 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Starting a Small Business Closed
April 11, 2018 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Marketing & Promotion: Finding Your Niche Closed
July 11, 2018 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Business Branding Closed
October 10, 2018 6 p.m.-9p.m. How to Survive Online Open

Workshops take place at the Diamond Bar Center, located at 1600 Grand Avenue, Diamond Bar. Additional workshops will be posted as scheduled.

To find out more about the SCORE program, visit the East San Gabriel Valley SCORE Chapter website to schedule a one-on-on mentoring session, get additional information on services offered, or for upcoming workshops/seminars.

Upcoming Workshop Description

How to Survive Online - Find out how to take advantage of the internet to attract and retain customers and build an online presence at little or no cost. Topics covered include understanding marketing needs, securing competitive and target products, and choosing the best advertising formats and distribution channels, and more.

About the Presenter: Edmond Wu is a serial entrepreneur who has started businesses in food, ecommerce, web development, consulting and real estate industry. In college, along with a few partners, he started the first Quickly (Taiwanese tea) franchise in the United States before starting businesses in the internet industry which included an ecommerce business selling shoes and a web development company creating apps and websites for large media companies. Currently, he is the broker and founder of Peak Management, a real estate consultancy and management group.  Wu is also is a lecturer in the economics department at Cal Poly Pomona. He completed his undergraduate degree at UC San Diego and earned his graduate degree at Cal Poly Pomona.