The U of M’s B-Tech Center at UROC is dedicated to assisting small businesses and community development agencies build awareness on the Internet.
The University of Minnesota’s Business & Technology Center (B-Tech Center) is collaborating with Go Virtual Media, a division of Virtual Global Media Group (Minneapolis/Toronto), LLC to offer small business and community development organizations the chance to “Build the Bridge to the Internet.”
Summary of Event
As a follow-up to the introductory Internet Marketing workshop held on Thursday, July 29th, a series of additional workshops have been set up for the month of August to help small business owners and leaders of community development organizations build everything from customized social media pages to setting up blog-sites and directory listings on Google. Staff from the B-Tech Center and Go Virtual Media and VGMG will be leading these workshops.
Dates and times:
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010: 4 p.m. – 8p.m.
Wednesday, August 11th, 2010: 4 p.m. – 8p.m.
Wednesday, August 18th, 2010: 4 p.m. – 8p.m.
*Each session is limited to 14 par
ticipants. Computers will be available to these participants. However, an additional 2-3 slots will be available in each session for those who have their own personal laptop computers.
University of Minnesota’s Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC) Business & Technology Center computer lab, 2001 Plymouth Ave North, Minneapolis, MN 55411.
To register, please contact Brandy Churchill at 612-624-3404 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you send an e-mail please include your full name, name of your business/organization, and phone number.
Don Allen, Vice President/General Manager of Virtual Global Media Group says, “This is an opportunity for interested businesses and organizations to come to the labs and get the work done before they leave. Staff from Go Virtual Media and VGMG will be available to assist Lab participants in building everything from customized Twitter pages to setting up blog-sites and directory listings on Google and other services.”
About the University of Minnesota’s Business Technology Center at UROC:
The Business & Technology Center (B-Tech Center) is a new expansion of the Office for Business & Community Economic Development (BCED). The B-Tech Center provides resources to promote community development and foster economic revitalization. It also will serve as a laboratory for innovation; a site for technology research; a gathering place for training, education, and networking; and an information clearinghouse.
# # #Go Virtual Media is a division of Virtual Global Media Group (Minneapolis/Toronto), LLC. Check out our website at www.govirtualmedia.com