Friday, February 13, 2015

UPDATE: Facebook to share tips at small biz workshops in Concord

UPDATE: An earlier version of this blog post included plans for a Facebook event Tuesday in Lincolnton. That event has been canceled due to inclement weather. 

Facebook's coming to town to give small-business owners in the Charlotte-metro area tips on making the most of the colossal social network.

The social media company's Small Business Boost will hit Concord on Wednesday, and feature a presentation from a Facebook small business expert and a panel of local entrepreneurs who have found success on Facebook.

There are more than 2 billion connections between local businesses and people who use Facebook, the social network says. More than 30 million small businesses use Facebook to connect with their customers.

The Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the event, and Rep. Richard Hudson will kick it off.

An event scheduled for Tuesday in Lincolnton was cancelled due to inclement weather.

The boost begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center on 4571 N.C. 49 North.

Local businesses participating in the panels include:

Want to go?

To register for the Concord event, go to