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Southeastern SBDC to host Google for marketing conference

Monday, January 8, 2018
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University Small Business Development Center and 5 Stones Media are offering a one-day small business marketing conference featuring a Google representative. Scheduled Jan. 19 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Southeastern’s Student Union, located at 303 Texas Ave., the “Momentum Marketing Conference” will focus on the latest trends in digital marketing for business.
     “Momentum is a one-day conference bringing together some of the brightest minds in small business to help you achieve your goals,” said SBDC Assistant Director Sandy Summers. “Participants will benefit from valuable insights, hands-on training, and one-on-one coaching to help their small business thrive in 2018.”
     Google expert Drew Tonsmeire will lead two special presentations, Summers said. Other presenters include Kim Walker and J.R. Portman of 5 Stones Media. Free on-site marketing assessments will also be provided by 5 Stones Media on an appointment basis.
     Additional conference sponsors include SCORE and the Greater Hammond, Ponchatoula, Amite, Independence, West St. Tammany and East St. Tammany chambers of commerce.
     Registration for the conference is $10 but free for Southeastern students. Registration and information are available at www.MomentumHammond.com. Students should scroll to the bottom of the page for a special registration link.

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