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Grow with Google Tour: Lansing
March 9 @ 9:00 AM - March 10 @ 1:30 PM
Google announced that its Grow with Google tour, an initiative to help create economic opportunities for Americans throughout the country, will next come to Lansing. Google will host the two-day event at Lansing Community College’s downtown campus on March 9 and 10 to help job seekers, small business owners, students, teachers, and entrepreneurs improve their digital skills.
The free event will take place inside Lansing Community College’s Gannon Building from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 9, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 10. Capital-area residents will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops with Google staff on topics such as online skills for small businesses, job search strategies, online safety and search engine optimization. The second day’s free activities will be specifically designed for educators.
Google is partnering with over a dozen community and state organizations, including: Capital Area District Libraries, the Capital Area IT Council, Capital Area Michigan Works!, the City of Lansing, the Entrepreneur Institute of Mid-Michigan, Information Technology Empowerment Center, Lansing Community College, Lansing Economic Area Partnership, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Film & Digital Media Office, the Michigan Small Business Development Center, and the Michigan State University Innovation Center to tailor the event to the Lansing region’s needs.