Texas Tech University

SBDC Hosting Second Annual Business, Social Media and Cyber Event

George Watson

July 19, 2023

The Sharpening Your Digital Edge Conference empowers businesses in the digital world.

The Northwest Texas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Texas Tech University will host the Second Annual Sharpening Your Digital Edge: Business, Social Media & Cyber Conference on Aug. 8 at the CenterPointe Event Center in Lubbock.

Sharpening Your Digital Edge Conference

This transformative regional event equips entrepreneurs, professionals and digital enthusiasts with essential skills to excel in the rapidly evolving digital landscape, empowering those seeking to grow their business or elevate social media strategies.

This interactive event features experienced business leaders and industry experts who will share valuable insights on sustainable growth in the digital age, using emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and business automation, effective social media marketing and content creation techniques to enhance brand visibility and engage your audience meaningfully.

Carla Holland, executive director of the Northwest Texas SBDC, emphasized the importance of knowledge for business success.

“The Sharpening Your Digital Edge Conference will provide answers, insights and tips for small businesses to increase their business, marketing and cybersecurity knowledge, enabling them to grow and manage a successful business,” Holland said.

Registration for the Sharpening Your Digital Edge: Business, Social Media & Cyber Conference is now open. Space is limited. To register for the conference, go to http://lubbocksbdc.org/conference. The early bird deadline is July 25, but registration will continue until the event begins on August 8.

About the SBDC

The America's SBDC network, including the Northwest Texas SBDC, is a nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBDCs offer comprehensive assistance to entrepreneurs and small businesses, providing no-cost business consulting and low-cost training. 

About the Northwest Texas SBDC

The NWTSBDC operates six regional centers across a 95-county area in partnership with universities, including Texas Tech in Lubbock and Abilene, West Texas A&M University in Amarillo, University of Texas-Permian Basin in Midland/Odessa, Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls and Tarleton State University in Stephenville. The NWTSBDC is committed to supporting small businesses, contributing to economic recovery, and enhancing the overall competitiveness of the U.S. economy.

For more information, go to http://www.nwtsbdc.org.