JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, invites small business owners in the greater Knoxville, Tenn., area to join as VIP guests at the upcoming Web.com Tour News Sentinel Open. This exclusive VIP event will take place on Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville. Web.com will provide local business owners free tickets to attend the event with full access to the private Web.com hospitality venue and amenities. Through Web.com's agreement with the PGA TOUR and as umbrella sponsor of the Web.com Tour, Web.com has developed a series of events to benefit small business owners in communities across the country.
"Small businesses are the growth engine for the Knoxville economy and their success is essential to our area's continued economic success," said Patrick Nichol, tournament director for the News Sentinel Open. "To stay competitive in today's business environment, small business owners must find new and better ways to drive the success of their enterprises. With the help of our corporate partners, such as Web.com, the PGA TOUR is pleased to play a role in the success of today's small business owner."
This VIP event for small business owners includes:
- Two tournament passes for admission
- An exclusive opportunity to meet and greet Tour players
- Free optional online consulting from Web.com Ambassadors to help small businesses optimize their website, Facebook Page or other online marketing efforts.
- Food, beverages, contests, networking and more
"As the title sponsor of the Web.com Tour, Web.com has made a strong commitment to give back to the communities we serve. We are pleased to offer this exclusive VIP event which is focused on celebrating the efforts put forth by the country's small business owners," said Michael Young, vice president for Small Business Summits at Web.com. "Our mission is simple, to help the millions of small business owners address the challenges they face as they build a successful online presence."
- Where: Fox Den Country Club, 12244 N. Fox Den Drive, Knoxville, TN
- When: Thursday, August 14, open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (EDT)
- Cost: Attendance is free, but advanced registration is required at smallbusinesssummit.web.com.
- Social media: @webdotcom and #SmallBizSummit
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-862-8718.
Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW) provides a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. Web.com meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions including domains, hosting, website design and management, search engine optimization, online marketing campaigns, local sales leads, social media, mobile products and eCommerce solutions. For more information, please visit www.web.com; follow Web.com on Twitter @webdotcom or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/web.com. For additional online marketing resources and small business networking, please visit forum.web.com.
About the Web.com Tour
Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Web.Com Tour continues to identify those players who are ready to compete and win on golf's biggest stage. In an historic 2013 season, the Web.com Tour became the path to the PGA TOUR with all 50 available PGA TOUR cards coming through the Web.com Tour and the season culminating at the four-event Web.com Tour Finals. Web.com became the Tour's umbrella sponsor on June 27, 2012. A 10-year agreement (through 2021) is in place. The Tour enters its 25th year of competition in 2014. Three out of four PGA TOUR members are Web.com Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won 385 PGA TOUR titles, including 18 majors and five PLAYERS Championships. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of its three tours and their tournaments, sponsors, players and volunteers, supports over 3,000 local charities and is closing in on $2.0 billion in charitable giving. To learn more about the PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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