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Web.com to Host Small Business Summit for North Florida Small Businesses

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, will host a free Small Business Expert panel discussion designed to help small business owners in North Florida learn how to successfully grow their business. The Web.com Small Business Summit presented by Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa will take place on Friday, September 19, 2014, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT in the Clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Through Web.com's agreement with the PGA TOUR and as umbrella sponsor of the Web.com Tour, Web.com developed the Small Business Summit as a benefit to small business owners in communities across the country.

Mark S. Lee, host of CBS Radio's "Small Talk" small business program, will lead a thought provoking panel discussion of small business experts from Web.com, CDW, FedEx and MasterCard at the Web.com Small Business Summit presented by Sawgrass Marriott Resort. Panel members will share information and tools to help small business owners focus on the strategies necessary to grow their businesses and successfully compete in today's marketplace.

"Time has proven that small businesses and entrepreneurs are today's best job creators and are essential to driving the economic success of North Florida," said David Brown, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Web.com. "To stay competitive in today's business environment, we believe it is critical that small business owners equip themselves with the necessary tools to be successful. That is one reason why Web.com is partnering with the PGA TOUR to help educate the small business owner and provide professional and quality online support."

The small business experts from Web.com, CDW, FedEx and MasterCard will emphasize the ways small business owners can continue to grow and successfully face the technological, marketing, financial, logistical and online challenges presented by today's marketplace.

"As part of our commitment to give back to the communities we serve, we are pleased to offer this event which is focused on helping small business owners improve their business model," said Brown. "Every day, Web.com and the other companies represented on the panel help millions of small business owners address the challenges that impact their businesses growth. We expect a lively dialogue covering a wide range of key and timely topics that small business owners face when tackling today's business challenges and opportunities."

Event Details:

  • Where: TPC Sawgrass,Clubhouse, 110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  • When: Friday, September 19; registration, networking and a complimentary lunch beginning at 10:30 a.m.; the presentation will start promptly at 12:00 p.m. and will conclude by 2:00 p.m. All attendees are invited to visit the Web.com hospitality tent, on the 18th green of the Dye Valley Course, following the presentation
  • All attendees receive one complementary ticket to the Web.com Tour Championship – which includes free attendance to the Scott McCreary concert, behind the TPC Clubhouse, on Friday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Cost: Attendance to the Small Business Summit is free, but advanced registration is requested at smallbusinesssummit.web.com.

For more information, contact smallbusinesssummit@web.com or call 800-862-8718.

Attention Editors/News Directors:

For a glimpse into what it's like to attend a Web.com Small Business Summit event, please click here for a short video.

About Web.com

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 is owner of several global domain registrars and further meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions including website design and management, search engine optimization, online marketing campaigns, local sales leads, social media, mobile products, eCommerce solutions and call center services. 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 Web.com's Small Business Summit.

About the PGA TOUR

The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, NEC Series-PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR China.

The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.

Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to nearly 945 million households in 225 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2012, tournaments across all Tours generated more than $130 million for local charitable organizations, bringing the TOUR's all-time total of charitable contributions to $1.86 billion.

The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Note to Editors: Web.com is a registered trademark of Web.com Group, Inc.

CONTACT: Elaine Steinfeld Golin for Web.com 972.341.2585 esteinfeld@golin.com

Source:Web.com