Birmingham events: Google masterclass and crisis comms, or what to do when things go wrong

Author: Stacey BarnfieldPublished:

New influence and networking group Downtown Birmingham in Business is hosting two free events aimed at small businesses in the city.

Downtown has joined forces with the Library of Birmingham Google Garage for the first event, which takes place on Tuesday, November 17.

Google’s digital experts will be hosting two masterclasses advising businesses how to make the most of their online presence through better use of social media and search engine optimisation.

On Wednesday, November 25, Birmingham-based PR expert Lis Lewis-Jones, of Liquid PR, will talk at a ‘Rise & Grind’ breakfast event about crisis communications and what employers large and small should do when things go wrong, using the recent Volkswagen emissions scandal as an example.

The talk is being held at the new Everyman Cinema at the Mailbox.

Downtown Birmingham in Business is chaired by Edwin Ellis Creative Media director Stacey Barnfield.

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