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Googlefest Grows to Two Days – Free Workshops Coming in June

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on May 2, 2014 in Community Events , Education , Marketing , Member News
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Googlefest Grows to Two Days - Free Workshops Coming in JuneBERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. – Teachers, small business owners, non-profit employees, veterans and emergency preparedness officials from across South Carolina will arrive in the Lowcountry for the state’s first two-day GoogleFest on June 17th and 18th. The third annual conference is free and open to the public at Trident Technical College.

Whether it’s help to boost the bottom line at a small businesses, inspire innovative learning, or reach supporters in new ways – online tools are critical. That’s why Googlers will be on hand to help show you tips and tricks that are already helping so many succeed.

“When we launched GoogleFest here a few years ago, we weren’t sure how the community would react,” said Eric Wages, Site Operations Manager, Google SC. “But interest has grown every year, so we had to expand to two days this year just to keep up with demand.”

Participants will learn to effectively utilize “the cloud” to enhance their productivity, no matter their line of work, by receiving first-hand training from Googler. They’ll cover everything from Apps like Google Earth and Google Body, to word processing and document review via Google Docs and Drive. Googlers will demonstrate and answer questions– all in one place and at one time.

What: Googlefest
Who: Educators (K-college), small biz owners, non-profits, veterans & emergency officials
Where: Trident Technical College, Complex for Economic Development Building 920; 7000 Rivers Avenue North Charleston, S.C. 29406
When: June 17 & 18
How: Register here

Googlefest continues Google’s commitment to South Carolina’s community. Google’s data center in Berkeley County is a $1.2B investment that plays an important role for the company. Googlers support the communities in which they live and work through grants, educational initiatives and events. Learn more about our Lowcountry data center at

Googlefest Grows to Two Days - Free Workshops Coming in June