Tester’s Small Business Opportunity Workshop to be broadcast live online

All Montanans can watch Friday event in Kalispell on Senator’s website

(BIG SANDY, Mont.) –Senator Jon Tester announced today that Montanans will be able to watch his Small Business Opportunity Workshop online Friday, in real time.

The July 9 event will be broadcast live on Tester’s website, tester.senate.gov/workshop, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The workshop, which takes place at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, focuses on job creation, entrepreneurship, access to capital, and online marketing opportunities.

Video highlights from the workshop will also be available on the website at a later date.

“With this technology, folks will be able to watch online and hopefully learn a few things about creating jobs and strengthening their businesses,” Tester said. “This technology allows us to shorten the distances across Montana, allowing people from all over the state to benefit.”

Facebook, Microsoft, and Google, along with several successful Montana entrepreneurs, will be on hand for the event.

Hundreds of Montana small business owners have signed up so far to attend Tester’s workshop, which is free and open to the public.  Montanans interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP on Tester’s website.