Web.com Invites Charlotte Area Small Businesses to the Web.com Tour Small Business Connection Championship at River Run

September 3, 2015


JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com (NASDAQ:WWWW), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, and Small Business Connection founding partners Allstate, Capital One, LegalZoom, Microsoft, and Office Depot invite small business owners in the greater Charlotte area to join them at the Web.com Tour Small Business Connection Championship at River Run country club. Small businesses may obtain complimentary tickets to attend the Small Business Connection Championship at River Run by registering at www.smallbusinessconnection.com.

"The companies behind the Small Business Connection bring together the power of these iconic brands known for their strong commitment serving the small business community," statedDavid L. Brown, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Web.com. "Web.com is proud to bring together the excitement of a Web.com Tour Finals event and the outreach efforts of the Small Business Connection to benefit the small businesses in the greater Charlotte area."

"Small businesses are the backbone of our nation. They face the same challenges as large companies yet have a fraction of the resources. The Small Business Connection sets out to change that," said Mike Barton, president of Allstate Business Insurance and chairman of the Small Business Connection Board of Governors. "Allstate is excited to be part of six leading brands who got together to help small businesses grow, succeed and thrive in the ever-changing economy and we are proud to bring an entertaining golf event to the greater Charlotte area and give small businesses a chance to enjoy the Small Business Connection Championship at River Run experience."

In addition to the golf, Web.com will host a free Web.com Small Business Summit designed to help small business owners learn how to successfully increase their business visibility and better market themselves online. The Web.com Small Business Summit will take place on Friday, September 18, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC. Experts from Web.com, Allstate, and Bank of America will be on hand to share their experiences and insights with the small business guests. To register for the Web.com Small Business Summit go to the Web.com Small Business Summit website; email us at [email protected]; or call 800-862-8718.

Small Business Connection Championship at River Run Details:

  • Where: River Run Country Club, 19125 River Falls Dr., Davidson, NC
  • When: September 17-20, 2015
  • Cost: Complimentary tickets for small businesses are available at: www.smallbusinessconnection.com

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. To get more information, visit www.web.com; follow Web.com on Twitter @webdotcom or on Facebook at Facebook: Web.com. For additional online marketing resources and small business networking, please visit Web.com's Small Business Summit.

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 2013, 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 completed its 25th year of competition in 2014. Three out of four PGA TOUR members are Web.com Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won 418 PGA TOUR titles, including 19 majors and five PLAYERS Championships. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of its tours and their tournaments, sponsors, players and volunteers, surpassed $2 billion in charitable giving in Jan. 2014. 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.

About the Small Business Connection

Small business-focused organizations Allstate Benefits and Allstate Business Insurance, Capital One, LegalZoom, Microsoft, Office Depot and Web.com have joined forces to create the Small Business Connection, an open access web portal that features valuable information to assist many aspects of running a small business in these seven companies' respective areas of expertise. The Small Business Connection will have on-site presence at River Run Country Club during the Championship to discuss its many capabilities. To learn more go to: Smallbusinessconnection.com.

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