|By Business Wire
|August 4, 2014 10:04 AM EDT
Business today announced the themes for I4E
Tech Week, a series of online programs and events dedicated to
helping entrepreneurs learn how to use technology to achieve their
business goals, which will be held the week of August 11-15.
Participants will include national business experts, leading technology
partners, and entrepreneurs from across the country, as well as winners
from Comcast’s Innovations
4 Entrepreneurs (I4E) program.
The I4E Tech Week events are part of Comcast Business’ ongoing efforts
to assist entrepreneurs and enable the growth of startup companies and
small businesses. This program builds upon the Innovations 4
Entrepreneurs program, a national competition that awarded more than
$600,000 in cash and services to aspiring entrepreneurs who are
leveraging technology to grow their business. Recently, six
entrepreneurs were named grand
prize winners in the I4E program.
Each day of I4E
Tech Week will focus on a specific theme, with all events and
content supporting that day’s theme:
Monday: Technology and Business Strategies to Drive Growth
Tuesday: Using Technology to Improve the Employee Experience
Wednesday: Technology and Business Strategies to Drive Innovation
Thursday: Using Technology to Improve the Customer Experience
Friday: Future Friday – It’s the end of the week, but the future is
just beginning. How technology will influence business in the future
Comcast Business will host two one-hour webinars, on August 12 and 14,
focusing on the themes of using technology to improve the employee
experience and using technology to improve the customer experience,
featuring some of the winners from the I4E contest in those categories.
In addition, they will host three one-hour Twitter chats on the themes
of innovation, growth and leadership.
In addition, the recently-launched Comcast
Business Community site will deliver custom content, including blog
posts, videos and white papers, about the daily I4E Tech Week themes.
Celebrity guest bloggers will be invited to cover topics of interest to
entrepreneurs, including Robert Irvine, experts from the I4E contest,
and executives from Upware partners Cisco, DocuSign, Microsoft, Soonr,
Swiftpage and Symantec. Also, executives from Comcast
and other organizations will contribute content to the community site as
The Comcast Business Community site is an online business forum that
provides best practices, tips, and industry insights designed to help
entrepreneurs, startups, SMBs, and enterprises achieve business success.
The community features a wide range of content written by Comcast
Business leaders as well as business, industry, and technology experts.
“The events and content running during I4E Tech Week are designed to
give entrepreneurs from around the country the opportunity to get
helpful advice and information from industry experts, and see examples
of success among their industry peers,” said Terry Connell, senior vice
president, sales at Comcast Business. “We’re excited about our lineup
and are looking forward to engaging with this community on some of the
hot topics that we discuss with our clients every day as we work
together to drive success within their business.”
About Comcast Business
Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced
communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their
business objectives. Through a next-generation network that is backed by
24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, Ethernet, TV
and a full portfolio of Voice services for cost-effective, simplified
For more information, call 866-429-3085.
Follow us on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and
on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social.
About Comcast Cable
Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and
phone provider to businesses and residential customers. Comcast has
invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among
the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video,
communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation
(Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com
for more information.
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