Fredonia Technology Incubator to host web design workshop

The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its Entrepreneurial Education Program with a free 90-minute workshop on the basics of effective web design — building an aesthetic, user friendly and engaging website. The workshop will discuss in-depth on how to choose goals for your website, create content for your audience, designing a mobile-friendly design, and understanding search engine optimization. The workshop will be conducted by the Buffalo Niagara Chapter of SCORE.

The workshop will be held Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Fredonia Technology Incubator located at 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk, NY, 14048. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited therefore, registration is required. To register for this event please go to:https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eghmnwb8b4348e1d&oseq=&c=&ch= Registration link is listed on the FTI homepage and Facebook page. For more information, contact FTI at (716) 680-6009 or incubator@fredonia.edu.

The workshop instructor is business owner Lisa Churakos, who has career experience in many fields such as Consulting, Research and Business Services, Manufacturing and Mining, Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organization, Restaurants and Hospitality, Technology and Web-Based Services, and Transportation and Warehousing. She is also a certified SCORE mentor.

Buffalo Niagara SCORE serves the eight WNY counties. Since 1964, SCORE “Mentors to America’s Small Business” has helped more than 10 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through mentoring and business workshops. More than 10,000 volunteer business mentors in 300 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneur education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.

The Fredonia Technology Incubator is an economic development program of SUNY Fredonia. FTI promotes economic growth by supporting entrepreneurship and the development of new, innovative companies into successful business ventures. The incubator provides administrative and business services, mentoring, networking, professional consulting, educational opportunities, and access to capital and work ready space.