SOURCE: Small Business Technology Institute

April 15, 2005 18:22 ET

May 2005 Small Business Technology Boot Camps to Highlight Tips for Growing Your Small Business

Small Business Technology Institute to Deliver Seminars in Portland, Oregon, San Antonio, Texas and Harlingen, Texas

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 15, 2005 -- The Small Business Technology Institute today announced upcoming dates for its Small Business Technology Boot Camp in Portland, Oregon (5/6), San Antonio, Texas (5/18) and Harlingen, Texas (5/19). The one-day seminars will help small businesses increase productivity and profitability through information technology. The events are sponsored by Intel®, a world leader in technology that began as a small business in 1968.

The Small Business Technology Boot Camps provide practical tips, expert advice and valuable knowledge about innovative technology approaches that propel small businesses to the next stage of growth. Owners and managers from companies with 1-20 employees are invited to learn about topics such as:

--  Communications & Business Infrastructure
--  Marketing, Sales and Customer Relationships
--  Operations, Collaboration and Inventory Management
--  Money Management, Accounting & Bookkeeping
    
Inviting small businesses:
Friday, May 6, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
RiverPlace Hotel
1510 SW Harbor Way
Portland, OR 97201

Wednesday, May 18, 2005 - San Antonio, Texas
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Marriott Plaza San Antonio
555 South Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Thursday, May 19, 2005 - Harlingen, Texas
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Courtyard Harlingen
1725 West Fillmore Avenue at Expressway 83
Harlingen, TX 78550
To register:

Pre-register online for $20 at http://www.sbtechnologyinstitute.org/bootcamp or contact training@sbtechnologyinstitute.org. For more information on the Small Business Technology Boot Camp Series and other seminars and events hosted by the Small Business Technology Institute, visit http://www.sbtechnologyinstitute.org.

About the Small Business Technology Institute

The Small Business Technology Institute (SBTI) is a non-profit, public benefit corporation that fosters the adoption of information technology among small businesses. SBTI provides information technology awareness, education, consulting, and support services to businesses with 1 to 300 employees, with a focus on disadvantaged categories. SBTI also provides technology developers and vendors with market intelligence and knowledge to ensure the development of products that meet the needs of small businesses. For more information, visit http://www.sbtechnologyinstitute.org or call (408) 494-0212.

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