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IEDC, VIEDA partner to host webinar series on e-Marketing, communication strategies for local entrepreneurs

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U. S. Virgin Islands – February 4, 2021 – U.S. Virgin Islands entrepreneurs looking to discover, or expand on, digital marketing and communication strategies to enhance the quality and growth of their business will be able to take advantage of a four-month, scheduled series of upcoming free E-Marketing webinars from February 2021 through May 2021.

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority, in partnership with the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), will host seven (7) free webinars related to digital content, marketing and public relations in business.

These webinars will be held virtually via Zoom, a software-based platform for video and audio communications. Each webinar can also be viewed through the Facebook livestream at .

Register for the first webinar that will occur next week on 2/9/2021 at

E-Marketing Series Schedule and Topics – Atlantic Standard Time (AST):

·      Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:30-7pm AST

“Managing and Creating Social Media Content” (Part I)

·      Tuesday, February 23, 2021 – 5:30-6:30pm AST

“Managing and Creating Social Media Content” (Part II)

·      Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – 5:30-7pm AST

“Navigating E-Commerce and Driving Online Sales”     

·      Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – 5:30-6:30pm AST

“Public Relations Best Practices”

·      Tuesday, April 6, 2021 – 5:30-6:30pm AST

“Traditional Marketing Methods”

·      Tuesday, April 20, 2021 – 5:30-6:30pm AST

“Customer Service: Do’s, Don’ts, and Putting Your Best Face Forward”

·      Tuesday, May 4, 2021 – 5:30-6:30pm AST

Breakout sessions with returning subject matter experts 

Announcements for each webinar will be distributed individually to include details about the webinar’s topic, its presenters and instructions on how to register for the webinar on the USVI Business Hub powered by Startup Space at

Interested entrepreneurs can also visit  for updates on these upcoming and past webinars as they are posted onto the VIEDA website.

For more information, contact Shanell Petersen, Managing Director, VIEDA Marketing and Vision 2040 at

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