Facebook Community Boost Celebrates Small Business Week Confirms Dates and Announces 13 New US Cities

By Doug Frisbie, Global Marketing Director, Small Business

As our CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said, we need to make it easier for people to grow businesses or find jobs. The 80 million small businesses on Facebook represent one of the largest communities of small businesses in the world. And we are building more technology and new programs based on their feedback to help them grow, trade, and hire.

Today, in celebration of Small Business Week we are delighted to announce dates and new cities for Facebook events:

New dates for previously announced Facebook Community Boost cities:

  • Denver, CO — June 18-19
  • Hampton, VA — June 26-28
  • Phoenix, AZ — July 9-10
  • Buffalo, NY — July 9-11
  • Minneapolis, MN — July 18-19
  • Helena, MT — July 24-25
  • Columbus, OH — August 1-3
  • Menlo Park / East Palo Alto — August 27-30

New Facebook Community Boost Cities

  • San Diego, CA — August 6-7
  • Pittsburgh, PA — August 9-10
  • Topeka, KS — September 5-6
  • Springfield, MA — September 10-11
  • Jackson, MS — September 18-19
  • Atlanta, GA — September 24-26
  • Omaha, NE — Oct 2-4
  • Edison, NJ — Oct 8-9

New Boost Your Business Cities

  • Santa Fe, NM — May 3
  • Effingham, IL — May 3
  • New York City — May 22
  • Norwalk, CT — May 23
  • Greater Shreveport area — June 18

Our team is committed to investing in small businesses and their communities and we’ll continue sharing what we learn along the way. We’d also love to hear your thoughts at, where you can stay up to date with the latest city announcement, news, and program announcements.

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