Google Business Groups

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Google Business Group (GBG)
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TypeNonprofit organization
WebsiteOfficial Website

Google Business Group (GBG) is a non-profit community of business professionals to share knowledge about web technologies for business success.[1] It has over 150 local communities or chapters in various cities including: Mumbai,[2] Bangalore, Belgaum, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Chennai, Buenos Aires, Davao,[3] Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro, Yaba[4], Lekki, Ikeja, Peshawar[5], Lahore[6] and GBG FCT - Abuja [7] e.t.c spanning across 30 countries around the world. The initiative was started by and is backed by Google, but driven by local chapter managers and the community members to connect, learn and impact overall success of their businesses; it is independent from the Google Corporation.[8]

Google Business Groups (GBG) are independent community-led groups formed by passionate entrepreneurs who share knowledge about Google products and web technologies for local business success. When you join GBG, you will be part of a global network of communities where entrepreneurs can connect, learn, and get inspired. GBG events are open to all.


In 2019, the Google Business Group held it's Business Festival, BIZFEST, across 30 countries in almost all of it's 150 local chapters.[9] [10][11][12]

Gene Seow, Global Community Manager
Erica Hanson, Global Program Manager


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  3. ^ "Google Business Group holds Davao biz conference". Philippine Information Agency. Archived from the original on October 20, 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Inform, Connect, Inspire | Google Business Group, Yaba". Retrieved 2019-11-29.
  5. ^ "GBG Peshawar Brings WomenWill Series Back To Pakistan". International Data Group Pakistan. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Google Business Group Lahore Makes a Comeback". International Data Group Pakistan. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Google Business Group (GBG) Abuja". Aderogba Otunla. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
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  9. ^ Welcome to BizFest 2019!, retrieved 2019-11-29
  10. ^ Retrieved 2019-11-29. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. ^ AN24 (2019-11-04). "Google Business Group Set To Host Entrepreneurs, Business Executives". Retrieved 2019-11-29.
  12. ^ "Google Business Group Uyo to host BizFest 2019". Hypestation. 2019-10-03. Retrieved 2019-11-29.

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