Google Business Groups

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Google Business Groups
TypeNonprofit organization

Google Business Groups (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, Piura, Chennai, Buenos Aires, Davao,[3] Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro, Yaba,[4] Lekki, Ikeja, Peshawar,[5] Lahore,[6] Jos, Ado-Ekiti, Uyo,[7] Accra and GBG FCT - Abuja[8] e.t.c spanning across 30 countries around the world. The initiative was started by and is backed by Google, but is driven by local chapter managers and the community members to connect, learn and impact the overall success of their businesses.[9]


In 2019, the Google Business Group held its Business Festival, BIZFEST, across 30 countries in almost all of its 150 local chapters.[10][11][12][13]


  1. ^ K. V. Kurmanath (April 5, 2013). "Google business groups to be set up in India". The Hindu BusinessLine. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Google Business Group Talks". Social Samosa. January 11, 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  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 Uyo to host BizFest 2019". Hypestation. 2019-10-03. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  8. ^ "Google Business Group (GBG) Abuja". Aderogba Otunla. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  9. ^ Kevin Chen (April 5, 2013). "Google India Launches Google Business Group (GBG)". DailyFinance. Retrieved 15 October 2014. Originally published at
  10. ^ Welcome to BizFest 2019!, retrieved 2019-11-29
  11. ^ "Opportunities for emerging startups in Nigeria at the Google Business Group Yaba Bizfest 2019". Businessday NG. 2019-11-18. Retrieved 2021-02-13.
  12. ^ AN24 (2019-11-04). "Google Business Group Set To Host Entrepreneurs, Business Executives". Retrieved 2019-11-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  13. ^ "Google Business Group Uyo to host BizFest 2019". Hypestation. 2019-10-03. Retrieved 2019-11-29.

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