The University of Minnesota Crookston, Crookston Area Chamber of Commerce, and Veden Center are hosting a “Build Your Brand” event for small businesses January 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Irishman’s Shanty. UMN Crookston marketing lecturer Courtney Bergman will lead the session.

The free event was made possible by a grant received from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. To register, visit

This discussion and learning session will focus on helping small businesses develop their brand through visual identity (logo) and image, showing businesses how customers “experience” their brand through visual marketing and content creation. Session guests will learn how to develop a content marketing strategy, receive tips and tools on creating content, and how to implement their strategy.

For more information or if you have additional questions, feel free to contact Mark Landa at the Crookston Chamber 218-281-4320 or email

Build Your Brand Flyer

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