Buffalo has been picked as one of 30 cities across the country to host a Facebook Community Workshop.

The Facebook Community Boost Program is aimed at small businesses and non-profits in each city to help them utilized Facebook and social media for their business.

The workshops will be for people of all skill sets and will allow business owners to shares ideas that have and haven't worked in the past.

The workshop kicks off today and will go until Wednesday July 11th.

Kevin O’Leary from Shark Tank will kick off the event today, plus you can hear from Facebook leaders and gain insights from an inspirational panel of successful local small business owners.

The event is being held at SUNY Erie City Campus, 121 Ellicott Street, Buffalo NY 14203.