INDIANAPOLIS - Business owners in central Indiana will have the opportunity to learn how to improve their social media skills in an effort to increase business. Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) will Thursday kick off the two-day Facebook Community Boost event near downtown Indianapolis.

The Facebook Community Boost will take place at the Biltwell Event Center and is free to those who register online. The event will feature breakout sessions, as well as in-person training, offering advice on using social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram to build and grow a company's brand. 

Plans for the Indy event were first announced in June. You can learn more about the event by clicking here.