Third Thursday Business Builder with Mass Media Marketing Discussing ADA Website Compliance

Posted By: Kathryn Freemon News Releases,

On Thursday, August 18, the Augusta Metro Chamber and Mass Media Marketing will host a Third Thursday Business Builder focusing on ADA Compliance and Website Accessibility: Building a Better User Experience. Guests will hear from Mike Parsons and Rick Donaldson of Mass Media Marketing along with Ann Campbell-Kelly with Walton Options to learn if your business is following the federal law to make your website ADA compliant.


Mass Media Marketing and Walton Options have been seeing businesses rise in complaints and legal action over ADA website compliance issues. It is a federal law that your website must be ADA compliant, but most local businesses are unaware of this legal requirement. Rick and Mike will discuss the law, the real-life consequences if sued, how to avoid it and will be offering solutions. Ann will present from the point of view of the website host and from the perspective of those individuals who are disabled or serve the disable.


Ann Campbell-Kelly is the Director of Development & Communications for Walton Options for Independent Living. Along with the Development & Communications team, she is responsible for designing and implementing communications and written strategies for services and programs in Georgia & South Carolina.


Mike Parsons is an experienced advertising professional with a strong digital and creative background. He creates compelling advertising that places his client in front of the right person, at the right time and with the right message. Over the years, his work has been published in several publications and earned him over 30 Addy Awards and two Best of Show awards.


Rick Donaldson is CEO and founder of Mass Media Marketing, one of the most established and successful 
marketing agencies in the southeast. Rick has over 30 years of experience in advertising, ranging from television, radio, outdoor, direct mail and complete integrated strategies to include digital and traditional media. 


Third Thursday Business Builder begins at 11:30 am in the Chamber Conference Room located inside the Augusta Riverfront Center (One Tenth St. Suite 120, Augusta, Ga 30901).  Attendance is complimentary for Chamber members and $15 for prospective members with lunch provided.  Advanced registration is required at  Registration deadline is Monday, August 15.  Due to limited space, please limit to one (1) representative from each company.

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Third Thursday Business Builder series provides topical intelligence on key issues for businesses.  Local industry experts present relevant information on topics important to successful business operations and growth.




Media Contact:

Kathryn Freemon, Communications Coordinator

Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce