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Start the New Year Right by Attending An Event, and Learn!

Posted By Laura Leites On January 4, 2014 @ 12:30 pm In Small Business Events | 3 Comments

Why not start out the new year right?  Make it a point to build your skills and those of your team.  Attend an event and figure out how to accomplish more in your business — and do things better.  Below is our first list in 2014 of events, contests and awards for small businesses, solo entrepreneurs and growing companies.  Every item on this list is curated by the editorial team of Small Business Trends, for the highest quality and relevancy.

To see a full list or to submit your own event, contest or award listing, visit the Small Business Events Calendar [1].

Featured Events, Contests and Awards

1 M by 1M Entrepreneur RoundtableMentoring Roundtable For Entrepreneurs [2]
January 9, 2014, Online

If you are a serious entrepreneur, register to “pitch” and sell your business idea to Sramana Mitra, founder of 1M by 1M. Expect your pitch to be seen by a larger audience of potential customers, investors, media and entrepreneurs. You’ll gain straightforward feedback, advice on next steps, and she’ll answer any of your questions. Others can register to “attend” to watch, learn, and interact through the online chat. FREE.  Register here [3].

Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2014
Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2014 [4]
March 19, 2014, San Francisco, CA

AM Days is the must attend event for affiliate managers who are responsible for their company’s affiliate marketing strategy, management and operations. Whether you have an existing affiliate program or you are creating a new initiative, AMDays offers you valuable insight into how other online retailers are successfully implementing and managing their affiliate programs. Topics include: Affiliate program set up; Affiliate recruitment techniques; Affiliate marketing fraud; M-commerce; and much more.
Hashtag: #AMDays

ICON14 by Infusionsoft [5]ICON14 by Infusionsoft [5]
April 23, 2014, Phoenix, AZ

#ICON14 is the eighth annual conference for small business, hosted by Infusionsoft (previously called Infusioncon). Over 3,000 attendees expected. Confirmed speakers include Seth Godin, JJ Ramberg and Peter Shankman.

Hashtag: #ICON14
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This weekly listing of small business events, contests and awards is provided as a community service by Small Business Trends [28] and SmallBizTechnology [29].

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[1] Small Business Events Calendar: http://smallbiztrends.com/events

[2] Mentoring Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: http://1mby1m.com/free-public-roundtables/

[3] Register here: https://strategyroundtable-jan914.eventbrite.com/

[4] Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2014: http://www.shareasale.com/r.cfm?B=413316&U=860342&M=40853&urllink=

[5] Image: http://www.attendicon.com/

[6] Aspen Global Investment Forum: http://www.aspeninvestmentforum.com

[7] Google Analytics Grand Tour: Roadmap to Collecting, Reporting and Analyzing Data: http://www.polepositionmarketing.com/events/category/web-marketing-drivers-ed/

[8] Consumer Electronics Show 2014: http://www.cesweb.org/

[9] Using Contract History & Forecasts to Develop a Government Contracting Strategy: https://www.wbdc.org/events/upcomingworkshopsevents/tabid/107/ctl/viewdetail/mid/765/itemid/411/d/20140107/Using-Contract-History--Forecasts-to-Develop-a-Government-Contracting-.aspx

[10] SYMPOSIA::2014 Conference for Women Entrepreneurs: http://www.growatthewell.com/symposia-conference.html

[11] Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry: Creating What Will Be: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e7mmld1ef34656b1&llr=an5y6tbab

[12] Kick Off The New Year: Business & Entrepreneur Networking Mixer: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kick-off-the-new-year-business-entrepreneur-networking-mixer-tickets-9613856303

[13] Connection Points: Networking with Women in Tech: http://www.wbdc.org/events/upcomingworkshopsevents/tabid/107/ctl/viewdetail/mid/765/itemid/409/d/20140115/Connection-Points-Networking-with-Women-in-Tech-.aspx

[14] Small Business Expo 2013 – Miami: http://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com

[15] Road Map to HIPAA Compliance – Webinar: http://bit.ly/JqDo7w

[16] Is Certification Right for You?: http://www.wbdc.org/events/upcomingworkshopsevents/tabid/107/ctl/viewdetail/mid/765/itemid/393/d/20140121/Is-Certification-Right-for-You-.aspx

[17] Take Action. Get A SLAP: Create A One-Year Growth Plan For Your Business: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/take-action-get-a-slap-create-a-1-year-growth-plan-for-your-business-tickets-9670648169

[18] Outlook Tips for Finance Professionals: http://www.audiosolutionz.com/991-conference-valuable-outlook-tips.php

[19] Business Plan Writing Clinic: http://www.wbdc.org/events/upcomingworkshopsevents/tabid/107/ctl/viewdetail/mid/765/itemid/398/d/20140129/Business-Plan-Writing-Clinic.aspx

[20] HIPAA Compliance: Managing the Business Associates Relationship ‘Safely’ Webinar : http://bit.ly/1ehFIMe

[21] Mastering the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules: http://bit.ly/199V3fr

[22] Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Training (AIFT): http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e7orb62fc2e2bc82&llr=an5y6tbab

[23] Small Bytes & Apps: http://geekpicnic-eorg.eventbrite.com/

[24] 18th Annual North American Shared Services & Outsourcing Week: http://www.sharedservicesweek.com

[25] Conversion Conference West 2014 San Francisco : http://conversionconference.com/ccw14-home.htm

[26] SBA’s National Small Business Week Awards Deadline: http://nationalsmallbusinessweek.sba.gov/

[27] DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award: http://www.uschambersummit.com/award

[28] Small Business Trends: http://smallbiztrends.com

[29] SmallBizTechnology: http://www.smallbiztechnology.com