Hand Selected Events, Awards and Contests to Check Out!

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It’s Saturday, and it’s time for another of our hand-curated lists of small business webinars, conferences, awards and contests.

We’ve got the best listed here — so check them out and find something to continue your education, get publicity for your business, or find some necessary funding.  And if this 30-day look isn’t enough, check out the full extended list at the Small Business Events Calendar.  Or submit your own so the community can see it.  Give us a short time to review your submission to make sure it’s relevant and high quality, and you too can have it appear on the community calendar.



Featured Events, Contests and Awards

The Venus and Mars of Small Business Finance Webinar for Female Business OwnersThe Venus and Mars of Small Business Finance Webinar
March 06, 2014, Online

Could you use some cash to grow?  It may be easier than you think to get some needed funding.  Reserve your spot on this informative webinar. In conjunction with the release of its second annual report analyzing women’s small business challenges, Biz2Credit will host The Venus and Mars of Small Business Finance webinar on Thursday, March 6, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST, during which entrepreneurs can ask advice of small business finance experts. Will cover funding for women business owners. Moderated by Anita Campbell, founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends, it also features Rohit Arora, CEO of Biz2Credit; Lisa Cook, Associate Professor of Economics and International Relations, Michigan State and a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (2011-2012). And John John Meyer, Director of Education for The Company Corporation


Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2014Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2014
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


Small Business Book Awards 2014Small Business Book Awards 2014
April 11, 2014, Online

The Small Business Book Awards honor the best business books published in 2013, and book resources (such as cover design, copy editing and more). No fee required. Get the recognition your book or resource deserves. Nominate now through April 30, 2014!

Hashtag: #BizBookAwards


ICON14 by InfusionsoftICON14 by Infusionsoft
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
Discount Code
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Laura Leites


Laura Leites Laura Leites plans and manages events for clients through her company, L2 Event Production. Laura's projects include the Small Business Influencer Awards, The Small Business Summit, and many of SmallBizTechnology's live and virtual events, including the five-city Small Business Technology Tour.

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  1. I am excited for the Venus and Mars seminar. Women business owners really need some attention as they somehow face another type of challenge when it comes to their financials. A discussion on how it should be done is therefore imperative.

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