We are back with other awesome, outstanding, stupendous (OK, you get our drift) list of small business events, small business awards and contests. \u00a0We've got something for everyone -- from solo entrepreneur to a small business with a handful of employees, to midsize businesses with hundreds or even thousands of employees -- check out this list. It's a vetted list. \u00a0We accept listings from the community, but all submissions are reviewed by our Editors to make sure they represent quality, offer value, and are likely to be worth your time. This is a partial list. \u00a0To see a full list or to submit your own event, contest or award listing, visit the Small Business Events Calendar. Featured Events, Contests and Awards Bizapalooza July 16, 2013, Online Bizapalooza, a virtual conference, will provide resources and education for small business. The event is scheduled for July 16-18, 2013, and is free to attend. 25 Small Business Rock Stars will share tips and strategies that you can use to grow. \u00a0If you can't attend those days, the event is archived for later viewing. \u00a0No cost! REGISTER Big Awards for Business August 14, 2013, Online The Big Awards started with a mission of recognizing real talent and performance. Real business people, those with experience and knowledge, judge the Big Awards. Request an entry kit today and submit your nomination by August 14, 2013. Discount Code SBT50 ($50.00 off) NOMINATE INBOUND 2013 August 19, 2013, Boston, MA INBOUND is a 4 day marketing experience that brings together thousands of marketers from around the globe for an annual event held in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. REGISTER Small Business Influencer Awards 2013 Online The 2013 Small Business Influencer Awards recognize the apps, organizations and people who have a strong impact on small businesses in North America. Now its 3rd year, the Awards are a coveted recognition for those who serve small businesses. \u00a0Check to see who's already been nominated, and\u00a0nominate\u00a0yourself, or someone or some organization or app you admire. \u00a0\u00a0No fee to enter. Twitter hashtag: #SMBinfluencer. NOMINATE WomanCon 2013 September 25, 2013, New York, NY This conference brings together amazing women entrepreneurs, both on and off the stage. Hear real behind-the-scenes stories of success including JJ Ramberg, Sarah Endline, Janine Popick, and Pamela O'Hara. Expert keynotes and panel discussions include: Getting Funding for Growth with Kay Koplovitz & Peggy Wallace, Turning Ideas into Companies with Yao Huang, 5 Strategies for a Stronger Brand with Julie Cottineau, and a journalist panel on Pitching the Media. SEATING IS LIMITED. Discount Code SBTRENDS ($50 off) REGISTER More Events Code: eysmax50 July 15, 2013, Online Annual Sassoon Academy Seminar July 15, 2013, Murray, UT CROWDFUNDx NYC July 17, 2013, New York, NY Soukle Speak July 20, 2013, Atlanta, GA More Leads & Sales, Less Heavy Lifting July 23, 2013, Philadelphia, PA NYC July Business Networking Event July 23, 2013, New York, NY Online Branding: Claiming Your Space and Standing Out From the Crowd July 24, 2013, New York City Almost Free Teleseminar - Targeted Branding July 26, 2013, Online Web.com Small Business Forum - Pittsburgh August 01, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA Small Business Summit August 06, 2013, New York, NY How to Use Twitter, LinkedIn, & Google+ For Your Business August 06, 2013, Online How to Use Facebook, Pinterest, & YouTube for Your Business August 13, 2013, Online Affiliate Summit East August 18, 2013, Philadelphia, PA INBOUND 2013 August 19, 2013, Boston, MA Content Marketing World September 09, 2013, Cleveland, OH Small Business and Entrepreneur Leadership Conference September 09, 2013, Galveston , TX Leading in Local: SMB Digital Marketing September 11, 2013, Austin, TX The Social Shake-Up September 15, 2013, Atlanta, GA 2013 Incite Marketing and Communications Summit September 18, 2013, Online Conversion Conference East 2013 Boston September 30, 2013, Online More Contests Win a Grouponsultation for Your Small Business July 16, 2013, Online Huggies MomInspired Grant Program July 31, 2013, Online 2013 Big Awards for Business August 14, 2013, Online Harbortouch Business Upgrade Contest August 15, 2013, Online Manta #SmallBizLove Photo Contest August 31, 2013, Online 2013 Small Business Influencer Awards September 09, 2013, Online Women 2.0 PITCH Las Vegas 2013 September 15, 2013, Las Vegas, NV The Citi Salutes: Realizing Your Dream Business Competition November 08, 2013, Online This weekly listing of small business events, contests and awards is provided as a community service by Small Business Trends and SmallBizTechnology.