Welcome to our latest curated list of events, contests and awards for small businesses. \u00a0These events are perfect for small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs to continue their education, network with peers and industry players, and more. \u00a0This is a partial list - see the full list visit the Small Business Events Calendar. Featured Events, Contests and Awards Manta #SmallBizLove Photo Contest August 31, 2013, Online This contest highlights small businesses and helps them to show off their amazing products, services and happy customers all with a chance to win $10K. The contest is open this year to small business owners and their consumers. At the end of the contest, one photo will be chosen as the $10K Grand Prize winner. Hashtag: #SmallBizLove 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) More Events Banner Conference 2013 September 06, 2013, Las Vegas, NV Content Marketing World September 09, 2013, Cleveland, OH Small Business and Entrepreneur Leadership Conference September 09, 2013, Galveston , TX Servant-Leadership: A Better Way To Lead & Manage At Work Or Home September 10, 2013, Atlanta, GA Leading in Local: SMB Digital Marketing September 11, 2013, Austin, TX The Social Shake-Up September 15, 2013, Atlanta, GA QS MBA Tour September 15, 2013, New York City, NY 2013 Incite Marketing and Communications Summit September 18, 2013, Online Human Potential Forum 2013 September 18, 2013, New York, New York How To Build & Lead An Effective Team September 19, 2013, Atlanta, GA Entrepreneurial Woman's Conference - 27th Annual September 26, 2013, Chicago, Illinois The eMetrics Summit Boston September 29, 2013, Boston, MA Conversion Conference East 2013 Boston September 30, 2013, Online Demandcon Boston Sept 30-Oct 1st 2013 September 30, 2013, Boston, MA/USA Context Conference September 30, 2013, Boston, MA SMX East October 01, 2013, New York, NY ONTRApalooza: Start, Systemize and Scale Your Business October 02, 2013, Santa Barbara, CA MiniTrends 2013: The Integration of Profit & Social Responsibility October 02, 2013, Austin, TX How to Build a Compensation Program & Solving Compensation Program Problems October 03, 2013, Orlando, FL MACsWomen's Entrepreneur Summit and Business Expo October 04, 2013, Eastchester, NY More Contests Turnstone's Best Young Companies to Work For August 30, 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.