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If You Want To Grow You Must Invest in Yourself – Attend One of These Events

We bring you our latest hand-picked list of events and awards for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  If you want to grow your business, you must invest in yourself — and in your team. That means learning and building skills, and it also means networking with your peers.  Attend one of these events — or participate in an Award — to develop your business. To 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

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.

PayPal Cash for Registers GiveawayPayPal Cash for Registers Giveaway
August 21, 2013, On Twitter

Author and small business speaker Gene Marks is collaborating with PayPal on a giveaway of $2,500 in PayPal POS hardware. To enter the contest, go to Twitter.com, follow @GeneMarks, and tweet the following message:

I am entering the #CashRegisterRIP contest: http://Bit.ly/GeneC4R

Manta #SmallBizLove Photo ContestManta #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

WomanCon 2013WomanCon 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)

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This weekly listing of small business events, contests and awards is provided as a community service by Small Business Trends and SmallBizTechnology.


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.

2 Reactions

  1. There is no doubt you will see your life and business shining once you have started to invest in yourself. It’s the value of giving importance to you that matters. You are your best asset and responsible for everything you do. Thanks for sharing important event information and dates above. I will try to attend them all if possible.

  2. Aira Bongco

    PayPal is giving money away? That’s exciting. I am also interested in the Affiliate Summit. I am sure that there will be lots of popular Internet marketers will be there. By the way, another great list of events you have there. Thanks again.

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