Welcome to our latest curated list of events, contests and awards for small businesses, solo entrepreneurs and growing companies. 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 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) 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. Small Business Influencer Awards 2013 Online, September 9, 2013 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 Small Business Summit August 06, 2013, New York, NY How to Use Twitter, LinkedIn, & Google+ For Your Business August 06, 2013, Atlanta, GA How to Use Facebook, Pinterest, & YouTube for Your Business August 13, 2013, Atlanta, GA Affiliate Summit East August 18, 2013, Philadelphia, PA INBOUND 2013 August 19, 2013, Boston, MA Gwinnett Business Expo & Job Fair August 22, 2013, Duluth, GA 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 2013 Incite Marketing and Communications Summit September 18, 2013, Online How To Build & Lead An Effective Team September 19, 2013, Atlanta, GA Conversion Conference East 2013 Boston September 30, 2013, Online Demandcon Boston Sept 30-Oct 1st 2013 September 30, 2013, Boston, MA/USA SMX East October 01, 2013, New York, NY MACsWomen's Entrepreneur Summit and Business Expo October 04, 2013, Eastchester, NY Start Your Business Bootcamp October 05, 2013, Online Pubcon Las Vegas October 22, 2013, Las Vegas, NV The International Conference on Digital Information Processing, E-Business and Cloud Computing (DIPECC2013) October 23, 2013, Dubai, UAE More Contests 2013 Big Awards for Business August 14, 2013, Online Harbortouch Business Upgrade Contest August 15, 2013, Online Win $500 In Local Mobile Marketing From NearWoo / Fit Small Business August 15, 2013, Online Manta #SmallBizLove Photo Contest August 31, 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.