Attending a conference can give you motivation and smarts you need to bump your business up to the next level. And finding opportunities from contests, awards and other special events can -- eventually -- put money in your pocket. Those are just some of the reasons we do these weekly lists of events we want you to know about. So check them out below! 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 Free Incorporation and Free LLC From CorpNet - Month of July July 31, 2014, Online CorpNet is celebrating their 5th birthday by giving away FREE Inc's and LLC formations. Our FREE basic package includes a name search, incorporation articles, state filing and our unlimited 5 star customer service. Start a free business today! HUSH HUSH IV - Secrets of the Ultra Wealthy - Excellent in Marketing Strategies August 08, 2014, Kissimmee, FL TAKE YOUR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL Join us for an EPIC day of training by speakers who have spoken, coached, trained & authored with some of the greatest mind of their industries such as: The Trump Organization, Robert Kiyosaki, Tony Robbins & more. At this exclusive event you will learn the MARKETING secrets of the Ultra Wealthy.... Learn what the top 2% of all highly successful businesses do to be profitable. Learn how to hang outs into a cold hard cash making machine. Learn how to make even a startup company into a household name. Learn how to use LinkedIn to convert qualified sales leads. And much much more. Who Gives a Fund Contest - Caribbean Cruise August 29, 2014, Online Create a short fun video using the phrase "Who Gives a Fund." Share it on social. The video with the most views will win a round trip within the continental U.S. to beautiful Miami, and a 3-day cruise to the Caribbean, for two. See WhoGivesaFund.com for complete rules and details. Presented by eSmallBusinessLoan.com, to highlight that traditional bank loans are not the only source of money for your working capital needs in your business. Hashtag: #WhoGivesaFund More Events Soukle Speak 2014 July 19, 2014, Atlanta, GA Building Your Business With Ramon Ray and AT&T - Atlanta July 19, 2014, Atlanta, GA Building Your Business With Ramon Ray and AT&T - Houston July 22, 2014, Houston, TX NYCBNG Presents the Original Pitch Party July 23, 2014, Online Brain Candy for Biz: Social Media for Branding, PR & Beyond July 23, 2014, Houston, TX Facebook Fit Austin (Bootcamp for Small Businesses) July 24, 2014, Austin, Texas PAACC Core Four Business Planning Course July 24, 2014, Coraopolis, PA Addressing Business Technology Challenges Live July 24, 2014, Mission Viejo, CA Texting and E-mail With Patients Under HIPAA July 24, 2014, Online CopyPress UnConference on Content July 25, 2014, Chicago, IL Brick & Mobile Experience: Marketing Meets Main Street July 28, 2014, Atlanta, GA Boosting Your Financial Bottom Line: Alternative Sources of Financing July 28, 2014, Chicago, IL, United States Free Business Networking Mixer: Meet Professionals in NYC July 29, 2014, New York, NY HIPAA Compliance Though Policies July 30, 2014, Online Facebook Fit Menlo Park (Bootcamp for Small Businesses) August 05, 2014, Menlo Park, California Gorilla Group Beach Bash for Entrepreneurs August 05, 2014, Cleveland, Ohio How Same Day Logistics Help To Lower Cost and Improve Service August 05, 2014, Online AM Business Networking Event August 06, 2014, Scarsdale, NY Connecting to Corporations: Developing the Value Proposition for Women-Owned Business August 06, 2014, Minneapolis, MN, USA Statistics for the Non-Statistician August 07, 2014, Singapore, Singapore More Contests Recognition of Android Malware Patterns (RAMP) Competition August 24, 2014, Online This weekly listing of small business events, contests and awards is provided as a community service by Small Business Trends and SmallBizTechnology.