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 COSE Small Business Convention 2014 October 22, 2014, Sandusky, OH The 9th annual Small Business Convention is the premier event for small businesses in the Mid-West. Networking, education and continuing education credits. Produced by Council of Smaller Enterprises. Hashtag: #smallbizcon More Events The Resource Planning Summit 2014 September 15, 2014, New Orleans, LA, USA The Resource Planning Summit September 15, 2014, New Orleans, LA Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Training (AIFT) September 16, 2014, Las Vegas, NV Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Training September 16, 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA NYC Business & Entrepreneur Grade-A Networking Event September 16, 2014, New York City, NY/USA 28th Annual Entrepreneurial Woman\u2019s Conference September 17, 2014, Chicago, IL, United States Corporate Researchers Conference September 17, 2014, Chicago, IL Digital Transformation Leadership Masterclass September 18, 2014, London, United Kingdom Accident Causation - How Accidents Occur in the Workplace and How to Prevent Them September 18, 2014, Online Setting Up a Compliance Program: Training is Key September 18, 2014, Online Social Media Policy Development for Healthcare Organizations September 18, 2014, Online Preparing for Contract Negotiations September 18, 2014, Online 4th Annual Texas Women In Business "Birthday Bash" and Extraordinary Women Awards Ceremony September 19, 2014, Austin, Texas, USA Legislative Breakfast September 19, 2014, Moon Township, PA LEADING IN LOCAL: SMB Digital Marketing September 22, 2014, New Orleans, LA/USA Human Resources Compliance & Best Practices September 23, 2014, Murrieta, California OSHA Injury and Illness Record Keeping September 23, 2014, Online More Contests SAP Conference for Enterprise Performance Management October 14, 2014, Chicago, United States This weekly listing of small business events, contests and awards is provided as a community service by Small Business Trends and SmallBizTechnology.