Small Business Summit, Influencer Gala and ICE Retailer Events

Check out one of these events to network with your peers — and learn!

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 2014COSE 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

Small Business SummitSmall Business Summit
October 22, 2014, New York, NY

The 9th Annual Small Business Summit Takes place in New York City at the CUNY Graduate Center.

The Summit is an oasis where small business owners and entrepreneurs have a unique experience where they can learn and network.

The Small Business Summit is the only Summit of its kind – BY small businesses and FOR small businesses.  The Small Business Influencer Awards Gala will take place in the evening immediately following the Summit.  Attendees get admitted to both!

ICE Retailer ConferenceICE Retailer Conference
October 23, 2014, Atlanta, GA

Whether You are Selling Goods or Services – You Can Make More Money Selling on the Internet!

Maybe you’ve been online for years. OR Maybe you just got started! Let’s face it! The best way to learn how to do something is to talk with people who are already doing it successfully! YOU need to get together with people who are making MILLIONS at doing what you want to do and let them give you their secrets of how they’re DOING IT!

10 Masterminds: Network live and connect directly with nine of the best minds in eCommerce, Internet Marketing, Promotions, SEO, Web Development, Conversion and eBusiness today.

Whether you’ve been selling on the Internet forever or if you’re just getting started taking your bricks and mortar into cyberspace or you’re just about to launch your first ebusiness venture, you want to have the best people giving you the best and latest information out there to help you get the biggest bang for your buck! Hosted by John Lawson, Colder ICE Media.

Hashtag: #ICERetailer

Ascend Digital Marketing Summit by AWeberAscend Digital Marketing Summit by AWeber
October 23, 2014, Philadelphia, PA

ASCEND is a two-day marketing summit hosted by AWeber Communications. Speakers include Ann Handley, Marcus Sheridan and other online marketing experts. Topics include: email marketing and deliverability, advanced content marketing, conversion optimization, affiliate marketing, SEO, and social media marketing. AWeber customers will also have the opportunity to consult with AWeber experts and solutions team members to enhance their email marketing efforts.

More Events

  • Fearless Leadership: Leading & Managing With Confidence
    October 14, 2014, Charlotte, NC
  • NYC Business & Entrepreneur Grade-A Networking Mixer
    October 14, 2014, New York City, NY/USA
  • Business & Entrepreneur Grade-A Networking Mixer
    October 14, 2014, New York City, NY
  • Winning Corporate and Government Contracts: Strategies and Tips for Developing Important Relationships
    October 14, 2014, Chicago, IL, United States
  • Business Start Up Assistance Program
    October 14, 2014, Online
  • The Anti-Kickback Statute: Paying for Medical Referrals is a Bad Idea
    October 15, 2014, Online
  • Automated Marketing Tools to Convert Prospects into Repeat Clients
    October 15, 2014, Online
  • Evaluating Your Business IQ
    October 15, 2014, Chicago, IL, United States
  • Fraud Management in the Finance Industry
    October 16, 2014, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Social Media Trends, Best Practices and Compliance for Healthcare Professionals
    October 16, 2014, Miami, United States
  • Metrolina REIA 5th Annual Vendor Fair Expo
    October 16, 2014, Online
  • FundingPost Houston Investor Roundtable
    October 16, 2014, Houston , Texas
  • Adobe Acrobat: An Overview
    October 16, 2014, Online
  • 5 Marketing Tactics to Grow Your Business
    October 17, 2014, Online
  • Ignite Business Conference
    October 20, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
  • Core Four Business Planning Course
    October 20, 2014, Moon Township, PA
  • QuickBooks Connect 2014
    October 22, 2014, San Jose, CA

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.


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.

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  1. I am interested in the automated marketing tools seminar – this is a must these days when everything is online and you don’t have the time to do everything.