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Heads Up Chicago, It’s Going To Be an Eventful Week





People in the Chicago area might want to take a look at our list of events taking place this week. There will be multiple opportunities to get out and participate, like a small business expo and networking opportunities. Check them out, some of these events are even free!

It doesn’t stop at just Chicago, though. There’s plenty happening across the U.S. in New York, Ohio, Texas, Wisconsin, and Florida. Of course, for those who don’t feel like leaving home, there are even a couple of events online.

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

Moz ConMoz Con
July 13, 2015, Seattle, Washington

Not your average stuffy networking event, MozCon features three days of forward-thinking, actionable sessions in SEO, social media, community building, content marketing, brand development, CRO, the mobile landscape, analytics, and more. MozCon speakers share advanced advice on everything from building a loyal community to making data-driven decisions in your marketing.


BlogHerBlogHer
July 16, 2015, New York, New York

A conference celebrating women who blog. The mission is to create opportunities for women in social media to gain community, education, exposure and economic empowerment. The event will be co-hosted along with SheKnows Media in New York at the New York Hilton.


Adobe MaxAdobe Max
October 03, 2015, Los Angeles, California

MAX provides strictly unplugged, old-school inspiration with a mix of people from creative leaders, designers, broadcast and video pros, tech and business strategists, photographers, and more. This shared energy and passion sparks new ideas, drives new partnerships, and breaks new ground every year. MAX attracts inspirational and iconic speakers that share their personal stories. GRAMMY-award winning band Kings of Leon will be there and you can connect with 5,000 other creatives at daily social events.


DreamforceDreamforce
October 13, 2015, San Francisco, California

Whether you’re a company of five or a Fortune 500, you’ll learn a lot of innovative ways to improve your business at Dreamforce. With over 1,400 sessions and thousands of live solutions from the world’s largest cloud ecosystem, Dreamforce has tailored content specific to your business size and type, for any role in your company.


Global Small Business ForumGlobal Small Business Forum
October 23, 2015, Chicago, Illinois

The Global Small Business Forum 2015 held in Chicago will help entrepreneurs and small business owners export successfully and network with their peers. It will answer such questions as: What’s the best way to ship goods? How will I get paid? Do I need a license? Should I sell direct or indirect? Does my business have what it takes to sell in China?


World Business Forum New York 2015World Business Forum New York 2015
November 12, 2015, New York, New York

In 2015 the World Business Forum will present two days of powerful stories; of individuals who face shocks – both personal and organizational – and who use those shocks to achieve the extraordinary. Speakers include Sir Richard Branson, Jim Collins, a former faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Walter Isaacson, once the 14th editor of TIME magazine in 1996 and named Chairman and CEO of CNN in 2001, Adam Grant, author of the New York Times bestseller Give and Take and Herminia Ibarra, Professor of Leadership and Learning and Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD.


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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.

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  1. Aira Bongco

    Nice to know that there are events all around. Back then, there are only 1-2 business events per month. It’s nice to see everything in one place especially for people like me who are looking for chances to network.

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