Hop onto Twitter with Small Business Trends founder and CEO Anita Campbell and Smart Hustle publisher Ramon Ray for the Microsoft “How to Grow a Dynamic Business” Chat. This event will be taking place Thursday, May 28 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. PDT (3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT).
Microsoft representatives and members of the Microsoft community will also be available. So join in for useful information and get answers to your questions on how to save money in your business through cloud and other technologies.
And don’t forget, you can still enter for a chance to win one of two Samsung Digital Signage TVs being given away by Small Business Trends. Each Tuesday, from now until July 6, we will be posting questions on Twitter. Just tweet your answer each week to gain entries, be sure to include the hashtag #SSTVGiveaway.
The more you tweet the more chances you have to win!
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
Twitter Chat: #MSFTBizTips “Grow a Dynamic Business”
May 28, 2015, Online, Twitter
Join us for the Microsoft “How to Grow a Dynamic Business” Chat from 12 noon to 1 p.m. PST (3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT) Thursday, May 28, 2015 on Twitter.
Small Business Trends CEO Anita Campbell (@SmallBizTrends) and Smart Hustle publisher Ramon Ray @RamonRay serve as moderators of the event. You can participate in the conversation by using the hashtag #MSFTBizTips in your tweets. Microsoft representatives and members of the Microsoft community will be on hand to answer questions about the best ways to save money in your business through the cloud.
VERISIGN’s #InternetOfficial Contest
June 23, 2015, Online
Five monthly finalists, 15 finalists in three months, will each receive $5,000 and an opportunity for a grand prize of $30,000. To enter, register a new descriptive, memorable, original .COM domain name – and that’s it, you’re entered for a chance to win.
Want a Samsung Digital Signage TV for Your Business? We’re Giving 2 Away!
July 6, 2015, Twitter, Online
Is your business’s signage outdated? Is it only capable of telling part of the story about what you have to offer customers? Or maybe a bright eye-catching sign would better convey the products and services you have to offer, and increase sales. If so, your chance to change all that is NOW. Small Business Trends is giving away not one but TWO brand new Samsung SMART Signage TVs. Two lucky winners will soon be transforming their business signage!
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.
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 City at the New York Hilton.
Oct. 3, 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.
Oct. 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 Forum
Oct. 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 2015
Nov. 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.
- Code Conference
May 26, 2015, Rancho Palos, California
- YOUR OWN BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE – 2015
May 26, 2015, Oak Brook, Illinois
- SMX Sydney
May 27, 2015, Sydney, Australia
- The Federal False Claims Act: Becoming a Whistleblower
May 27, 2015, Online
- Ultimate Networking Live at Sullivans Steakhouse
May 27, 2015, Wilmington, Delaware
- The Future of Digital Health
May 27, 2015, Online
- Bridal Business Blender – Agoura Hills
May 27, 2015, Agoura Hills, California
- BlogPaws National Pet Blogger Educational Conference
May 28, 2015, Nashville, Tennessee
- Business Plan Critique Clinic
May 28, 2015, Chicago, Illinois
- CWE’s Kauffman FastTrac “Listening to Your Business” Workshop
May 28, 2015, Worcester, Massachusetts
- FL Business Boost Conference
May 28, 2015, Coral Springs, Florida
- 18th Annual International Business Luncheon
May 28, 2015, Sacramento, California
- Bridal Business Blender – Anaheim
May 28, 2015, Online
- Personality 101: Recognizing and Responding to Personality Disorders in College Students
May 29, 2015, Online
- SunDown RunDown New Albany Business Pitch Event Series – May
May 29, 2015, New Albany, Ohio
- ICG Real Estate 1-Day Expo May 2015
May 30, 2015, South San Francisco, California
- MM&C 2015
June 1, 2015, Washington, D.C.
- SMX Paris
June 1, 2015, Paris, France
- PR News Digital PR Conference
June 1, 2015, Miami Beach, Florida
- Founder Therapy @ The Living Room
June 1, 2015, Online
- The Next Big SMB Marketing Makeover.
June 1, 2015, Online
- Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room Competition
June 15, 2015, San Diego, California
- NASE Growth Grant Awards
Dec. 10, 2015, Online
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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