From events in New York, San Diego and Chicago to others across the Web, there are experiences to fit a variety of business interests this week.
So if you aren’t located near one of the face-to-face gatherings that interest and can’t afford to travel there, don’t worry. Just check out event calendar below for a virtual event that fills your needs. With so many opportunities to attend both live and online business events this week your sure to find something that could benefit your business.
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
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July 06, 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Is your business’s signage outdated?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.
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.
September 15-18, 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
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 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.
- Connections 2014
June 15, 2015, New York, New York
- The Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference
June 15, 2015, Online
- Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Speed Coaching Event
June 15, 2015, San Diego, California
- Open Coworking Week
June 15, 2015, Chicago, Illinois
- Customer Advisory Board Manager Training
June 16, 2015, San Jose, California
- 28th Annual Marine Money Week
June 16, 2015, New York, New York
- B2B Technology Webinar: How to Be a Retail Leader with Cloud EDI
June 16, 2015, Online
- Linked N Chicago LIVE Event at The Redhead Piano Bar
June 16, 2015, Online
- New York Cannabis Expo & Business Conference
June 17, 2015, New York, New York
June 17, 2015, Austin, Texas
- SC Micro-Enterprise Conference
June 17, 2015, Online
- TSAM New York Congress and Expo
June 18, 2015, New York, New York
- Results Now International
June 19, 2015, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
- “BOSSLADY” CONFERENCE 2015
June 20, 2015, Hiram, Ohio
- Women In Power: Entrepreneurial & Small Business Conference 2015
June 20, 2015, Detroit, Michigan
- 17th Annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo
June 20, 2015, Chicago, Illinois
- Speaker Sponsorship 101 – How to Make 6 Figures a Year as a Speaker
June 20, 2015, Online
- Santa Barbara REIA Expo 2015
June 20, 2015, Santa Barbara, California
- Columbus Super Saturday
June 20, 2015, Columbus, Ohio
- Small Business Solutions presents Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
June 22, 2015, Online
- Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room Competition
June 15, 2015, San Diego, California
- NASE Growth Grant Awards
December 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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So many things happening on a weekly basis that you just cannot attend everything.