Contests and plenty of events fill the rest of June. Just look at the events calendar below. Verisign’s #InternetOfficial contest will be awarding 15 finalists $5,000 and a chance at a $30,000 grand prize. You can also Tweet to win one of two Samsung Digital Signage TVs being given away by Small Business Trends.
Be sure to check out the huge number of other June events taking place online and across the country.
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
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 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Is your business’s signage outdated?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!
Biz2Credit, the leading online platform for small business funding, will host a webinar – ‘Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees, But Getting a Business Loan is Easier Than You Think!’ on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 3:00 – 4:00 PM (EDT). This webinar will focus on the various aspects of securing business funding successfully. Discussion topics will include 2hat do lending institutions look for, besides banks, who are the lenders, all loans are not created equal and more. Expert panelists include Rohit Arora CEO and Co-Founder of Biz2Credit, Anita Campbell Founder and CEO of Small Business Trends and Dawn Fotopulos, Founder of Best Small Biz Help and Associate Professor of Business, The King’s College.
July 13, 2015, Seattle, USA
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, USA
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, USA
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, USA
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, IL
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 City, NY
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.
- An Event Apart 4
June 08, 2015, San Diego, USA
- Social Media Master Class
June 08, 2015, New York, New York / USA
- Social Media Strategies Summit 4
June 09, 2015, New York, USA
- Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium
June 09, 2015, Norfolk, Virginia
- OPS NY Conference – How Online Media Works
June 09, 2015, New York City, United States
- Digital Future of Finance: Reinventing the System
June 09, 2015, San Francisco, California
- Ross Cox Mini Planning Day
June 09, 2015, Online
June 10, 2015, Online
- Business Plan Critique Clinic
June 10, 2015, Chicago, IL/USA
- Atlanta’s 15th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair
June 10, 2015, Online
- CannaCon Denver 2015
June 11, 2015, Denver, United States
June 11, 2015, Palo Alto, United States
- NLRB & Social Media-What You Need to Know-Social Media Policy
June 11, 2015, Online
- Lunch and Launch – Going Mobile with Your Web Presence
June 12, 2015, New Albany, OH
- 2015 Dare 2 Aspire Conference
June 12, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia
- KFI Bill Handel’s Law Day
June 13, 2015, Anaheim, CA
- Connections 2014
June 15, 2015, New York, USA
- The Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference
June 15, 2015, Online
- Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Speed Coaching Event
June 15, 2015, San Diego, CA, USA
- Open Coworking Week
June 15, 2015, Chicago, IL
- Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room Competition
June 15, 2015, San Diego, CA, USA
- NASE Growth Grant Awards
December 10, 2015, Online
June 2015 Calendar photo via Shutterstock