Small Business Trends is joining Maxify, Canon and Manta to bring you Bizapalooza. This mega event brings together small business authors and experts so you can network and learn, and you don't even have to leave your house! Register and join in online October 28. Or don't wait and start interacting with participating business experts now through Twitter with the #Bizapalooza hashtag. Free tickets are available if you act fast so don't miss your chance to jump on board for Bizapalooza. 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 Bizapalooza October 28, 2015, Online Bizapalooza is an online event that begins on October 28, 2015, and brings together the \u201crock stars\u201d of small business success, entrepreneurial expertise and marketing wisdom, sharing their sought-after insights during this virtual festival \u2014 3 days of Peace, Planning and Profits. Discover the best business building techniques from the world's leading experts. You\u2019ll rub shoulders with the biggest names and brands in small business marketing, soak up countless tips and new strategies and enjoy extensive networking opportunities all from the comfort of your home, office or local coffee shop. This is a unique opportunity for you to connect face-to-face with the top small business experts while networking with like-minded peers from around the globe. UnGagged LasVegas 2015 November 9, 2015, Las Vegas,\u00a0Nevada Google now makes 1 to 2 algorithm adjustments each day. With change happening that fast, the best efforts on the planet won\u2019t help you without the right knowledge of what\u2019s working today. Ungagged is an intimate setting limited to just a few hundred attendees. You\u2019ll hear from some of the most respected speakers in the world in their specialties -- people like Duane Forrester of Bing; Loren Baker, founder of Search Engine Journal; Ruth Carter, a lawyer who knows social media law; Kaspar Szymanski, formerly of Google; and many more. They\u2019ll be talking about topics like how to get PR for your startup, streamlining your content marketing, social media horror stories, how to launch a software-as-a-service (SaaS) business, how to scale your business to a multi-million dollar valuation in 12 months, SEO myths debunked, and lots more. Anita Campbell, founder of Small Business Trends will be there and invites you to attend with our special community discount. Discount Code SBT (20% ) 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. SleeterCon November 16, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada SleeterCon is the accounting solutions conference for professionals to learn and differentiate their practices, with in-depth education to prepare for the future. Discount Code CRUSHZONE50 ($50) More Events ProcureCon Travel October 26, 2015, Fort Worth, Texas Business Masters Tour St Louis October 26, 2015, St. Louis, Missouri Winning the Game of Business - Entrepreneur Night October 26, 2015, Las Vegas,\u00a0Nevada nVerge 2015 October 27, 2015, San Diego, California World High Performance & Leadership Forum Melbourne 2015 October 27, 2015, Melbourne,\u00a0Australia 2015 Workforce Live - Dallas October 27, 2015, Irving, Texas BizBash Live: The Expo New York October 27, 2015, New York, New York Business After Hours Networking Mixer October 27, 2015, Yonkers, New York NYC Business & Entrepreneur Networking Mixer October 27, 2015, New York, New York Your Key to Business Ownership: Buying a Franchise October 27, 2015, Campbell, California Entrepreneur Night - Winning the Game of Business October 27, 2015, New York,\u00a0New York Open Innovations Forum and Technology Show October 28, 2015, Moscow, Russia Hub Live: The Brand Experience Symposium October 28, 2015, New York,\u00a0New York Business Masters Tour Kansas City October 28, 2015, Online 5 Major Mistakes Business Owners in Managing Legal Risks October 28, 2015, Online The Bank Summit October 29, 2015, Boxborough, Massachusetts International Conference on Computer Graphics, Multimedia and Image Processing (CGMIP2015) October 29, 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia Small HR Summit October 29, 2015, San Francisco, California Levels2This October 29, 2015, Orlando, Florida 2016 Business Planning for Real Estate Agents October 29, 2015, Los Angeles, California More Contests Plastec South November 19, 2015, Orlando, Florida BIG Innovation Awards December 4, 2015, Online NASE Growth Grant Awards December 10, 2015, Online Conversion Conference Las Vegas May 19, 2016, Las Vegas,\u00a0Nevada This weekly listing of small business events, contests and awards is provided as a community service by Small Business Trends and SmallBizTechnology.