Hopefully, the end of the year brought you a chance to recharge and you are now ready to launch into 2016 with a fresh perspective. Get out there and mix it up, meet new business connections and soak up new ideas. There are business event opportunities taking place in Texas, Florida and online this week. Or you can check out what’s happening locally near you. Here’s your chance to take 2016 by storm!
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
Get Motivated Los Angeles
January 14, 2016, Los Angeles, California
Listen to National renowned Personal Advisor, Master Coach, Motivational Speaker and Leadership expert Dr. Clarice Fluitt, Host of the #1 Motivational Show on SiriusXM and Washington DC local Dr Willie Jolley and America’s #1 Wealth Building Coach Bob Harrison and other industry experts and speakers. Get Motivated! Seminars have reached over 10 million people over the past 30 years and every Fortune 1000 company. Those that have graced our stage include 6 US Presidents, countles Heads of State, and the world’s most successful personalities from sports, media, politics, business, finance and entertainment including President Clinton, Steve Forbes, Barbara Bush, Rudy Giuliani, President Reagan, Terry Bradshaw, Goldie Hawn, Suze Orman, Shaquille O’Neal, Mikhail Gorbachev, Larry King, Zig Ziglar and many more.
Abounding Business Conference (Phoenix)
January 14, 2016, Scottsdale, Arizona
The Abounding Business Conference is THE ONLY CONFERENCE to give YOU the small business owner insights on how to profit through your passion, share with you a time trusted financial strategy that will allow YOU to retire well & leave a legacy for your family, AND share the neuroscience behind what can either hold you back or propel YOU to YOUR destiny.
HackerX – Chicago 11/19
February 19, 2016, Chicago, Illinois
Hiring developers is hard. HackerX is an invite-only recruiting event for developers in 35+ cities globally and has a community of over 50,000+ members. We’ve hand picked and recruited some of the top developers in your city so you don’t have to. Meet face-to-face with qualified and screened developers and make your next great hire.
March 2, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona
ICON16, held by Infusionsoft, is where the most successful entrepreneurs in the small business community come together to roll up their sleeves and shape the future of their businesses. Work with experts to develop your strategy, set goals, and implement the campaigns that will blow them away. Get into the biggest annual event in small business, and invest in your most transformative year yet.
2016 Affiliate Management Days Conference
April 3, 2016, San Francisco, California
Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2016 is the “must attend” event for marketing managers and everyone responsible for their company’s affiliate marketing strategy, management and operations. Whether you have an existing affiliate program or you are creating a new initiative, AM Days offers you the most valuable insight into how other online retailers are successfully implementing and managing their affiliate programs.
DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award
June 14, 2016, Washington, D.C.
The DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Sam’s Club®, celebrates the success of small business and honors its contributions to America’s economic growth. The Small Business of the Year, 7 regional finalists, and 100 Blue Ribbon winners will be honored on June 14 during America’s Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C. There are two ways to participate: 1. Nominate a local small business that’s making a big impact in its community. 2. Apply directly if you are a small business that’s committed to your community, employees, and customers.
- Think Pink Mixer
January 3, 2016, Online
- CREATING A BRAND NEW INCOME IN 2016 – MIAMI
January 5, 2016, Miami, Florida
- Wealth Generators Business Presentation: Wall Street to Main Street
January 7, 2016, Austin, Texas
- Get Motivated Anaheim
January 12, 2016, Anaheim, California
- Income Tax Season Kickoff Seminar
January 14, 2016, Anaheim, California
- Is Small Business Ownership Right For You?
January 14, 2016, San Francisco, California
- Pop-Up School
January 20, 2016, Boulder, Colorado
- 2016 Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon Conference
January 20, 2016, Eugene, Oregon
- Be the Boss: Exploring Self-Employment Career Options
January 20, 2016, San Francisco, California
- #GirlBoss Network Networking Salon
January 21, 2016, Birmingham, Alabama
- SMB TechFest
January 21, 2016, Anaheim, California
- CAB: Capital Access Blvd
January 21, 2016, Laurel, Maryland
- Social Media Summit 2016
January 21, 2016, Online
- Get Motivated! Las Vegas
January 25, 2016, Online
- Deep Strategy
January 26, 2016, London, U.K.
- Women and Wealth
January 26, 2016, Red Oak, Georgia
- Webinar on Social Media, Marketing & Websites
January 27, 2016, Online
- Webinar on Credit card surcharging What are The Stipulations for Compliance?
January 27, 2016, Online
- Results Now International – Atlanta
January 28, 2016, Online
- HOW TO FUND YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
January 28, 2016, San Francisco, California
- Conversion Conference Las Vegas
May 19, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada
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