There’s a busy summer already on tap, with events like Sage Summit 2016 in July and the #BlogHer16 Conference and Small Business Market Expo & Job Fair in August.
In September, events just keep coming with Content Marketing World 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio and TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 in San Francisco.
But that’s not all. More recently added to the “Featured Events” schedule (see below) is MozCon, the marketing conference held by SEO software, tools and resources provider MOZ in Seattle.
Then comes Lean Startup Week at the end of October, a gathering of literally thousands of thought leaders at the famous Pier 27 in San Francisco. The event will include workshops, bootcamps, keynote talks, mentoring and more.
Which events are on your small business calendar? Have you shared your events with the Small Business Trends community? 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
Sage Summit 2016
July 25, 2016, Chicago, IL
Sage Summit is a one-of-a-kind learning, training, and networking event. Hear from celebrity speakers and dynamic thought leaders. Get hands-on product training and one-on-one mentoring. Then rock out to The Killers! Hear from keynote speaker Sir Richard Branson, a man who has created a magnetic brand umbrella that powers the success of his many businesses with a thoughtful mix of adventure, philanthropy, irreverence and entrepreneurship. In a passion-filled keynote address he joins Sage CEO Stephen Kelly, another serial entrepreneur and champion of small businesses everywhere.
August 04, 2016, Los Angeles, CA
Join an exhilarating mix of content creators, social media stars, entrepreneurs, top brands, activists and fans at #BlogHer16! You’ll experience inspiring keynotes, up-to-the-minute educational tracks, and of course, fabulous opportunities to network with YOUR community!
Small Business Market Expo & Job Fair
August 27, 2016, Atlanta, GA
Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with small businesses, market your organization and tap into a network of entrepreneurs, service providers, financial organizations, business coaches, and franchises.
VIP (25% off)
Content Marketing World 2016
September 06, 2016, Cleveland, OH
Content Marketing World is the one event where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry. You will leave with all the materials you need to take a content marketing strategy back to your team – and – to implement a content marketing plan that will grow your business and inspire your audience.
TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016
September 12, 2016, San Francisco, CA
TechCrunch Disrupt is the world’s leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies and discussing what’s top of mind for the tech industry’s key innovators. Disrupt gathers the best and brightest entrepreneurs, investors, hackers, and tech fans for on-stage interviews, the Startup Battlefield competition, a 24-hour Hackathon, Startup Alley, Hardware Alley, and After Parties.
September 12, 2016, Seattle, WA
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 next-level advice on everything from building a loyal community to making data-driven decisions in your marketing.
Lean Startup Conference
October 31, 2016, San Francisco, CA
A gathering of thousands of thought leaders at Pier 27 for a week of keynote talks, interactive workshops, speed mentoring, industry dinners, bootcamps, and startup tours at the scenic edge of San Francisco. The conference unites intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs from government agencies, international conglomerates, boot-strapped startups, and civic organizations in their mission to create radical change in their industries.
- ASI Show Chicago
July 12, 2016, Chicago, United States
- Staying Visible When You’re Virtual
July 12, 2016, Online
- FX Week USA
July 12, 2016, New York, New York
- DCC Power Networking with Ron Magill
July 12, 2016, Miami , FL/USA
- NAFE San Antonio Luncheon Event
July 13, 2016, San Antonio, Texas
- HispanaPreneur™ Women’s Wine Tasting & Networking Wednesday
July 13, 2016, Miami, FL
- BizBash Live: The Expo, Los Angeles
July 13, 2016, Los Angeles, United States
- A World Awash in Data: Decisions, Risks and Opportunities
July 14, 2016, Menlo Park, CA
- Top Tools for New Law Firms
July 14, 2016, San Diego, CA
- Don’t Become the Next Cybercrime Headline
July 14, 2016, Online
- How to Create a Website Fast and Easy WordPress Website Training
July 16, 2016, Miami, FL
- NYC Business & Entrepreneur Networking Mixer
July 19, 2016, Online
- Learn How to Manage Your Sales Funnel to Cash with the PSA Suite
July 19, 2016, Online
- Life@Work Culture Conference
July 20, 2016, Hudson Valley, New York
- Are You Connecting? Maximizing Your Communication Style
July 20, 2016, Online
- Young Professionals Conference for Emerging Leaders
July 20, 2016, San Francisco, CA
- Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room Competition
July 25, 2016, San Diego, California
- The Ultimate Small Business Leadership Conference
September 23, 2016, San Diego, California
- 15th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards
October 25, 2016, Chicago, IL