Two new events have been added to the Feature Calendar for November!
Read more about both events, each with a starting date of Nov. 14, in our calendar below.
Influencer Marketing Days, a two day event held at the TKP Conference Center located in Midtown, Manhattan, will cover issues pertinent to this burgeoning industry. Information shared at the conference will include research and statistics, different kinds of influencers, influencer marketing channels and more.
Meanwhile NextCon 16, being touted by organizers as the must-attend business event of 2016, will be held at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 14 through 16. Superstar speakers will include Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and author, venture capitalist and former Apple brand evangelist Guy Kawasaki.
More details on both these high profile events will be coming soon on Small Business Trends.
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
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 6, 2016, Cleveland, Ohio
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, Calif.
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, Wash.
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.
Leadpages’ Converted 2016 
October 18, 2016, Minneapolis, Minn.
Converted 2016 will be an immersive experience taking place over two action-packed days in Minneapolis. We’ll share data-driven, practical tactics that will make a difference in the way you grow your business.
Lean Startup Conference 
October 31, 2016, San Francisco, Calif.
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.
Influencer Marketing Days 
November 14, 2016, New York, N.Y.
Influencer Marketing Days is a unique conference dedicated to all things influencer marketing. The event is for marketing professionals responsible for their company’s influencer marketing strategy, campaign development, and relationship management. Whether you already run influencer marketing campaigns or you’re investigating ways to leverage this powerful type of marketing, Influencer Marketing Days will equip, educate, and inspire you to make the most of your efforts.
November 14, 2016, Scottsdale, Ariz.
No matter your industry, company size or role, you can take advantage of the fresh perspectives, creative strategies and expert advice shared at NextCon. You will walk away with actionable insight to take your business to the next level and gain the insight and inspiration to make an impact.
- Big Data – Bigger, Faster, Cloudier
August 23, 2016, Manila, Philippines
- NYC Business & Entrepreneur Networking Mixer 
August 23, 2016, Online
- Everything You Know About Branding is Wrong! Tips for Small Businessses to Brand Like a Pro!
August 23, 2016, Online
- Gateway Business Connections 
August 24, 2016, New Orleans, La.
- Traditional Labor Law and Unions 101: eProgram (4 Sessions) 
August 24, 2016, Online
- Take the Lead – HR Business Leader Series (FREE) 
August 24, 2016, Aptos, Calif.
- Instilling Harmony Among Teams – HR Business Leader Series (FREE) 
August 24, 2016, Pleasanton, Calif.
- Webinar on “Why is SEO Marketing Important for a Startup” 
August 24, 2016, Online
- Small Business Expo 2016 – San Diego 
August 25, 2016, San Diego, Calif.
- The Innovation Doctor is In 
August 25, 2016, Chicago, Ill.
- Mid-Year Employment Law Update – Online (FREE) 
August 26, 2016, Online
- Shift – San Francisco 
August 29, 2016, San Francisco, Calif.
- Global Finance and Credit Conference 
August 29, 2016, Bloomingdale, Ill.
- Home Delivery World West 2016 
August 31, 2016, San Diego, Calif.
- ‘On the Fly Development Tactics For Millennials’Webinar by TrainHR 
August 31, 2016, Online
- Free ChallengeHER Chicago Government Contracting Event for Women Business Owners 
September 1, 2016, Chicago, Ill.
- Bootstrappers Breakfast: Hard Drive: 7 Practices to Launch a Startup 
September 2, 2016, Palo Alto, Calif.
- The Ultimate Small Business Leadership Conference
September 23, 2016, San Diego, Calif.
- 15th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards 
October 25, 2016, Chicago, Ill.