So you’ve arranged a deal with a new client. Now what?
Closing big deals is an important part of running a business. But it’s easier said than done. There are a lot of potential roadblocks that can get in the way. So you need to find ways to speed up the process wherever possible.
An upcoming webinar, sponsored by DocuSign, aims to help you do just that. Make it Rain Money: How to Close Deals Faster and Speed Up Collections is scheduled for January 17. You can learn more about the event and how to sign up in the Featured Events Section.
And that’s just one of the upcoming webinars and events that could help your small business grow in 2018. Check out even more opportunities in the list below.
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
Make it Rain Money: How to Close Deals Faster and Speed Up Collections
January 17, 2018, Online
Would you like to bring revenue in the door faster? Do you want every edge possible to get paid fast? In this webinar, learn how other small businesses are eliminating their pain points in the contract and invoicing process, through use of electronic signature and invoicing apps. You’ll hear the results of exclusive DocuSign research about where other small businesses encounter the biggest challenges, and how to solve them. Today’s tools minimize manual steps and mistakes. Digital automation streamlines activities, tracks status and follows up for you — freeing up staff for other activities. Register today!
And most importantly, these tools get you paid faster, improving your cash flow.
At the end of this webinar, you’ll walk away with concrete tips for how to get contracts signed and invoices paid — much faster. Plus, you get access to DocuSign research and two concise whitepapers with insights and actionable ideas for how to improve YOUR company’s systems. So you get paid faster.
Sponsored by DocuSign.
WEBINAR: 5 Trends that Will Drive Your Profitability and Growth in 2018 
January 24, 2018, Online
Customer habits and perceptions are rapidly evolving as new technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things go mainstream. New opportunities are opening up – but at the same time businesses of all sizes are under intense pressure to meet changing customer expectations. In this webinar on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm ET, you will learn five key trends that will drive profitability and growth in 2018, if businesses quickly leverage them and adapt to them, including: The Automation Revolution, Rise of Amazon, Expectations, The Instant Customer Service Trend, The DIY Dichotomy, Always-On Operations. Get ahead of the curve and lead in your marketplace, by understanding how to use these trends for growth and profit. Register today!
LEAP HR: Retail Conference, Nashville 2018 
February 27, 2018, Nashville, Tenn.
LEAP HR: Retail 2018 will once again dig deeper into the innovative people leaps helping digital-native and established retailers succeed in a rapidly transforming industry. With new speakers, fresh case studies, and a pre-conference ‘Boot Camp’ day dedicated to what the next-generation retail workforce really looks like, LEAP HR Retail 2018 remains the unique opportunity for senior people leaders in this industry to really challenge and get creative around how we do HR in retail.
- Search Engine Optimization SEO Seminar | Dec. 19 
December 19, 2017, Doral, Fla.
- Smarter Productivity Matters 
January 10, 2018, Online
- Indie Cruise Retreat for Makers (Ixtapa, Mexico) 
January 13, 2018, Nashville, Tenn.
- Thriving in a World of Rapid Change 
January 16, 2018, Online
- Self-Audit for Business Process Improvement 
January 17, 2018, Online
- Cannabis Collaborative Conference 4.0 
January 24, 2018, Portland, Ore.
- Employee Onboarding in a Digital World 
January 24, 2018, Online
- Small Business Expo 2018 – DALLAS 
January 24, 2018, Dallas, Texas
- Writing Effective Email 
January 26, 2018, Online
- Advancing Prefabrication Conference Dallas 2018 
January 29, 2018, Lewisville, Texas
- Pakistan Business, Investment & Franchise Forum 2018 – The Investment RoadShow
January 30, 2018, Karachi, Pakistan
- Data Privacy and Security Summit, Washington DC, 2018 
January 30, 2018, Washington, D.C.
- Chief Customer Officer USA 2018 
January 30, 2018, Miami, Fla.
- LEAP HR: Life Sciences – West Coast Edition 
January 30, 2018, San Francisco, Calif.
- The Return of The Real Wolf of Wall Street in New York – February 2018 
February 02, 2018, New York City, N.Y.
- Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Winter, Miami 2018 
February 06, 2018, Miami, Fla.
- Immuno-Oncology 360° 2018, NYC 
February 07, 2018, New York, N.Y.
- Legal & Effective Behavioral Interviewing: Find Better Employees with the Right Questions 
February 08, 2018, Online
- Small Business Expo 2018 – MIAMI 
February 14, 2018, Miami, Fla.
- Technical Writing Essentials 
February 16, 2018, Online
- Public Vote to Crown America’s Most Unique Small Business Underway 
November 08, 2018, Online
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