Beat the Winter Blues, Attend an Event this Week

Beat the Winter Blues, Attend an Event this Week

Feeling the winter blues? January can be a drab month for a lot of people but don’t let grey weather keep you from making the most of your time. This may be the perfect time to get out of your normal routine and try out a business event near you. You may even want to travel a bit, if the event is worth while. Take a moment and peruse our list of conferences, expos and networking opportunities happening all over the United States this week.

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

HackerX - Chicago 11/19HackerX – Chicago 11/19
Feb. 19, 2016, Chicago, Ill.

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, Ariz.

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 Conference2016 Affiliate Management Days Conference
April 3, 2016, San Francisco, Calif.

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.

Small Business Market ExpoSmall Business Market Expo
May 21, 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.
Discount Code
VIP (25% off)

DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year AwardDREAM 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.

More Events

  • Pop-Up School
    Jan. 20, 2016, Boulder, Colo.
  • 2016 Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon Conference
    Jan. 20, 2016, Eugene, Oreg.
  • Be the Boss: Exploring Self-Employment Career Options
    Jan. 20, 2016, San Francisco, Calif.
  • Getting Certified and Doing Business with the Government
    Jan. 20, 2016, Hayward, Calif.
  • #GirlBoss Network Networking Salon
    Jan. 21, 2016, Birmingham, Ala.
  • SMB TechFest
    Jan. 21, 2016, Anaheim, Calif.
  • CAB: Capital Access Blvd
    Jan. 21, 2016, Laurel, Md.
  • Social Media Summit 2016
    Jan. 21, 2016, Online
  • Gotham Entrepreneurs: Crowdfunding 2016 and Beyond
    Jan. 21, 2016, New York, N.Y.
  • Entrepreneur Night – Winning the Game of Business
    Jan. 21, 2016, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Lunch and Launch – Leaning into Leadership with Krista Sanford
    Jan. 22, 2016, Columbus, Ohio
  • Home Business Summit
    Jan. 22, 2016, Miami
  • Southern California Black Business Expo on Tour 2015-2016
    Jan. 23, 2016, Murrieta, Ga.
  • Get Motivated! Las Vegas
    Jan. 25, 2016, Online
  • Deep Strategy
    Jan. 26, 2016, London, U.K.
  • New Year Networking Mixer
    Jan. 26, 2016, White Plains, N.Y.
  • Women and Wealth
    Jan. 26, 2016, Red Oak, Ga.
  • Webinar on Social Media, Marketing & Websites
    Jan. 27, 2016, Online
  • Webinar on Credit card surcharging What are The Stipulations for Compliance?
    Jan. 27, 2016, Online
  • Results Now International – Atlanta
    Jan. 28, 2016, Online

More Contests

  • Conversion Conference Las Vegas
    May 19, 2016, Las Vegas, Nev.

This weekly listing of small business events, contests and awards is provided as a community service by Small Business Trends and SmallBizTechnology.

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Joshua Sophy Joshua Sophy is the Editor for Small Business Trends and has been a member of the team for 16 years. A professional journalist with 20 years of experience in traditional media and online media, he attended Waynesburg University and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has held roles of reporter, editor and publisher, having founded his own local newspaper, the Pottsville Free Press.