Don’t Forget These Small Business Events, Contests and Awards

Welcome to our latest curated list of events, contests and awards for small businesses, solo entrepreneurs and growing companies. 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

WBENC National Conference & Business FairWBENC National Conference & Business Fair
June 26, 2013, Minneapolis, MN

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will convene 3,500 decision makers from the nation’s leading corporations, government entities and women’s business enterprises (WBEs) to generate business together and stimulate economic growth at the 2013 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair in Minneapolis, MN, June 25-27, 2013.

Big Awards for BusinessBig Awards for Business
August 14, 2013, Online

The Big Awards started with a mission of recognizing real talent and performance. Real business people, those with experience and knowledge, judge the Big Awards. Request an entry kit today and submit your nomination by August 14, 2013.
Discount Code
SBT50 ($50.00 off)

August 19, 2013, Boston, MA

INBOUND is a 4 day marketing experience that brings together thousands of marketers from around the globe for an annual event held in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

More Events

  • Spark and Hustle Tour – Boston
    June 24, 2013, Boston, MA
  • Learn about Backup and Recovery over Lunch
    June 26, 2013, Westlake Village, CA
  • Selling to Why: Brain Based Selling
    June 26, 2013, New York City
  • Financing and Sustaining Growth: When and How
    June 27, 2013, Online
  • Tech Meet the Media
    June 27, 2013, New York City
  • Digital Domination Summit
    June 28, 2013, Online
  • Almost Free Teleseminar: When and How to Delegate
    June 28, 2013, Online
  • Innov-a-thon Startup Idea Pitching Marathon
    June 29, 2013, Redwood City, CA
  • DEN B2B Entrepreneur Showcase
    June 29, 2013, New Delhi, India
  • Spark and Hustle Tour – New York
    July 08, 2013, New York, NY
  • Small Business Forum – Salt Lake
    July 11, 2013, Salt Lake City, UT
  • SUMMER GALA presented by the Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce
    July 11, 2013, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania/US
  • More Leads & Sales, Less Heavy Lifting
    July 23, 2013, Philadelphia, PA
  • Small Business Forum – Pittsburgh
    August 01, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Affiliate Summit East
    August 18, 2013, Philadelphia, PA
  • INBOUND 2013
    August 19, 2013, Boston, MA
  • Content Marketing World
    September 09, 2013, Cleveland, OH
  • Leading in Local: SMB Digital Marketing
    September 11, 2013, Austin, TX
  • Conversion Conference East 2013 Boston
    September 30, 2013, Online

More Contests and Awards

  • 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women
    June 28, 2013, Online
  • DMACC Small Business Awards
    June 28, 2013, Des Moines, IA
  • Women Entrepreneurs Mentorship Contest
    June 28, 2013, Online
  • eMinutes $2,500 Entrepreneurs Contest
    June 30, 2013, Online
  • Crain’s NY Fast 50
    July 05, 2013, New York City
  • Win a Grouponsultation for Your Small Business
    July 16, 2013, Online
  • Huggies MomInspired Grant Program
    July 31, 2013, Online
  • 2013 Big Awards for Business
    August 14, 2013, Online
  • Women 2.0 PITCH Las Vegas 2013
    September 15, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
  • The Citi Salutes: Realizing Your Dream Business Competition
    November 08, 2013, Online

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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Laura Leites Laura Leites plans and manages events for clients through her company, L2 Event Production. Laura's projects include the Small Business Influencer Awards, The Small Business Summit, and many of SmallBizTechnology's live and virtual events, including the five-city Small Business Technology Tour.

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  1. Laura, great list, must attend the Boston events this year.

    I was wondering are you aware of a Business Blog competition?