Downtown Atlanta, Oakland Host Interesting Business Events


Downtown Atlanta, Oakland Host Interesting Business Events

A free day-long conference outlining how technology is impacting customer service and commerce is on tap next week at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. Participating in ExCom 2016 will be representatives from Freshbooks, GoDaddy, Terinus, Wet Shave Club and more.

Also next week at the Alameda County Small Business Development Center in Oakland, California, you’ll learn how to disrupt a multi-million dollar industry — by talking to someone who’s done it. Learn about these and other events 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

ExCom 2016 - Actionable Insights for Customer Experience & CommerceExCom 2016 – Actionable Insights for Customer Experience & Commerce
March 17, 2016, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga.

ExCom 2016 is a one-day conference dedicated to exploring how technology and changing expectations are transforming the way customers interact with businesses. Packed with sessions led by some of the nation’s most respected thought leaders in CRM, customer experience and ecommerce. Due to the great support of event sponsors, the price for admission is FREE! (For those who register by Wednesday March 16th.)


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. Use this 15% off discount code “SBTAMD15” to receive a discount on your registration!


2016 Small Business Book Awards2016 Small Business Book Awards
April 27, 2016, Online

Calling all Business Book Authors, Promoters, Publishers and Readers – we’ve opened up the nominations for the 2016 Small Business Book Awards! NOMINATE your favorite business books published in 2015 today.


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.
#SBMExpo
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

  • EDI Showcase Webinar
    March 15, 2016, Online
  • Mayvenn – Disrupting a $9 Billion Market
    March 15, 2016, Oakland, Calif.
  • Business & Entrepreneur Networking Party
    March 15, 2016, New York, N.Y.
  • Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference
    March 16, 2016, San Francisco, Calif.
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
    March 16, 2016, Washington, D.C.
  • HOW TO MAKE MONEY ONLINE IN 2016 – DALLAS
    March 16, 2016, Dallas, Texas
  • Dallas Free, Live Internet Marketing Workshop
    March 16, 2016, Dallas, Texas
  • MORE Summit: Mobile Retention and Engagement
    March 16, 2016, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 2016 Business Expo
    March 16, 2016, Kansas City, Mo.
  • The 16th Annual Employee Health Care Conference
    March 17, 2016, San Diego, Calif.
  • Be the Boss: 3 Options to Become a Successful Business Owner
    March 17, 2016, San Jose, Calif.
  • 2nd Quarter Planning Day
    March 17, 2016, Online
  • Successful Online Marketing Strategies 2016
    March 17, 2016, Glendale, Calif.
  • Internet Marketing Workshop
    March 17, 2016, Fort Worth, Texas
  • How PR can Grow Your Business
    March 17, 2016, New York , N. Y.
  • Referral Success: 5 Simple Steps to Gain More Referrals
    March 18, 2016, Oakland, Calif.
  • Content to Clients: Make Social Media Work for You
    March 18, 2016, Walnut Creek, Calif.
  • 60 Minutes of Motivation! New York
    March 18, 2016, New York, N.Y.
  • CMA Shipping 2016
    March 21, 2016, Stamford, Conn.
  • Capturing the Content Zeitgeist: Culture, Innovation and the Art of Influence
    March 21, 2016, New York, N.Y.

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.