Get Out There and Connect at Business Events This Week

Get Out There and Connect at Business Events This Week

Don’t let your business cards collect dust and go to waste. Get out and network at one of the many business events happening this week. You can show your value to new contacts all the while picking up useful tips and knowledge. There will be plenty of chances with events happening from coast to coast all over the U.S., in Canada and even online.

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

The Triple Your Online Leads in 30 Days ChallengeThe Triple Your Online Leads in 30 Days Challenge
May 4, 2015, Online

Over 30 days, you’ll learn and implement a proven, easy-to-use system for capturing more online leads month-after-month.

The “Triple Your Online Leads in 30 Days” challenge is free this time only so don’t miss your chance to take part!


May 6, 2015, Online

The Market 2 Small Business conference is a full day virtual event designed to educate those looking to sell to small businesses. This includes mature companies selling to small businesses, startups just starting their first small business focused campaign, public relations agencies and consultants advising their clients on marketing strategies and other companies and professionals selling to small businesses. You’ll learn how to better engage and ‘speak’ to the small business owner who is looking for your products and services. If you’re NEW to marketing or just struggling to get the attention of the small business market, this event is for you!

Moz ConMoz Con
July 13, 2015, Seattle, USA

Not your average stuffy networking event, MozCon features 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 advanced advice on everything from building a loyal community to making data-driven decisions in your marketing.

July 16, 2015, New York, USA

A conference celebrating women who blog. The mission is to create opportunities for women in social media to gain community, education, exposure and economic empowerment. The event will be co-hosted along with SheKnows Media in New York City at the New York Hilton.

Adobe MaxAdobe Max
Oct. 3, 2015, Los Angeles, USA

MAX provides strictly unplugged, old-school inspiration with a mix of people from creative leaders, designers, broadcast and video pros, tech and business strategists, photographers, and more. This shared energy and passion sparks new ideas, drives new partnerships, and breaks new ground every year. MAX attracts inspirational and iconic speakers that share their personal stories. GRAMMY-award winning band Kings of Leon will be there and you can connect with 5,000 other creatives at daily social events.

Oct. 13, 2015, San Francisco, USA

Whether you’re a company of five or a Fortune 500, you’ll learn a lot of innovative ways to improve your business at Dreamforce. With over 1,400 sessions and thousands of live solutions from the world’s largest cloud ecosystem, Dreamforce has tailored content specific to your business size and type, for any role in your company.

Global Small Business ForumGlobal Small Business Forum
Oct. 23, 2015, Chicago, IL

The Global Small Business Forum 2015 held in Chicago will help entrepreneurs and small business owners export successfully and network with their peers. It will answer such questions as: What’s the best way to ship goods? How will I get paid? Do I need a license? Should I sell direct or indirect? Does my business have what it takes to sell in China?

World Business Forum New York 2015World Business Forum New York 2015
Nov. 12, 2015, New York City, NY

In 2015 the World Business Forum will present two days of powerful stories; of individuals who face shocks – both personal and organizational – and who use those shocks to achieve the extraordinary. Speakers include Sir Richard Branson, Jim Collins, a former faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Walter Isaacson, once the 14th editor of TIME magazine in 1996 and named Chairman and CEO of CNN in 2001, Adam Grant, author of the New York Times bestseller Give and Take and Herminia Ibarra, Professor of Leadership and Learning and Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD.

More Events

  • DigiMarCon Cruise
    April 26, 2015, Orlando, USA
  • YTH Live
    April 26, 2015, Portland, USA
  • Hero PPC Conference
    April 27, 2015, Portland, USA
  • Sell Successfully to the World on Etsy – Etsy Advanced
    April 27, 2015, State College, Pennsylvania
  • Social Media Strategies Summit 3
    April 28, 2015, Chicago, USA
  • AccelerateAB
    April 28, 2015, Calgary, Canada
  • CWE’s Kauffman FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ Business Program
    April 28, 2015, Boston, MA
  • 2015 Ohio Business Matchmaker
    April 28, 2015, Dayton, Ohio
  • Raising Prices via Raising Value
    April 29, 2015, Online
  • Payroll Misconceptions-Wage and Hour Law- Payroll Laws
    April 29, 2015, Online
  • BizBash Live: The Expo South Florida
    April 29, 2015, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 17th Annual SIEDC Business Conference presented by Investors Bank
    April 29, 2015, Online
  • Workplace Productivity- Generational Differences Training
    April 29, 2015, Online
  • SearchLove
    April 30, 2015, Boston, USA
  • ASAJ Annual Writer’s Conference
    April 30, 2015, New York, USA
  • What To Do If the Government Comes Knocking
    May 1, 2015, Online
  • The 2015 Executive Compensation Conference
    May 5, 2015, Online
  • AM Networking Breakfast & Business (Scarsdale, NY)
    May 5, 2015, Scarsdale, NY
  • Best Public Speaking Training for HR Professionals
    May 5, 2015, Online
  • The First Step of Starting a Small Business
    May 5, 2015, State College, Pennsylvania

More Contests

  • Face the Future – Spark Tank
    May 4, 2015, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • The Next Big SMB Marketing Makeover.
    June 1, 2015, Online
  • NASE Growth Grant Awards
    Dec. 10, 2015, 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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  1. Love the title. It encourages business owners to get out of their shell and start meeting some people. After all, no one succeeds alone. They always need the help of other people.