Get Some Sun at Entrepreneur Magazine’s GROWCON 2015


Get Some Sun at Entrepreneur Magazine’s GROWCON 2015

Feeling the need for some sun? Entrepreneur Magazine’s GROWTHCON 2015 is taking place this week in Long Beach, California. This one-day event offers ideas, tools and more to help you move your business into a successful year.

In addition to the many sessions offered, you can take advantage of catered meals, mentoring, live Q&A, giveaways and networking. Of course there will also be the Project Grow Challenge awards ceremony and cocktails, too!

And to start the next year, a trip to L.A. may be in order for the next event in the Get Motivated series. The speaking tour featuring well-known personalities is coming to the West Coast at the beginning of 2016.

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

Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2015 GROWTHCON
December 15, 2015, Long Beach, California

Challenge your thinking and get fresh ideas, hands-on tools, powerful insights and strategies that work. Plus, get in on the conversation with how-to sessions, invaluable networking, and an unforgettable awards ceremony presenting a total of $50,000 to the winners of the Project Grow Challenge.


Get Motivated Los AngelesGet Motivated Los Angeles
January 14, 2016, Los Angeles, California

Listen to National renowned Personal Advisor, Master Coach, Motivational Speaker and Leadership expert Dr Clarice Fluitt, Host of the #1 Motivational Show on SiriusXM and Washington DC local Dr Willie Jolley and America’s #1 Wealth Building Coach Bob Harrison and other industry experts and speakers. Get Motivated! Seminars have reached over 10 million people over the past 30 years and every Fortune 1000 company. Those that have graced our stage include 6 US Presidents, countles Heads of State, and the world’s most successful personalities from sports, media, politics, business, finance and entertainment including President Clinton, Steve Forbes, Barbara Bush, Rudy Giuliani, President Reagan, Terry Bradshaw, Goldie Hawn, Suze Orman, Shaquille O’Neal, Mikhail Gorbachev, Larry King, Zig Ziglar and many more.


Abounding Business Conference (Phoenix)Abounding Business Conference (Phoenix)
January 14, 2016, Scottsdale, Arizona

The Abounding Business Conference is THE ONLY CONFERENCE to give YOU the small business owner insights on how to profit through your passion, share with you a time trusted financial strategy that will allow YOU to retire well & leave a legacy for your family, AND share the neuroscience behind what can either hold you back or propel YOU to YOUR destiny.


HackerX - Chicago 11/19HackerX – Chicago 11/19
February 19, 2016, Chicago, Illinois

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.


2016 Affiliate Management Days Conference2016 Affiliate Management Days Conference
April 03, 2016, San Francisco, California

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.


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

  • 5th Annual International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE 2015)
    December 14, 2015, Singapore, Singapore
  • 5th Annual International Conference on Human Resource Management and Professional Development in the Digital Age (HRM&PD 2015)
    December 14, 2015, Singapore, Singapore
  • 4th Annual International Conference on Enterprise Marketing and Globalization (EMG 2015)
    December 14, 2015, Singapore, Singapore
  • 3rd Annual International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality Research (THoR 2015)
    December 14, 2015, Singapore, Singapore
  • cyberSecure
    December 15, 2015, Online
  • Business Masters Tour Orlando
    December 15, 2015, Orlando, Florida
  • Webinar on The Federal False Claims Act: Becoming a Whistleblower
    December 16, 2015, Online
  • Talent Acquisition
    December 16, 2015, Online
  • Houston at Revolver
    December 16, 2015, Houston , Texas
  • Results Now International – Knoxville
    December 17, 2015, Online
  • Webinar on Product Information in the EU
    December 17, 2015, Online
  • The Economic Times Best Tech Brands 2015
    December 17, 2015, New Delhi, Delhi/India
  • “Saving Your Future” Financial 101 FREE Seminar
    December 19, 2015, Online
  • Think Pink Mixer
    January 03, 2016, Online
  • Wealth Generators Business Presentation: Wall Street to Main Street
    January 07, 2016, Austin, Texas
  • Get Motivated Anaheim
    January 12, 2016, Anaheim, California
  • Income Tax Season Kickoff Seminar
    January 14, 2016, Anaheim, California
  • Is Small Business Ownership Right For You?
    January 14, 2016, San Francisco, California
  • Pop-Up School
    January 20, 2016, Boulder, Colorado
  • 2016 Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon Conference
    January 20, 2016, Eugene, Oregon

More Contests

  • Conversion Conference Las Vegas
    May 19, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada

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.