Are You Going to the #BlogHer16 Conference in August?

Are You Going to the #BlogHer16 Conference in August?

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Celebrities like music legend Sheryl Crow, TV actresses Mayim Bialik and Sarah Michelle Gellar and comedian Aisha Tyler will be there!

So will superstar bloggers from the wonderful BlogHer community — like Alex Regalado of, Amanda Rettke of I Am Bake and Arnebya Herndon of

What a chance to network and be inspired!

It all happens Aug. 4 through Aug. 6, 2016 in Los Angeles.  Check out other featured 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

Sage Summit 2016Sage Summit 2016
July 25, 2016, Chicago, Illinois

Sage Summit is a one-of-a-kind learning, training, and networking event. Hear from celebrity speakers and dynamic thought leaders. Get hands-on product training and one-on-one mentoring. Then rock out to The Killers! Hear from keynote speaker Sir Richard Branson, a man who has created a magnetic brand umbrella that powers the success of his many businesses with a thoughtful mix of adventure, philanthropy, irreverence and entrepreneurship. In a passion-filled keynote address he joins Sage CEO Stephen Kelly, another serial entrepreneur and champion of small businesses everywhere.

#BlogHer16 Conference#BlogHer16 Conference
August 4, 2016, Los Angeles, California

Join an exhilarating mix of content creators, social media stars, entrepreneurs, top brands, activists and fans at #BlogHer16! You’ll experience inspiring keynotes, up-to-the-minute educational tracks, and of course, fabulous opportunities to network with YOUR community!

Small Business Market Expo & Job FairSmall Business Market Expo & Job Fair
August 27, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia

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)

Content Marketing World 2016Content Marketing World 2016
September 6, 2016, Cleveland, Ohio

Content Marketing World is the one event where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry. You will leave with all the materials you need to take a content marketing strategy back to your team – and – to implement a content marketing plan that will grow your business and inspire your audience.

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016
September 12, 2016, San Francisco, California

TechCrunch Disrupt is the world’s leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies and discussing what’s top of mind for the tech industry’s key innovators. Disrupt gathers the best and brightest entrepreneurs, investors, hackers, and tech fans for on-stage interviews, the Startup Battlefield competition, a 24-hour Hackathon, Startup Alley, Hardware Alley, and After Parties.

September 12, 2016, Seattle, Washington

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 next-level advice on everything from building a loyal community to making data-driven decisions in your marketing.

Lean Startup ConferenceLean Startup Conference
October 31, 2016, San Francisco, California

A gathering of thousands of thought leaders at Pier 27 for a week of keynote talks, interactive workshops, speed mentoring, industry dinners, bootcamps, and startup tours at the scenic edge of San Francisco. The conference unites intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs from government agencies, international conglomerates, boot-strapped startups, and civic organizations in their mission to create radical change in their industries.

More Events

  • Get Motivated! Syracuse
    July 5, 2016, Syracuse, New York
  • The Third International Conference on Digital Information Processing, Data Mining, and Wireless Communications (DIPDMWC2016)
    July 6, 2016, Moscow, Russia
  • The Third International Conference on Digital Information Processing, Data Mining, and Wireless Communications (DIPDMWC2016)
    July 6, 2016, Moscow, Russia
    July 6, 2016, Chicago, Illinois
  • Get Motivated! Rochester
    July 7, 2016, Rochester, New York
  • Ketogains Seminar
    July 8, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Enterprise Mobility Exchange, US
    July 11, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Digital Marketing 2016: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange
    July 11, 2016, Asheville, North Carolina
  • ASI Show Chicago
    July 12, 2016, Chicago, Illinois
  • Staying Visible When You’re Virtual
    July 12, 2016, Online
  • FX Week USA
    July 12, 2016, New York, New York
  • DCC Power Networking with Ron Magill
    July 12, 2016, Miami , Florida
  • NAFE San Antonio Luncheon Event
    July 13, 2016, San Antonio, Texas
  • HispanaPreneur™ Women’s Wine Tasting & Networking Wednesday
    July 13, 2016, Miami, Florida
  • NAFE SA Lunch Event
    July 13, 2016, San Antonio, Texas
  • BizBash Live: The Expo, Los Angeles
    July 13, 2016, Los Angeles, California
  • A World Awash in Data: Decisions, Risks and Opportunities
    July 14, 2016, Menlo Park, California
  • How to Create a Website Fast and Easy WordPress Website Training
    July 16, 2016, Miami, Florida
  • Get Motivated! Wilkes-Barre
    July 19, 2016, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • NYC Business & Entrepreneur Networking Mixer
    July 19, 2016, Online

More Contests

  • Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room Competition
    July 25, 2016, San Diego, California
  • The Ultimate Small Business Leadership Conference
    September 23, 2016, San Diego, California
  • 15th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards
    October 25, 2016, Chicago, Illinois

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

Mayim Bialik Photo via Shutterstock

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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.

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  1. It would be interesting to meet lots of women bloggers especially the celebrity bloggers.