If You Want To Grow You Must Invest in Yourself – Attend One of These Events

We bring you our latest hand-picked list of events and awards for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  If you want to grow your business, you must invest in yourself — and in your team. That means learning and building skills, and it also means networking with your peers.  Attend one of these events — or participate in an Award — to develop your business. 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

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.

PayPal Cash for Registers GiveawayPayPal Cash for Registers Giveaway
August 21, 2013, On Twitter

Author and small business speaker Gene Marks is collaborating with PayPal on a giveaway of $2,500 in PayPal POS hardware. To enter the contest, go to Twitter.com, follow @GeneMarks, and tweet the following message:

I am entering the #CashRegisterRIP contest: http://Bit.ly/GeneC4R

Manta #SmallBizLove Photo ContestManta #SmallBizLove Photo Contest
August 31, 2013, Online

This contest highlights small businesses and helps them to show off their amazing products, services and happy customers all with a chance to win $10K. The contest is open this year to small business owners and their consumers.

At the end of the contest, one photo will be chosen as the $10K Grand Prize winner.

Hashtag: #SmallBizLove

WomanCon 2013WomanCon 2013
September 25, 2013, New York, NY

This conference brings together amazing women entrepreneurs, both on and off the stage. Hear real behind-the-scenes stories of success including JJ Ramberg, Sarah Endline, Janine Popick, and Pamela O’Hara. Expert keynotes and panel discussions include: Getting Funding for Growth with Kay Koplovitz & Peggy Wallace, Turning Ideas into Companies with Yao Huang, 5 Strategies for a Stronger Brand with Julie Cottineau, and a journalist panel on Pitching the Media. SEATING IS LIMITED.
Discount Code
SBTRENDS ($50 off)

More Events

  • Affiliate Summit East
    August 18, 2013, Philadelphia, PA
  • INBOUND 2013
    August 19, 2013, Boston, MA
  • NYC August Business Networking Event
    August 19, 2013, New York City, New York
  • REBUILD · SAFEGUARD · IMPROVE · THRIVE for Sandy Impacted Small Businesses
    August 19, 2013, Long Branch, NJ
  • Gwinnett Business Expo & Job Fair
    August 22, 2013, Duluth, GA
  • Practical Marketing “How To” Series for Small Biz
    August 22, 2013, Online
  • Web.com Small Business Forum
    August 22, 2013, Jersey City, NJ
  • Banner Conference 2013
    September 06, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
  • Content Marketing World
    September 09, 2013, Cleveland, OH
  • Small Business and Entrepreneur Leadership Conference
    September 09, 2013, Galveston , TX
  • Servant-Leadership: A Better Way To Lead & Manage At Work Or Home
    September 10, 2013, Atlanta, GA
  • Leading in Local: SMB Digital Marketing
    September 11, 2013, Austin, TX
  • The Social Shake-Up
    September 15, 2013, Atlanta, GA
  • 2013 Incite Marketing and Communications Summit
    September 18, 2013, Online
  • How To Build & Lead An Effective Team
    September 19, 2013, Atlanta, GA
  • Entrepreneurial Woman’s Conference – 27th Annual
    September 26, 2013, Chicago, Illinois
  • The eMetrics Summit Boston
    September 29, 2013, Boston, MA
  • Conversion Conference East 2013 Boston
    September 30, 2013, Online
  • Demandcon Boston Sept 30-Oct 1st 2013
    September 30, 2013, Boston, MA/USA
  • Context Conference
    September 30, 2013, Boston, MA

More Contests

  • 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.

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.