Network in NYC Or Get Motivated in Des Moines

Network in NYC Or Get Motivated in Des Moines

You can network with other business leaders in New York City or Get Motivated in Des Moines this coming week. All you need is a plane ticket, some cab fare or maybe your own car — depending how far you live from each event.

There are plenty of other business happenings of potential interest to small business owners and entrepreneurs coming up this week, as well.

Choose from those most likely to help build your business or brand — or help you learn about that next great opportunity to make your business grow.

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

2016 Small Business Book Awards - Nominations Opened March 2!2016 Small Business Book Awards – Nominations Opened March 2!
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 by April 27th today.

Small Business Book Awards - Voting Begins April 28!Small Business Book Awards – Voting Begins April 28!
May 11, 2016, Online

Voting for Small Business Book Awards begins on April 28, 2016 and runs through May 11, 2016 11:59 am PT. Voting is fast and easy. Once the voting period begins, simply visit the Business Book Awards site and click the red vote button. You can also visit on the “Categories” tab and select the categories you’d like to see. Then simply place your votes for the books you would like to see win!

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.
Discount Code
VIP (25 percent off)

DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year AwardDREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award
June 14, 2016, Washington, DC

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

  • Get Motivated! Des Moines
    April 19, 2016, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Webinar: Be Prepared with Sales Tax CPR
    April 19, 2016, Online
  • Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin
    April 19, 2016, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Mission: Heirloom, Revolutionizing Food Production
    April 19, 2016, Oakland, Calif.
  • NYC Business & Entrepreneur Networking Party
    April 19, 2016, New York, N.Y.
  • Blood Hound Presents: Lunch & Learn at Churchill Downs in Louisville
    April 19, 2016, Louisville, Ky.
  • Creating An Entrepreneurial Workplace
    April 19, 2016, San Ramon, Calif.
  • The Sixth International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications (ICDIPC2016)
    April 21, 2016, Beirut, Lebanon
  • The Third International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers (ICETC2016)
    April 21, 2016, Beirut, Lebanon
  • North American Trading Architecture Summit 2016
    April 21, 2016, New York, N.Y.
  • Small Business Expo 2016 – Chicago
    April 21, 2016, Online
  • Small Business Expo 2016 – Chicago
    April 21, 2016, Chicago, Ill.
  • Get Motivated! Omaha
    April 21, 2016, Omaha, Neb.
  • Dream BIG Retreat
    April 21, 2016, Chesapeake, Va.
  • April 2016 Mixer and Business Power Up: Business Fundamentals
    April 21, 2016, South Pasadena, Calif.
  • “So… You Want To Start a Business!” A Speech With Q&A by Isaac Rodriguez
    April 21, 2016, New York , N.Y.
  • The Intelligent Robot: Leveraging Data for Smarter Automations Webinar
    April 21, 2016, Online
  • Franchise and Business Opportunity Showcase- St. George
    April 23, 2016, Saint George, Utah
  • African Americans Making Connections 3.0
    April 23, 2016, Oakland, Calif.

More Contests

  • OhioMBE Procurement Fair
    April 21, 2016, Columbus, Ohio
    April 23, 2016, Online
  • Conversion Conference Las Vegas
    May 19, 2016, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • The Ultimate Small Business Leadership Conference
    September 23, 2016, San Diego, Calif.

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.