NextCon16 in Scottsdale and Influencer Marketing Days in New York Among Upcoming Business Events


NextCon16 in Scottsdale and Influencer Marketing Days in New York Among Upcoming Business Events


Small business marketing can take many different forms. Influencer marketing is becoming an increasingly popular route for small businesses to take, since it can help you reach out to consumers through trusted industry influencers.

If you really want to learn more about influencer marketing, there’s an upcoming event that is likely to be of interest. Influencer Marketing Days takes place this November in New York City. The conference offers a variety of different tips and tricks all dealing with how to best utilize influencer marketing.

In addition, the NextCon16 conference will also take place in November in Scottsdale, Arizona. And there are plenty of other small business events that entrepreneurs can learn from in the coming months. You can read more about NextCon16, Influencer Marketing Days and more in the featured events section 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

LeadpagesLeadpages’ Converted 2016
October 18, 2016, Minneapolis, Minn.

Converted 2016 will be an immersive experience taking place over two action-packed days in Minneapolis. We’ll share data-driven, practical tactics that will make a difference in the way you grow your business.

Discount Code
biztrends ($100)


Lean Startup ConferenceLean Startup Conference
October 31, 2016, San Francisco, Calif.

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.


Influencer Marketing DaysInfluencer Marketing Days
November 14, 2016, New York, N.Y.

Influencer Marketing Days is a unique conference dedicated to all things influencer marketing. The event is for marketing professionals responsible for their company’s influencer marketing strategy, campaign development, and relationship management. Whether you already run influencer marketing campaigns or you’re investigating ways to leverage this powerful type of marketing, Influencer Marketing Days will equip, educate, and inspire you to make the most of your efforts.
Discount Code
SBTIMD15 (Register today with code SBTIMD15 and you’ll keep 15% off of two-day passes!)


Lean Six Sigma Green Belt TrainingLean Six Sigma Green Belt Training
November 07, 2016, New York, N.Y.

This ?five-day ?program ?is ?a ?highly ?interactive ?training ?course ?in ?lean ?Six ?Sigma ?tools ?and ?methodology. ?You will learn how to apply ?Lean ?Six ?Sigma ?tools ?and ?methods to improve key business processes.Follow Us: @Vectorint
Discount Code
GBIL2016 (10%)


NextCon16NextCon16
November 14, 2016, Scottsdale, Ariz.

No matter your industry, company size or role, you can take advantage of the fresh perspectives, creative strategies and expert advice shared at NextCon. You will walk away with actionable insight to take your business to the next level and gain the insight and inspiration to make an impact.


Ignition Future of DigitalIgnition Future of Digital
December 05, 2016, New York, N.Y.

At IGNITION you’ll get a new understanding of the transformations taking place in the digital world. Join 700 senior executives working in technology, media, entertainment, investment, and finance in staying on top of today’s most innovative ideas. The conference is one of the fastest-growing digital-media companies in the world, and hosted by Henry Blodget, Business Insider’s Editor-in-Chief and CEO.


Secret KnockSecret Knock
May 22, 2017, Los Angeles, Calif.

Secret Knock is going to be the single greatest event for the top entrepreneurs and action-takers in the world to connect, share ideas, and help take each other to the next level. Each of the attendees have believed in themselves enough to get to where they are, and they are not stopping now. Secure your application for one of the few spots left at the Secret Knock.


More Events

  • Leadpages Converted 2016
    October 18, 2016, MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.
  • B2B Marketing 2016
    October 18, 2016, Online
  • #DMWF New York – Digital Marketing World Forum
    October 18, 2016, New York, N.Y.
  • Interpreting the Voice of Your Customer – 2016
    October 18, 2016, Online
  • Book Release Happy Hour with John Kolm “Crocodile Charlie and the Holy Grail: One-of-a-Kind Leadership for the New Century”
    October 18, 2016, Gaithersburg, Md.
  • Managing Electronics and Mechanical Projects
    October 18, 2016, Milpitas, Calif.
  • Small Business Saturday Bootcamp by American Express
    October 18, 2016, Chicago, Ill.
  • 11th Financial Services Learning & Development Innovations
    October 19, 2016, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • EntreLeadership 1-Day
    October 19, 2016, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Web Conference on Twenty Strategies To Reduce Stress Part I
    October 19, 2016, Online
  • EntreLeadership 1-Day
    October 19, 2016, Kansas City, Mo.
  • EntreLeadership 1-Day Live Stream
    October 19, 2016, Online
  • Small Business Expo 2016 – Phoenix
    October 20, 2016, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Wealth Makers Toronto 2016
    October 20, 2016, Toronto, Canada
  • The Small Business Summit
    October 20, 2016, Caledon, ON, Canada
  • Federal Tax Update: Individuals (Form 1040)
    October 20, 2016, Online
  • C3 Connected Mobility Summit
    October 20, 2016, San Francisco, Calif.
  • Data is the new Black- Understanding and Monetizing the Value of Data
    October 20, 2016, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • HispanaPreneur™ “Juntas Rompiendo Barreras” Conference
    October 22, 2016, Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.
  • Customer Contact, West: A Frost and Sullivan Executive MindXchange
    October 23, 2016, Tucson, Ariz.

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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.