Be Prepared for Your Next Business Event

Be Prepared for Your Next Business Event

Have you given much thought to planning for a business event this week? Here’s a chance to do a little research to make the most out of what such events have to offer.

Make a plan and know what you hope to get out of the experience.

Do you want to promote your brand, sell a product, gain information or maybe just focus on networking? A goal can give you direction and help you make the most of your time. Finding out information like what brands will be there, what other business owners are likely to attend, and what functions will be taking place can give you an edge no matter what your objective. Go in armed with knowledge and get a leg up on the competition.

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

Content Inc. SummitContent Inc. Summit
September 11, 2015, Cleveland, Ohio

Are you an entrepreneur looking to get more out of your marketing or to drive innovation in your industry? Then you’ll want to check out the Content Inc. Summit, a one-of-a-kind, day-long workshop happening in Cleveland on Friday, September 11, 2015, following Content Marketing World 2015. Exclusive Small Business Trends $195 member discount available to the Content Inc. Summit.
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SMALLBIZ (Use code SMALLBIZ to save $195!)

New York Scope WeekNew York Scope Week
September 22, 2015, New York, New York

Instantly expose your brand to millions of livestream viewers. This September, the most influential Periscope.TV broadcasters meet in one location to share insights on livestreaming, connecting on social media, metrics, branding and more.

Adobe MaxAdobe Max
October 3, 2015, Los Angeles, California

MAX provides strictly unplugged, old-school inspiration with a mix of people from creative leaders, designers, broadcast and video pros, tech and business strategists, photographers, and more. This shared energy and passion sparks new ideas, drives new partnerships, and breaks new ground every year. MAX attracts inspirational and iconic speakers that share their personal stories. GRAMMY-award winning band Kings of Leon will be there and you can connect with 5,000 other creatives at daily social events.

Global Small Business ForumGlobal Small Business Forum
October 23, 2015, Chicago, Illinois

The Global Small Business Forum 2015 held in Chicago will help entrepreneurs and small business owners export successfully and network with their peers. It will answer such questions as: What’s the best way to ship goods? How will I get paid? Do I need a license? Should I sell direct or indirect? Does my business have what it takes to sell in China?

October 28, 2015, Online

Bizapalooza is an online event that begins on October 28, 2015, and brings together the “rock stars” of small business success, entrepreneurial expertise and marketing wisdom, sharing their sought-after insights during this virtual festival — 3 days of Peace, Planning and Profits. Discover the best business building techniques from the world’s leading experts. You’ll rub shoulders with the biggest names and brands in small business marketing, soak up countless tips and new strategies and enjoy extensive networking opportunities all from the comfort of your home, office or local coffee shop. This is a unique opportunity for you to connect face-to-face with the top small business experts while networking with like-minded peers from around the globe.

UnGagged 2015UnGagged 2015
November 9, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada

UnGagged is a gathering of the smartest, most forward thinking and most courageous SEOs and digital marketers on the planet. For 3 days they get together under one roof, sharing the latest proven techniques. This is an event for technopreneurs, online publishers and SEO professionals. Hear from those who know what they are talking about. No recordings. No pitches. Just pure SEO insights you won’t get anywhere else!

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Debra (20%)

World Business Forum New York 2015World Business Forum New York 2015
November 12, 2015, New York, New York

In 2015 the World Business Forum will present two days of powerful stories; of individuals who face shocks – both personal and organizational – and who use those shocks to achieve the extraordinary. Speakers include Sir Richard Branson, Jim Collins, a former faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Walter Isaacson, once the 14th editor of TIME magazine in 1996 and named Chairman and CEO of CNN in 2001, Adam Grant, author of the New York Times bestseller Give and Take and Herminia Ibarra, Professor of Leadership and Learning and Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD.

November 16, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada

SleeterCon is the accounting solutions conference for professionals to learn and differentiate their practices, with in-depth education to prepare for the future.
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More Events

  • An Event Apart 6
    August 31, 2015, Chicago, Illinois
  • 29th Annual Entrepreneurial Woman’s Conference
    September 2, 2015, Chicago, Illinois
  • Home Delivery World West 2015
    September 2, 2015, Online
  • I Am BOSS Conference
    September 2, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Bullying Versus Harassment: Understanding the Difference
    September 2, 2015, Online
  • Content Marketing World
    September 8, 2015, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Digital Media Strategies USA
    September 8, 2015, New York, New York
  • Inbound 2015
    September 9, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Angel Investor Seminar and Workshop
    September 9, 2015, San Francisco, California
  • 2015 Workforce Live – San Francisco
    September 9, 2015, San Francisco, California
  • CaterCon
    September 10, 2015, Anaheim, California
  • Introduction to QuickBooks™
    September 10, 2015, State College, Pennsylvania
  • 6 Steps to a Winning Business
    September 10, 2015, Plano, Texas
  • New Media Europe
    September 12, 2015, Manchester, UK
  • 2015 City of Oaks Small Business Expo
    September 12, 2015, Raleigh, NC
  • Becoming Your Own Prince(ss) Charming: Financial Mastery for Women
    September 12, 2015, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Business Technology Webinar: How to Rock at Nurture Marketing with ClickDimensions
    September 15, 2015, Online
  • Carl Shoemaker – Mini Business Plan Workshop
    September 15, 2015, Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Results Now International – Charlotte
    September 16, 2015, Concord, North Carolina
  • Los Angeles Cannabis Expo & Business Conference
    September 16, 2015, Los Angeles, California

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  1. Interested in the financial mastery for women. It is a good place to meet some women entrepreneurs. I am sure that it will help you find like minded people who reflects your values in your business.