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Big events are on the horizon for the small business community. They include an upcoming Twitter chat on how your business can get started with blogging and give away of a brand new Samsung SMART Signage TV.

Check out the exciting details for these and other small business 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

Twitter Chat: How to Get Started With BloggingTwitter Chat: How to Get Started With Blogging
May 19, 2015, Twitter, Online

Join @SmallBizTrends and @ScottsMktplace on Tuesday, May 19 at 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT to learn how you can increase sales by blogging for your business. We’ll chat about everything from the easiest ways to get started, to the most efficient time-saving tools to use.? Be sure to use #ScottsBizChat in your tweets, and don’t forget to let us know you’re coming with a quick RSVP.

VERISIGN’s #InternetOfficial ContestVERISIGN’s #InternetOfficial Contest
June 23, 2015, Online

Five monthly finalists, 15 finalists in three months, will each receive $5,000 and an opportunity for a grand prize of $30,000. To enter, register a new descriptive, memorable, original .COM domain name – and that’s it, you’re entered for a chance to win.

BlogHerWant a Samsung Digital Signage TV for Your Business? We’re Giving 2 Away!
July 6, 2015, Twitter, Online

Is your business’s signage outdated? Is it only capable of telling part of the story about what you have to offer customers? Or maybe a bright eye-catching sign would better convey the products and services you have to offer, and increase sales. If so, your chance to change all that is NOW. Small Business Trends is giving away not one but TWO brand new Samsung SMART Signage TVs. Two lucky winners will soon be transforming their business signage!

Moz ConMoz Con
July 13, 2015, Seattle, Washington

Not your average stuffy networking event, MozCon features 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 advanced advice on everything from building a loyal community to making data-driven decisions in your marketing.

July 16, 2015, New York, New York

A conference celebrating women who blog. The mission is to create opportunities for women in social media to gain community, education, exposure and economic empowerment. The event will be co-hosted along with SheKnows Media in New York City at the New York Hilton.

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.

October 13, 2015, San Francisco, California

Whether you’re a company of five or a Fortune 500, you’ll learn a lot of innovative ways to improve your business at Dreamforce. With over 1,400 sessions and thousands of live solutions from the world’s largest cloud ecosystem, Dreamforce has tailored content specific to your business size and type, for any role in your company.

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?

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.

More Events

  • The BAM Success Summit
    May 17, 2015, Lynnwood, Washington
  • Incite Summit West
    May 18, 2015, Bay Area, California
  • Fortune Leadership Summit
    May 18, 2015, Orlando, Florida
  • Marijuana Business Conference & Expo
    May 19, 2015, Chicago, Illinois
  • Business & Entrepreneur Networking Mixer
    May 19, 2015, New York, New York
  • NYC Business & Entrepreneur Networking Mixer
    May 19, 2015, New York, New York
  • Fashion Digital Los Angeles 2015 Registration
    May 19, 2015, Online
  • B2B Technology Webinar: Increase Sales with Insights and InsideView
    May 19, 2015, Online
  • Grow Your Email List with Bonus Live Email Blast Development Demo
    May 19, 2015, Jamaica, New York
  • Women Accessing Capital and Give Me 5 Present: Managing Cost Type Contracts
    May 19, 2015, Online
  • ACEs Conference
    May 20, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • SMX London
    May 20, 2015, London, U.K.
  • Social Bakers Engage
    May 20, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Ad Tech
    May 20, 2015, San Francisco, California
  • Confab Central 2015
    May 20, 2015, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Growth Wheel Tool: Prepare to Get What You Want from Banks
    May 20, 2015, Online
  • PitchForce
    May 20, 2015, San Francisco, California
  • SEO Workshop Jacksonville, FL
    May 20, 2015, Online
  • ad:tech San Francisco 2015
    May 20, 2015, San Francisco, California
  • Network with Marketers, Agencies, Media Reps and Startups
    May 20, 2015, Los Angeles, California

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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.