Can’t make it to one of the live events happening as part of the National Small Business Week May 5 through May 11? Then attend a 2-Day Virtual Conference hosted by the Small Business Administration and SCORE instead.
Because business owners and entrepreneurs can attend webinars. And they get business advice, access free resources, and network in chat rooms too.
Check out some of the topics included:
- One session explains SBA Funding Programs.
- And another looks at how to do business with the federal government.
- A third examines how to prepare your business and recover during a disaster.
- And another looks at taking control of your cash flow
- Finally, another session deals with creating effective online ads
The conference will take place Tuesday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 8 between 11:00 AM and 5:30 PM Eastern. And for those on Pacific time the conference runs 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM each day.
You need a computer or mobile device with an internet connection to participate. And you can register for free by clicking the red button.
Featured Events, Contests and Awards
April 23, 2019, Boston, Mass.
Join Applied Marketing Science (AMS) for the next open-enrollment session of “Listening to the Voice of the Customer,” our acclaimed training workshop, on April 23-24, 2019 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel located in the heart of downtown Boston. Led by veteran product development and market research experts, Gerry Katz (AMS Vice Chairman), and John Burns (AMS Principal), this course will introduce Voice of the Customer market research and teach you to use it to accelerate innovation in business-to-business markets.
SMALLBIZ ($100 Discount)
April 26, 2019, Daytona Beach, Fla.
For starters, we’re for Women Entrepreneurs only. During Beach Camp, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to learn, apply and mastermind with warm successful women.
You’ll also have time to sleep in and you’ll get long breaks to relax and walk the beach or go for a swim. We didn’t create a conference at the beach just to lock you away in a conference room from dawn til dusk. Beach Camp is a lifestyle focused event so you’ll be spending as much time enjoying your life as you will be focusing on your business. Join us today!
May 03, 2019, Washington, DC
Visa and the U.S. Small Business Administration invite you to bring your ideas and your laptop to the Inclusive Innovation Incubator, 2301 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001 from May 3rd to May 5th, 2019. Spend a weekend creating solutions to help small businesses recover or prepare for sudden impacts of natural disasters.
Team up with entrepreneurs, designers, and developers to build apps and solutions that will help small businesses prepare and/or recover from major natural disasters such as hurricanes, flooding, wildfires, tornados, snowstorms or earthquakes.
May 05, 2019, Online
Watch live on SBA’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SBAgov/) on May 5th at 6pm ET as the SBA announces the SBA Resource Partners awards. Join us!
May 06, 2019, Online
Watch live on SBA’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SBAgov/) on May 6th at 12:45pm ET as the SBA announces the Exporter of the Year, Federal Procurement, Small Business Persons of the Year, and National Small Business Person of the Year awards. Join us!
May 07, 2019, Online
The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will host a 2-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week. The conference will take place Tuesday, May 7 – Wednesday, May 8 between 11:00 AM – 5:30 PM Eastern / 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM Pacific each day. Registration is FREE to the public. Learn new strategies, network, and chat with industry experts! This 2-day event will include webinars, business advice, giveaways, free resources, and networking chat rooms for business owners and entrepreneurs.
October 16, 2019, Chicago, Ill.
Led by veteran product development and market research experts, this course will introduce Voice of the Customer (VOC) market research and teach you to use it to accelerate innovation in business-to-business markets. The workshop uses a lively, interactive format with numerous hands-on activities and practice exercises to build skills and will also expose you to the latest applications of these techniques in areas such as machine learning and journey mapping.
SMALLBIZ ($100 Off)
- 31st Annual Forum on Workplace Inclusion: Bridge the Gap
April 16, 2019, Minneapolis, Minn.
- 10th Annual Women’s Success Summit
April 18, 2019, Bellevue, Wash.
- Be Your Own Boss Class – Registration Deadline
April 19, 2019, Oakland, Calif.
- Transformational CISO Assembly in Nashville – April 2019
April 23, 2019, Nashville, Tenn.
- Lean Culture: From Ideation to Scale, How to Achieve Startup Traction
April 23, 2019, Palo Alto, Calif.
- Advancing Construction Analytics 2019
April 29, 2019, Lakewood, Colo.
- Small Business Expo 2019 – BOSTON (May 1, 2019)
May 01, 2019, Boston, Mass.
- Leadership Training at Microsoft
May 03, 2019, Washington DC
- CCB TechShowcase
May 09, 2019, Milwaukee, Wis.
- Circular Summit 2019
May 09, 2019, Santa Rosa, Calif.
- DigiMarCon East 2019 – Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition
May 09, 2019, Online
- Small Business Expo 2019 – WASHINGTON D.C. (May 9, 2019)
May 09, 2019, Washington, DC
- Experiential Marketing Summit 2019
May 14, 2019, Las Vegas, Nev.
- Fearless in Data
May 14, 2019, Atlanta, Ga.
- Kimberly Coates
May 14, 2019, San Diego, Calif.
- Chief Analytics Officers & Influencers, Spring
May 15, 2019, San Diego, Calif.
- 2019 Marketing Analytics Conference ? Atlanta, GA ? May 15 – 16, 2019
May 15, 2019, Atlanta, Ga.
- TECHSPO Toronto 2019
May 16, 2019, Toronto, Ontario
- DigiMarCon Canada 2019 – Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition
May 16, 2019, Toronto, Ontario
- ComTech Forum on Network Automation
May 16, 2019, Sunnyvale, Calif.
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You can see a full list of events, contest and award listings or post your own events by visiting the Small Business Events Calendar.