Isn’t it time to expand your knowledge, and make new connections? You can do that by attending an event. Or bring marketing visibility to your business. You can do that through seeking out an award. Or how about earning some cash or services – by participating in a contest. Below is a hand-picked selection of events, awards and contests for small businesses and entrepreneurs. To see the entire list, please visit the Small Business Events Calendar . Featured Events, Contests and Awards 7 Steps to Facebook Success – How to Make Money on the World’s #1 Social Network June 04, 2013, Online If you’ve been feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the constant changes and tweaks on Facebook, and you’ve been struggling to measure a real monetary result from your Facebook marketing efforts – you’re not alone! On this free mega online event, Facebook marketing expert Mari Smith will share her own 7-Step Facebook Marketing Success Plan that’s packed with money-making tips for YOU to turn the world’s most popular social network into the TOP source of quality leads and paying customers for your business! It’s free — register today and save your seat! Making Money Online: Ecommerce Done Right with John Lawson June 25, 2013, New York, NY After this live workshop, you’ll be ready to immediately build your own online eBay or Amazon store, source products for it, and start selling. You’ll learn how to market your online store strategically using social media, SEO, mobile and more. Join John Lawson, award winning Social Commerce Strategist, American Express featured businessman, author, and founder of 3rd Power Outlet – an online clothing retail outlet that has exceeded $25 million in sales. John will be sharing his practical, down-to-earth methods for building your own ecommerce business from the ground up in this two part workshop, packed with resources, tips, and how-to instruction. Discount Code SBTRENDS ( $25 off) WBENC National Conference & Business Fair June 26, 2013, Minneapolis, MN The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will convene 3,500 decision makers from the nation’s leading corporations, government entities and women’s business enterprises (WBEs) to generate business together and stimulate economic growth at the 2013 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair in Minneapolis, MN, June 25-27, 2013. Big Awards for Business August 14, 2013, Online The Big Awards started with a mission of recognizing real talent and performance. Real business people, those with experience and knowledge, judge the Big Awards. Request an entry kit today and submit your nomination by August 14, 2013. Discount Code SBT50 ($50.00 off) More Events Growth Strategies Seminar, by Enterprise Funding (Register at 888-715-9594) June 04, 2013, Rancho Cucamonga, CA Strategies for Raising Growth Capital in Volatile Markets June 04, 2013, Online Build Up Your Business: Growth By Design June 05, 2013, New York, NY Search at eBay Webinar for Small Business Owners June 05, 2013, Online SEO Pros: Hangout on Social Media and Marketing June 05, 2013, Online CT Business Expo June 06, 2013, Hartford, CT “The New Entrepreneurz” Presentation June 06, 2013, New York, NY Breakfast Session: Display advertising has evolved! June 06, 2013, London, UK 4th Annual MACs Women’s Entrepreneur Summit June 08, 2013, New York, NY Win to the Winth Power Workshop June 09, 2013, New York, NY The Inc. Leadership Forum June 10, 2013, San Diego, CA How Your Personal Credit Score Can Affect You in Business June 12, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA Business Webinar: I Survived and Dominated The Crisis June 12, 2013, Online Social Media Strategies Summit 2013 June 12, 2013, New York, NY ChallengeHER June 12, 2013, Phoenix, AZ Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium June 13, 2013, Reno, NV Future Energy New York June 13, 2013, New York City National Small Business Week June 17, 2013, Washington, DC Web.com Small Business Forum – Raleigh June 20, 2013, Raleigh, NC More Contests and Awards CNBC Prime’s Crowd Rules $50,000 Challenge June 03, 2013, Online CrowdIt Launch Challenge June 04, 2013, Online 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women June 28, 2013, Online eMinutes $2,500 Entrepreneurs Contest June 30, 2013, Online Huggies MomInspired Grant Program July 31, 2013, Online 2013 Big Awards for Business August 14, 2013, Online The Citi Salutes: Realizing Your Dream Business Competition November 08, 2013, Online This weekly listing of small business events, contests and awards is provided as a community service by Small Business Trends and SmallBizTechnology . The post Check Out One of These Events or Awards for Your Small Business appeared first on Small Business Trends .
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