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Nrf nxt retail digital deep dive

NRF NXT RETAIL DIGITAL DEEP DIVE

July 22-24, 2019
Hear Michelle Kelly, President of Lilly Pulitzer, explain how the brand balances staying both relevant and traditional for their yearlong 60th anniversary celebration. Get actionable takeaways from our unique learning model – a series of interconnected sessions that deliver top-level insights,...

Increasing Sales and Profits as a Destination Business with Jon Schallert

INCREASING SALES AND PROFITS AS A DESTINATION BUSINESS WITH JON SCHALLERT

July 24-24, 2019
Jon Schallert is an internationally-recognized speaker and business expert specializing in teaching businesses and communities how to turn themselves into Consumer Destinations. Jon speaks to thousands annually on his proprietary 14-step “Destination Business” process. His methodology ha...

 Create Your Business, Financial, and Marketing Plans

 CREATE YOUR BUSINESS, FINANCIAL, AND MARKETING PLANS

July 17-24, 2019
This 3 session course has been specifically designed for individuals who are brand new to business, wanting to start a business, and new business owners or individuals looking to start a second business.What you will learn:
Clarity and fresh perspective about starting a new business
So...

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit

NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS FEDERAL CONTRACTING SUMMIT

July 25-25, 2019
Join us for our National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit | DC Summer 2019, jointly hosted by the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce and The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce. This popular event boasts a robust agenda that includes: Increased focus on assuring small business f...

CNS Partnership Conference

CNS PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE

April 30-02, 2017
Sponsored
The 27th CNS Partnership Conference continues to be the premier cargo event, keeping members up-to-date and connected with the latest developments in the air cargo industry through a conference type set-up in addition to a variety of panels and break-out sessions.

Drug Delivery Partnerships 2017

DRUG DELIVERY PARTNERSHIPS 2017

February 07-09, 2017
Sponsored
The business development event bringing you visionary ideas, disruptive technology, and partneringONE® to maximise your product lifecycle and generate new revenue streams. For 21 years, DDP has been the world’s largest drug delivery meeting place to accelerate drugs to market and lengthen lifecycles...

Speed Networking Business Professionals in Canton

SPEED NETWORKING BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS IN CANTON

July 19-19, 2019
If one of your goals is to meet new people, this event will jumpstart your networking with other attendees. Speed Networking is a monthly networking event held at Sam's Club where local businesses get the chance to build their business networks in a condensed format. The meetings will be in on t...

Entrepreneur Summit

ENTREPRENEUR SUMMIT

July 17-18, 2019
Entrepreneur Show aims to bring together inspiring entrepreneurs and investors for creating new opportunities for investment, build new partnerships and collaboration avenues and highlight entrepreneurship as means to address some of the most intractable society challenges. It is a platform for entr...

 

Webinars

JUL 23, 2019 | 2pm
HOW USER-GENERATED CONTENT IMPACTS THE CONSUMER JOURNEY BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER PURCHASE
Shoppers navigate a wealth of options each time they make a purchase. When customers weigh their choices, user-generated content (UGC) – such as consumer reviews, product Q&A and consumer photos  can make the difference between a pass or a purchase.
JUL 24, 2019 | 3:00 PM
SMALL BUSINESS WEBSITES 101: ONLINE WEBINAR
There is a great deal to consider when you’re building a new website or redesigning an existing one. This beginner workshop covers everything you need to know, from choosing and registering a domain name, to building the website itself, to making sure it’s secure.
JUL 24, 2019 | 9:00AM
YOU ARE A CERTIFIED TARGETED SMALL BUSINESS (TSB) - WHAT'S NEXT? (WEBINAR)
This webinar series is provided in partnership with Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and Targeted Small Business (TSB) program with the State of Iowa. This webinar is useful for companies that have recently received their TSB certification from the State of Iowa. The session will...
JUL 25, 2019 | 02:00 PM
MASTERING THE ONLINE CONSUMER JOURNEY: DRIVING LIFETIME VALUE VIA LOYALTY AND RETENTION OFFERINGS
Consumer goods and retail companies, both subscription and transaction-based, are constantly competing for the share of wallet of an increasingly fickle consumer. While there is often a hyper-focus on acquisition efforts to reach new consumers, until recently, less attention has been paid ...
JUL 25, 2019 | 2:00 pm
RURAL SMALL BUSINESS WEBINAR SERIES: GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING 101
Are you a small business located in in rural Oregon or southwestern Washington? You may be missing out on contract opportunities with the federal government! In fiscal year 2018, over $361 million in over 5,000 contract actions was awarded to businesses located in rural counties in Oregon....
JUL 25, 2019 | 12:00 PM
VIRTUAL JOB FAIR FOR TECH AND SALES - NYC (ONLINE)
Join us on a webinar to learn more about the participating companies, what their company is like, details on culture, pay, plus prime placement in front of each participating employer in the days following the webinar.

SOLUTIONS FOR SUCCESS: HOW TO BUILD A SMALL BUSINESS THAT WORKS
Manta joins forces with SmallBizLady Melinda Emerson for this webinar on how to build a successful small business. Whether you're thinking about quitting your day job to start your own company or already own your own small business, this webinar will help you plan effectively and avoid com...
THE THREE SIMPLE AUTO-RESPONDERS EVERY SMART BUSINESS NEEDS
Smart businesses know that great customer relationships are their best marketing tool. This means keeping in regular contact in specific ways. However, remembering to do it at the right times is hard, and what should you be contacting them about anyway? Join Tamsin Fox-Davies of Constant C...
CREATIVE HOLIDAY MARKETING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
How can small businesses with modest marketing budgets can stand out and during the holidays? Ivana Taylor of DIY Marketers shares her best tips and tools for connecting with stressed, distracted customers during the busy holiday season.
TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS CUSTOMERS
Small businesses drive almost 50 percent of US private-sector employment1 and contend with many of the same issues as big businesses, with far fewer resources. Operating in competitive markets with razor thin margins, many are struggling with a host of financial tasks, including managing c...
BIG BUSINESS TOOLS ON A SMALL BUSINESS BUDGET: 3 ESSENTIALS FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS
America’s 23 million small businesses are the heart and soul of our economy. It used be that small business owners could only dream of accessing the powerful technology solutions fueling Fortune 500 companies. Now, in a truly momentous time, small businesses can easily access the same rich...
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: BEATING THE COMPETITION AS A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER
Modern technology and empowered customers have changed the way small business owners market their business and communicate with prospects and customers. Hear from our expert panelists on how the most successful small business owners are navigating through these changes and how you can turn...

RESOURCES

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If you're ready ti incorporate a few advanced techniques into your marketing plans, the folllowing ebooklet will help you do jus that. From email and direct mail to social media and search engine ...

For small businesses in the Asia-Pacific region, building closer customer relationships is considered a primary growth opportunity, particularly for respondents in Australia and New Zealand. Small bus...

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Those new to marketing campaigns often miss one important detail that can make a world of difference: tracking returns on investment. After all, the goal of your marketing campaign isn’t just to...

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Many small to medium-size businesses SMBs fear Enterprise Resource Planning ERP thinking it is too costly and complex for a business their size. Between stories and first hand experience of early ERP ...

Yes, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates again. No, that’s not something that generally pleases small business owners, since higher rates mean traditional loans will grow more costly, potentiall...