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Conferences

Experience 21

EXPERIENCE 21

May 18-20, 2021
At Experience 2021, you’ll reimagine what’s possible — and see firsthand what it means to co-create a better experience with agility and speed. Listen to expert sessions from the people who are transforming customer and employee experience as we know it. Join the conversation with ...

12th Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast Conference 2021

12TH ANNUAL NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS CONTRACTING SUMMIT | SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE 2021

June 03-03, 2021
This popular event boasts a robust agenda that includes:
Increased focus on assuring small business federal contractors secure our fair share of federal contracting (taxpayer) dollars Access to federal agencies and prime contractors (scroll to the bottom of the page to see the list of agencie...

Small Business Leadership Conference

SMALL BUSINESS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

June 09-11, 2021
The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of the Florida State University College of Business, is pleased to host the 10th annual Small Business Leadership Conference.

Held June 9-11, 2021 at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, the Small Business Leadership Conferenc...

Annual International Stream on Small Societies-Small Business-Small Cities & Villages

ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL STREAM ON SMALL SOCIETIES-SMALL BUSINESS-SMALL CITIES & VILLAGES

July 26-29, 2021
International Stream on Small Societies-Small Business-Small Cities & Villages aims to bring together a small number of international academics and researchers from a cross-disciplinary perspective such as local, regional, rural and community studies, political science, public administration and...

Global SME Finance Conference

GLOBAL SME FINANCE CONFERENCE

May 11-13, 2021
GLOBAL SME FINANCE CONFERENCE 2021 is aimed at expanding access to finance for small and medium businesses, and also to share knowledge and ideas with other business owners of like minds. This will enhance our goal to operates a global membership network that brings together financial institutions, ...

B2B EXPO & Seminar 2021

B2B EXPO & SEMINAR 2021

April 22-23, 2021
Presented By News Xtend, The Business Essentials Seminar Series Comprises Free Daily Sessions That Focus On Topics Critical To SME Growth And Success In 2021. Hear From Industry Experts, Successful Entrepreneurs, Government Representatives, And C-Level Executives On Topics Including New Business Opp...

Small Business Connections Summit

SMALL BUSINESS CONNECTIONS SUMMIT

April 22-23, 2021
Small Business Connections platform provides a unique showcase for companies across all industry sectors, and engages with thousands of visitors & delegates, with over two hundred exhibitors, sponsors and speakers.

World Innovation Summit 2.0

WORLD INNOVATION SUMMIT 2.0

April 14-16, 2021
Innovation is interwoven in the fabric of business. We live in a world where change is constant. As the world rapidly evolves, businesses will always have to redefine the way they operate in order to efficiently keep up with the change and stay competitive. The ability to keep up with innovation und...

 

Webinars

MAY 17, 2021 | 9:00AM
FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
Starting a business can be a lot like starting a family. Nurture it, put in the time and it can be one of the most rewarding things a person can do. Your first year in business represents the perfect time to nail down your financials and grow strong. Start with our Financial Planning for S...
JUN 16, 2021 | 9:00AM
CRUCIAL BUSINESS COMPONENTS TO SUCCESS
Join us for webinar 3 of 5 of the Small Business Webinar Series for Business Leaders in a Post COVID World!

Amanda will share the lessons learned in working with small businesses across the country, offering the audience actionable advice on marketing and communication best ...
JUN 17, 2021 | 2:00PM
JUNE 17: CONNECT WITH CUSTOMERS AND MANAGE YOUR BUSINESS REMOTELY
Discover Google Workspace tools that can help you work and manage your small business remotely. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses.
JUN 17, 2021 | 2:00PM
CONNECT WITH CUSTOMERS AND MANAGE YOUR BUSINESS REMOTELY
Discover Google Workspace tools that can help you work and manage your small business remotely. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses.
OCT 20, 2021 | 2:00PM
STEPS TO START YOUR BUSINESS
Starting a business can be an exhilarating time, where everything seems full of potential and purpose. But navigating the logistics of launching a business can be daunting. In this webinar Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet.com, will outline the steps necessary to legally start a business and ge...

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

Working at home is a pretty wonderful thing with amazing benefits, like reduced transportation and wardrobe costs. And as the years go by, an increasing number of employers are getting comfortable wit...

Over the past year, we have seen more businesses make the digital switch and take services online than ever before. For many, an ecommerce offering was a means for survival during an incredibly vo...

Your Guide to Starting an Online BusinessWhether COVID-19 pushed you to pivot from a brick-and-mortar store to an online environment, or you’ve decided to take the plunge and set u...

In February 2020, the U.S. unemployment dropped to 3.5%, the lowest it had been in the states in a decade, per the Bureau of...

For ecommerce businesses, AI and machine learning are nothing new. Both have been gradually transforming the way retailers operate and improve their online offerings through enabling greater effic...

Many entrepreneurs might think that the tough economic period is a terrible time to start a new business. But truly this is the best time to start a business and take advantage. Airbnb and Uber had se...

Ever since the recession of the last decade, the way people earn a living has changed. Increasingly people have options to make money outside of traditional employment. Instead of a nine-to-five sched...

Small businesses (those with less than 20 employees) make up nearly 98% of all Australian businesses. Responding to the COVID-19 crisis has presented small businesses with new challenges, and there is...

To help you develop a new business structure, we asked business leaders and entrepreneurs this question for their best tips. From determining your level of involvement to adopting innovative business ...