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FUTR Digital Experience

FUTR DIGITAL EXPERIENCE

November 04-06, 2020
FUTR Digital Experience is the grand gathering of buyers - retailers, brands, & e-commerce - focussed on the common goal of continual reinvention & understanding of the modern customer.

The online event takes place over 3 days, spanning 4 continents and involves the entire FUT...

International Conference on Open Source Software and Small Business

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE AND SMALL BUSINESS

November 26-27, 2020
 International Conference on Open Source Software and Small Business aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Open Source Software and Small Business. It also provides a p...

Small Business Cybersecurity

SMALL BUSINESS CYBERSECURITY

December 10-10, 2020
Learn the facts of Cyber Attacks, tools to assess and create your Cyber Plan Action and the available training and events: • Cybersecurity Common Attacks Threat: Malware, Phishing; • Assess Your Business Risk; • Planning and Assessment Tools; • Cyber Plan Action Items; Cybersecur...

Funding for your New or Existing Small Business: Cleveland

FUNDING FOR YOUR NEW OR EXISTING SMALL BUSINESS: CLEVELAND

December 17-17, 2020
Small business owners, as well as individuals interested in starting a business, can discover how to obtain financing for their venture by attending this free U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) seminar from 10:00 am to noon. You will learn about financing options available through SBA-backed l...

13th Annual Fall Mixer and Small Business Summit

13TH ANNUAL FALL MIXER AND SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT

October 22-23, 2020
Small Business is ideally positioned to showcase business success, challenges, trends, solutions and opportunities, connecting renown entrepreneurs, thought leaders, social media influencers and industry experts. All business professionals are welcome to attend the Women's Networking Alliance...

Global Small Business Forum

GLOBAL SMALL BUSINESS FORUM

October 16-16, 2020
Learn what you can do to become a budding unicorn company from successful business owners whose (im)possible expectations and determination to make unicorn status are fueled by going global. The term unicorn was coined in 2013 by venture capitalist Aileen Lee. She chose the mythical animal to repres...

4th International Conference on E-Business and Internet (ICEBI 2020)

4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON E-BUSINESS AND INTERNET (ICEBI 2020)

October 09-11, 2020
The scope of the conference covers low-level technological issues, such as technology platforms, internet of things and web services, but also higher-level issues, such as business processes, business intelligence, value setting and business strategy. Furthermore, it covers different approaches to a...

Small Business Owners Growth Summit.

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS GROWTH SUMMIT.

September 23-25, 2020
Small Business Owners Growth Summit where you will learn enough about marketing to effectively manage outsourced marketing vendors or staff to get you the results your business needs without wasting marketing dollars.

 

Webinars

NOV 05, 2020 | 5:00PM
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SMALL BUSINESS.
Social media can be a very powerful tool for business growth, but first you need to know what it is and how it works. In this fun and interactive workshop, we’ll look at the basics of today’s popular social media channels—including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, L...
NOV 16, 2020 | 10:00AM
EMERGING TRENDS IN SMALL BUSINESS
Join us for this informative and fast-paced webinar to learn more about a variety of technology and digital payment trends that your small business should consider as the new year approaches. Discover the practical ways consumer behaviour has changed, and how your business can continue to ...
NOV 19, 2020 | 9:30 AM
ECOMMERCE OPTIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESS.
It’s never been easier for small businesses to dip their toes into the world of ecommerce. Discover the fundamentals of selling online in this webinar that’s perfect for ecommerce beginners. You’ll learn: How to add ecommerce functionality to an existing website, How to s...
NOV 27, 2020 | 1:00PM
EARLY STAGE FINANCING FOR SMALL BUSINESS
Entrepreneurs and their ideas come in all shapes and sizes but the one common issue they all must address is early stage financing. It’s estimated that roughly 82% of new businesses fail due to cashflow problems.
So, how do you secure that all-important early stage financing? ...
DEC 17, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 pm
WINNING FEDERAL CONTRACTS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WEBINAR
What you will learn - our 4 steps to entering the federal marketplace: How to self-certify yourself as a small business - understanding NAICS codes, Does the Federal Government buy what you sell - understanding set-asides, Is it for you - registrations and certifications, How to market you...

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...

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