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International Conference on Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Industrial Dynamics
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SMALL BUSINESS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INDUSTRIAL DYNAMICS
January 25-26, 2021
International Conference on Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Industrial Dynamics aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Industrial Dy...

2021 SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE
2021 SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE
January 25-27, 2021
The National 8(a) Small Business Conference is the premier supplier diversity event for small businesses. The Conference offers educational sessions, matchmaking, networking and resources for all small businesses including: minority, aspiring, current and graduate 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOB, VOSB, SDB, WO...

National 8(a) Small Business Conference 2021
NATIONAL 8(A) SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE 2021
January 25-27, 2021
This conference is hosted by 8(A), a non-profit assistance program sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA). The 8(A) program was created to help small and disadvantaged businesses gain equal access to economic growth opportunities. Their main initiative is this widely attended confere...

International Conference on Small Business and Production Management 2021
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SMALL BUSINESS AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT 2021
February 11-12, 2021
International Conference on Small Business and Production Management aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Small Business and Production Management. It also provides a premi...

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit – Spring 2021
NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS FEDERAL CONTRACTING SUMMIT – SPRING 2021
March 03-04, 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) dollarsAccess to federal agencies and prime contractors (scroll to the bottom of the page to see the list of agencies and pri...

Globalisation and Small Business
GLOBALISATION AND SMALL BUSINESS
March 22-23, 2021
International Conference on Globalisation 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 Globalisation and Small Business. It also provides a premier interdiscipli...

International Conference on Small Business Entrepreneurship and Development ICSBED 2021
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT ICSBED 2021
April 08-09, 2021
International Conference on Small Business Entrepreneurship and Development aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Small Business Entrepreneurship and Development. It also pr...

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...

Small Business Connections – Summit 2021
SMALL BUSINESS CONNECTIONS – SUMMIT 2021
April 22-23, 2021
With the focus on business owners who are traditionally under resourced and time poor, Small Business Connections media-social platform combines weekly newsletters, blogs social media links and monthly digital and quarterly print magazine, podcasts and video live streaming. Small Business Connection...

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...

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 agencies and pr...

Small Business Expo Atlanta.
SMALL BUSINESS EXPO ATLANTA.
December 02-02, 2021
Small Business Expo is Atlanta'S BIGGEST business networking & educational event for Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs. Small Business Expo helps small business owners, start-ups and entrepreneurs like you take their business to the next level. Come join other passionate Atlanta Busi...

SPOTLIGHT

Increased online shopping during the pandemic means consumers are being flooded with more packages than ever. Packaging can make your shipments stand out from those of other businesses and products, while helping reduce damages and save money.In this session, Kim Dixon, FedEx Office

JAN 28, 2021 | 2:00 PM
DATA PRIVACY - WHY IT SHOULD BE A TOP PRIORITY FOR YOUR SMALL TO MEDIUM-SIZE BUSINESS
Small to medium-size businesses (SMBs) need to make Data Privacy a higher priority in today’s increasingly interconnected digital ecosystem.Join Cybercrime Support Network (CSN) CEO & Founder Kristin Judge and Keeper Security CEO & Co-Founder Darren Guccione, as they discuss issues reg...
FEB 02, 2021 | 1:00PM
SHIPPING AS A SMALL-BUSINESS GROWTH STRATEGY - HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Small businesses have faced many challenges and hurdles since the pandemic began, but e-commerce continues to thrive. The rise in online shopping is likely to continue, making it more important than ever to offer shipping for your products.
FEB 09, 2021 | 1:00PM
HOW PACKAGING CAN BUILD YOUR BRAND, REDUCE DAMAGES AND WASTE, AND EVEN SAVE MONEY
Increased online shopping during the pandemic means consumers are being flooded with more packages than ever. Packaging can make your shipments stand out from those of other businesses and products, while helping reduce damages and save money.In this session, Kim Dixon, FedEx Office Executive Vice P...
FEB 11, 2021 | 2:00 PM
GET YOUR LOCAL BUSINESS ON GOOGLE SEARCH AND MAPS
Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use.
FEB 16, 2021 | 1:00PM
MASTERING FINANCES FOR BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES
According to SCORE’s Megaphone on Mainstreet study, 8.8% of black-owned businesses described their business now as profitable and growing, while 56.3% reported as NOT profitable. A key to the success of any business is financial literacy and being able to master your numbers.Join this educatio...
FEB 18, 2021 | 1:00PM
CHOOSE THE RIGHT E-COMMERCE TECHNOLOGY TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
There are three critical components to success for an online business – a product that consumers want, building a strong brand, and selecting the right technology at the right time. Evaluating and choosing the right technology can be overwhelming – especially as you’re starting up ...
FEB 23, 2021 | 1:00PM
SHOESTRING SOLUTIONS TO COMMON STARTUP ISSUES
The idea of starting a business can be quite daunting, and especially in today’s times.In this hands-on startup webinar, USA TODAY senior small business columnist and author of The Small Business Bible, Steve Strauss will help you understand what the most common startup pitfalls are and how to...
FEB 25, 2021 | 1:00PM
EXPAND TO NEW MARKETS WITH SMALL BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING
Many small-business owners want to speed up growth by selling and shipping to international customers, but don’t know where to start. Navigating the many processes and requirements may seem overwhelming, but with the right guidance, international shipping can be simpler than you might think.
MAR 02, 2021 | 1:00PM
REACH MORE E-COMMERCE CUSTOMERS WITH EXPERT ONLINE MARKETING TIPS
With so many consumers shopping online due to COVID-19, it’s crucial to know how to reach them in order to expand your customer base and sales.Jason Blickhan, FedEx Sales Director, will share tips small-business owners can use to market their e-commerce stores online.He’ll show you how t...
MAR 11, 2021 | 1:00PM
ASK THE CPA 2021 - TAX ADVICE FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
April 15th will be here sooner than you think! You have tax questions. We have tax answers.Join us for this LIVE Q&A session with certified CPA and small business tax expert Micah Fraim. The hour will be dedicated to answering your tax-related questions and concerns. He will also offer tax advic...
CELEBRATE NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK! NOW LET’S CELEBRATE EXPENSE REPORTS
You probably never thought that one day you would be celebrating how easy expense reporting could be at your company. But wouldn’t it be great if you had easy, scalable, and efficient expense reporting, with built-in guidelines and great insight into how employees are spending money? Just imagine ho...
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 prospects...
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 functiona...
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 cash-flow, ...
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.