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EVENTS

The 2019 Alaska Regional Conference
THE 2019 ALASKA REGIONAL CONFERENCE
June 18-19, 2019
The 2019 Alaska Regional Conference offers educational sessions, matchmaking, networking and resources for all small businesses including: minority, aspiring, current and graduate 8(a); HUBZone; SDVOB; VOSB; SDB, WOSB, DBE, and teaming partnerships.

Small Business Finance Forum
SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE FORUM
June 18-19, 2019
Small Business Finance Forum is a day and a half event for CDFIs and other mission-driven small business lenders and their partners. It provides targeted sessions, peer learning, and the opportunity for the attendees to build their small business finance network.

Banjo


Banjo is a live digital capture of everything that’s happening in the world in real-time. Banjo analyzes the world’s social and digital signals the second they occur and organizes them by time and location, giving companies an unprecedented level of understanding about humanity and the world around us. The most important brands, financial organizations and media companies rely on Banjo to make better decisions, move faster and change the way they understand and interact in the world.

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Xero just announced the general availability of Xero HQ apps in the Americas. The release of the new apps corresponds to a growth of 43 percent in Xero’s business domestically. Ten apps have been launched in collaboration with the company’s partners to improve the Xero online accounting software for small businesses....
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Owners of small businesses that began as side hustles are comfortable with calculated risks because their zeal for entrepreneurship outweighs their fear of failure – however, more than a quarter don’t have insurance on their businesses, exposing them to considerable risk. Global specialist insurer Hiscox surveyed 400 small businesses that first began as side hustles. These entrepreneurs said that fulfilling a dream of starting their own business (30%) and wanting to follow a passion ...
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Small businesses are always looking for ways to make operations more efficient. This week, a couple of recognizable names in the business world announced new features that could make small but noticeable differences for small business operations. Shopify, for one, introduced a new shipping label feature for its app. And Nimble now offers a service that will help you track conversations with clients and customers. Read about these updates and more below in this week’s Small Business Trends ...
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The standard mileage rates for 2019 have just been released by the IRS and small businesses will see both a jump in the mileage standard for business travel and another big change thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The IRS mileage rates for 2019 apply to miles driven starting January 1, 2019. These standard mileage rates are important because they provide small businesses with a framework for calculating deductible costs for operating a vehicle for business purposes. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ...
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Augmented and Virtual Reality could be the big news for your small business this year.  The industry has a huge potential, and companies small and large are trying to capitalize on the opportunities. In addition to AR/VR, this week more technology trends grabbed small business headlines. Examples include Apple’s launch of its Business Chat on iMessage, Adobe’s planned shutdown of Business Catalyst and more. This is just one of the many topics covered in this week’s informa...
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The trucking industry, just like all other industries in today’s world, has become increasingly more reliant on digital technology. The launch of the KeepTruckin App Marketplace is the latest example of this trend.This app store has been created with industry-leading applications to address the needs of fleet operators of all sizes in a digital ecosystem. This includes easy integration with the day-to-day operations of trucking companies and the different systems they have in place.For sma...
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EVENTS

D.C. Small Business Fair: Launch, Grow & Innovate Your Small Business
D.C. SMALL BUSINESS FAIR: LAUNCH, GROW & INNOVATE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
June 19-19, 2019
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton invites D.C. small businesses, entrepreneurs, startups and contractors to participate in her annual Small Business Fair. Each year, Congresswoman Norton sponsors a free one-day Small Business Fair for D.C. small businesses; and, this year's fair will feature: ...

19th Annual Consumer Growth & E-Commerce Conference
19TH ANNUAL CONSUMER GROWTH & E-COMMERCE CONFERENCE
June 18-19, 2019
The mid-year timing of our consumer conference has always been a prime opportunity to assess the state of the consumer heading into the critically important back-to-school and holiday shopping periods. Investors will be able to meet with leading consumer companies to assess the prospects for consume...