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These industry events offers the opportunity for you to showcase your business, network and learn from others.  Industry events focus on specific industry activities.

       
       
               

 

INDUSTRY EXPO BIZ EVENTS CALENDAR
Event Date Location Description Cost

Business Development Series: Strategic Planning

Dec 21, 2018

 

Baltimore, MD

 

Trying to take your business or nonprofit to the next level and not sure what your next step should be? Join us for our next Business Development Workshop!

 
Small Business Expo - Houston Dec 13, 2018 Houston, TX Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0

SAC Gamers Expo

TBD

Sacramento, CA

Showcase your games to thousands of gamers and retailers.  Network with other entrepreneurs.

 

Speed Networking

 

TBD

 

Miami, FL

 

Make new business connections and new friends while having fun in a professional setting! Breakfast and coffee will be served, compliments of IKEA Business!

 
BIOMEDevice San Jose Dec 5-6, 2018 San Jose, CA Entrepreneurs can discover new technology that could aid in the development of their next device. Network with industry insiders. Make new connections.  
National Veterans Small Business Engagement TBD St. Louis, MO For Veteran entrepreneurs who want to learn how to do business with the Department of Defense and discover contracting opportunities.  
POWER-GEN International 2018 Dec 4-6, 2018 Orlando, FL POWER-GEN International provides a showcase for the world's largest display of equipment, products and services available to the electric power generation industry within a single venue.  
Baton Rouge 2018 Entrepreneurship Week - BREW TBD Baton Rouge, LA BREW 2016 is a week-long series of events to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation in the Baton Rouge Area. Entrepreneurs in the region and state are encouraged to come together to work, learn, play, teach, and show off.  
IoT Tech Expo North America Nov 28-29, 2018 Santa Clara, CA The IoT Tech Expo will showcase the most cutting edge technologies from more than 100 exhibitors and provide insight from over 200 speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences.  
Digimarcon World 2018 Nov 27-29, 2018 Online It is the largest Digital Marketing Event in the World and will be attended by over 10,000 Digital Marketing Professionals. Hear from the most audacious and provocative speakers in the digital marketing industry. Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices. Network with thought leaders, build your network and collaborate with your peers. $195

Email Marketing for your Business Workshop

 

TBD

 

Doral, FL

 
Understand the basics of creating and delivering campaigns that get measurable results and grow your business!    
Greater New York Dental Meeting 2018 Nov 23-28, 2018 New York, NY Throughout the world, the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) is considered the premier Dental event in the United States. Drawing upon approximately 1,500 technical exhibit booths and bringing together over 6,600 international attendees representing 127 countries, the Greater New York Dental Meeting is also considered the largest healthcare event in the United States.  
Gateway Farm Expo TBD Kearney, NE Showcase your new products and services to the farm industry. Network and learn about the industry. Gateway, the longest running farm show in Nebraska, is a regional show that continually draws 6000 - 8000 visitors over its two day operation each year.  
Midwest AgTech Conference - Chicago TBD Chicago, IL The conference brings together farmers, founders, technologists, VCs, educators, and government representatives. The Midwest AgTech Conference is a full day of networking, expert panels on investment outlook, grower’s fireside chat, startup fundamentals, new technologies, predicting farming & IoT, and features on-stage pitches by 15 of the most promising Midwest AgTech startups.  
Small Business Expo - Atlanta Nov  15, 2018 Atlanta, GA Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0
Marijuana Business Conference & Expo Nov 14-16, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Display your business, network & learn about trends, resources, pitfalls and challenges in the industry. $399-$599
Las Vegas Largest Mixer Business Expo 2018 Nov 13, 2018 Riverside, CA Join area chambers and business organizations plus 150 exhibitors for the ultimate business networking event! Mix and mingle with business people representing hundreds of industries and companies in and around Southern Nevada.  
Sales World TBD Online It is the largest Sales Industry Event in the World and will be attended by over 10,000 Sales Professionals. It’s the one sales event you can’t afford to miss! Hear from the most audacious and provocative speakers in the sales industry. Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices. Network with thought leaders, build your network and collaborate with your peers. $195
Houston Startup Week TBD Houston, TX Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  
FinTech Nov 13, 2018 San Francisco, CA Hear from those forging new trails in payments, real-estate, lending, insurance tech, and more. Network with investors who are looking to invest in startups and other entrepreneurs.  
New York Business Expo & Conference TBD New York, NY The New York Business Expo & Conference is the only one day event of its kind that provides small & mid-sized businesses with unparalleled opportunities to grow their businesses. Participate in educational workshops, one-on-one counseling, networking, etc.  
FABTECH 2018 Nov 6-8, 2018 Las Vegas, NV The event also provides learning opportunities beyond the show floor with over 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations covering the latest trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.  
International Cloud Expo Nov 6-8, 2018 Santa Clara, CA See Cloud services on display and interact and learn about Cloud services and how they can help your small business. $0.00-$2,500
SupplySide West 2018 Nov 6-10, 2018 Las Vegas, NV SupplySide West offers a unique opportunity for exhibitors to reach decision-makers from the food, beverage, supplement, animal nutrition, cosmetic and personal care product markets in one location.  
Orlando Tech Summit Nov 6, 2018 Orlando, FL Join other entrepreneurs in learning about new IT trends and solutions. Gain new insights to grow your small business.  
Quickbooks Connect Nov 5-7, 2018 San Jose, CA This event features educational seminars, training sessions, keynote speakersand provides valuable small business insights.   
Denver Food & Wine Festival Nov 1-3, 2018 Denver, CO Featuring 40+ top restaurants and over 700 wines and spirits.  

Franchise Expo West

Nov 1-3, 2018

Los Angeles, CA

Join thousands of entrepreneurs and future business owners at Franchise Expo West, the largest franchise expo in the western United States. Meet face-to-face with over 200 proven franchise opportunities, full-time and part-time, in every industry, at every investment level.

 
LSA and MD&M Minneapolis Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2018 Minneapolis, MN Make sure you play a part in creating the next-gen medical device by joining your colleagues at this event to discover new technologies changing the healthtech industry as we know it.  
MinnPack Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2018 Minneapolis, MN Leave your office behind for a day (or two) and connect to your industry. Interact with world-class suppliers face-to-face, test drive the latest technologies of today and the innovations of tomorrow, network with industry peers and thought-leaders, and expand your industry knowledge. Held in Minneapolis, MN, October 29-30, 2014  
Small Business Expo - Phoenix Oct 31, 2018 Phoenix, AZ Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.00
Small Business Expo - San Diego Oct 25, 2018 San Diego, CA Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0
Denver Biz TechExpo Oct 25, 2018 Denver, CO Discover the latest in technology solutions for small businesses.  

Money 20/20

Oct 21-24, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

The world's largest Payment & Financial Services Innovation event  with11,000+ Attendees from 4,500+ Companies and 85 Countries Including 1,700+ CEOs & Presidents and 400+ Speakers.

 
Small Business Expo Market Oct 20, 2018 Atlanta, GA Find resources and assets to help your business succeed from experts in web advancement, online networking, branding, social media, financial planning, business counseling, self publishing, health and wellness, and more. Network with other business owners in the VIP Lounge. Bring lots of business cards.  
Small Business Expo - Los Angeles Oct 18, 2018 Los Angeles, CA Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0
New York Techweek TBD New York, NY Attend hiring fairs, Entrepreneur expo, startup competitions, netowrking, etc.  
ABC Kids Expo Oct 9-11, 2018 Las Vegas, NV If you produce products and serivces for kids this expo is for you.  Exhibit your products to industry insiders and the med  
The Cleveland Pet Expo TBD Cleveland, OH Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming, Pet Behavior & Training, Traveling with your Pet, How YOU Can Make a Difference, Different Types of Pets/Breeds, Veterinarian FAQ.  
The Portland Pet Expo TBD Portland, OR Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming, Pet Behavior & Training, Traveling with your Pet, How YOU Can Make a Difference, Different Types of Pets/Breeds, Veterinarian FAQ.  
Twin Cities Startup Week TBD Minneapolis, MN Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  
Colorado Restaurant Show TBD Denver, CO The Premier Restaurant and Foodservice Conference in the Rocky Mountain Region. The Colorado Restaurant Show is the premier networking and learning event for restaurateurs, chefs and restaurant and bar managers in the Rocky Mountain region. Meet restaurant suppliers and industry leaders and tastemakers.  

Retail GLobal

Oct 9-11, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

Network & discover retail solutions that can be used to advance your small business.  Engage in breakout sessions.  Gain access to industry experts.

 
Small Business Albany Showcase 2018 Oct 3, 2018 Latham, NY Network with area business owners! Find new vendors & service providers.  
LeadsCon's Annual East Coast Conference & Expo Oct 3-5, 2018 Boston, MA Get more traffic and more leads. Discover the strategies, solutions and tools that will grow your bottom line at the only conference dedicated to increasing conversions.  
Fall ToyPreview Oct 2-4, 2018 Dallas, TX Exhibit your toy products to buyers looking for new items.  
DRONE World Expo Oct 1-3, 2018 San Jose, CA Learn how the use of Drones can enhance your small business. Applications including imaging, photography, video and film, precision agriculture, construction, security and public safety, mapping and surveying, inspections, research and conservation, communications, parcel delivery, humanitarian efforts, etc.  
Washington Small Business Fair Sep 29, 2018 Renton, WA Learn from the experts how to form and run a successful business $0.0
NCET Expo Sep 28, 2018 NV Have a business or planning to start one? High-tech, low-tech, no-tech? No problem. 1,000 small business owners, entrepreneurs and more for world-class networking $0.00
DC Startup Week Sep 24-28, 2018 Washington, DC Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  
NBWA's 81th Annual Convention Sep 23-26, 2018 Las Vegas, NV The NBWA Annual Convention is designed to provide valuable education programs and important networking opportunities for the beer industry. Education programs offered during the Convention feature speakers and seminars on a number of topics of importance to beer distributors.  
Great American Beer Festival Sep 20-22, 2018 Denver, CO A great opportunity for entrepreneurs to network and learn about the beer industry and taste a few beers.  

Las Vegas Largest Mixer Business Expo 2018

Sep 20, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

Join Las Vegas area chambers and business organizations plus 150 exhibitors for the ultimate business networking event! Mix and mingle with business people representing hundreds of industries and companies in and around Southern Nevada.

$20

Digital Kids Summit 2018 TBD New York, NY Digital Kids is the must-attend event for brand owners, game developers, entertainment and media executives, marketers, producers, digital media directors and licensing professionals seeking to engage children online and on digital devices.  
Microsoft Ignite TBD Orlando, FL The best and brightest minds will be all in one place to talk cloud infrastructure and management, productivity, big data and the internet of things, unified communications, mobility and more. So welcome, thinkers. And get ready for a glimpse at what’s possible today and in the future. $300.00-$2,220.00

INBOUND

TBD

Boston, MA

Network, participate in breakout sessions and keynote and spotlight sessions.  INBOUND's purpose is to provide the inspiration, education, and connections you need to transform your business. Next September, we will host thousands of marketing and sales professionals from almost every industry.

 

NRF – SHOP.ORG

Sep 12-14, 2018

Los Angeles, CA

Shop.org is the annual e-commerce conference for digital retail thinkers and doers! We've created a new immersive experience that blends insightful and actionable educational content, an easily navigable EXPO floor full of futuristic tech solutions and engaging new ways to expand your professional network.

 
HR Tech Expo Sept 11-13, 2018 Las Vegas, NV
An exciting drop-in event showcasing the intersection of HR and Technology. Looking to solve human problems with technology? Drop in any time during this exciting day-long event and discover the hottest technology solutions on the market.  

TechCrunch Disrupt

Sep 5-7, 2018

San Francisco, CA

TechCrunch Disrupt is the world’s leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies and discussing what’s top of mind for the tech industry’s key innovators. Disrupt gathers the best and brightest entrepreneurs, investors, hackers, and tech fans for on-stage interviews, the Startup Battlefield competition, a 24-hour Hackathon, Startup Alley, Hardware Alley, and After Parties.

$1,995

CEIDA Expo Sep 4-8, 2018 San Diego, CA Learn about the future of connected homes. Explore hyundreds of new audio, video, control, networking and lighting products. Network with industry manufacturers and thousands of like-minded peers.  

Content Marketing World Conference & Expo

Sep 4-7, 2018

Cleveland, OH

Content Marketing World is the one event where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry.  You will leave with all the materials you need to take a content marketing strategy back to your team – and – to implement a content marketing plan that will grow your business and inspire your audience.

 

SHOWCASE 2018

TBD

Atlanta, GA

The Trade Show will bring together REALTORS, real estate professionals and affiliated industries on a single day. The one day show will feature a broad selection of essential industry seminars from national and regional speakers, industry items, services, and business tools.  This year's Trade Show will highlight all areas of our industry, from prospecting and market data to creative business strategies and using technology on the fly.

$0.00-$15
Colorado Springs Startup Week TBD Colorado Springs, CO Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  
Coffee Fest Los Angeles Aug 19-21, 2018 Los Angeles, CA Coffee Fest is a special kind of exhibition which deals with all kinds of coffee and coffee related products. Numerous innovations in the sphere of coffee are going to display in this expo. This is one of the biggest shows of its kind in America which deals with coffee.  

The Game On Expo

Aug 10-12, 2018

Phoenix, AZ

The Game On Expo is the largest gaming event of its kind in the Southwest, and consists of thousands of gamers coming together to enjoy their love for games. Video games (modern/retro), tabletop, or arcade.  Showcase your games.

 
Black Women's Expo Aug 10, 2018 Atlanta, GA The Black Women's Expo is an opportunity for businesses & women entrepreneurs to showcase their products and services to african american consumers. exhibiting $600.00-$1,200.00
Small Business Expo - San Francisco Aug 9, 2018 San Francisco, CA Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0

XMAS in August

Aug 9, 2018

Los Angeles, CA

XMAS in August is the ONLY LA curated event dedicated to truly showcasing the latest consumer tech and lifestyle products. Exhibitors are only qualified to participate if you have (or will have) launched a new product between February 2017 and January 2018.

$0.00-$7,000

CCRA PowerSolutions Chicago

Aug 7, 2018

Chicago, IL

Get connect directly with some of the travel industry's best suppliers.  They're looking to drive real relationships with dedicated sellers of travel like you, and to help you grow your business, expand your offerings and of course get those higher commissions.

$0.00-$25
Indo Expo Trade Show and Conference Aug 4-5, 2018 Portland, OR The Indo Expo Trade Show and Conference looks to assist in building relationships between marijuana growers, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and the public. Whether you’re visiting with us to promote and sell a product line(s), purchase items for your store(s), enjoy product demonstrations, educational seminars, networking opportunities, classes, and workshops. Visit with us and connect, learn and share.  
Int'l Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Summit & Trade Show Jul 27-29, 2018 Miami, FL Learn how to gain a share of the $90 Billion+ Multicultural & Heritage Tourism market, share minority travel trends, learn how to market Multicultural & Heritage Tourism and look at diversity issues affecting the Hospitality industry. starts at $150 and above
Las Vegas Largest Mixer Business Expo 2018 July 26, 2018 Pasadena, CA Join area chambers and business organizations plus 150 exhibitors for the ultimate business networking event! Mix and mingle with business people representing hundreds of industries and companies in and around Southern Nevada.  

Dispensary + Next Conf & Expo

TBD

Denver, CO

DispensaryNext is a 2-day conference & expo focused on the next generation of products, services, and strategies for cannabis dispensaries.  Find the latest profit and process improving technology from front-office to grow room, explore best practices from leading dispensaries across both medical and recreational markets, and connect with peers from around the country to build your professional network.

 

NRF Retail Advocates Summit

TBD

Washington, DC

The Retail Advocates Summit rallies retailers of all sizes — national and local brands — to come to Washington to advocate for issues that are critical to a thriving retail industry.  We schedule meetings with your elected officials for you; we educate you on the full spectrum of issues that are most pressing to retailers today. You get to make great connections and make a difference in the future of our industry.

 
The ASI Show (Advertising Specialty Institute) Jul 24-26, 2018 Chicago, IL The three-day schedule focuses on building valuable relationships and growing sales opportunities. From education focused on the latest market trends and a robust show floor conducive for productive conversations to daily networking. $199.00
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018 Jul 23-26, 2018 Denver, CO Manufacturers will get to see thousands of retailers under one roof. Display your products and meet buyers and manufacturers from around the world.  

NRF Tech 2018

Jul 15-17, 2018

San Francisco, CA

Explore the latest retail technoligy while netowrking with industry innovators.

 
Navy Pier Business Expo

Jul 2-3, 2018

Chicago, IL

An opportunity for small businesses to showcase and promote their products and services.

$0.00
SuperZoo Jun 26-28, 2018 Las Vegas, NV A great oppportunity to showcase your products to retailers and professional groomers in the pet industry.  
Business Development Series: Social Media Masterclass 

Jun 21, 2018

Baltimore, MD

Wondering how to optimize social media for your small business or nonprofit?  Our Social Media Masterclass will show entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders how to utilize social marketing tools and techniques to generate new business and retain customer engagement.

 
NYC's Biggest Business, Tech & Entrepreneur Professional Networking Event...  

Jun 19, 2018

NYC, NY

 

This is the largest networking event for Entrepreneurs , Startups and Business Professionals.

Calling All: Tech Startups! Entrepreneurs ! Artists ! Professionals ! Free-lancers, Thinkers, Game-Changers, and Heroes!  Are you looking for co-founders, partners, coaches or core team members for your start-up? Please join us for an evening of creativity, inspiration and passionate conversations.

 

Business Development Series: Social Media Masterclass

Jun 19, 2018

Beltsville, MD

 

Wondering how to optimize social media for your small business or nonprofit?  Our Social Media Masterclass will show entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders how to utilize social marketing tools and techniques to generate new business and retain customer engagement.

 
2018 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition Jun 17-20, 2018 Chicago, IL Gain the tools and resources you need to implement successful HR practices – which help your company succeed.  
South Bend Startup Week Jun 12-16, 2018 South Bend, IN Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  

Dispensary + Next Conf & Expo

TBD

Denver, CO

DispensaryNext is a 2-day conference & expo focused on the next generation of products, services, and strategies for cannabis dispensaries.  Find the latest profit and process improving technology from front-office to grow room, explore best practices from leading dispensaries across both medical and recreational markets, and connect with peers from around the country to build your professional network.

 
EastPack Jun 12-14, 2018 New York, NY EastPack New York is your best chance to see novel packaging materials and manufacturing technology that impacts all your current and future projects. Explore the latest innovations in packaging creation for food & beverage, health & beauty, pharma & medical, and beyond.  
Atlantic Design & Manufacturing Expo Jun 12-14, 2018 New York, NY Explore an exhibit hall filled with more than 1,000 top suppliers, with advanced technologies, and new products and services. Explore the latest in 3D printing and more.  

E3 2018

Jun 12-14, 2018

Los Angeles, CA

E3 is the world's premier event for computer, video and mobile games and related products. For three exciting days, leading-edge companies, groundbreaking new technologies and never-before-seen products will be showcased. E3 connects you with both new and existing partners

 
World Tea Expo  Jun 12-14-, 2018 Las Vegas, NV World Tea Expo is the trade show and conference for specialty tea and related products; it’s the three days each year when industry professionals connect face-to-face to unveil new products, optimize high quality merchandise, gain in-depth product knowledge and network with peers. starts at $40.00 for a Retailer or Distributor Early Bird Reigstistration

EastPack

Jun 12-14, 2018

 

NYC, NY

 

Connect, experience, collaborate. EastPack is an integral part of the largest design, manufacturing, and packaging event serving the Eastern United States, and where you can explore the very latest packaging and processing technologies, materials, equipment and services available.

 

NRF Protect

Jun 11-13, 2018

Washington, D.C.

The largest, most important retail and restaurant loss prevention event in North America. See exhibits, attend workshops & conferences, etc.

 
NeoCon 2018 Jun 11-13, 2018 Chicago, IL NeoCon is the largest commercial interiors show in North America, taking place at The Merchandise Mart in Chicago since 1969. NeoCon today remains the premier platform for connecting, learning and doing business in the industry. The three-day event attracts nearly 50,000 design professionals and showcases more than 700 leading companies.  
Dairy Deli Bake 2018 Jun 10-12, 2018 New Orleans, LA Market and network with a number of potential clients, build lucrative business relationships, adapt new techniques and strategies. not open to public.  Limited to industry businesses.  
Coffee Fest Denver Jun 8-10, 2018 Denver, CO Coffee Fest is a special kind of exhibition which deals with all kinds of coffee and coffee related products. Numerous innovations in the sphere of coffee are going to display in this expo. This is one of the biggest shows of its kind in America which deals with coffee.  
International Cloud Expo Jun 5-7, 2018 New York, NY See Cloud services on display and interact and learn about Cloud services and how they can help your small business. $0.00-$2,500

Secure World – Chicago

Jun 5, 2018

Chicago, IL

Secure World is a key event for Entrepreneuers.  Network & learn about cyber attacks and what you can do to prevent them.  Bad cyber security can harm your customers and destroy your business.  Take the opportunity to learn from this event.

 
IRCE - Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition Jun 5-8, 2018 Chicago, IL The trailblazers of e-commerce come together at the world’s largest e-commerce event to share their expertise. This diverse group of 200+ experts represents all areas of the industry. The unmatched 250,000 square-foot exhibit hall at IRCE presents more than 600 companies in the e-commerce solutions industry. $75.00-$1,555.00
International Cloud Expo Jun 5-7 2018 New York, NY See Cloud services on display and interact and learn about Cloud services and how they can help your small business. $0.00-$2,500
NNA 2018 Jun 3-6, 2018 Las Vegas, NV The NNA Annual Conference brings together hundreds of Notary professionals from around the country, who work in a multitude of industries, for an unparalleled educational and networking experience  
InfoComm 2018 Jun 2-8, 2018 Orlando, FL InfoComm hosts exhibitors who are direct manufacturers and distributors of professional audio, video, display, multimedia, presentation, conferencing, digital signage, streaming media, security, residential systems and other high technology products and services. Additionally, network opportunities include over 25,000 professionals and 900 exhibitors, and over 300 seminars taught by experienced professionals in the field. $100.00-$125.00

International Franchise Expo

 

May 31 - Jun 2, 2018

 

NYC, NY

 

Join thousands of entrepreneurs and future business owners at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise expo in the country. Meet face-to-face with over 400 proven franchise opportunities. Every industry. Every investment level. Full-time and part-time.

 
SecureWorld Atlanta May 30-31, 2018 Atlanta, GA Secure World is a key event for Entrepreneuers. Network & learn about cyber attacks and what you can do to prevent them. Bad cyber security can harm your customers and destroy your business. Take the opportunity to learn from this event.  
Incite Marketing Summit May 30-31, 2018 San Francisco, CA Understand your customer better to market with more precision and engage more deeply.  

Join The Mailing List - NY's Biggest Tech Entrepreneur & Business Professional Networking Event...

May 28, 2018

 

NYC, NY

 

Are you looking for co-founders, partners, coaches or core team members for your start-up? Please join us for an evening of creativity, inspiration and passionate conversations at one of our monthly networking events.

Upcoming Events.

 
Small Business Expo - Chicago May 24, 2018 Chicago, IL Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0
USDOE'18 May 22-24, 2018 Houston, TX The event will feature plenaries, educational workshops, a large Exhibit Hall, as well as business matchmaking sessions. Over 600 attendees will represent all levels of Federal, state, and local government agencies, the small business community, large/prime contractors, and many more!  
Licensing Expo 2018 May-22-24, 2018 Las Vegas, NV In 2013, over 400 exhibitors representing more than 5,000 brands gathered in Las Vegas and more than 15,000 key decision making retailers, manufacturers, marketing and advertising professionals attended, across all consumer product categories. Connect with 15,000+ licensing professionals and get expert advice in more than 20 Licensing university sessions.  

Vendor Fair 2018

TBD

Chicago, IL

This event will provide businesses the opportunity to learn about contracting opportunities with the City of Chicago, its Sister Agencies, Cook County Agencies, and State and Federal agencies.

 
The National Restaurant Association  Show (NRA) 2018 May 19-21, 2018 Chicago, IL The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show (NRA Show) is the Western Hemisphere's largest food service and hospitality event. The NRA Show draws 58,000+ industry professionals from all 50 states and 100+ countries each May—all seeking or showcasing the newest innovations and up-to-the-minute information about trends and issues.  Not open to the public.  Must be in the industry to attend. $99.00-$159.00

CANAGROW

May 19-20, 2018

Palm Springs, CA

The CannaGrow Expo is open to all, 18+, and is intended for cannabis growers, grow managers, dispensary owners, and grow enthusiasts to explore the latest cannabis cultivation technology, tools, and techniques.

 

Detroit StartupWeek

May 18-22, 2018

Detroit, MI

Join your community in a new type of conference that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship, led by entrepreneurs and hosted in the entrepreneurial spaces you love.

 
SPREE 2018 TBD Las Vegas, NV Are you a cart & kiosk retailer, specialty leasing manager, mall manager, temporary in-line retailer, gift store owner or entrepreneur seeking new opportunities? Then you need to be attending SPREE, the world’s largest event for the cart, kiosk and temporary retail industry.  $0.00
SAMPE Seattle 2018 TBD Seattle, WA SAMPE Seattle is innovation in action – a dynamic exhibition of equipment, machinery, and products that showcase the newest advancements and product developments from more than 200 companies.  

Secure World – Houston

May 17, 2018

Houston, TX

Secure World is a key event for Entrepreneuers.  Network & learn about cyber attacks and what you can do to prevent them.  Bad cyber security can harm your customers and destroy your business.  Take the opportunity to learn from this event.

 
TechCrunch Disrupt TBD New York, NY The Hackathon brings together hackers and developers from all over the world, where they join teams to hack a product within a 24-hour time slot. $1,795
Black Enterprise Entrepreneur Summit TBD Houston, TX An opportunity for minority entrepreneurs to network and gain new exposure for their businesses.  
Small Business Expo - Boston May 17, 2018 Boston, MA Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0
Loyalty Expo 2018 May 15-17, 2018 Orlando, FL Loyalty Expo is a true Voice of the Customer-driven, best practice-focused customer loyalty and reward conference. By attending, you’ll have the opportunity to network with hundreds of your fellow marketers and hear how they are reaching their customer relationship-building goals.  
Boulder Startup Week May 14-18, 2018 Boulder, CO Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  
Smart Fabrics - WEAR 2018 TBD Boston, MA You will be able to meet face-to-face with smart fabric and wearable technology industry professionals from a variety of industries, including textiles, technology, fashion, investment and the military. $1,499 - $1,699
11th Entrepreneurial Summit May 2,2018 New York, NY Want to start a business? Have an idea but do not know what to do next? Want to work for a startup? This half day event showcases the best and brightest in entrepreneurship. Come and get inspired by some of New York’s top businesspeople and international experts. #esummitBMCC.  

Long Island Business Expo

 

May 10, 2018

 

Uniondale, NY

 

The Long Island Business Expo is a one day event designed for business owners & executives of small & mid-sized businesses to gain access to high level education and growth opportunities.

 
Long Island Business Expo & Conf May 10, 2018 Long Island, NY Learn from the experts, new and inventive strategies for business growth. Cutting-edge SMB marketing platforms are emerging with unique systems to develop and keep loyal customers and foster longer relationships.  
GrowCo TBD New Orleans, LA Join like-minded entrepreneurs, business leaders, bestselling authors and headliners straight out of the pages of Inc., for three days of ideas, inspiration and insights, networking and learning, and proven strategies to help your company grow and thrive.  
Crain's Small Business Week TBD Chicago, IL Don't miss out on a wide range of events for entrepreneurs scheduled throughout the Chicagoland area that includes, workshops on Minority Certification, exporting, marketing, government contracting, ACA, the cloud, etc.  
Techweek Detroit TBD, 2018 Detroit, MI The expo showcases the newest products and insights from both established Fortune 500 companies and nascent startups. Exhibitors present their ideas and plans for the future in front of thousands of Techweek goers, making connections and potentially striking deals.  
Long Island Business Expo & Conference May 10, 2018 Long Island, NY The Long Island Business Expo & Conference is the only one day event of its kind that provides small & mid-sized businesses with unparalleled opportunities to grow their businesses. Participate in educational workshops, one-on-one counseling, networking, etc.  
SecureWorld Kansas City May 9, 2018 Kansas City, KS Secure World is a key event for Entrepreneuers. Network & learn about cyber attacks and what you can do to prevent them. Bad cyber security can harm your customers and destroy your business. Take the opportunity to learn from this event.  
Marijuana Business Conference & Expo May  9-11, 2018 New Orleans, LA Display your business, network & learn about trends, resources, pitfalls and challenges in the industry. $399-$599
Small Business Expo - New York May 3, 2018 New York, NY Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0
Collission Apr 30-May 3, 2018 New Orleands, LA Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference. Network with over 20,000 other entrepreneurs and attendees from different countries.  
Trade Brooklyn TBD Brooklyn, NY Trade Brooklyn is the largest b2b trade show in Brooklyn. Trade Brooklyn is creating countless opportunities by bringing together premier businesses from Brooklyn, the adjoining boroughs of NYC, and the greater metropolitan area with national corporations, entrepreneurs, non-profits, government agencies, business advocacy groups and the media. $0.00-$1,395.00
America's Beauty Show Apr 28-30, 2018 Chicago, IL If you're contemplating starting a business in the beauty industry, this expo is for you. Learn how the industry works and build relationships through networking to grow your business. $35.00-$120.00
Black Expo America 2018 Apr 28, 2018 Wilmington, DE This event is the premier opportunity for your company name, products, and services to reach a wide range of demographics in Wilmington, Delaware.  
EntreLeadership 1-Day (Dave Rasey) Apr 27, 2018 Dallas, TX Dave Ramsey and his team will give you the skills you need to become a leader people want to follow. Learn how to inspire and motivate your team by serving them. Create a culture free of gossip and office politics—one that people want to work in. $79-$99

Operating A Home Office Workshop

 

Apr 27, 2017

 

Baltimore, MD

 

This workshop will discuss the requirements of properly setting up a business office in a home in order to qualify for the business use of home tax deduction. This seminar is provided by Catherine Wright of Wright Way Tax Solution.

 
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Apr 27-29, 2018 Lutherville, MD More than 250 top artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography.  

Pittsburgh Business Show

 

Apr 25-26, 2018

 

Pittsburgh, PA

 

This annual Show will showcase technology, marketing and create a sense of community among western Pennsylvania and the tri-state area.  This two-day B4B expo offers a full slate of presenters, exhibitors from various industries, and one-of-a-kind networking events.  Learn from over 30 speakers, meet businesses from over 300+ exhibitors and network with 1000's of professional, business owners and executives.

 
Annual Pittsburgh Business Show Apr 25-26, 2018 Pittsburgh, PA Meet thousands of professionals. See Speakers from over 20 different industries. Network with other Entrepreneurs.  
Denver Biz TechExpo Apr 25, 2018 Denver, CO Discover the latest in technology solutions for small businesses.  
Waste Expo 2018 Apr 23-26, 2018 Las Vegas, NV WasteExpo combines industry education with an exhibition that showcases industry products and services for buyers from around the world. Attendance is open to all individuals related to the solid waste and recycling industries. $85.00-$1,090.00
RAPID Apr 23-26, 2018 Fort Worth, TX The RAPID Conference is the industry-leading forum for discussion of the latest developments, trends and techniques specific to additive manufacturing, rapid technologies, 3D printing and 3D scanning. This year, there are over 100 presentations.  
Northwest Foodservice Show Apr 22-23, 2018 Portland, OR It offers one stop services for everything from wholesale food and beverage to point of sale and software systems, back and front of house equipment, dining room furniture, tableware and essential cleaning services like pest control, grease removal, cleaning etc. Only for those in the food industry.  $0.0-$25.00
The South Florida Pet Expo Apr 21-22, 2018 South, FL Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming, Pet Behavior & Training, Traveling with your Pet, How YOU Can Make a Difference, Different Types of Pets/Breeds, Veterinarian FAQ.  
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Apr 20-22, 2018 Gaithersburg, MD More than 250 top artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography.  
Yount Entrepreneur Convention Apr 20-21, 2018 Des Moines, IA Young entrepreneurs get to participate in keynote address, break out sessions, panel discussions, networking, etc. $67-$97
Lake County Small Business Expo Apr 20, 2018 Kirtland, OH Lakeland Community College, showcases a variety of businesses throughout Lake County. Sponsors and vendors are able to showcase their company at their own booth. $0.0
FinTech Apr 18, 2018 NYC, NY Hear from those forging new trails in payments, real-estate, lending, insurance tech, and more. Network with investors who are looking to invest in startups and other entrepreneurs.  

Business Development Series: Strategic Planning

Apr 17, 2018

 

Beltsville, MD

 

Trying to take your business or nonprofit to the next level and not sure what your next step should be? Join us for our next Business Development Workshop!

 
EntreLeadership 1-Day (Dave Rasey) TBD Los Angeles, CA Dave Ramsey and his team will give you the skills you need to become a leader people want to follow. Learn how to inspire and motivate your team by serving them. Create a culture free of gossip and office politics—one that people want to work in. $79-$99
Supply Chain Conference Apr 15-17, 2018 Orlando, FL Join over 500 retailers, manufacturers, and solution providers who will convene for a joint conference filled with idea-stimulating educational sessions, interactive exhibits with the latest technology and relationship-building networking opportunities.  
MODEX Supply Chain Summit Apr 9-12, 2018 Atlanta, GA At MODEX, you'll find the solutions you need to solve tough manufacturing and supply chain challenges, identify best practices, exceed customer demands and gain competitive edge. It's where 850 of the leading manufacturing and supply chain providers gather to showcase their latest and greatest solutions. If your business needs to maximize operational efficiency and cut costs, your solutions will be waiting at MODEX.  
NAB Show Apr 7-12, 2018 Las Vegas, NV NAB Show is one of the ten largest trade shows in North America and provides the world's largest and most comprehensive gathering of television, radio, film, video, audio, and multi-media professionals. $150.00-$1,349.00

Youth Entrepreneurship Summit 2018: A World Made by You

Apr 11-13, 2018

 

Newark, DE

 

The youth entrepreneurship summit is a unique 3-day conference providing students, educators, and supporters from around the world the opportunity to develop new skills while energizing their entrepreneurial spirit. Learn from world-class speakers, entrepreneurs, and mentors. Join a community of like-minded peers and forge lifelong connections!

 
Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference (MWEC) 2018 Apr 6, 2018 Omaha, NE The seventh annual Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference 2018 is a two day conference that is for college students, young professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs to learn from highly successful young entrepreneurs and a few seasoned professionals.  
Black Women's Expo Apr 6-8, 2018 Chicago, IL The Black Women's Expo is an opportunity for businesses & women entrepreneurs to showcase their products and services to african american consumers. exhibiting $600.00-$1,200.00
Dallas Startup Week TBD Dallas, TX Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  
Portland Startup Week Apr 2-6, 2018 Portland, OR Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  
Indiana Small Business Expo Mar 30, 2018 Indianapolis, IN Network & discover new business opportunities in Indiana.  
Las Vegas Largest Mixer Business Expo 2018 March 29, 2018 Costa Mesa, CA Join area chambers and business organizations plus 150 exhibitors for the ultimate business networking event! Mix and mingle with business people representing hundreds of industries and companies in and around Southern Nevada.  
Vator Splash Health Mar  29, 2018 Palo Alto, CA The mission of Splash Health is to bring together the best and brightest minds around healthcare innovation and financing for an one-day-focused event, targeting early-stage founders, investors and members of the press interested in health innovation. At Splash Health, we'll examine how healthcare is changing and the opportunities it presents for entrepreneurs and investors. Cost: $275.00-$650.00. 8:30am-5:30pm PST. $275.00-$650.00
SecureWorld Philadelphia Mar 28-29, 2018 Philadelphia, PA Secure World is a key event for Entrepreneuers. Network & learn about cyber attacks and what you can do to prevent them. Bad cyber security can harm your customers and destroy your business. Take the opportunity to learn from this event.  
Maine Restaurant & Lodging Expo Mar 28, 2018 Portland, ME This exposition will show all the latest food service and lodging products. Leading restaurants in the food industry will exhibit their products and services to the visitors. $12.00
2018 AAHOA Annual Convention & Trade Show
Mar 27-30, 2018 San Antonio, TX Take advantage of this exciting opportunity. The AAHOA Annual Convention & Trade Show offers something for everyone. From the trade show that offers one-stop shopping for every hotelier to the educational programs and esteemed guest speakers, this is sure to be an experience you'll never forget. Cost: $484.00. $484.00
Next Generation Customer Experience (NGCX) Mar 27-29, 2018 Carlsbad, CA Next Gen Customer Experience brings together senior level customer experience executives across all industries to discuss the latest customer experience strategies across all channels and touch points.  
Nightclub & Bar Convention & Trade Show Mar 26-28, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Nightclub & Bar Convention & Trade Show is one of the renowned trade shows related with the beverage and entertainment industry of United States. More than 70 educational seminars, workshops, sessions and conferences are hosted during the show to educate the attendees about the latest trend prevailing in the market. $99.00-$579.00

Quick books Intermediate Workshop

 

Mar 26, 2018

 

Baltimore, MD

 

This QuickBooks workshop will cover how to set up accounts payable, accounts receivable and financials. This seminar is provided by Philippe Lerner, CFO, MBA of PL Consulting. Free

 

Do It Because They Said You Couldn't 1st Annual Conference 2018

Mar 24, 2018

 

Lithonia, GA

 

As entrepreneurs, you must participate in the growth of your success by actively getting involved in events that promote business achievement. There will be ample opportunities to network and build strong relationships with fellow business owners and consultants.

 
The North Charleston Business Expo Mar 22, 2018 Charleston, SC This must-attend event offers the business community, from small business entrepreneurs to executives, an opportunity to network with local professionals, engage with exhibitors, and discover resources for business growth.  
Global Pet Expo Mar 21-23, 2018 Orlando, FL Global Pet Expo will help the participating companies to showcase their products in front of a huge gathering.  Not open to the public.   
P3 Pet Expo Mar 21-23, 2018 Chicago, IL Exhibit and sell your products to potentially new customers.  A must attend, annual event for anyone in the pet industry seeking new opportunities for business growth.  
WBNEC 2018 Summit and Salute Mar 20-21, 2018 Dallas, TX Celebrate the successes of our Women’s Business Enterprise Stars and America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises. Participate in thought provoking workshops, formal and informal networking and the Salute gala. Come prepared to focus on opportunities for business growth and learn about trends across several key industries.  
International Pizza Expo Mar 19-22, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Different types of pizzas, baking equipments, pizza making supplies, ovens, pizza utensils and other related items are put on exhibit at the show and cooking demonstration sessions are organized during the event as well. $90.00-$210.00
Sugarloaf Arts and Crafts Show - Philadelphia Mar 16-18, 2018 Oaks, PA More than 250 top artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography. In addition to top national artists, the Festival will also introduce new and emerging artists showcasing the latest trends in handmade fashion and accessories, statement jewelry and fine art. $8.00-$10.00
Coffee Fest Baltimore 2018 Mar 16-18, 2018 Baltimore, MD Coffee Fest is a special kind of exhibition which deals with all kinds of coffee and coffee related products. Numerous innovations in the sphere of coffee are going to display in this expo. This is one of the biggest shows of its kind in America which deals with coffee.  
Coffee Fest - Nashville 2018 Mar 16-18, 2018 Baltimore, MD Coffee Fest New York is a special kind of exhibition which deals with all kinds of coffee and coffee related products. Numerous innovations in the sphere of coffee are going to display in this expo. This is one of the biggest shows of its kind in America which deals with coffee.  

Secure World – Boston

Mar 14-15, 2018

Boston, MA

Secure World is a key event for Entrepreneuers.  Network & learn about cyber attacks and what you can do to prevent them.  Bad cyber security can harm your customers and destroy your business.  Take the opportunity to learn from this event.

 

NYC's Biggest Business, Tech & Entrepreneur Professional Networking Event...

Mar 13, 2018

 

NYC, NY

 

This is the largest networking event for Entrepreneurs , Startups and Business Professionals.

Calling All: Tech Startups! Entrepreneurs ! Artists ! Professionals ! Free-lancers, Thinkers, Game-Changers, and Heroes!  Are you looking for co-founders, partners, coaches or core team members for your start-up? Please join us for an evening of creativity, inspiration and passionate conversations.

 
Midwest Foodservice Expo Mar 12-14, 2018 Milwaukee, WI Find new products, innovative ideas and connect with fellow foodservice professionals at this unique business event - it’s where our industry calls home.  
SNAXPO Mar 12-14, 2018 Atlanta, GA SNAXPO is the world's largest tradeshow of its kind that brings the complete International snack food industry under one roof. Explore the latest trends in the industry and make the best out of the contact base that the show offers.  $500.00-$1,175.00
Sup-X TBD Ft. Lauderdale, FL A two day international conference and expo that attracts 1500+ startup and early-stage entrepreneurs, angel and VC investors and related service providers from throughout North America.  
TOYFEST Mar 11-13, 2018 Las Vegas, NV A 4 day trade show that draws hundreds of Exhibitors.  A chance to display your products to thousands of potential buyers.  
ASD Market Week Mar 11-14, 2018 Las Vegas, NV

Showcase your products to thousands of potential buyers and find the right vendors to sell your products.  One of thelargest gathering of buyers.  This event is designed to bring product developers and buyers together under one roof.

 
International Home & Housewares Show Mar 10-13, 2018 Chicago, IL The International Home + Housewares Show offers you the opportunity to see first-hand consumer lifestyle and product trends for all areas of the home, both inside and out, under one roof. $100.00-$500.00

Starting a business in the wedding industry

 

Mar 10, 2018

 

Baltimore, MD

 

Are you still searching for a side business to start? You can start with the wedding industry. Many people have resigned their full-time jobs and follow their dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Many entrepreneurs in the wedding industry are making six figures. We will provide you a list of many ideas of entrepreneurship you can start as your side business.

 
The 24rd Annuyal SXSW Interactive Festival Mar 9-13, 2018 Austin, TX The 2016 event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events, special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer.  
Natural Products Expo West Mar 7-11, 2018 Anaheim, CA Attracting over 58,000 industry professionals, the show features over 3,000 exhibits and a variety of products. Co-located with Engredea, Nutracon conference, the Beer, Wine & Spirits Marketplace and Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace, these combined events showcase the entire value chain of healthy products from start to finish, identifying the bestsellers of today and the trends of tomorrow. $75.00-$95.00

Advanced Design & Manufacturing

 

Mar 7-8, 2018

 

Cleveland, OH

 

Advanced Design & Manufacturing Cleveland showcases five zones on one show floor: Packaging, Automation & Robotics, Design & Manufacturing, Plastics, and Medtech.

 
Eastern Winery Exposition Mar 6-8, 2018 Lancaster, CA The main purpose of this international event is to bring into lime light the importance and value of wineries and vineyards. $10.00-$410.00
HIMSS18 Conference & Exhibition Mar 5-9, 2018 Las Vegas, NV If your small business is about using IT to solve healthcare problems, then this event is for you. Network with thousands of physicians, nurses, health IT executives, IT professionals, public health professionals and many others in the healthcare industry.  
NCA 2018 State of the Industry Conference Mar 4-6, 2018 Miami, FL This is the Confectioners industry's premier learning and networking event. Attendees will gain valuable insights and ideas to apply to their business, all while networking with industry peers. $450.00-$2,500.00
National Preppers & Survivalists (NPS) Expo TBD Louisville, KY For entrepreneurs that provide products and services for the preppers industry, this event is an opportunity to grow your customer base, sell, network and learn.  
National Preppers & Survivalists Expo [NPSE] Mar 4-5, 2017 New Orleans, LA Come join us and see 100's of exhibits, tons of classes and up to 7,000 Preppers and Survivalists for this Emergency Preparedness Mega Event.  
2018 Upper Midwest  Bakery Expo Mar 3-4, 2018 St. Cloud, MN This exposition will be shown all the latest bakery products which are baked by the expert bakers. $20.00-$125.00
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Mar 2-4, 2018 Somerset, NJ More than 250 top artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography.  
Social Media Marketing World 2018 Feb 28-Mar 2, 2018 San Diego, CA You’ll join 4,000 fellow marketers at this mega-event designed to inspire and empower you with social media marketing ideas. Soak in 120+ expert-led sessions and workshops covering social tactics to content creation to social strategy. Join the world’s leading social media experts as you discover actionable tips and strategies to improve your social media marketing efforts. Enjoy networking activities.  
New England Food Show Feb 25-27, 2018 Boston, MA Find new products, innovative ideas and connect with fellow foodservice professionals at this unique business event - it’s where our industry calls home.  
MEAT Conference Feb 25-27, 2018 Nashville, TN This is a meat industry expo which offers networking opportunity; Comprehensive education sessions include a variety of ways to explore the latest developments in meat retailing today. Gain tools, insights, inspiration and new ideas.  
Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Feb 22-24, 2018 Ft. Lauderdale, FL GOA is jam-packed with ideas that will help you grow your business – from demonstrations by major manufacturers and suppliers, to top-notch education and training by respected industry leaders, to incredible networking with industry peers from around the globe.
 
Chicago Dental Society-Annual Midwinter Meeting Feb 22-24, 2018 Chicago, IL Build your knowledge with hands-on participation courses and live televised patient demonstrations. Network with the dental community in person while you learn from the leaders in dental continuing education. Visit the Exhibit Hall, where you will find more than 600 commercial partners displaying the latest and best in dental products and services. Cost $0.00-$650.00.  
10X Your Business Feb 22-24, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Come to learn strategies from the most successful entrepreneurs that will guarantee you 10X Growth in 2018.  
Digital Summit - Phoenix Feb 21-22, 2018 Phoenix, AZ Network and discover what's new in marketing and digital technology. Use the knowledge gained to redefine your company's digital strategy. Meet with potential customers, vendors, expert resources, friends, and colleagues. $245
US BevX2018 Feb 21-22, 2018 Washington, DC This year’s theme is “In Pursuit of Excellence” and the trade show will highlight the latest and most innovative products and services impacting quality available.  
CLFP Expo & Showcase of Porcessed Foods Feb 21-22, 2018 Sacramento, CA CLFP Expo And Showcase of Processed Foods is one of the most comprehensive food sector trade shows in America. The show is attended by more than 200 professional exhibitors and different types of vegetable and fruit processing equipments are showcased here. Several interactive workshops and educational sessions are scheduled during the show. $35.00-$160.00
Home Business Expo & Conference Feb 21, 2018 White Marsh, MD Showcase Your Home Based Business. Attend Workshops Specifically for Home. Based Business Owners. Network with Peers. $30.00-$5,000
Digital Kids Conference Feb 19-20, 2018 New York, NY Digital Kids is the must-attend event for brand owners, game developers, entertainment and media executives, marketers, producers, digital media directors and licensing professionals seeking to engage children online and on digital devices.  
Catersource Conference & Tradeshow Mar 18-21, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Catersource Conference & Tradeshow is one of the largest catering industry exhibition in America. More than 6,000 catering professionals with buying power will attend Catersource tradeshow.  
North American International Toy Fair 2018 Feb 17-20, 2018 New York,NY With approximately 30,000 participants, including 1,100 exhibitors and 1,000 global media representatives, it is the only place where toy industry professionals can do an entire year's worth of business, in four days, under one roof.  
NAPE Feb 15-175-9, 2018 Houston, TX This event offers prospects, producers and purchasers a unique chance to connect, reconnect, and make deals. More intimate than the annual NAPE Summit, this show is a “must attend” event for those who want to network with the people and players that have firsthand knowledge of the opportunities and prospects throughout the area.  
Boston Wine Show TBD Boston, MA Wine retailers/wine merchants, Wholesalers, Importers, Exporters, Catering managers, Bakers, confectioners, butchers, caterers and ice cream outlets, restaurant owners & General Public. The show will be classified as an eminent platform which will facilitate display of latest trends and innovations of Agricultural sector. $85.00-$145.00
Small Business Expo - Miami Feb 14, 2018 Miami, FL Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0
Startaup Grind Global Conference Feb 12-14, 2018 Redwood Cit, CA A global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Network withn entrepreneurs and investors. Find partners. Demo your products & services. $99.00-$750.00
Fort Collins Startup Week Feb 12-16, 2018 Ft. Collins, CO Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  
Tampa Bay Startup Week Feb 12-16, 2018 Tamap Bay, FL Showcase your startup, network and see other startups on display.  
Retail Supply Chain Conference TBD Orlando, FL This is where Retailers, suppliers technology providers, distributors, and others get to network and connect with each other and develop new business relationships.  
The Vegas Pet Expo Feb 10-11, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming, Pet Behavior & Training, Traveling with your Pet, How YOU Can Make a Difference, Different Types of Pets/Breeds, Veterinarian FAQ.  
The Marin Home & Remodeling Show Feb 10-11, 2018 Portland, ME Showcase your small business to tens of thousands of potential customers & network with other entrepreneurs, manufacturers, distributors, etc.  

WestPack

 

Feb 6-8, 2018

 

Anaheim, CA

 

At WestPack You Can: Find new equipment, technology, and materials to lower costs, reduce waste, and increase efficiencies.

 
SecureWorld Charlotte Feb 8, 2018 Charlottte, NC SecureWorld is a great place to find out what new technology and solutions vendors in the local market are currently providing. Entrepreneurs get to network & learn how to secure their small businesses.  
Craft Beverages  Unlimited East TBD Asheville, NC Manufacturers and entrepreneurs associated with the wine manufacturing industry will showcase the newly launched products and services to the guests of the expo. $140.00-$300.00
Roundtable discussions about exporting to Asia Feb 6-9, 2018 Cedar Rapids, IA From February 6-9, IEDA overseas market managers from China and SE Asia will be traveling to Cedar Rapids/Iowa City February 6th, Dubuque on February 8th and Ames on Feb. 9th to meet companies who are interested in refining their strategy. Meetings with companies will be held one-on-one or in groups to help increase exports to that region.  
WestPack Feb 6-8, 2018 Anaheim, CA WestPack New York is your best chance to see novel packaging materials and manufacturing technology that impacts all your current and future projects. Explore the latest innovations in packaging creation for food & beverage, health & beauty, pharma & medical, and beyond.  
New York Fashion Week 2018 Feb 5-10, 2018 New York, NY Fashion week is the premier fashion event where all things fashion are showcased.  Gaining access to this event is not easy.  You have to read the rules. $80.00 and up
Medical Design & manufacturing West Expo TBD Anaheim, CA If your small business is in the medical device industry don't miss this event. Thousands of exhibiting suppliers One-of-a-kind networking opportunities The latest technologies on display for endless inspiration, including: 3D printing; New battery tech; Cutting-edge materials; etc.  
Biz to Biz Networking-Ceviche Feb 5, 2018 Oakland Park, FL This is a great Biz to Biz Networking opportunity for entrepreneurs. Bring plenty of business cards. You may even bring a friend.  
NY NOW Feb 3-7, 2018 New York, NY The market for high sell-through products that you can’t find anywhere else. Watch and see why nearly 38% of retail buyers source only NY NOW® for design-led products across the home, lifestyle, handmade and gift spectrum.  
Golf Industry Show 2017 Feb 3-8, 2018 San Antonio, TX The Golf Industry Show (GIS) is the only national trade show and education conference and largest global event dedicated to the management and operation of golf facilities. GIS is an innovative trade show designed for the owners/operators of golf facilities and the professional members of the golf course industry.

Entrepreneurs Networking Event

 

Jan 31, 2018

 

Beltsville, MD

 

You are cordially invited to our fifth year anniversary! Come out to connect with other entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders and professionals around the DMV area. Don't miss the opportunity to make profitable new business contacts and learn more about P.E.R.K.Consulting.

 
NYC's Biggest Business, Tech & Entrepreneur Professional Networking Affair
Jan 30, 2018 New York, NY This is the largest networking mixer for Entrepreneurs , Startups and Business Professionals In New York.  
International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018 Atlanta, GA The IPPE is expected to bring together more than 1,250 exhibitors and over 30,000 attendees. The IPPE covers poultry, feeding and meat. Showcase your business to industry members, network and learn of the latest technological advancements in this industry.  
Mid-America ARestaurant Expo Jan 28-29, 2018 Columbus, OH Provides attendees with a forum to meet a variety of food and equipment vendors while networking with peers and learning from experts. North America Pizza & Ice Cream Show featured demonstrations of new products and equipment, how-to seminars and recession-busting workshops $29.00-$59.00
Las Vegas Furniture Market 2018

Jan 28-Feb 1, 2018

Las Vegas, NV Attendee Benefits: Experience the world's most comprehensive selection of home furnishings products at the Las Vegas Furniture Market, as more than 1,400 suppliers with merchandise in every imaginable category, style and price range.  
Indo Expo Trade Show and Conference Jan 27-28, 2018 Denver, CO The Indo Expo Trade Show and Conference looks to assist in building relationships between marijuana growers, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and the public. Whether you’re visiting with us to promote and sell a product line(s), purchase items for your store(s), enjoy product demonstrations, educational seminars, networking opportunities, classes, and workshops. Visit with us and connect, learn and share.  

2018 Queen City Business Expo

Jan 27, 2018

Charlotte, NC

The Queen City Business Expo features over 50 businesses from the Charlotte Metro. These companies are the back bones of our communities and the future employers to develop the city. Music, food, shopping, and entertainment round out the festive event.

$0.00-$200

Small Business Pop-Up Shop Jan 26, 2018 White Marsh, MD Take Your Online or Home Based Business to the Streets. Right across from Macy's at White Marsh Mall. $100-$295
Preview 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Presented by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, this annual forecasting and relationship-building event converges dynamic national speakers, local economic experts and industry leaders in a conference and trade show event to give you the tools and information you need to do business in Las Vegas in the coming year.  
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Jan 25-28, 2018 Denver, CO Meet leading winter sports equipment retailers, manufacturers and outdoor industry professionals. Discover new winter sports products, apparel and gear.  
The ASI Show (Advertising Specialty Institute) Jan 24-26, 2018 Dallas, TX The three-day schedule focuses on building valuable relationships and growing sales opportunities. From education focused on the latest market trends and a robust show floor conducive for productive conversations to daily networking. $199.00
Biz to Biz Networking-Beauty & The Feast Jan 24 2018 Ft. Lauderdale, FL This is a great Biz to Biz Networking opportunity for entrepreneurs. Bring plenty of business cards. You may even bring a friend.  
Small Business Expo - Dallas Jan 24, 2018 Dallas, TX Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. $0.0
DistribuTECH  Jan 23-25, 2018

San Antonio

, CA
DistribuTECH  will be held in conjunction with the Electric Light and Power Executive Conference and the Utility Products Conference and Exposition. DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition attracts utility decision makers from around the world interested in transmission and distribution solutions including information technology, C&I energy management tools and services, communications systems and equipment, metering, system automation and T&D equipment.  
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Jan 23-25, 2018 Chantilly, VA More than 250 top artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography.  
The World of Concrete (WOC) Jan 23-26, 2018 Las Vegas, NV The World of Concrete (WOC) is the largest annual international trade show for the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries. WOC occupies more than half a million net square feet of exhibit space, more than 1,200 exhibiting companies will present the latest commercial concrete and masonry construction related products, technology and equipment.  

How To Start Building

 

Jan 23, 2018

 

Houston, TX

 

Where should you get started in building your product? How should you determine what is valuable to your customers? What does it take in order to start building a great product right now?

 

Fancy Food Show

Jan 21-23, 2018

San Francisco, CA

With nearly 20,000 attendees, 1,500 exhibitors, and over 1,000 new products, the WFFS is the largest specialty food trade event on the West Coast and a showcase of industry innovation, bringing specialty food’s top manufacturers, buyers, and thought leaders together under one roof for three days of delectable discovery.

 
Silicon Valley Home Show Jan 19-21, 2018 Santa Clara, CA Generate successful sales leads. This event is also a great platform for the launch and introduction of new products and meeting industry peers. The attendees of this event can get a comprehensive insight into the industry.  
Biz to Biz Networking-American Social Jan 17, 2018 Ft. Lauderdale, FL This is a great Biz to Biz Networking opportunity for entrepreneurs. Bring plenty of business cards. You may even bring a friend.  

Business Development Series: Strategic Planning

 

Jan 16, 2018

 

Beltsville, MD

 

Trying to take your business or nonprofit to the next level and not sure what your next step should be? Join us for our next Business Development Workshop!

 
Rocky Mountain Bridal Show Jan 14, 2018 Denver, CO An opportunity for small businesses in the bridal industry to reach new customers and network with industry members.  
NRF Retailer's Big Show Jan 14-16, 2018 New York, NY Exhibit, network & learn about the the latest trends and technological advances in the retail industry.  

Promoting Your Brand: Creating a Social Media Strategy

 

Jan 13, 2018

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Come join us for an interactive workshop that will provide guidance on:  Which platform is best for your business?  How to create a postive image?  Messaging - Intent vs. Impact?  Podcast, Video or Live?

 
Medical Design & manufacturing East Expo Jan 12-14, 2018 New York, NY If your small business is in the medical device industry don't miss this event. Thousands of exhibiting suppliers One-of-a-kind networking opportunities The latest technologies on display for endless inspiration, including: 3D printing; New battery tech; Cutting-edge materials; etc.  
Franchise Expo South Jan 12-20, 2018 Dallas, TX Join thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners at the FRANCHISE EXPO SOUTH, the premier franchise expo serving the Southwestern US, Latin America and the Caribbean. Meet hundreds of proven franchised businesses. $110.00-$250.00
Business Matters January 2018 - A Conference and Boot Camp

Jan 12-13, 2018

 

Baltimore, MD

 

Day 1 - kicks off the weekend with panelists, networking, and an overview of starting a business! Day 2 - includes a day full of workshops focused on Small Business Resources, Business Entities, Business Basics, Contracts, Copyright, Marketing and more!

 

Small Business Contracts & Capital Sourcing Expo

 

Jan 12, 2018

 

Newark, NJ

 

Come attend this B2B and B2C networking event. Entrepreneurs and small businesses will be given an opportunity to market, promote and sell their products or services to a diverse audience.

 
Biz to Biz Networking - ROK:BRGR Jan 11, 2018 Hallandale Beach, FL This is an opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs in south Florida.  
International Sportsmen's Expos Jan 11-14, 2018 Denver, CO If your small business is in the sportsmen industry this event is for you. Join the region’s largest presentation of travel destinations both nearby and around the world. Exhibits include fishing, hunting, off-roading, boating, outdoor products, travel and more.  

OEN PubTalk:  Beyond Kickstarter - Crowdfunding your Startup

Jan 11, 2017 Portland, OR Join us at our January PubTalk to learn about the state of the cannabis industry from a diverse spectrum of entrepreneurs.  
Biz to Biz Networking-Chima Jan 10, 2018 Ft. Lauderdale, FL This is a great Biz to Biz Networking opportunity for entrepreneurs. Bring plenty of business cards. You may even bring a friend.  
Northern Illinois Farm Show Jan 10-11, 2018 Dekalb, IL With over 5,000 attendees and 200 local and leading exhibitors, the IDEAg Northern Illinois Farm Show is a convenient venue for producers in northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa to meet with agribusinesses under one roof. The show will feature a multitude of highly informative and strong educational programs developed by the University of Illinois Extension Services.  
The San Diego Pet Expo Jan 10-14, 2018 San Diego, CA Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming, Pet Behavior & Training, Traveling with your Pet, How YOU Can Make a Difference, Different Types of Pets/Breeds, Veterinarian FAQ.  
International Builders Show (IBS) 2017 Jan 9-11, 2018 Orlando, FL The NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) is the largest annual light construction show in the world, every year attracting 50,000 visitors from more than 100 countries. IBS brings together the industry's most important global manufacturers and suppliers and showcases the latest products, materials and technologies involved in all types of buildings – including wood, concrete, stone and brick.  
ASBA Speed Networking - (Tuscon) Jan 9, 2018 Tuscon, AZ Be our guest for a fast-paced format of networking that allows you to make vital business connections in increments of up to 90 seconds! Get tips from Pro Sales Coach Mike Leeds and learn the craft of fast relevant effective networking.  
Atlanta International Gift & Honme Furnishing Market Jan 9-16, 2018 Atlanta, GA Showcase your small business or discover new products to sell. Over 7,200 brands in all categories of gifts, home décor and furniture; 3 inter-connected buildings let you shop with ease; Dozens of educational seminars and lively networking events; Friendly staff and resources for planning your visit.  
ENK Children's Club Jan 7-9, 2018 New York, NY An international exhibition featuring every category of children's clothing from newborn to age 12, layette items, fashion accessories, footwear, toys and gifts. Children's Club is an excellent opportunity to be seen by the medium to better children's specialty retailers and boutiques.  
CES Jan 9-12, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Discover the latest in technology and learn how it could impact your small business or create opportunities for new businesses.  
Knoxville RV Show Jan 5-7, 2018 Serville, TN This expo is the perfect place to exhibit your product or service to customers in this industry.
 
Biggest RV Show in South Texas Jan 4-7, 2018 San Antonio, TX This expo is the perfect place to exhibit your product or service to customers in this industry.
 
Colorado RV Adventure Travel Show Jan 4-6, 2018 Denver, CO This expo is the perfect place to exhibit your product or service to customers in this industry.
 

 

 

 

 



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