Unlock Growth: Must-Attend Small Business Conferences in 2024
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Female Founder’s Day

March 23,  2024 | New York City

Female Founder’s Day is a celebration and empowerment of women in business. Attendees can expect to dive into hands-on workshops, receive one-on-one mentorship, engage in insightful panel discussions, and benefit from unparalleled networking opportunities. It’s designed to provide actionable tools and information to directly impact your business’s bottom line. This conference is a must-attend for any female entrepreneur looking to connect with industry leaders and like-minded individuals.

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South by Southwest (SXSW)

March 8-16,  2024 | Austin, TX

SXSW stands at the crossroads of business, technology, culture, film, and music, offering a unique blend of networking and learning experiences. Participants can explore various programs tailored to specific interests, covering everything from the latest tech innovations to cultural trends. It’s an ideal venue for entrepreneurs looking to stay ahead of industry curves and foster creative collaborations.

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Content Hacker Conference

March 12-13,  2024 | Austin, TX

The Content Hacker Conference focuses on the evolving landscape of AI in content creation, offering valuable insights into how to leverage technology for business growth. Attendees will learn about AI content strategies, network with fellow entrepreneurs, and discover how to reach new levels of business achievement. This event is particularly beneficial for those eager to embrace AI’s potential in enhancing content marketing efforts.

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Alt Summit

March 17-20,  2024 | Palm Springs, CA

Alt Summit caters to creative entrepreneurs, emphasizing the importance of community and connection. This conference offers a mix of workshops, discussions, and networking events designed to inspire and motivate. Attendees leave not only with actionable strategies for business growth but also with meaningful connections to other creative minds. It’s an ideal gathering for those seeking to break out of business isolation and engage with a vibrant community.

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LeadsCon 2024

April 8-10,  2024 | Las Vegas, NV

LeadsCon is the premier conference for those interested in lead generation and conversion. With a focus on the latest strategies and technologies in lead nurturing and conversion, attendees can expect to gain insights from leading experts in the field. This conference is perfect for businesses looking to enhance their lead-generation efforts and drive significant growth.

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ESC Conference

May TBD,  2024 | Austin, TX

The ESC Conference is an all-encompassing event designed to equip small business owners with the tools and strategies needed for growth. Featuring speakers from various industries, it offers a broad range of insights on business development, marketing, and networking. Attendees will leave inspired, connected, and ready to elevate their business to new heights.

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EcomSweetie

May 8-10.  2024 | Austin, TX

Ecom Sweetie is the go-to conference for e-commerce entrepreneurs keen on deepening their understanding of the industry and emerging technologies. This event offers a platform to learn from top entrepreneurs, discover new products, and network with peers. It’s an excellent opportunity for e-commerce owners looking to innovate and expand their online presence.

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Social Icon

May 3-4,  2024 | Utah

Social Icon is tailored for social media influencers and content creators, offering insights into the latest industry trends and networking opportunities with leaders and influencers. Attendees will learn strategies to enhance their social media presence and engage with their audience more effectively. This conference is a must for anyone looking to leverage social media for business growth.

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Ultimate Product Party

May 7-9,  2024 | Southern California, CA

Aimed at product-based businesses, the Ultimate Product Party offers unique insights into scaling, online visibility, and sales enhancement. With a mix of discussions, workshops, and networking, attendees can tailor their experience to meet their specific business needs. It’s an invaluable resource for entrepreneurs ready to take their product-based business to the next level.

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Entrepreneurial Excellence Forum

May 15-17,  2024 | Colorado Springs, CO

Hosted by the Women Presidents Organization, this forum focuses on leadership development, networking, and business improvement strategies. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with successful entrepreneurs, participate in workshops, and attend keynote speeches. It’s an inspiring gathering for women entrepreneurs committed to making a significant impact in their industries.

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Powerhouse Women

August 8-10,  2024 | Scottsdale, AZ

Powerhouse Women is a dynamic conference aimed at women entrepreneurs ready to expand their businesses and networks. This event features an incredible lineup of speakers, offering insights into business growth, personal development, and community building. It’s the perfect setting for those seeking to be inspired by and connect with other ambitious women in business.

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Inbound

September 18-20,  2024 | Boston, MA

Hosted by HubSpot, Inbound brings together professionals from marketing, sales, and customer success to create a comprehensive learning and networking experience. Attendees can expect to discover the latest in digital marketing strategies, customer engagement, and business growth tactics from industry leaders. The conference offers both general and VIP admissions, providing access to exclusive content and networking opportunities.

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Spark Showit

Oct 28-30,  2024 | Chandler, AZ

Spark Showit is designed for entrepreneurs in the digital marketing and content creation space. This event focuses on enhancing digital knowledge, creativity, and skill sets, offering workshops, seminars, and networking sessions tailored to the needs of digital entrepreneurs. Attendees will leave with practical tools and strategies to transform their business’s online presence.

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Forbes Power Women’s Summit

September 14, 2024| Virtual/New York, NY

The Forbes Power Women’s Summit gathers female entrepreneurs and professionals from various industries to discuss themes of power, success, and leadership. This summit features speeches and discussions from leading female figures, providing attendees with a dose of inspiration and practical advice for their personal and professional journeys. It’s an excellent opportunity for those looking to be motivated by stories of success and resilience.

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Women in Business Summit (WIB)

September 12-13,  2024 | Springfield, MA

The Women in Business Summit focuses on empowering female business owners through education, resources, and community support. This conference offers a platform for enhancing leadership skills, achieving business goals, and promoting equity within the business world. Attendees can look forward to collaborative workshops and networking sessions aimed at fostering a strong community of women entrepreneurs.

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The 10th house

Events throughout the year,  2024 | Location TBD

Part of the Female Founder Collective, The 10th House offers a series of networking and speaker events designed to support women’s development in business and beyond. This exclusive community hosts events that cater to a wide range of interests and professional development needs, making it an excellent resource for continuous learning and connection.

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Heart Conference

Date TBD | Location TBD

The Heart Conference is all about elevating your marketing and business strategy to the next level. It’s an event where entrepreneurs can learn from industry experts, network with peers, and discover new ways to inject passion and energy into their businesses. Attendees can expect to leave with actionable strategies and a renewed enthusiasm for their entrepreneurial journey.

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Elevate Summit

Date TBD | Virtual

Catering to creative entrepreneurs, the Elevate Summit is a virtual conference designed to unlock potential and provide actionable success roadmaps. With a focus on personalized action plans and confidence-building, this event is perfect for business owners looking to grow their operations and leadership skills from the comfort of their own home or office.

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Digital Summit

Various Dates | Locations across the country

The Digital Summit series offers entrepreneurs a deep dive into digital marketing, featuring a wide range of topics from SEO trends to the latest digital technologies impacting businesses. Each summit provides a unique agenda with speakers, workshops, and networking opportunities, ideal for those looking to stay ahead in the digital marketing realm.

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She Leads

Oct 18,  2024 | NYC TBD

She Leads conference is dedicated to advancing women entrepreneurs and leaders. This event focuses on strategies for increasing visibility and growth. Attendees will learn from successful women how to leverage their positions for business expansion. It’s an essential conference for women looking to make significant progress in their careers and businesses.

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Creative at Heart

Date for round 11 TBD |  Location TBD

Aimed at entrepreneurs in creative niches, Creative at Heart offers a mix of keynote presentations, panel discussions, and breakout sessions. This conference is designed to educate and empower creative business owners, providing them with the tools and community support needed to thrive in their industries.

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Women Impact Tech (WIT)

November 7,  2024 | New York, NY

Women Impact Tech is a conference focused on female entrepreneurs in the tech space. It includes not only networking and learning opportunities but also mock interviews and pitch practice sessions. This event is perfect for those looking to refine their discovery calls, product pitches, and overall presence in the tech industry.

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Content Jam

Date TBD | Chicago, IL

Content Jam is a premier conference for those looking to elevate their content strategy. With a focus on content promotion, advertising, AI, and more, this event offers insights into all aspects of content marketing. Attendees will leave with actionable advice on how to take their content to the next level.

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Boss Vision Converence

Date TBD | Location TBD

The Boss Vision Conference is designed for female entrepreneurs ready to make a meaningful impact and thrive financially. Through workshops, networking, and expert panels, attendees will explore strategies for significant business growth and personal development. This conference is a must-attend for those committed to taking their entrepreneurial journey seriously.

Did you miss any events? I’m constantly updating our list to include the most impactful conferences out there. If you know of a conference that should be on this list or are hosting one yourself, let us know in the comments or drop me a DM.

Attending these conferences is a game-changer for anyone looking to enhance their business acumen, broaden their perspectives, and immerse themselves in a community of forward-thinking entrepreneurs. I hope you find this guide helpful and that it inspires you to participate in these enriching experiences!

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