Think it’s too early to start preparing your small business for the holiday season? Think again!
The holidays require a lot of preparation for a lot of small businesses. And fitting all of that work into a month or two isn’t feasible. Instead, you can learn more about preparing your business now as part of an upcoming Twitter chat.
The #HolidayBizPrep Twitter chat, sponsored by the UPS Store, is slated for August 15. During the chat, you can learn from small business experts and other entrepreneurs about the best strategies to get ready for the upcoming holiday season.
Learn more about the #HolidayBizPrep Twitter chat and other upcoming small business events in the Featured Events section and the list below.
To see a full list or to submit your own event, contest or award listing, visit the Small Business Events Calendar.
Featured Events, Contests and Awards
ChallengeHER for Women Business Owners
August 15, 2017, St. Paul , Minn.
ChallengeHER works specifically with the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) federal contracting program as a tool to help to assist women business owners leverage federal awards, learn the federal procurement process, and to connect them with the right people. With this knowledge, you are much better positioned to grow your business and increase your revenue. Join us Tuesday, August 15, 2017.
UPS Store #HolidayBizPrep Twitter Chat
August 15, 2017, Online, Twitter
On Aug. 15, at 2 p.m. EDT, please join Small Business Trends founder and CEO Anita Campbell (@smallbiztrends), small business branding and technology expert Ramon Ray (@ramonray) and bestselling author, and small business columnist and speaker Steve Strauss (@SteveStrauss). These three experts will discuss preparing your small business for the holiday season in a Twitter chat sponsored by The UPS Store (@TheUPSStore) under the hashtag #HolidayBizPrep. Tis’ the season — to prepare!
Staples Breakroom Makeover Contest
August 31, 2017, Online
Win a $50,000 Ultimate Breakroom Makeover for your office!
The breakroom in any office serves as a place to refuel, boost productivity, attract & retain top talent, and gather away from desks & conference rooms. Is your current breakroom lacking and in a need of an upgrade? If so, enter and you could win a breakroom for your office that will help your employees recharge, refresh, and be more productive.
September 12, 2017, San Francisco, Calif.
Finding better ways for teams to work together is one of the biggest challenges facing every company and industry. That’s why Slack is introducing Frontiers on September 12 – 13, Pier 27, San Francisco. Slack Frontiers is a two–day conference that brings together leading thinkers, Slack customers, developers, and partners to explore how the nature of teamwork is changing. Be among the first to hear about Slack’s newest products, learn how Slack improves work and workflow, and hear from customers about the ways their organizations are evolving.
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