There’s nothing better than a major conference or networking event when you’re a small business manager; all of those learning and networking opportunities simply can’t be beat when you’re going it alone, after all! But, if you really want to sweeten the deal, consider planning a trip to an event that is not only fulfilling in and of itself, but also takes place in a location that promises to offer a bit of fun and beauty, as well.
Combine business and pleasure in the best of ways with these five small business events in beautiful locations:
1. SMX Social Media Marketing Conference
Social media and the web at large have changed nearly every aspect of how we do business, and there is probably no better destination than the SMX Social Media Marketing Conference in Las Vegas to stay ahead of the curve! For a full two days, SMX will see you involved with workshops, debate sessions, and nearly unlimited networking opportunities, all coming together to help you leave with more expertise and contacts than you’ve ever had before.
When and Where: Beautiful in its own uniquely modern way, Las Vegas, Nevada will provide the setting for the upcoming SMX Social Media Marketing Conference, giving you access to a variety of jaw-dropping sights and sounds during your stay on November 20 and 21, 2013.
2. 2014 Winter Global Conference on Business and Finance
There can be no success in small business without a strong mind for finance management, and that’s exactly what the 2014 Winter Global Conference on Business and Finance aims to help you with. Taking place in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii, this event will act as a medium for a series of papers published in all areas of business, marketing, and finance management, helping you to get a better handle on how to best take care of your business, now and into the future.
When and Where: As if you needed an excuse, the 2014 Winter Global Conference on Business and Finance will allow you to find yourself in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii on January 6, 2014, helping beaches and business to come together in a supremely attractive way.
3. Small Business Expo
The Small Business Expo in Miami, Florida is one of the biggest business trade shows on the globe, giving you access to as much information as you could hope to take in over the course of a single day. As if that’s not enough, you’ll also get to enjoy a warm Miami day during January, a month that may otherwise present as very chilly at home!
When and Where: White sand beaches and an exciting nightlife await you in Miami, Florida on January 16, 2014. To ensure that you’re staying in style and comfort, check out MiamiHotels.org for great rates on the right hotel for you.
4. GLOBE 2014 Conference & Trade Fair
Visit Canada’s beautiful city of Vancouver this coming March for the GLOBE 2014 Conference and Trade Fair, a large event that last year drew more than 9,000 visitors, more than 3,000 participating organizations, 650 CEOs and Presidents, and 157 speakers, among much more.
When and Where: The faux tropical city of Vancouver, British Columbia, one of Canada’s most beautiful urban areas, will provide a mountainous backdrop for the GLOBE 2014 Conference and Trade Fair from March 26 through March 28, 2014, giving you the opportunity to explore a city full to the brim with a variety of cultures.
5. 2014 Elite Business National Conference and Exhibition
Hosted by the publishers of Elite Business Magazine, the Elite Business National Conference and Exhibition will require that you make a stop in London, with two full days of a jam-packed agenda helping you to become a better, smarter business owner than ever before.
When and Where: Taking place over April 10 and 11, 2014, the Elite Business National Conference and Exhibition will take you to the beautifully historic city of London, England, providing you with ample time to take in some of the world’s most famous sights even as you give your business a boost.