There are many conferences held year-round that offer expert advice for aspiring entrepreneurs. Even if an entrepreneur is fully knowledgeable about their business, everyone can use a little extra guidance and at least some more inspiration.
Even more, good networking is a gift that keeps on giving for entrepreneurs. Going to conferences with like-minded individuals is a way for business owners to make connections and network with other professionals and peers in their field.
CES in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-8, 2017
This is undoubtedly one of the largest conferences for consumer tech. There is a diverse crowd that attends this conference of entrepreneurs, innovators, technology leaders, and spectators from all over the world. It’s a great opportunity to listen to keynotes from industry leaders and engage with other like-minded guests.
Startup Grind Conference in Silicon Valley, Feb. 21-22, 2017
Here’s the conference for all things Startup and Silicon Valley. If you know an entrepreneur that would be interested in learning from companies like Google, Airbnb, Nest, Instagram, and Lyft, then get them the ticket for Christmas and make sure they attend! With 3,000 founders and investors, more than 40 keynote and fireside sessions, and over 50 exhibiting startups, this will be Startup Grind’s largest event ever.
SXSW in Texas, Mar. 10-19, 2017
Entrepreneurs, creatives, influencers, and innovators all come together at this conference to get a sneak peek into the future of technology and digital creativity. This event has a combination of speaker sessions, music festivals, and networking events for a variety of industries, making it one of the largest in the country.
International Startup Festival in Montreal, July 12-16, 2017
Send someone to the beautiful city of Montreal where Startupfest brings together entrepreneurs, investors, and people passionate about the startup world. Attendees will be able to learn from mentors, pitch investors, and rub elbows with industry peers.