5/26/2016 Prev Next Email Share × Share On: Often people starting a small business are not truly business experts. Instead, they are innovators, creators, marketers, designers and visionaries who are able to see a need for a product or service. Attending a Small Business Expo small business conference once a year is a great way to expand those areas of expertise and become more familiar with all areas of owning a small business. Not all conferences which market themselves to business professionals are geared towards small business owners, managers, and operators, but we make it our only focus. By choosing a locally hosted conference which caters exclusively to small business you can rest assured the keynote speakers and the conference seminars and events will all be relevant to your needs. A small business tradeshow will provide you with several different learning opportunities. These can be obtained by attending the keynote presentations, watching demos, attending industry meetup sessions and in talking to others. New Laws and Regulations Staying on top of new local laws and regulations impacting a small business is an essential component at all of our small business conference locations. Choosing to attend at least one conference a year in your own state or within your geographic area allows you to get the latest information on changes impacting how you do business. Marketing Trends and Changes Marketing trends are constantly changing. Social media sites become old news, and new options exist just waiting for potential business marketing opportunities to take advantage of their systems. Learning what the trends are, and which social media sites are relevant and which are not, is a very important part of small business promotion and advertising and one which is very popular with our attendees. Business Finance Imagine how helpful it would be to learn just one new concept in business financing at your next small business event. This is information you can immediately apply to your small business to increase funding options, to more effectively utilize business tax credits or deductions, and to use your profits to grow your business while still paying your salary. Improving Customer Service Finding ways to serve your customers better, to increase the positive feedback about your company online, and to create a loyal customer base is also a critical element discussed at our events. By tapping into both the research and the real world experience of successful entrepreneurs you don’t have to reinvent the wheel, you can simply implement the same training and staff development programs they have already perfected. Choosing to attend just one Small Business Expo small business conference a year will help you be better at what you do. You will come back energized, excited and ready to make changes for the better after all, our motto is “Thank you for supporting small business”, and we are happy to make it happen.