10 Los Angeles area events in 2020 your small business should take advantage of

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  • 10 events for LA businesses to know about in 2020

Attending or taking advantage of local public events, conferences, and business expos that get consumers (and business owners) excited can help give your local shop that extra edge. 

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Whether you are attending an event or helping tend to the hype around it, you should take advantage of the different ways that these events can help your business.

You can exploit the additional foot traffic, sponsor an event, set up a booth, use the publicity for your PR efforts, and much, much more!

The Academy Awards 

When: February 9, 2020

Consumers get excited about the Academy Awards every year. Use this global event and the buzz surrounding it to drive customer sales. Consider creating fun discounts or themed deals centered around celebrities and Oscars.

Read more: Free ways to use PR to grow your small business

Influencer Marketing Conference & Expo

When: February 25-26, 2020

Connect with other businesses and learn more about how your business can benefit from influencer marketing. With social media having such a large impact on younger consumers, this is a great way to increase leads and revenue opportunities. 

Learn everything that you need to know about influencer marketing in 2020 at this conference. You can register at influencermarketingexpo.com

Future Festival

When: March 17, 2020

Future Festival is rated as “the best innovation conference ever!” Your team can join large brands like Starbucks, Netflix, Red Bull, and Google as you learn more about how you can benefit from and contribute to the innovative technologies of 2020. 

Help reinspire your team with the awesome keynote speakers and events this festival has to offer. Buy tickets now at futurefestival.com

2020 NCAA Tournament West Regional

When: March 26, 2020

Are you ready for March Madness? Whether you are big into basketball or not, your local customers are, so this is a great opportunity for your business to get in on the hype of tournament. 

You don’t have to attend the event, but you could offer sweet deals surrounding the tournament. Create themed discounts and offerings and blast that on your social media channels. 

basketball on floor for march madness small business events

Digital Summit Los Angeles

When: March 31-April 2, 2020

Digital Summit Los Angeles is all about helping your business become the best digital marketers in your industry. Whether you are just starting out or an established business, have a lot of experience in digital marketing or none at all, your business will learn a lot at this conference. 

Over the course of three days, your team will have the opportunity to attend over 45 actionable sessions and engage with speakers from Google, CNN, Nordstrom, Shutterstock, and more. 

Register now at losangeles.digitalsummit.com

Marketing Impact Live

When: May 28-31, 2020

Marketing Impact Live is a marketing conference hosted by world-renowned motivational speaker Chalene Johnson. Chalene has been in the health industry for more than 30 years and has worked with brands like BeachBody, p90x, Insanity, and others. 

This Orange County conference is all about increasing your bottom line through adding passive online income to your business strategy. With active learning and regular dance breaks, this event is supposed to be fun and inspire you to take action. 

If you’re new to the event, you can get two free tickets for your team! Buy tickets now at chalenejohnson.com

Orange County Fair

When: July 17-August 16, 2020

Don’t miss out on the Orange County Fair this summer! If you have a retail or food business, you can gain tons of great exposure by participating as a vendor here. 

Even service businesses can set up a booth for the opportunity to talk to more potential customers. You never know when someone is in need of your services and your booth might just catch their eye. 

Get your team excited about this and work up some fun promotions surrounding the fair. Vendor registration is open until March 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Learn everything you need to know about participating at ocfair.com.

ferris wheel at sunset for small business events

Small Business Expo 2020

When: September 16, 2020

Attend the Small Business Expo at the California Market Center this September. Whether you are an attendee or an exhibitor, you can make some valuable connections at this expo that will help further your business goals. 

This event is a hub for entrepreneurial activity that will help you learn more about innovative technologies, marketing, and how to improve your business. 

To attend the expo, you can register now for free at eventbrite.com. Learn more about becoming an exhibitor at thesmallbusinessexpo.com.

Inspiration2020 Success Conference Tour

When: October 22, 2020

Inspiration2020 is an all-day event full of networking opportunities, vendors, and workshops for your team. Learn from top speakers on areas such as personal development, social media marketing, and overall business growth. 

When you are done learning from the speakers and workshops, attend the afterparty for more networking, fun, and a world-famous hypnotist show. 

Purchase your tickets now at eventbrite.com or learn more about the event at inspiration2020.com.

MEGA Success

When: November 18-22, 2020

Frequently called the “super bowl” of business and networking events, MEGA success was founded by the world’s #1 Wealth and Business Coach, JT Foxx. The goal of this event is to “learn, earn, and return.”

This event has tons of speakers, including several celebrities who have their own businesses. Each presentation is 10 minutes long so that you can hear and learn from as many people as possible throughout this event. 

Get your tickets now at megasuccess.com

Enhance your business with small business marketing software

As you plan out your year and the events that you will attend to enhance your marketing, be sure to look at an internal strategy for improving your marketing as well. 

One thing to always stay on top of is your online reputation. Small business software from Womply can help your business stay on top of your online reviews and listings and provide valuable insights into customer spending habits and revenue trends. 

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