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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.