For all the entrepreneurs who are running or launching a startup business, now it is the time for you to think strategically about new business opportunities or joint ventures for next year. Scheduling some time to attend conferences and business events with inspirational figures or likeminded professionals is always a smart move.

With countless numbers of conferences and events out there, BusinessVibes helps you to shortlist these 10 best and most recommended conferences and events for entrepreneurs to attend in 2015:

1. Podcast Movement , 31 Jul – 2 Aug 2015, Fort Worth, Texas

If you are working closely with websites and blogs Podcast Movement might be the best event for you to attend. It provides a comprehensive solution for podcasting with over 30 breakout sessions, which will include sessions that are a part of our niche podcasting track, business podcasting track, technical podcasting track, and more.

2. Social Media Marketing World, 26 – 28 Mar 2015, San Diego, California

The conference brings together over 2000 marketers from around the world with top social media marketing pros and brands; it is a great opportunity for you to connect face-to-face with the top social media marketing experts while breaking bread with like-minded peers from around the globe.

3. New Media Expo, 13 – 16 Apr 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada

Started in 2007, New Media Expo is now the world’s largest electronic Media event covering blogging, podcasting, Web TV and video, and all of it with strategies for your business. 98,000 bloggers, podcasters, web TV creators, traditional radio and TV broadcasters, producers, celebrities, media executives and social media marketers will all converge for 4 days to share with each other what is working right now and confess what isn’t working anymore.

4. WordCamp, several dates and locations

WordCamp is a conference for WordPress, the world’s most popular content platform. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Everyone from casual users to core developers to participate, share ideas, and get to know each other.

5. 99U Conference, 1 – 2 May 2015, New York

The goal of the 99U Conference is to shift the focus from idea generation to idea execution, it provides comprehensive content of design, tech, and entrepreneurial advice to help attendees run a business or push an idea forward.

6. Launch Festival, 24 – 26 Feb, San Francisco, California

It is truly as much a festival as a conference where attendees can launch startup, raise money and learn about other starting company. Anyone, from an entrepreneur with an idea to an early-stage company leader, can find value in Launch Festival

7. Entrepreneur Organization’s Global Leadership Conference, 15 – 18 Mar, London UK

Held throughout the year, EO Global events combine provocative learning programs with unique resources and memorable social venues. It is a great platform to learn from business experts, experience other cultures and build relationships with members outside of your chapter.

8. America’s Small Business Summit, 8 – 9 June 2015, Washington

Organized by US Chamber of Commerce, America’s Small Business Summit focuses on leadership, management, and policy insights from some of the best business leaders around. The summit will also present the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award with wining price of $10,000.