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Nebraska Immigration & Workforce Summit

Fremont City Auditorium 925 North Broad Street, Fremont, NE

The inaugural Nebraska Immigration & Workforce Summit is an all-day event in partnership with the Immigrant Legal Center + Refugee Empowerment Center dedicated to promoting the importance and value of building inclusive workplaces and communities statewide to fuel innovation and competitiveness. This event isn’t about politics or policy; it’s aimed at equipping employers with best […]

$40.00

B2B Sales 101 – How to Develop an Effective B2B Sales Strategy

Virtual

Are you interested in learning about how businesses sell products and services to other businesses? Unlike direct-to-consumer sales, B2B sales can be complex and have higher stakes, but the benefit is that the customers are higher-paying clients. Mastering a B2B sales strategy is essential for any business looking to grow in the competitive market. Join […]

Free

FDIC/SBA Money Smart for Small Business: Recordkeeping

Virtual

Join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Nebraska District Office for the FDIC/SBA Money Smart for Small Business series. Money Smart for Small Business provides an introduction to topics related to starting and managing a small business. The program was developed jointly by the FDIC and the SBA for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to gain more […]

Free

Mini MarkeTech Workshop

421 West Avenue - Holdrege 421 West Avenue, Holdrege, NE

Held in conjunction with Phelps County Development Corporation. What to expect: Google Tips Social Media Tips Importance of Online Visibility

1 Million Cups – Omaha

The Ashton Building at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Lincoln

Turbine Flats Project - Lincoln 2124 Y Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Norfolk

Intersect Coworking & Incubator - Norfolk 509 W Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

Weekly Perk Networking Coffee Group – Columbus

Parkway Plaza - Columbus 4471 41st Avenue, Columbus, NE

Each week features a new topic, conversation, free gourmet coffee, latte, tea, water, and laughs! We will feature new speakers and topics weekly and grow our personal and professional networks! All are welcome (kiddos too – we have cocoa for them!). Suggestions, topics, thoughts, opinions, and new ideas are welcome, so spread the word near […]

Free

VC Office Hours – Hosted by Nebraska Startup Academy

The Dock at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE

Following every 1 Million Cups, stay for VC Office Hours at the long table in the Dock, 9 am – 12 pm. A touchpoint for founders and investors to talk shop with NE Startup Academy for resources, feedback, input, and connections.

Free

Banker, Accountant, Insurance, Legal (B.A.I.L) – Open Office Hours

GROW Nebraska Women's Business Center - Omaha 5752 Ames Ave, Omaha, NE

Nebraska’s entrepreneurs can now access a free opportunity for business development guidance from seasoned professionals. Assembling your BAIL Team is an integral component of business expansion. Connect with our team of specialists to obtain valuable business insights and explore the range of available services, all at your convenience. Banker – Business Bankers will be here […]

Federal Grant Resources for Rural Communities Webinar

Virtual

Join this webinar to ensure your community is not left out of an unprecedented opportunity to apply for federal grants for infrastructure, energy, and conservation projects. We’ll review grant resources available to you, including a grant guide, Sam.gov resources, and a grant writer rolodex.

Free

Business Connect Monthly Meet-Up/Central Community College Entrepreneurship Center

Central Community College Entrepreneurship Center-Grand Island 407 West Third Street, Grand Island, NE

A monthly meet-up consisting of local and surrounding community entrepreneurs, that occurs on the third Wednesday of every month.  A chance to network, make connections, and explore opportunities with other entrepreneurs.  Whether existing, just starting, or even just exploring. This month, the meet-up was moved from the 19th to the 26th.   For questions: Aimee […]

Open Coffee at Crescent Moon

Crescent Moon Haymarket - Lincoln - 140 North 8th Street 140 N 8th Street, Lincoln, NE

Join the startup community in Lincoln, Nebraska every Thursday from 8-9:30 am CT @ Crescent Moon. This casual get-together every Thursday morning is an opportunity to share coffee, stories, insights, questions, and connections with fellow entrepreneurs, developers, designers, investors, and folks interested in building a better startup community. Come for a cup of coffee and […]

Free

Focus Suites Perk Up Thursday – SCC Entrepreneurship Center

Focus Suites - SCC Entrepreneurship Center – Lincoln 301 South 68th Street Place, Lincoln, NE

Join us on Thursdays at 10 a.m. for relaxed networking and our Spotlight Speaker who shares real stories about their experiences and entrepreneurial journey. These stories include why an entrepreneur got started, what they learned along the way, and what keeps them perked up and passionate about what they do! Attend in-person or Zoom with Focus Suites Perk Up Thursday coffee […]

Free

Discover SourceLink Nebraska: Support to Start or Grow Your Business (Virtual) – June Session

Virtual

Join us for an overview and tour of SourceLink Nebraska. Powered by the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) located within UNO’s College of Business Administration, our statewide program connects entrepreneurs and business owners to customized entrepreneurial and business development resources. Whether you’re just starting or making plans to grow, SourceLink Nebraska provides the tools and […]

Free

Understanding Your Customer: Market Research for Small Businesses

Virtual

Gain valuable insights into your customers without breaking the bank. Join Josefina Loza in exploring accessible market research techniques for small businesses and startups. Learn how to collect and analyze customer data, understand market trends, and apply this knowledge to make informed decisions that drive business success. Key Takeaways: ● Conduct cost-effective market research to […]

Attracting and Securing the Right Funding for Your Business

Virtual

What type of funding is available right now and in the future for entrepreneurs?  Banks, Investors, Grants, Venture Capital, Crowdfunding, Family and Friends and more.  Curious about any and all of them? This session will break down each option, the requirements necessary and how to package and position yourself to be approved. Is this a […]

Free

Evaluating Proposal Support Needs – Knowing When to Invest or Outsource

Virtual

Upon achieving procurement-ready status, contractors must enter the dynamic “bidding cycle” to sustain and expand their operations. Central to this process is the deliberation over personnel requirements: should the proposal be outsourced or managed in-house? With each bid, contractors must carefully weigh the need for external consulting and determine which aspects of the bid warrant […]

Free

Trade Logistic Basics – A Primer for Understanding the Movement of Goods

Virtual

One of the biggest hurdles to small business growth and profitability is a lack of effective management of trade logistics. This webinar, entitled Trade Logistic Basics- A Primer for Understanding the Movement of Goods is one of a series of three webinars in June and July focused on managing international trade logistics in the global marketplace. Discussion […]

Resource Meet and Greet

The Philadelphia Room 139 S. Main St., West Point, NE

If you have an established business or have thought of creating a new one, there is much to gain by learning about the resources that are available to you. Meet and connect with a range of experts, where you will have the opportunity to ask questions and find what you need to get started.

Free

Ignite the Future: A Fundraiser for Entrepreneurial Success

El Castillo Lounge - Omaha 1802 Vinton St, Omaha, NE

Join us for an exciting evening as we celebrate Embolden Network's two year anniversary! We are proud to have supported numerous entrepreneurs in their journeys over the past two years, and we want to celebrate not just our own accomplishments but also the achievements of other entrepreneurs in our community. At our event, you'll have […]

$20.00

Founders & Friends Weekly Happy Hour @ Bierhaus – Lincoln

Bierhaus Maisschaler in the Haymarket - Lincoln 151 North 8th Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

Join us for a weekly social for innovation and startup community folks. Inspired by the German Stammtisch, friends congregate at a regular happy hour to be social. Great place for serendipitous connections. Open a tab under "Founders.” Join the invite list with an email address - email Kathy [email protected]

Free

Pitch Black Conference – Presented by the Midlands African Chamber

Creighton University Harper Center 602 N 20th Street, Omaha, NE

A business Conference, Business Expo and Pitch Competition dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in the Midwest. Pitch Black, a premier conference and Pitch Competition, empowers BIPOC and immigrant/refugee entrepreneurs by showcasing innovative ideas. Since 2021, MAC has served 84 microbusinesses. Pitch Black identifies BIPOC business leaders with impact-oriented solutions that addressing community needs and spur sustainable […]

Free Coworking Days at Elevator Co-Warehousing

Elevator Co-Warehousing + Community - Omaha 1402 Jones Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Mark your calendar for the first Monday of every month – that's your golden ticket to a day filled with good vibes! Swing by, snag a cup of Hardy's coffee, and dive into a space of productivity surrounded by our lively community of go-getters and trailblazers.

Monday Makers Meetup @Turbine Flats

Turbine Flats Project - Lincoln 2124 Y Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

MakeShift is a community space for makers, tinkerers, and D.I.Y-ers of all ages to self-educate, create, and collaborate. Join the weekly meet-up to collaborate with other makers, show off what you've made, and get advice on how to make something better. No sign-up is needed, stop in anytime!

Free

Vendor Event Success: Best Practices and Insights

Elevator Co-Warehousing + Community - Omaha 1402 Jones Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Our Lunch & Learn events bring together professionals, business owners, and community members alike to grab a bite to eat and learn from industry experts. Join us on the second Tuesday of every month to expand your knowledge in various business topics and grow your network + enjoy a FREE day of coworking! Free Jimmy Johns sandwiches are provided!

FDIC/SBA Money Smart for Small Business: Strong Business Credit

Virtual

Join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Nebraska District Office for the FDIC/SBA Money Smart for Small Business series. Money Smart for Small Business provides an introduction to topics related to starting and managing a small business. The program was developed jointly by the FDIC and the SBA for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to gain more […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Omaha

The Ashton Building at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Lincoln

Turbine Flats Project - Lincoln 2124 Y Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Norfolk

Intersect Coworking & Incubator - Norfolk 509 W Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

Weekly Perk Networking Coffee Group – Columbus

Parkway Plaza - Columbus 4471 41st Avenue, Columbus, NE

Each week features a new topic, conversation, free gourmet coffee, latte, tea, water, and laughs! We will feature new speakers and topics weekly and grow our personal and professional networks! All are welcome (kiddos too – we have cocoa for them!). Suggestions, topics, thoughts, opinions, and new ideas are welcome, so spread the word near […]

Free

VC Office Hours – Hosted by Nebraska Startup Academy

The Dock at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE

Following every 1 Million Cups, stay for VC Office Hours at the long table in the Dock, 9 am – 12 pm. A touchpoint for founders and investors to talk shop with NE Startup Academy for resources, feedback, input, and connections.

Free

Banker, Accountant, Insurance, Legal (B.A.I.L) – Open Office Hours

GROW Nebraska Women's Business Center - Omaha 5752 Ames Ave, Omaha, NE

Nebraska’s entrepreneurs can now access a free opportunity for business development guidance from seasoned professionals. Assembling your BAIL Team is an integral component of business expansion. Connect with our team of specialists to obtain valuable business insights and explore the range of available services, all at your convenience. Banker – Business Bankers will be here […]

Valuable Visibility: Being an Expert on Your Customer

Virtual

Being an Expert on Your Customer is a training that focuses on helping businesses differentiate themselves from their competitors by becoming an expert on their customers. By adopting a customer-centric approach, businesses can gain valuable visibility in their industry and become a trusted authority. The training covers topics such as: – Market research – Customer […]

Open Coffee at Crescent Moon

Crescent Moon Haymarket - Lincoln - 140 North 8th Street 140 N 8th Street, Lincoln, NE

Join the startup community in Lincoln, Nebraska every Thursday from 8-9:30 am CT @ Crescent Moon. This casual get-together every Thursday morning is an opportunity to share coffee, stories, insights, questions, and connections with fellow entrepreneurs, developers, designers, investors, and folks interested in building a better startup community. Come for a cup of coffee and […]

Free

Founders & Friends Weekly Happy Hour @ Bierhaus – Lincoln

Bierhaus Maisschaler in the Haymarket - Lincoln 151 North 8th Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

Join us for a weekly social for innovation and startup community folks. Inspired by the German Stammtisch, friends congregate at a regular happy hour to be social. Great place for serendipitous connections. Open a tab under "Founders.” Join the invite list with an email address - email Kathy [email protected]

Free

Monday Makers Meetup @Turbine Flats

Turbine Flats Project - Lincoln 2124 Y Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

MakeShift is a community space for makers, tinkerers, and D.I.Y-ers of all ages to self-educate, create, and collaborate. Join the weekly meet-up to collaborate with other makers, show off what you've made, and get advice on how to make something better. No sign-up is needed, stop in anytime!

Free

The Perfect Blend with BBDC

Various Locations , United States

The Perfect Blend w/ BBDC" is our monthly coffee held the second Tuesday of each month from 9:15-10 a.m. at various locations. Visiting various businesses in Box Butte County to hear 3 successes and 3 challenges help us better serve you. It's also an opportunity to gain new customers or clients. If you wish to […]

Free

How to Scale Your Business – 5 Steps to Business Growth

Virtual

Growing a business requires time, planning, and focus, which are often lacking for busy business owners. You don’t have to do it on your own. Join our webinar and discover the 5 essential steps to scale your business. Join our expert presenter, Andrew Frazier, as he guides you through the 5 essential steps for business […]

Free

FDIC/SBA Money Smart for Small Business: Risk Management

Virtual

Join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Nebraska District Office for the FDIC/SBA Money Smart for Small Business series. Money Smart for Small Business provides an introduction to topics related to starting and managing a small business. The program was developed jointly by the FDIC and the SBA for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to gain more […]

Free

Legal Series for Business Owners

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

Get ready to level up your business game with the Legal Series for Business Owners with experts from Cline Williams. Topics to be announced.

1 Million Cups – Omaha

The Ashton Building at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Lincoln

Turbine Flats Project - Lincoln 2124 Y Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

Lemonade Stand Camp

Auburn Senior Center 1101 J Street, Auburn, NE

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce is excited to invite you to our 3rd Annual Lemonade Stand Camp! This is your chance to learn how to start, own, and operate your very own business—a lemonade stand! Participants will set up their LEMONADE STANDS at local businesses on Thursday, July 18th, or Friday, July 19th during the […]

$5.00

1 Million Cups – Norfolk

Intersect Coworking & Incubator - Norfolk 509 W Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

Weekly Perk Networking Coffee Group – Columbus

Parkway Plaza - Columbus 4471 41st Avenue, Columbus, NE

Each week features a new topic, conversation, free gourmet coffee, latte, tea, water, and laughs! We will feature new speakers and topics weekly and grow our personal and professional networks! All are welcome (kiddos too – we have cocoa for them!). Suggestions, topics, thoughts, opinions, and new ideas are welcome, so spread the word near […]

Free

VC Office Hours – Hosted by Nebraska Startup Academy

The Dock at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE

Following every 1 Million Cups, stay for VC Office Hours at the long table in the Dock, 9 am – 12 pm. A touchpoint for founders and investors to talk shop with NE Startup Academy for resources, feedback, input, and connections.

Free

Banker, Accountant, Insurance, Legal (B.A.I.L) – Open Office Hours

GROW Nebraska Women's Business Center - Omaha 5752 Ames Ave, Omaha, NE

Nebraska’s entrepreneurs can now access a free opportunity for business development guidance from seasoned professionals. Assembling your BAIL Team is an integral component of business expansion. Connect with our team of specialists to obtain valuable business insights and explore the range of available services, all at your convenience. Banker – Business Bankers will be here […]

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