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Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week in 2013 | February 16-23

National Entrepreneurship Week is hosted annually by the Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education.

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NETForce (Nebraska Entrepreneurship Task Force)
members are leaders in celebrating National Entrepreneurship Week in Nebraska.

Resources to assist in celebrating National Entrepreneurship week and a state-by-state calendar of events

To add your event(s) to the Nebraska State Calendar of Entrepreneurship Week events, e-mail Gregg Christensen, Nebraska E-Week State Contact, at gregg.christensen@nebraska.gov with the following information:

  • Event Date and Time
  • Location
  • Event Description (1 or 2 sentences)
  • Key Contact Information

2013 Nebraska Entrepreneurship Week | February 16-23

7th Annual National Entrepreneurship Week

Are you planning activities to celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week here in Nebraska? This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education in your school, college, community and region.

 

Nebraska Entrepreneurship Week 2013 Entrepreneurship Week Calendar of Events

SCC Business Expo

February 18
5:00-8:00 p.m.

Southeast Community College (SCC) Entrepreneurship Center
285 S 68 St Place
Lincoln, NE
3rd Floor Incubator

Meet Incubator business owners and enjoy refreshments.

Tim Mittan or Brooke Robbins
Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center
402.323.3383

www.southeast.edu/Entrepreneurship/AboutUs/

Broadcast Your Business

February 18
6:00-8:00 p.m.

Southeast Community College (SCC)  Continuing Education Center Auditorium

Entrepreneurs have the opportunity to showcase their existing or launch-ready business using rapid-fire delivery of ideas and information. Audience members will get a sampling of innovation taking place in our local businesses. Within a timed 5-minute slot, broadcasters must call the audience to action with real-time opportunities including but not limited to: trying a product, visiting a location, testing a new product line, investing or recommending employees.

Tim Mittan or Brooke Robbins
Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center
402.323.3383

www.southeast.edu/Entrepreneurship/AboutUs/

Meet the Experts

February 19
4:00-6:00 p.m.

Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center
285 S 68 St Place
Lincoln, NE
2nd (Main) Floor

Free 20 minute sessions with professionals in Business Coaching, Insurance, Finance, Marketing, and Legal Services

Tim Mittan or Brooke Robbins
Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center
402.323.3383

www.southeast.edu/Entrepreneurship/AboutUs/

Entrepreneurs Luncheon

February 19
11:45 a.m.-1:00 pm
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Central Community College-Columbus
VFW

This Entrepreneurs Luncheon is to recognize entrepreneurs for their business commitment.  Speaker Ray Lush, a serial entrepreneur of 5 businesses and 2010 Grow Nebraska Mentor of the Year, has sold 100,000 bird feeders in 2009. Lush has consistently exhibited the characteristic of supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses through promotion, market access and education. 

Doris Lux
Central Community College-Columbus
1415 17th Street
Columbus, NE  68601
402-562-1242

dlux@cccneb.edu

Cause Camp

February 22
7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Center for People in Need

Featuring Keynote Speaker – Todd Cohen

Day-long retreat for nonprofit marketers, board members, directors, fundraisers and CEO’s. Plan strategies; get advice from experts in the field; and come away invigorated with all the tools, tips and tricks to take on every obstacle 2013 might throw at you!  

Todd Cohen is a virtual marketing Magellan. An acclaimed national speaker, Todd will share actionable strategies to develop, recapture and renew your organization's most important relationships.

The first 150 to register will receive the keynote speaker’s book!

Registration Cost:
$65.00 Full Day Registration (includes lunch)
$25.00 Lunch/Speaker Only

Register online at www.LincolnAMA.com

Become an Entrepreneur Workshop

February 23 & March 9

Central Community College-Columbus
Seward

The workshop is a hands-on and in-depth informational workshop.  The workshop offers participants a very detailed and real-life look at what entrepreneurship is, what the risks of owning a business are and how to anticipate and overcome challenges.  Many of the topics covered are taught by local professionals who have experience that adds to the workshop environment.  The participants will work on developing a working Business Plan.  Three sessions, the third session will be arranged by participants.

Doris Lux
Central Community College-Columbus
1415 17th Street
Columbus, NE  68601
402-562-1242

dlux@cccneb.edu

Biz Talks Lunch Box

February 26
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Central Community College – Hastings Campus
Platte Building, Room 129

A panel of  small business owners, at various stages of development, will present their experiences, challenges and future plans. Box lunch available.

Don Hulme, Small  Business Institute
Central Community College
Hastings Campus
402-461-2461

hhulme@cccneb.edu


And, to access a wealth of resources and to see what's happening nationwide, it's worth a visit to: entre-week.org.