Due to the current COVID-19 concerns all in person events have been suspended until further notice. See Local Small Business Resources below.
Virtual Military Spouse Entrepreneurship Program
Date/ Time: April 25th 9:00 AM CT – 12:30 PM CT
May 2nd 9:00 AM CT – 12:30 PM CT
Join us via zoom for two days of virtual training. The Military Entrepreneurship program is designed to train military spouses to create or expand a small business. Our program is designed with the flexibility of the military lifestyle in mind. This training will ensure their business are transferable in whatever situation they encounter; be that transition to a new post or the family leaving the service.
Virtual Coffee House
Date/ Time: Monday and Friday 8:00 AM CT – 9:00AM CT
Grab your favorite mug and join the conversation with VBRC President Darcella Craven and some of the Midwest’s top business professionals. These bi-weekly informal chats cover a variety of topics from Servant Leadership, Business Finance and much more.
For more information email email@example.com
April SBA & Resource Partner Webinars
Weekly SCORE Live Webinars
- Apr 2: A 3-Step Approach to Intentional Social Media Marketing
- Apr 7: Learn to Delegate and Truly Leverage Your Team for Success
- Apr 14: 7 Behaviors that Put Entrepreneurs At Risk
- Apr 21: How Volunteering Can Help Small Businesses Grow in Your Community
- Apr 28: Increase Brand Awareness with Promotional Products and Retail Packaging
Register Online at https://www.score.org/live-webinars
Note: All webinars are recorded here
NEBRASKA SBA Virtual Events
EEC: Recovering From COVID-19 – How Small Businesses Can Navigate Through Crisis
Date/ Time: April 6th 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM CT
Core Bank will present information on actions small business owners can take in a crisis, the importance of avoiding rash decisions, and updates on SBA and other disaster relief options.
Register Online: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvd-GuqDksD8fjB1YbTCLjHTOIiPKxSg
NBDC PTAC: Government Contracting Certifications – HUBZone Program
Date/ Time: April 7th 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT
The HUBZone program is designed to help small businesses in located in areas of low median household income or high unemployment gain access to federal procurement opportunities. This workshop is co-presented with the Small Business Administration and will cover the requirements and steps to certification for businesses seeking to do business with the federal government.
Questions Call: (402) 554-6270
Register Online: https://nbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/9312
Nebraska Business Development Center PTAC: Marketing Your Business & Selling to the Gov Made Easy
Date/ Time: April 8th 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM CT
This workshop will tell you how to find the opportunities and market your business to the government.
Questions Call: Mary Graff, (402) 554-6254
Register Online: https://nbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/9282
NBDC: Government Contracting Webinar Series – Who Buys What You Sell: A Step-by-Step Process
Date/ Time: April 9th 10:00 AM- 11:15 AM CT
This webinar will be presented by Joshua Frank, the managing partner for RSM Federal. Mr. Frank is nationally recognized as one of the most dynamic, energetic, and though-provoking trainers in the government market. If you’ve never been to one of Mr. Frank’s training sessions, we highly recommend you register for this webinar.
Mr. Frank is a nationally recognized authority on government sales and business acceleration. The tactics and strategies in this webinar have helped small businesses win more than $2 Billion in government contracts.
Questions: Catherine Walsh (402) 554-6270
Register Online: https://nbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/9331
Local Small Business Resources
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2018 Small Business Champions Congratulations
Iowa Small Business – Hooah! Veterans Smallbiz Champ Mike Olson Army
St. Louis Small Business – Hooah! Entrepreneur of the Year Tim Smith Army
Upcoming VBRC Events
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