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Small Biz Day: Omaha

About This Event

Come and connect with leading small business support and resource providers who will help you start your business or take your existing business to the next level.

Sessions and resources will be available for both new and existing small businesses. The event, including parking and breakfast, is free. The Kansas City Fed and Metro Community College in Omaha, Neb., is hosting the event.

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Audience

Who should attend?
Individuals interested in starting their own business, existing businesses and high school and college students interested in learning about business ownership.

Event Details

Date Time Location
Dec. 8, 2012 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus
Swanson Conference Center
Omaha, NE

Dec. 8, 2012Starting a Business Track

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8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
8:30 - 9 a.m.  
Free Breakfast, Registration and Networking
Small business resource booths will be available throughout the day for Small Biz Day participants.
9 - 9:50 a.m.  
Learn the basics of entrepreneurship and how to start a business, from your first idea to selling to your first customer.
10 - 10:50 a.m.  
Learn how to prepare for and where to get financing for your start-up business.
11 - 11:50 a.m.  
Learn the basics of marketing and the key ingredients to letting the right people know what you are selling and how to get them to buy it.
12 - 12:50 p.m.  
Learn about the differences, strengths and weaknesses of business legal structures and what type is the best choice for your new business.
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
8:30 - 9 a.m.  
Free Breakfast, Registration and Networking
Small business resource booths will be available throughout the day for Small Biz Day participants.
9 - 9:50 a.m.  
Learn what it takes to grow your business and how to put it onto a roadmap with measureable objectives and outcomes.
10 - 10:50 a.m.  
Learn how to analyze your market, structure your marketing strategy and penetrate new customer bases.
11 - 11:50 a.m.  
Learn how to position your business to acquire loans and lines of credit to grow your business.
12 - 12:50 p.m.  
Learn how to position your business for bidding on and winning government and corporate contracts.

Registration

Advanced registration is not required, however all attendees can save time by signing up online. The event is free to attend.

Registration deadline: Dec. 8, 2012

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Contact Information

Dell Gines
(402) 221-5606
Dell.Gines@kc.frb.org

Additional information

Location information
Small Biz Day will take place at Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus, Swanson Conference Center - Building 22. Enter at 32nd and Sorensen Parkway. View the campus map.

Event partners
Every major small business startup and support provider in Omaha will be present to help you start and grow. Our event partners include:

  • Catholic Charities Micro Business Program
  • City of Omaha, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
  • Grow Nebraska
  • Metro Omaha Women’s Business Center
  • Nebraska Business Development Center
  • Nebraska Enterprise Fund
  • North Omaha Contractors Alliance
  • Omaha Small Business Network
  • Small Business Association of the Midlands
  • US Small Business Administration
  • SCORE

 
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