Roar into the new year with GROW NE! 

Don’t miss out on FREE business training opportunities in January from the GROW Nebraska Foundation! Can’t attend? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording!

Roar into the new year with GROW NE! Have you ever wanted to start a business? Explore new ways to measure your business metrics for the coming year? How about selling on Amazon and increasing your online exposure? Well, look no more we have just the thing for YOU

We are thrilled to invite you to join us for these invaluable FREE webinars as we explore: Metrics that Matter, how to utilize Amazon to your advantage in an exclusive 2 part training series, and last but certainly not least our amazing project with the Nebraska Small Business Assistance Act!

January 3, 2024- A Year in Review – Metrics that Matter

What metrics matter to determine your 2023-year review? How to make sure you’re set up for success in 2024. 

By measuring the right metrics, businesses can make data-driven decisions to improve their marketing strategies and see better results. This seminar will empower participants to stop wasting time and money on ineffective marketing and start using metrics to drive success.

DETAILS:

Date: January 3, 2024

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Register : Webinar Registration – Zoom

Meet the Presenter | Maria Elena Duron

Maria Elena Duron is a digital marketing professional with more than 18 years’ experience in all aspects of digital initiatives for start-ups and all sized businesses. She has over a dozen years’ active experience in international eCommerce. Her expertise was awarded by the Texas Governor’s office with the Excellence in Small Business Award and Person of Vision award for the State of Texas. She is recognized by the Grow with Google Program and commissioned to speak professionally for Google.

January 18, 2024 – How to sell in Amazon’s store

In this two-part series, discover if you’re ready to sell in Amazon’s store and how to get started. Learn the fundamentals of selling with Amazon including what to sell and when, how to list and deliver your products, and how to grow and scale your brand online. We will also share information on the resources and programs Amazon has to help enable small business success.

Key takeaways include:
– Learn if you’re ready to start selling in Amazon’s store, what to sell and when.
– Learn how to start selling in Amazon’s store, to include listing and delivering your products.
– Learn how to grow and scale your brand online, to include resources and programs Amazon has to help enable success for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

DETAILS SERIES 1:

Date: January 18, 2024

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register : Webinar Registration – Zoom

DETAILS SERIES 2:

Date: February 15, 2024

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register : Webinar Registration – Zoom

Meet the Presenter | Abby Malchow

Abby Malchow is a Manager of Small Business Partnerships at Amazon where she develops and manages partnerships that help drive success for entrepreneurs and small businesses through delivering programs and investments that support their continued growth.

January 25, 2024 – Nebraska Small Business Assistance Act Opportunity

Have you ever dreamed of starting a business? Maybe you’ve started and are looking to take things to the next level. Starting a business can be hard—and it’s even harder if you don’t have access to the right resources or know-how. This webinar will feature information about the Nebraska Small Business Assistance Act and grant qualifications.

Legislation was passed during the 2023 Legislative session LB450 which provided funding for this opportunity. The GROW Nebraska Foundation and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development have been charged with developing and administering the Nebraska Small Business Assistance Act.

The north star intent of this Program is to stimulate and support underserved individuals seeking to start new or nascent existing small businesses. Two Benefits. The Act authorizes and the Program provides two benefits to qualified individuals:

1. Funding access to professional business development services.
2. Provision of small business startup and expansion grants.

This online webinar will be a learning session about grant qualifications and how to apply. In addition, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. It will be a live in person webinar.

To learn more please visit us here: 

DETAILS: 

Date: January 25, 2024

Time: 
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Register : Webinar Registration – Zoom


Meet the Presenter | Janell Anderson Ehrke – GROW Nebraska CEO

CEO Janell Anderson Ehrke founded the organization in 1998 and remains part of the driving force. The program has over 465 business members statewide. She loves social media and online marketing and is an entrepreneur enthusiast! She is a strong supporter for buying locally and believes the internet has created an equal playing field for Nebraska’s small businesses.


To learn more please visit us here: Events from January 25, 2024 – June 22 › Upcoming Trainings › – GROW Nebraska

The GROW Nebraska® Foundation was founded with the idea of expanding resources to businesses and entrepreneurs alike to make a sustainable living anywhere within the state of Nebraska. As a 501(c) 3 educational foundation, the GROW Nebraska® Foundation was founded in 1998 and now works to extend resources, training, a brick-and-mortar store, as well as an eCommerce site full of Nebraska products to help elevate Nebraska-based businesses and connect Nebraska entrepreneurs to the global marketplace. Support or join GROW Nebraska Foundation’s efforts by visiting www.grownebraska.org.  

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