REAP and Women's Business Center Training Events Calendar

REAP Activities:

May 16, 2017, 6 to 7:30 p.m, Sales Tax Affects Everyone - Steve Drzaic with the Nebraska Department of Revenue will cover the basics of Nebraska sales and use tax. If you are a business owner or considering starting your own business, this information is a must for you, or anyone who handles your bookkeeping. SCC Entrepreneurship Center, 285 S. 68th Street Pl., Lincoln, Neb. There is no cost to attend. Please register here.

InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge - REAP Women's Business Center is hosting a local competition. Five finalists will be selected to participate in a marketing pitch competition in Lincoln on June 2, 2017. Applications are due May 19, 2017. Contact or 402.643.2673 for more information and an application packet. Find additional details at 

Related Activities: 

March 15 - May 9, Spring 2017 Nebraska Tax Seminars - The Nebraska Department of Revenue has posted a new schedule for Spring 2017 seminars. To register for a particular seminar, call the the number listed on that seminar in the schedule. The seminars are offered as a free service by the Nebraska Department of Revenue. For topics, dates, times registration information, please visit their website here.

April 20, 2017, noon, FREE, "Avoid These Common Legal Mistakes!" Susan Sapp, attorney from Cline Williams, Wright Johnson & Oldfather L.L.P. will discuss how and when federal and state discrimination laws apply; how and when federal and state wage laws apply; how and when federal and state hour laws apply; how to avoid violations, including illegal retaliation; and how to manage leave requests for sick, injured and disabled employees. This Third Thursday Training is sponsored by GROW Nebraska and the Nebraska Enterprise Fund. Register at to receive connection information. The trainings are open to the public, and you can participate from any location where you have phone service.

At Your Convenience:

Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights, an SBA webinar. What is intellectual property and how do you protect your ideas? This course gives an overview and explains how and why to protect your intellectual property. (30 minutes)

Government Contracting Classroom, a 3-part SBA course. Did you know the federal government buys nearly $100 billion worth of goods and services from small businesses each year? Government contracts can offer opportunities. But selling to the government requires a different approach.

REAP Online Training Classes, a varied slate of courses to fit your small business learning needs!


The REAP Women's Business Center (WBC) is a program funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All SBA Programs and Services are open to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities and/or persons with limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made if requested in advance.