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2011 Nebraska MarketPlace

Connect, promote, and network! At the 2011 Nebraska MarketPlace Conference, opportunities to expand your knowledge are numerous. MarketPlace is for more than entrepreneurs. It's also for small business owners, potential small business owners, farmers, ranchers, students, teachers, community and economic developers plus many more!

On February 22 & 23 at the Ramada Inn, Kearney, NE, you can choose from 69 sessions with over 80 speakers. The learning tracks include marketing, youth, technology, innovation, policy, agriculture, finance, policy and community development.

Protecting Business Assets with Insurance

Are you an entrepreneur eager to market your idea or product? One of the things you need to put on the top of your list is the type of insurance you need to protect your business, your product liability and the public.

Each business has its own unique insurance needs, so in getting started, it’s wise to consider an agent with commercial insurance expertise.

REAP Increases Efforts to Reach Entrepreneurs Online

The Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP), a program of the Center for Rural Affairs, is well known for producing impressive results. We combine a willingness to try innovative programming with a penchant for applying unique methods, which often achieves extraordinary results. The term “innovative” can be defined in many different ways. For REAP, the three best definitions are “original” or “one-of-a-kind” and “on the cutting edge.”

Fire Ignites Desire to Reopen Auto Repair Shop

Edgar’s Japanese Auto Repair re-opened in Lexington, Nebraska, in May of 2002. Prior to 2002, Edgar had the same business for 12 years in the Los Angeles area. The Gutierrez’s decided to move to Nebraska so their children could have a better place to grow up and so they could have more opportunities as small business owners than the metropolitan area offered.

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