New Year Resolution for Entrepreneurs

Have you written down your New Year’s resolutions for 2011? If you are a farmer, rancher, civic leader, rural developer, small business owner or are thinking of starting a small business, you should add attending the Center for Rural Affairs’ MarketPlace conference to your list.
The 5th Annual MarketPlace will take place February 22 (pre-conference) and 23 (full conference) at the Ramada Convention Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

You can register at and still get the “early bird” rate.

Attendees will participate in teach-ins focusing on finance, marketing, community capacity, innovative farming and ranching opportunities, small business development and much more. Attorneys, accountants, marketing experts and other resource professionals will lead the teach-ins and be available for questions.

MarketPlace – Nebraska’s premier entrepreneurship event, provides the opportunity to improve your business, create a better future for your community, network with peers, and access top-flight professional advice.

MarketPlace was created to foster entrepreneurship and economic opportunity in rural Nebraska. Since the inception of MarketPlace in 2007, a total of 342 jobs have been created each year with the help of MarketPlace participation ( That's well over 1,300 jobs in total.

Could there be any more important time to attend MarketPlace and learn how rural Nebraska can lead America on the long road to economic recovery? Don’t wait – register by February 11 to receive the Early Bird Registration. Contact Joy Marshall at 402-614-5558 or, for more information.