9th Annual Conference, Business Expo & Job Fair

August, 25th
2016 Livestock Exchange Ballroom
4920 So. 30th Street, Omaha, NE 68107

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“Our Next Bold Move”

The Job Fair and Expo Conference provides an excellent opportunity for government, community, corporate and small business leaders to come together to learn new ways to build on their relationships and enhance their combined impact on the city of Omaha.

Martha Arroyave, Director of the Department of Economic Integration at Conexión Américas in Nashville, Tennessee will open the conference with its presentation “Belong, Contribute and Succeed”. Karlus L. Cozart, Sr., Director of Economic Inclusion from OPS will present “PIE 4 Success”. Roberto Barragan, President of Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC) in California, will be the speaker during the luncheon time. VEDC has loaned more than $360 million to 100,000-plus small businesses and created more than 27,000 jobs in minority communities in U.S.A.

David Thomas, Assistant Planning Director in the Omaha City Planning Department will present “Holistic Neighborhood Revitalization”. The Expo Conference will also cover the following topics: Securing your Financial Security, Get Found on Google Search and Maps, How to Use the Internet to Promote Your Business, and Branding 360˚. The conference will close with a roundtable about Economic Inclusivity in the city of Omaha.

Calendar of Events

Jul 26

Training and Networking Latino Contractors

Strengthening Latino Contractors in greater Omaha more...

Jul 30

Midlands Childcare Association Lending Meeting

MLCDC provides loans to business loan Group members more...

Jul 30

Childcare Training and Networking

Health and Physical Development more...

Aug 01

Peer Lending Group Loan Meeting /Pioneers

MLCDC provides loans to business loan Group members. more...

Aug 04

MLCDC’s Loan Committee Meeting

Evaluating loan applications for the direct lending program more...

Aug 09

Meeting to Plan A Multi-Pronged Community Economic Development Project

Working in job creation and business expansion in South Omaha more...

Aug 13

Preparing a Business Plan to Project the Growth of Your Business or to Apply for a Loan

Easy way to increase the size of your business and prepare a business plan more...

Aug 13

How to Start a Licensed Business

Classes and technical assistance to develop successful and sustained market responsive businesses more...

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MLCDC Sponsorship Opportunities

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