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Events currently available - New business events will be posted as they come in for the calendar.

Wednesday, July 24

The Nonprofit Association of the Midlands is hosting a workshop on Digital Fundamentals- What Nonprofits Need to Know About Maximizing Their Digital Presence. In this session, participants will learn the fundamentals of digital presence — key digital assets (local/identity like Google My Business, social media, website and email lists), the importance of Google and Facebook and how to take a holistic view of measuring that presence and its progress. The presenter will be John Heaston, publisher and editor of a group of media, including The Reader, El Perico and OmahaJobs.com. Registration is available online.

Thursday, July 25

Iowa Western Small Business Development Center is hosting Smart Start from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Port. This a two-hour rapid-fire course provides information on important steps to ensure a business’s success. Participants learn about licensing, business legal structure, financing, business planning, business resources and more. Handouts include a comprehensive workbook with resource links, business planning tools and more. Registration is available online.

Saturday, July 27

Buildertrend is hosting its second annual employee-run hackathon at its Omaha headquarters June 27-28. The company-sponsored employee event will run for 24 hours. Fifteen teams of four employees each will take over the Buildertrend office space, bringing together their ideas to improve the Buildertrend customer experience and internal processes. Company executives will listen to each team pitch their continuous improvement initiatives, with the goal to implement the winning ideas into the Buildertrend platform and/or company. Employee participants will compete for over $6,000 in cash prizes and raffles.

Monday, July 29

Be There, the annual conference for TeamMates, running through July 31, will take place at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. Over the past 28 years, TeamMates Mentoring has remained consistent in its core values through mentoring youth. With the progression of social media, exposure to violence, and the pressure to fit in, how do mentors help? We are simply willing to be there. Attendees will engage and learn how every community can build hopeful, more empowered youth for our future through mentoring. Registration is available online.

Wednesday, July 31

Steve Bogue, a local labor attorney at McGrath North, will headline the Human Resource Association of the Midlands’ July Government Affairs session where he will discuss employment law compliance issues. The session will focus on the top regulatory and compliance issues that employers must keep in mind to decrease potential liability for their organization. The July Government Affairs Session will be held from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Security National Bank, 1120 South 101st Street, Omaha. Registration is open online until July 28.

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