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Arts & Business Events Calendar

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

Friday, Jan. 15

ActionCOACH Business Coaching is hosting a Marketing MasterCLASS workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the ActionCOACH Success Center, 10828 Old Mill Road, Suite 4 in Omaha. The Marketing MasterCLASS is for business owners who are ready to take control of their marketing to drive their business. Topics include writing a marketing plan, writing effective ads, avoiding the 22 most common mistakes, moving customers up the loyalty ladder, building strategic alliances, and more. Registration is available online. 

Monday, Jan. 18

FranNet of the Heartland is hosting a webinar on How to Fund Your Business from 11 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. The webinar will go over how a clear picture of your options will help narrow down what will work for each situation. Registration for the event is online. 

Tuesday, Jan. 19

The Nonprofit Association of the Midlands has teamed up with Region 6 to provide a Mental Health First Aid course online. The course teaches participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants who complete the course are certified in Mental Health First Aid for three years. Registration for the event is available online. 

Holmes Murphy, in partnership with Innovate Captive Strategies (ICS) and the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO), is hosting an information session on exclusive captive insurance opportunities created specifically for ESOP companies. Topics covered will include: why ESOPs are a creative model, captives allow ESOPs to reduce their insurance cost in addition to other benefits and advantages, and is your business a good fit. Registration for the virtual event is online and the session will also be offered the following Wednesday, Jan. 20. Both sessions will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  

The Heartland Women’s Network is hosting its monthly event featuring Alisa Parmer from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Parmer is an advocate for equality in education, mental health services, and women in leadership, with an objective to lead, mentor and create a community of women that embraces the foal of excellence through education, continued professional development, balanced mental health and realistic career planning. She is a mental health therapist with Heartland Family Services, working with family and children in crisis. She is also the owner of Legendary Profession Maker, LLC, a small business consulting company that works to grow small businesses and their employees. Registration is online. 

The Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance is hosting its Annual Tax Update – CPE Presentation from noon to 1:30 p.m. Information for the topic will be presented virtually by James M. Anderson, partner at BKD. Registration for the event is online. 

Wednesday, Jan. 20

FranNet of the Heartland is hosting a webinar called Don’t Let Fear Steal Your Dreams of Business Ownership from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. This webinar will go over the changing landscape to help potential business owners understand the current and upcoming market. Registration is available online.  

Thursday, Jan. 21

The Greater Omaha Chamber is hosting its Annual Meeting from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. virtually. Chamber President David Brown will unveil the annual report and the newly installed chair will present the Chamber’s priorities and direction for the upcoming year. The Chamber will also be awarding the Chairman’s Award of Excellence, Headliner of the Year, and Volunteer of the Year Awards. Tickets are available online and reservations must be made by Jan. 20. All event tickets include access to the event recording until March 31, 2021.  

The Nonprofit Association of the Midlands and Best Care EAP have partnered for a webinar on “From BFF to Boss.” Sixty percent of first-time managers burn out within the first two years because they aren’t able to make the mental and emotional transition from employee to leader. This program is designed to help new managers make this critical shift successfully. The webinar is from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and registration is online. 

The Supply Chain Professionals will be hosting the first presentation of the new year from noon to 1 p.m. Margaret Schneider, with Conagra brand, will be presenting “A Decade Across the Supply Chain,” and will dive into the changes and trends she has navigated throughout her food supply chain experience. Registration is available online.  

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