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

Friday, Aug. 16

The Metro Omaha Women’s Business Center is hosting a special presentation by Jim Murphy, senior vice president of Bank of the West, at its Women’s Business Forum. The forum is a breakfast scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Bank of the West at 13220 California Street. Registration is available online.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

The Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Economic Outlook 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Nebraska Christian College. Registration and breakfast is from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. before speakers who will talk about: An update on the Sarpy County jail and mental health facility; Road construction updates; Continued growth of Gretna; and an update on Blueprint Nebraska. Registration is available online.

The Lincoln Independent Business Association is hosting its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Graduate Hotel. This month’s Luncheon features guest speaker Secretary of State Bob Evnen, who will provide an update on the main priorities that the Nebraska Department of State is working on and how they will impact the local business community. Registration is available online.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

The Heartland Women’s Network is hosting Mayor Jean Stothert, who will be speaking about women in leadership. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Modern Work Suites & Studios and there will be a Q&A opportunity. Registration is available online.

Thursday, Aug. 22

‘The Human Element’ - The 2019 HR Nebraska State SHRM Conference will host 500+ attendees, the majority of whom will include senior human resources professionals, supervisors, managers, and directors currently practicing in the human resources field. There is a one or two-day option to attend the conference. The conference will be submitted for PDCs from SHRM’s Professional Development Certification and recertification credit from HR Certification Institute. Registration is online. HR Nebraska hosts the conference each year. 

The Greater Omaha Chamber is hosting a Speed Networking Event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Mark in Elkhorn. Speed Networking helps build connections. While the clock is counting down, attendees will be able to interact one-on-one with other professionals, gain valuable visibility, and market your company’s products and services. Registration is available online and costs $25 for members and $45 for non-members. Cost includes drinks and appetizers.

Friday, Aug. 23

The 2019 Be Worth It Conference will be held at the CHI Health Center. The all day conference will include breakout sessions on the topics of dominating new markets, business bankruptcy, negotiating business deals, succession planning and more. Attendees at the event will include business owners, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, lawyers, CPAs, Realtors, and financial planners. The keynote speaker will be Erin Brockovich, the force behind one of the largest direct-action lawsuits in the United States. Registration is available online.

The Greater Omaha Chamber’s REACH program has teamed up with the Entrepreneur’s Education Collaborative, the Nebraska Enterprise Fund, the Nebraska Business Development Center, the SBA and SCORE to provide the Small Business Series. This workshop will be at CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will cover Health Benefit Solutions. Registration is available online.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

The Home Builders Association of Lincoln is hosting a Lead Paint Renovator Refresher from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. People who have taken the Initial Lead Renovator class and are not expired can take the renovator refresher. Participants must have to have a copy of their last certificate of training showing that they are not expired to be able to attend the class. The initial certificates are valid for five years, but some may have taken an online refresher and they were only valid for three years. The renovator refresher is designed to review the regulations relating to working with lead in pre-1978 homes and update people that are already certified to any changes in the regulations. Please contact Andrea Wilkins at 402-423-4225 to take the class.

Tuesday, Sept. 10

The Lincoln Human Resource Management Association is hosting its September Program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites. The topic for this months program is Prescription Drug Abuse and will cover national and state trends, workplace impact, what to watch for, levels of care, and challenges. This program is certified for 1 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. Registration is available online.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

SourceCon Local is hosting a Chapter Meetup from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at The Bay. SourceCon was created by sourcers and recruiters to provide knowledge sharing and insights about sourcing best practices. SourceCon is a place for sharing tools, ideas, and ways for sourcers to improve their skills and knowledge. The goal of SourceCon is simply to inform, encourage, and empower.

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