Tickets available for Fri.-Sat. entrepreneurship conference

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Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am

You still have a chance to get a seat at the Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference.

About 65 tickets are still available to the conference that is set to bring local and regional startups together to inform, support and inspire college students. Organized by UNO's Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization and UNO's Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Franchising, the conference is also open to the public.

It will be held at KANEKO at 1111 Jones Street April 5-6 and run from about 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Speakers will include Ben Vu from SkyVu Entertainment and Battle Bears; Abby Jordan and Becky App from eCreamery Ice Cream and Gelato; Sheldon Harris from Complete Nutrition; David Simnick from SoapBox Soaps; Ash Kmura from Dream it Alive; Jeet Banerjee from Stat Fuse; James Hilton from Jacox-Hilton; and Rob Nicholson from The Nicholson Center. The conference will also include a business idea pitch competition, plus mentoring and networking opportunities.

The cost is $69 for members of UNO's Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, $99 for general attendees and $129 for attendees who register the at the door. The cost, which also includes a fee, includes lunch both days and a Saturday breakfast.

For more information, visit www.MWECOmaha.org. Attendees can register at www.mwec.eventbrite.com. Questions about the conference and registration may be directed to Dale Eesley at 402-554-2706 or deesley@unomaha.edu.

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