UNL Extension Entrepreneurship

Broadband Technology FairsPower of Business using Broadband
The Power of Business -- WHAT'S NEXT?

We invite you to join us at a Broadband Technology Fair.  You'll receive the latest information about technology and how it can directly and successfully impact your operations.

We will focus on how businesses can adapt and use online applications successfully.

The series of brief, hands-on presentations will highlight the Power of Business – and how broadband and technology applications can help you be more efficient and reach more customers.

We are excited to share this information!

The Broadband Technology Fairs will offer this news on broadband technology tools and techniques with experts from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and the Nebraska Public Service Commission.  Presentation topics will feature remote video for security and monitoring, cloud technology, information security and mobile technology.

And – you will have an opportunity to talk with the experts and ask your specific questions.

Attendance is free and open to all.

For more information - http://broadband.nebraska.gov

Please plan to join us!

Nebraska Broadband Technology Fair Locations

Location Date Facility Time
Atkinson March 11 Atkinson Community Center 3 to 6 p.m.
North Platte March 12 North Platte Community College 1 to 4 p.m.
McCook March 13 McCook Community College 1 to 4 p.m.
Norfolk March 25 Lifelong Learning Center 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Seward March 26 Seward County Fairgrounds 9 to noon
Grand Island March 27 College Park Extension 1 to 4 p.m.
Sidney April 2 Western Nebraska Community College 9 to noon
Alliance April 3 Alliance Learning Center 9 to noon


Let's Do BusINEss Video Series
Do You Have a Social Media Plan?

Dennis Kahl, UNL Extension Educator, shares ideas on creating a social media plan.


2013 Nebraska Rural Poll Reports

The University's Center for Applied Rural Innovation conducts the poll in cooperation with the Nebraska Rural Futures Institute with funding from UNL Extension and the Agricultural Research Division in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Archive reports available.

Community and Individual Well-being in Nonmetropolitan Nebraskans - Released 10/25

Water and Climate: Perceptions of Nonmetropolitan Nebraskans - Released 9/10

Funding Public Services: Opinions of Nonmetropolitan Nebraskans - Released 7/31

Health Care Reform: Perceptions of Nonmetropolitan Nebraskans - Released 7/2


University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Entrepreneurship The University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Entrepreneurship Action Team fosters innovation across Nebraska by educating, promoting and providing research for exploring entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Other Resources

Community Connections -Building a bridge between youth entrepreneurs and their communities

Broadband Initiative - Planning Internet access for the future

Buy Fresh/Buy Local© - Supporting Local Food Producers

EntrepreneurShip Investigation (ESI) – Education youth, ages 10-19

Nebraska Cooperative Development Center - Education & Technical Assistance for Cooperatives

Food Processing Center - One-Stop Resource for Food Manufacturers

Nebraska SARE Program - Sustainable Education and Assistance for Farming & Ranching

Red Carpet Services - Online Education for Customer Service

eXtension.org — Entrepreneurs and Their Communities - National eXtension Resources