The EAS Impact Summit in 2011 featured 120 businesses from across the state of Nebraska.¬†
Gallup will hold its¬†Entrepreneur Acceleration System 2012 Impact Summit¬†from 10-11:30 a.m.¬†Thursday at the Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista Conference Center (12520 Westport Parkway).
The¬†Entrepreneur Acceleration System (EAS) is a second-year program for small and medium enterprises that's put on by Gallup in partnership with the¬†Nebraska Department of Economic Development, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. The yearlong program offers¬†participants a variety of tools, courses and coaching aimed at accelerating business growth and creating jobs.
Close to 150 companies from across Nebraska participated in the 2012 program, including a handful ‚ÄĒ Beehive Industries, EliteForm, MindMixer, Nebraska Global, PinPoint, Semcat and Volano Solutions ‚ÄĒ that are covered fairly frequently here on Silicon Prairie News.¬†
During Thursday's event, entrepreneurs who participated in the 2012 program will provide progress reports, share future plans and receive official Gallup certification.¬†Nebraska Governor¬†Dave¬†Heineman¬†and Gallup chairman¬†Jim Clifton¬†are among the government and business leaders scheduled to participate in Thursday's proceedings.
The event is free and open to the public.¬†Registration¬†can be completed online.¬†
Credits: Photo by Brittany Mascio.¬†