AIM Institute, Frannet of the Heartland, and growmedia.com team to host “Laid Off & Launching It” Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Free event helps displaced workers who are considering the launch of a new technical career OR starting a business.

Omaha, Neb. (April 8, 2019) — There are hundreds of workers in the Omaha region looking for their next opportunity due to employer downsizing, layoffs and business closures. AIM Institute, Frannet of the Heartland, and growmedia.com will host “Laid off and Launching It” on Wednesday, May 1 at AIM Institute to help individuals identify new technical careers or entrepreneurial pathways.

This FREE, public event will be held Wednesday, May 1 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in downtown Omaha at the AIM Exchange building, 1905 Harney Street on the 7th floor.  Attendees may attend for all or part of the event. Registration is recommended but not required. Register here: (Eventbrite registration page under development).

A “Q and A” format panel discussion will provide insight on re-training or self-employment for professionals in career transition. Speakers include:

  • Tony Veland, AIM Institute Director of Business Development and Ellen Myer, Director of Interface Web School will address topics related to AIM’s Interface Web School and how people can launch a technical career through its course training options.
  • Blake Martin of Frannet of the Heartland will address topics related to launching an entrepreneurial career as a franchisee or purchasing an existing business.
  • Elizabeth Yearwood, Economic Development Specialist for the Nebraska District of the Small Business Administration will describe the many services the organization offers to entrepreneurs.
  • Paul Madsen, of growmedia.com and “The Grow Your Biz Show” will moderate the panel and discuss niche marketing for the Solopreneur.

ABOUT AIM INSTITUTE
AIM Institute is an innovative nonprofit that grows, connects and inspires the tech talent community through career development and educational programs. Through these efforts, we improve thousands of lives across the Silicon Prairie. More information about AIM is available at aiminstitute.org.

ABOUT FRANNET OF THE HEARTLAND
FranNet is an International Franchise Consulting Firm that provides education and support to individuals who are interested in exploring self employment as a career option through franchised business ownership.

ABOUT the SBA
Elizabeth Yearwood, Economic Development Specialist for the Nebraska District of the Small Business Administration will describe the many government services that organization offers to entrepreneurs.

ABOUT GROWMEDIA.COM
growmedia.com finds the greatness of small business owners AND their optimum niche markets. Additionally, it inspires owners and launchers via “The Grow Your Biz Show,” a weekly talk show focused on entrepreneurs.