A Celebration of Entrepreneurship Gala
Join the Cause and Fun!
Friday, April 3, 2020, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The KANEKO - 1111 Jones St. Omaha, NE 68102Join the Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising and Honorary Chair, John L. Hoich, and Co-Chair, Carole Sprunk, as we bring together the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Omaha community for an evening of fun, food and philanthropy to celebrate and support young entrepreneurs, students, startups and programs that change lives and strengthen our community.
This playful and fun-spirited event is unlike anything you have attended! Our annual gala brings together over 300 UNO alumni and community members to support the vital actions of UNO's Entrepreneurship Center!
Guests will be entertained with dinner and drinks, a brief awards ceremony, and a silent and oral auction. Proceeds raised will go to the many programs that provide training, scholarships, and startup funding to UNO entrepreneurs, as well as to numerous social ventures throughout the community.
Did you know that more companies have been started by UNO alums than from any other university? A brief and light-hearted awards ceremony will be conducted to recognize these UNO alumni members. Please click on this link to nominate a business, organization, or individual for the following awards:
- High-Growth Business
- Social Venture
- Outstanding Female Entrepreneur Alumna
- Outstanding Male Entrepreneur Alumnus
Tickets and Tables
Tickets may be purchased here. Those who purchase regular tickets will receive a free drink ticket and will be assigned to a table. Those who purchase a table for eight will receive 16 drink tickets and a sponsorship table where they can showcase a business, product or service.
To help with the silent auction or to donate to the silent auction, please click here.
2020 A Celebration of Entrepreneurship Gala Sponsor