A Celebration of Entrepreneurship Gala
The Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Franchising (CIEF), along with Honorary Chair, John L. Hoich, and Co-Chair, Carole Sprunk, will be hosting its 2nd Annual Celebration of Entrepreneurship Gala on April 3, 2020 at The KANEKO Art Gallery. Guests will be entertained with dinner and drinks, an awards ceremony, and a silent and oral auction. The proceeds raised will go to the many programs that provide training, scholarships, and startup funding to UNO entrepreneurs, as wells as to numerous social ventures throughout the community.
Last year’s inaugural Gala brought in over 200 community members and University of Nebraska at Omaha alumni, and raised over $20,000 for UNO’s Entrepreneurship Center. A trip to Italy was sold during the oral auction and the silent auction raised money for two social ventures:
Did you know that more companies have been started by UNO alums than any other university? A brief and light-hearted awards ceremony will be conducted to recognize these UNO alumni members. Awards categories are as follows: High Growth Business, Social Venture, Exceptional Female Alumna, Exceptional Male Alumnus. Please click on this link to nominate a business, organization, or individual.
Ticket and Tables
Tickets are available for purchase. 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. Discounted tickets are available for UNO alumni, at a price you choose. Please select “donation,” enter the amount you would like to pay, and indicate that you will be attending the gala. Discounted tickets are for UNO graduates only, thank you for understanding.
To help with the silent auction, or to donate to the silent auction, please click here.