MWEC 2023

10th Annual Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference
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2023 Speakers


Jeff Hoffman

Jedidiah Weller

Van Deeb

Zuly Matallana

Tessa Porter

2023 MWEC Pitch Contest

The 2023 Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference will be a 2-day event this year! The first day (4/14) will feature notable key speakers and the Pitch Competition and other competitions will take place on the second day (4/15). Submit an application for our 2023 MWEC Pitch Contest and YOU could be selected for the experience of a lifetime. For the 2023 MWEC Pitch Contest, the prize earnings have double compared to last year and there will be two separate tracks! Submit an application by April 7th to be selected to compete at the 2023 MWEC Pitch Contest for a chance at the cash prizes! Prizes for both tracks are $1000 for first place, $500 for second place and $250 for third place.

2023 Startup Wars

Startup Wars was born from the core values of entrepreneurship and accessibility. Our mission is to educate and empower future entrepreneurs to change the world, by giving them the experiences they need to run a successful company. We believe that the best way to learn entrepreneurship is to experience it; and that is what Startup Wars is all about.

2023 MWEC Career Fair

The Omaha Startup Job Mixer is an event for undergrads and recent college graduates looking for a summer internship or their first time gig,  OR  for those looking to make the jump from a corporate role to a role with more flexibility (& one that allows them to make a bigger impact).

The event is free for attendees. Snacks from local startups and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. This event is intended to be more casual, so please feel free to leave the suits and resumes at home!

Hampton Inn & Suites Omaha-Downtown

1212 Cumming Street Omaha, Nebraska 68102 USA


For easy on-line booking and discounted rate:

*Discounted prices only available until March 23rd*

Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown 

740 North 14th Street, Omaha, NE, 68102, US


For easy on-line booking and discounted rate:

*Discounted prices only available until April 7th*

Startup Career Fair

Find your next gig at our third annual Startup Career Fair. Join companies such as Hudl, Flywheel, BuilderTrend, and more for networking, interviews, and more!

Networking and Mentoring Sessions

Look no further for advice or your future mentor. Our Networking and Mentoring Sessions provide students with the resources they need to be the next level entrepreneur.

Nationally Recognized Entrepreneurs

Our speakers are young entrepreneurs who have received national recognition such as Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year, appearances on Shark Tank, or listed in Inc Magazine’s. 30 under 30.

Lunch Included!

Attendees will enjoy a complimentary Lunch on Friday of our conference. Not a morning person? Don’t worry- we will have plenty of caffeine!

2022 MWEC Speakers




Hampton Inn and Suites 

1212 Cumming Street Omaha, Nebraska 68102 USA