MWEC 2024

11th Annual Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference

Location: Venues at the Granary

Address: 5555 Granary Plaza Suite 101, Ralston, NE 68127

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Does not include fees* 


2024 Speakers 


Jason McCann

Gordon Whitten

Paul Jarrett

Hanah Molloy

Sandy A. Lane

John Hill

2023 Speakers


Jeff Hoffman

Jedidiah Weller

Van Deeb

Zuly Matallana

Tessa Porter

2024 MWEC Pitch Contest

The 2024 Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference will be a 2-day event this year! The first day (4/19) will feature notable key speakers and the Pitch Competition and other competitions will take place on the second day (4/20). Submit an application for our 2024 MWEC Pitch Contest and YOU could be selected for the experience of a lifetime.

* In order to register for the Pitch Contest, you must have a MWEC ticket.

2024 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.

2024 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!

More information and registration link coming soon! 

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




Holiday Inn Express & Suites: Omaha South – Ralston

7306 Q Street, Ralston, NE


Double Tree by Hilton SW

3650 S. 72nd St.,Omaha, NE 68124



Venues at the Granary

5555 Granary Plaza, Ralston, NE 68127