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COVID-19 Industry Outlook

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Online via Zoom
Umeda Islamova,
The global spread of the novel coronavirus has created immense challenges for Nebraskan small business owners. Join Nebraska Development Center Director Craig Boesch and Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship Assistant Director Kyle Gibson as they discuss the relatively positive outlook Nebraska businesses face compared to those in the rest of the country. They will also highlight some opportunities Nebraska businesses might take advantage of as the world adapts to the coronavirus. This presentation is part of a Business Learning Series hosted by Umeda Islamova, UNL Center for Entrepreneurship. If you would like to be notified of future events, please email

Kyle Gibson, Ph.D. is the assistant director and research assistant professor at the Center for Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at UNL. He conducts applied research using mixed methods to understand the business landscape in the Lincoln, Omaha and greater Nebraska area.

Craig Boesch is the director for Southeast Nebraska with the Nebraska Business Development Center. As a rural Nebraska native and long-time Lincoln resident, he draws upon four decades of practical business experience. Following graduation from UNL, he served as a marketing consultant to a wide variety of Lincoln and Southeast Nebraska businesses.

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