Workshops, Seminars, & Events

Enjoy a range of workshops and seminars on business topics, all facilitated at Adams Hub in downtown Carson City!

Nevada Recovers Event

Friday, October 15th, 8:30am

“With the passage of the American Rescue Plan, Nevada is set to receive $6.7 billion in funding from the Federal Government to address outcomes from the COVID-19 pandemic, and allow us to plan for the future of our State. To hear what Nevadans need most, the Governor’s Office and the Treasurer’s Office have launched The Nevada Recovers listening tour which is a 75-day, 75 event Statewide listening tour to hear from Nevadans in all corners of our State about how they believe these funds should be spent. The tour will head to Carson City on Friday, October 15 at 8:30 AM for a discussion with small business owners.

For those who are not able to join in person, the event will be live streamed on our website and participants can head to

Saturday, October 11th | 10:00am-11:30am

In this session you will learn what it takes to start a business. At the end of this FREE 2-hour session you will be in a better position to decide whether to proceed immediately, delay starting your business or not start the business.

We will discuss:
• Reasons to Start/Not Start a Business
• Business Opportunities
• Business Plans
• Financing Your Business
• Marketing
• Types of Business Organizations
• Setting Up Your Business

Tuesday, October 11, 2021, 3:00pm

Small businesses are a favorite target of cyber criminals — cyber-attacks were up 424% in 2018. Many small businesses close the doors after a cyber-attack for a variety of reasons: embarrassment, recovery costs and privacy issues with customer information. Find out how to protect your business from cyber-attacks and develop a cybersecurity policy to help in a recovery.

Register at:


This annual event is designed for startups and small business owners in rural Nevada and provides opportunities for mentorship, access to capital, and connection with entrepreneurial support organizations in Nevada. This year the event will be held in a hybrid format with local in person viewing sites and online options. The founding partners of Rural Pitch Day – Launch Rural Nevada are StartUpNV, Audacity Institute, Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority, Biz’s Assembly, the Nevada Small Business Development Center, Great Basin College, and University of Nevada at Reno. These partners and all volunteers involved in this event are committed to connecting rural entrepreneurs with business startup resources in Nevada. Together mentors, entrepreneur support organizations, government entities, founders and investors, are creating a statewide ecosystem resulting in successful small business development across Nevada.

NEW in 2021, thanks to a sponsorship from Nevada Gold Mines, Rural Pitch Day – Launch Rural Nevada is open to junior and senior high school students in rural Nevada!

Ready to pitch a business idea?  Entry application:

Ready to attend Rural Nevada Pitch Day – Launch Rural Nevada? Reserve your tickets:

Need more information? Contact organizers at



Want to attend virtually?