Nebraska Business Development Center
Business Success & Economic Impact
Vol. 2 Issue 3

2016 Economic Impact Announced

$398.9 million total impact to economy*
2,187 clients served
1,086 jobs created
$170.8 million increased sales
$66.5 million investment

*Total state-wide economic impact includes direct, indirect, and induced impact as calculated using the IMPLAN economic model
2016 Top Businesses Selected
Cody and Chrystal Brooks, owners of White River Feed in Chadron, were named NBDC's 2016 Champion of Small Business. They were honored along with five other NBDC clients at the Capitol in Lincoln, March 17.

Other awards presented were:
Hornady Manufacturing, Manufacturing Business of the Year
Goldfinch Solutions, Innovation Business of the Year
Top Block, Sustainability Business of the Year
Prairie View Industries, Government Contractor of the Year
International Propeller Service, Export Business of the Year 

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Bernier celebrates a milestone

Robert Bernier, PhD, will celebrate his retirement at the Annual NBDC Awards & Recognition Reception in Omaha, April 21.
Bernier stepped down from the director position in January, but will continue to offer his services as a consultant. Bernier served NBDC for 37 years, beginning as its director when the organization was only two years old.

NBDC offers a full suite of business services:
  • Financial projections, planning and loan packaging
  • Market research and analysis
  • Export consulting
  • Technology commercialization consulting
  • Government sales consulting
  • Business valuation and transition planning
  • Project management and leadership training
  • Process improvement and sustainability training
  • Organizational development consulting
    and customized training
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