The Free Enterprise Celebration is the Lincoln Independent Business Association’s (, LIBA) biggest annual event. It’s also been rated as one of the city’s top five annual events. It’s open to anyone who registers, and is projected to have 550 attendees. The celebration is held at Pinnacle Bank Arena on April 11. It starts at 4:30 p.m. with “Business of Politics”, where registered individuals can meet with local politicians to discuss business and political matters.

Doors for the main event open at 5:15 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m., LIBA Awards at 7 p.m. and the Live Auction at 7:30 p.m. Tickets currently run at $75 and corporate tables at $750, and these prices are subject to increase to $90 for a ticket and $1,000 for a table after March 22.

If anyone would like to support the free enterprise system and our business community in Lincoln by making a donation for the Live Auction, please contact LIBA at (402) 466-3419, or Live ($1,000 plus) and Gold ($500 plus) donations are due by March 24 and Silent (below $500) donations are due by March 31. All proceeds from the LIVE Auction will support our Lincoln business community.

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