Presented by: The GROW Nebraska Foundation, Nebraska Tourism Commision, and Nebraska Enterprise Fund

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Pre-Conference: February 28, 2024

Conference: February 29, 2024

Younes Conference Center | Kearney, Nebraska

MarkeTech 2024 Theme: Prepare & Create Marketing That Works

MarkeTech 2024 at a Glance

This year join Troy Sandidge, a nationally recognize speaker from Chicago and expert podcaster along with returning speaker, Maria Elena Duron a nationally recognized Google training expert from Houston.

Join Troy Sandidge at MarkeTech 2024!

Join Maria Elena Duron at MarkeTech 2024!

Hear from Maria, Troy, and Janell about why you should come to MarkeTech 2024!




Troy Sandidge Headshot

Troy Sandidge an award-winning growth strategist, author, serial entrepreneur, 4x agency builder, keynote speaker, Webby-nominated podcaster, startup advisor, and angel investor who has launched over 35 brands and generated over $175 million in revenue for clients worldwide.

Known as the Strategy Hacker®, Troy specializes in building strategies, systems, and solutions for world-class brands to become more sustainable, scalable, and profitable. He is the author of Strategize Up, the founder of Strategy Hackers, and the host of the iDigress Podcast, which has amassed over half a million downloads and is a Top 0.5% ranked podcast. The podcast is part of the HubSpot Podcast Network and has achieved a multitude of awards. Multiple media outlets named him a Top 100 Marketing Business Leader, and he’s listed in Los Angeles Wire’s 2020 30 Under 30. 

An international speaker at over 600 events on five continents, Troy has shared stages featuring Oprah Winfrey, President Barack Obama, Viola Davis, Daymond John, Emma Grede, Russel Brunson, and Gary Vaynerchuk, to name a few.

Troy Sandidge Headshot

Featured Speaker: Maria Elena Duron

Returning for the third time, Maria Elena Duron brings her expertise in all things Google!  A nationally recognized speaker, she brings her expertise in Google Training to MarkeTech 2024!

Maria Elena Duron is a digital marketing professional with over 18 years of experience. She works to ensure that businesses understand their ideal customer and how to succeed online. Maria helps both small and large businesses recognize where their customers spend time, how they make decisions, and how to identify best practices for customer conversions. She has over a dozen years of experience in international eCommerce, and has been highly recognized by the state of Texas and by the Grow with Google Program.

Conference Tracks

Join MarkeTech and enjoy 4 different tracks with over 20+ speakers! Learn more about each track offerred below:

Marketing/Social Media Track

For new and expert marketers this track will take you through all the things you need to know to take your business to the next level in terms of all things social media, digital marketing, and much more!

eCommerce/Website Track

Wanting to sell your products online or get started with Shopify? Utilize this track to leverage your selling and start moving your product!

Innovation Track

Learn about the latest grants for Nebraska business owners, leadership best practices, or listen to expert panelist. This track will take you through all the new and upcoming things for Nebraska business owners!

Tourism Track

Planning an event in your community? Maybe you are interested in building an attraction to bring people in! Join this track to develop and enhance tourism in your local area!

Did you miss MarkeTech 2023? Check out the photo gallery below to see what you missed! A day full of learning and making new connections!

Thank you for all your efforts into the conference – that was WONDERFUL! You guys did an excellent job. I also just loved meeting you all in person. What a wonderful team you have a GrowNE!

-2021 attendee

“Thank you Janell and GROW Nebraska Staff for the Market Tech Conference. I was very impressed with how well it was organized. The session topics were valuable. Presenters were excellent. Lunch was great. My wife and I attended nine sessions total. Took away lots of valuable information. We enjoyed the day very much. Great job. Looking forward to next year. Thanks again.” 

– Anonymous Attendee

“Excellent conference!!!! I could have used 4 days of those topics! Phenomenal!” 

– Kate Ellingson | Director of Marketing and Public Relations | Nebraska Department of Economic Development