October Small Business of the Month Winner: Contemporary Analysis

Contemporary Analysis (CAN), our October Small Business of the Month, specializes in predictive analytics. Before you ask Google to define that, here’s the simple explanation: The CAN team, including president Nathan Watson and a crew of data scientists, helps businesses sort through their piles of data, find patterns, predict futures and fix problems. Predictive analytics…. Read More

3 Reasons Why You Should Host a Chamber Event!

Gain visibility. Showcase your products. Grow your network. Partnering with us as an event host is a great way to introduce or re-introduce your company to potential customers and vendors. We’ll bring as many as 100+ area professionals to your location. Our event hosts will: Receive online marketing prior to the event Have an opportunity… Read More

Retreat Accelerates Class 40 Leadership Omaha Experience 

They came. They saw. They connected. And that’s going to translate into bigger impact for the Greater Omaha community. Members of Leadership Omaha’s milestone Class 40 accelerated their LO experience last month with a three-day, two-night opening retreat at Camp Carol Joy Holling in Ashland, NE. Despite the laid-back atmosphere – enhanced by the rolling… Read More

Greater Omaha 2040 – Collaboratively Inspired.

Economic Outlook Luncheon Tuesday, Nov. 14 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pockets of poverty. Gone. Tech innovation. Thriving. Talent and investment. Pouring in. Join us as we power into tomorrow and explore our preferred future – Greater Omaha 2040. A future inspired by our collaborative community. Featuring Rebecca Ryan Founder and co-owner of Next Generation… Read More

“Welcome to the Prairie” Campaign Brings Home the Hardware – Thanks, Silicon Valley.

Creative, fun and now, award-winning. Our “Welcome to the Prairie” campaign developed to bring awareness to our tech and startup scene – our Silicon Prairie – was recently honored by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) with a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award. The campaign was built in collaboration with Ervin & Smith and… Read More

Why I moved from the Silicon Valley to the Silicon Prairie

Emerging Tech Corner – Kimberly Perkins, co-founder of memosnag I went from doing business in places like Dubai to doing business at 19th & Harney – and it was a choice I am grateful for. My husband, Lorenzo, and I moved our family to Omaha from the bay area at the end of 2015. A… Read More

Six Causes of Corporate Stupidity

Guest blog from Dr. Kim Hoogeveen, MindSet, LLC When it comes to leading humans, companies can do some stupid things.  I don’t mean arguably wrong decisions – no, I mean flat-out stupid things. A true example: an employee takes a three day leave to attend to her sick child.  After the first day of leave, her… Read More

Leave with your bucket full!

Our dynamic speakers for Make / Leadership / Happen are creating quite the line-up. From breakout sessions focused on leadership in the corporate world to the government sector and harnessing the power of our Leadership Omaha Alumni it’s going to be the break away you need from the day-to-day grind. Nicole Bianchi with Bravium Human Development,… Read More

Connecting Engineering Students with Opportunities

Showcasing Greater Omaha as a career destination for tomorrow’s engineers – that’s a key goal of E-Day, a daylong engagement for aspiring students sponsored by the Greater Omaha Chamber and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering. More than 400 incoming freshmen, enrolled in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering, and about 30 high… Read More

CAREEROCKIT: Where the Flight Takes Us from Here.

By Sarah Moylan, Senior Director, Talent & Workforce How do I know our first year of CAREEROCKIT was an incredible success? For starters, 100 percent of the businesses that answered our post-event survey say they’re planning to re-engage next year. Beyond that, it’s just that pit-of-the-stomach-kind of pride I feel when I watch the video… Read More