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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

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

New Digs!

What do you get yourself for your 125th anniversary? Well, a new headquarters building of course!  Hopefully all of you have seen the news that in the first quarter of 2018, the Chamber will be moving into a new headquarters, building #5 on the Conagra campus. This announcement was the culmination of more than a year of… Read More

A Message from the President

By David G. Brown, president & CEO This is an incredibly exciting time for the Greater Omaha Chamber. With you and for you, we are elevating our community in significant and tangible ways. Now, to accelerate our regional impact, we are about to launch a bold, new chapter in the life of our organization. During… Read More

Chairman’s Award of Excellence: Chris Hernandez

Photo Credit: Matt Dixon with C41 Photography “A strong business environment is good for everyone. It is a fantastic feeling to watch a new Chamber member grow and thrive once getting more involved.” – Chris Hernandez, Office Products Specialist, Eakes Office Solutions, President’s Club Volunteer; 11-year member of the Chairman’s Circle I was new to… Read More