Category Archives for We Connect

Get Involved and Get a Return!

By Melinda Sorenson, Manager – Volunteer and Member Engagement If you’re going to donate your time, effort and expertise, you want a return. I’m not talking about pats on the back (though who doesn’t like a pat on the back every once in a while?) I’m talking about the knowledge that you’re making a real… Read More

How Do You Know If Your SEO Plan Is Working?

Guest blog from B² Interactive Creating and implementing an SEO plan that works for your business takes time, as does seeing the success of that plan. While businesses might hope for instant results—like being found in the top spot on the first search engine result page only days after launching a new website—the reality is… Read More

Giving 100% in President’s Club

“I am fortunate to be surrounded by positive people in my life. My family and friends, my co-workers, my fellow President’s Club volunteers, and the Chamber staff inspire me to be great. I have made a lot of great friends and business connections over the past few years that will continue to help me build my network.” –… Read More

It starts with the membership.

“The Chamber has done so much for our community, but it starts with the membership. That’s why we need people in the President’s Club.” – Jason Gustafson, Principal Business Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo Bank; President’s Club volunteer and 5-year member of the Chairman’s Circle I am a competitive person. If I’m going to be involved in something, I… Read More

More than a Decade in President’s Club

“The President’s Club increases the number of people I know and the contacts I make throughout the community.” – Dave Johnson, merchant advocate, TSYS Merchant Solutions; President’s Club volunteer; 15-year member of the Chairman’s Circle I have my boss to thank. He suggested I join the President’s Club as a way to get more involved… Read More

Time Flies When You’re Having an Impact

“When you volunteer to do something, at least give it your all.” – Phil Moyer, vice president-business banking, First National Bank; longtime President’s Club volunteer; 18-year member of the Chairman’s Circle  Time flies when you’re having an impact. I began volunteering with the President’s Club in 1998. I’m proud to say my contributions have earned… Read More

We’ll Supply the Crowd. How You Engage It Is up to You.

We are all about harnessing the power of face-to-face meetings – and plugging your business in. That’s why we are so excited about our latest B-2-B relationship builder coming up on Thursday, August 24. Member Marketplace will bring together a group of motivated members for the express purpose of buying, selling and doing business. We’ll supply… Read More

YPs are changing the face of Omaha

Photos by Bryce Bridges As millennials take over as the largest generation, they’re also taking up residence in some of our historic communities. Midtown, the Blackstone District and Benson—just to name a few—have undergone massive renovations in recent years, as a generation that values connectivity and innovation redefines urban living. And it’s not just a physical… Read More

World-Class Leadership Training Right here, in Omaha.

By: Blake Hoogeveen, MindSet, LLC When companies across the nation want their leaders to access elite leadership training, it is generally expected that they will travel to another city to access that training. The Greater Omaha Chamber is pleased to offer member companies a better solution: attend a world-class MindSet Leadership Series right here in Omaha! MindSet… Read More

I Left with a Buzz…

By: Dan McCann, a local freelance writer who counts the Greater Omaha Chamber among his clients. He attends CreativeMornings because he wants to – not because he has to… For me, the mark of time well spent – whether I’m attending a talk, taking up a seat in a movie theater or listening to a Sunday… Read More