Omaha Keynote Speaker

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Omaha as a leading authority on online marketing and global business trends. He also covers demographics including the Millennial Generation here in the United States. Patrick is the author of the award-winning book Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. If you are planning a business conference at the CenturyLink Convention Center Omaha on North 10th Street, the Scott Conference Center on Pine Street, the Omaha Civic Auditorium on Capitol Avenue or some other convention space in Omaha, Nebraska, Patrick will deliver the buzz and energy you’re looking for. As a motivational speaker, his #1 objective is to leave attendees excited, inspired and energized to take action and see tangible results.

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Omaha has many conference facilities, including:

  • Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista on Westport Parkway
  • Courtyard Omaha LaVista on Westport Parkway
  • Ramada Plaza Omaha Hotel and Convention Center on South Seventy Second Street
  • CenturyLink Center Omaha on North Tenth Street
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Downtown on Dodge Street
  • Other meeting spaces in Council Bluffs, La vista and Chalco


General Information about Omaha, Nebraska, for Meeting Planners

If you’re the conference planner for a trip to Omaha, Nebraska, it would behoove you to check out these general facts about he city: Omaha is Nebraska’s largest city, with a population of around 415,000, and growing. Founded during the latter decades of the Midwest’s pioneer period, early settlers put down their roots along the great Missouri River. Today, Omaha is fondly known as “Gateway to the West,” a nod to its supreme importance as a transportation hub for the whole nation. Forbes magazine labeled Omaha the nation’s leading “Best Bang for the Buck City” in 2009. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for America.


2014 Business Conventions in Omaha, Nebraska

Countless business events will be held in Omaha in 2014. In January, the Business Ethics Alliance Mind Candy Dialogue will be organized by the Business Ethics Alliance at Gallup Inc on Gallup Drive. The Annual International Value Investor Conference will be held in May at the Omaha Mammel Hall Auditorium at the University of Nebraska. This is being organized by the College of Business Administration, University of Nebraska. The Iaom Conference & Expo, organized by the International Association Of Operative Millers, will be held at the Hilton Omaha on Cass Street in May. Data Connectors, LLC will be hosting the Omaha Tech-Security Conference in July.

2013 Business Conferences in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha is hosting numerous conferences and meetings in the upcoming year. Some of these larger events include South Central Renaissance Conference’s 62nd Annual Meeting, an International Conference on Exploring the Renaissance 2013, which will be hosted at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Downtown Omaha. Meanwhile, the AASH (Associated Alumnae and Alumni of Sacred Heart) is celebrating their 80th Anniversary through the 39th Biennial AASH Conference which will take place in April at the heartland in Duchesne Academy. More so, the 10th Annual Value Investor Conference will be held in May at University of Nebraska at Omaha, College of Business in Mammel Hall.

Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Omaha

Omaha Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Nebraska aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Toastmasters Club Omaha 229 meets at Dundee Presbyterian Church on Underwood Avenue (Monday at 6:00 PM), Blue Ah Busters Club meets at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska on Aksarben Drive (Tuesday at 12:00 PM), A-Rousers Toastmasters Club meets at Hillmer Art Gallery on Mercy Road (Tuesday at 7:00 AM) and Ad-Libbers Club meets at Village Inn on Dodge Street (Thursday at 7:00 PM).

Omaha Food Choices for Convention Attendees

From delectable gourmet to memorable pub fare, Omaha offers tons of excellent choices for dining before or after your conference. Make reservations at the Grey Plume for some upscale contemporary American food in a delightful neo-colonial ambiance. Schedule a casual meeting with some colleagues over a perfect steak at 801 Chophouse. Or try Wave Bistro for some over-the-top delicious Asian cuisine. Another good place to entertain clients would be M’s Pub, renowned for some of the best international dishes in Omaha, Nebraska. Indulge in a serious dinner, or hang out at the bar and just nosh!

Omaha Attractions for Conference Delegates

Plan to see some of the major sights in Omaha, Nebraska during your business conference vacation. The Henry Doorly Zoo, for example breaks plenty of world records, such as the largest indoor desert, rainforest and swamp, as well as the largest geodesic dome in the whole world, truly something to see! You might pencil in some time to visit the major historic section of Omaha, the Old Market in the heart of downtown. Several good museums would be a good bet for an afternoon, and you can’t beat the Lauritzen Gardens in the city’s beautiful Botanical Center.

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