Annual Meeting

We’re inventing the future–and it just won’t be the same without you.

This is it: An Annual Meeting worthy of the Chamber’s 125th birthday.

Join us for a future that’s growing places, with insights from world-renowned keynote speaker, John C. Maxwell, the foremost authority on impactful, adventurous and engaging leadership – leadership with a purpose. He will share impactful leadership strategies to move your organization forward through catalytic change and immediate, purposeful action.

Use this event to invest in yourself and the leaders around you, plus join us for a celebration of the year’s accomplishments (complete with birthday cake).

About John C. Maxwell

John C. Maxwell, #1 New York Times bestselling author and leadership coach, is the author of more than 20 books, including the business school staple, 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, and was named American Management Association’s 30 Most Influential Leaders and’s Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts.

Event Details

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
4–6:30 p.m.
CenturyLink Center Omaha
455 N. 10th St.


2:45–3:45 p.m. | Exclusive Leadership Session with John C. Maxwell
                            This opportunity is only available for sponsoring organizations.

4–5:30 p.m. | Annual Meeting Program and Keynote Presentation by John C. Maxwell

5:30–6:30 p.m. | Networking Reception


Parking, appetizers and drinks are included with each ticket.

Corporate Sponsorship will receive 10 tickets (including 10 complimentary parking passes) to the program with priority seating. Out of your 10 tickets, 2 of your attendees will have the opportunity to attend an exclusive session with John C. Maxwell prior to the regular program: $1,500 (Members Only)

10 pack of Tickets with Reserved Seating: $1,200 Member / $1,450 Non-Member

5 pack of Tickets with Reserved Seating: $600 Member / $725 Non-Member

Single Ticket in Open Seating: $120 Member / $145 Non-Member

Reservations are due by Jan. 9, 2018. No refunds for cancellations received after Jan. 9, 2018.
$40 of each ticket purchased is for goods and services, the remaining balance is considered a charitable donation.
Physical ticket(s) and parking pass(es) will be mailed to the purchaser starting in Jan. 2018.

Questions regarding registration? Contact Christine Fortier, coordinator – special events.

Award Winners

As a part of the event, recognition is given to outstanding achievements of business community leaders and organizations, as well as giving thanks to member companies, individuals and volunteers.

Chairman’s Award of Excellence
Erik Terkelsen, Holidynamics, Inc.

Headliner of the Year
FEI World Cup accepted by Omaha Equestrian Foundation

Volunteer of the Year
Jim Greisch, RSM US LLP


This event is made possible by the generous contributions of several organizations. We appreciate their support.

Presenting Sponsors
First National Bank | McGrath North | Mutual of Omaha

Media Sponsor
Omaha World-Herald

Supporting Sponsors
First Data | Omaha Public Power DistrictPhysicians Mutual | Proxibid, Inc. | Union Pacific RailroadUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterUMB Bank

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Kayti Rachwalik, director – special events.


For more information about the Annual Meeting, contact Christine Fortier, coordinator – special events.

Photo and Video Release:
By registering and participating in this event, you consent to the recording of your likeness, image, and/or voice and authorize the Greater Omaha Chamber to use photographs, video, and audio recordings containing your likeness, image, and/or voice in any medium for any purpose.

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