Policy & A Pint: April Event Recap

Policy & A Pint: April Event Recap

On Monday, April 30 the Young Professionals Council and GOCYP hosted “Policy & A Pint: Why Affordable Housing Matters to Young People”. Discussion centered around barriers and benefits to affordable housing. The event helped individuals identify ways to advocate...
June Engagement Forum: Arts & Culture

June Engagement Forum: Arts & Culture

Learn more about the broader arts community in Omaha while exploring unique and inspiring arts and culture hubs on North 24th Street. Meet a variety of artists, makers and advocates who are pouring their passion and talents into inspiring works of art and in turn,...
YP Council Corner: 2019 in Review

YP Council Corner: 2019 in Review

As a Council 2019 has been a fantastic year focused on attracting and retaining YPs in Omaha with innovative initiatives, exciting events and cutting edge community collaborations (and I guess a few alliterations). While our work is far from done we wanted to take a...
State of Our City Recap

State of Our City Recap

The third annual State of Our City event was a success. Held October 24, the event showcased some of most popular topics in Omaha to a room full of engaged YPs who were ready to plug into the community. Thanks to the entertainment panel, which included Lauren Martin...
That’s a wrap! 2019 INTRO

That’s a wrap! 2019 INTRO

That’s a wrap, folks! We just hosted our second and final INTRO event of 2019 a few weeks ago. Between the spring and fall event, we had over 400 attendees, showcased 200 things to do in town, presented 12 neighborhood itineraries and met a TON of awesome...
Know someone who moved away?

Know someone who moved away?

According to an Omaha World-Herald report, the rate of young professionals moving out of the Omaha metro area is greater than the rate moving into the city, with a net out-migration of 4,800 per year. A survey conducted by Blueprint Nebraska reinforces this trend, as...
Take the next step – Apply to serve on the YP Council

Take the next step – Apply to serve on the YP Council

Applications to serve on the Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professionals Council are open. If you or someone you know is interested in helping the Chamber attract and retain the nation’s top talent to our region, consider applying for the YP Council.  Applications are...
Share Your Journey at YP Summit

Share Your Journey at YP Summit

We are seeking proposals from candidates interested in engaging with attendees via a large group session or workshop during the YP Summit. We are looking for individuals, who are doing dynamic things across a variety of industries and in the community, to share their...
ORBT Update

ORBT Update

Construction on ORBT, Omaha Rapid Bus Transit, will begin mid-August. This will be Omaha’s biggest mass transit investment in decades. The construction will start at Metro’s Westroads Transit Center and work eastward along Dodge Street. Benefits of ORBT include...
Blueprint Nebraska

Blueprint Nebraska

Blueprint Nebraska, a strategic plan aimed at creating a new standard of prosperity for all Nebraskans, was released July 30. The plan was developed through feedback of communities and individuals from across the state in order to generate ideas on how to propel the...
Announcing the YP Summit Committee for 2020

Announcing the YP Summit Committee for 2020

We’re excited to announce the YP Summit Committee for 2020. They are a talented group of young professionals ready to make the 15th Annual Summit better than ever. Planning has already started, so be sure to mark your calendars for March 6 so you can join in on...
Downtown & Midtown Mobility Survey

Downtown & Midtown Mobility Survey

The Downtown & Midtown Mobility Survey was conducted by Verdis Group to better understand how individuals in downtown and midtown Omaha get to and from work. It also asked respondents about how they want to commute, along with their perspectives on several other...
OPTiN Launch

OPTiN Launch

A “super region” for attracting tech talent was announced June 28 by the Greater Omaha Chamber and The Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development. The joint initiative by the two organizations is designed to connect highly skilled workers with regional tech...