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Browse the latest announcements, news, commentary on young professional events and issues in Greater Omaha.

Meet Our New Executive Members of YP Council

We are excited to announce the four new executives for our 2020 Young Professionals Council. From events to projects, YPC execs lead our efforts as we work to attract and retain young professionals to Greater Omaha. Executive Operations Chair: Alysia Radicia  The...

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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...

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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...

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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 newcomers...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 the...

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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...

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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...

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We Don’t Coast Ambassadors

Are you a newcomer to the area? Check out our Ambassador program for a friendly resource.  We Don’t Coast Ambassadors are ready to help newcomers of Greater Omaha navigate their new home and be a friendly resource for insights and recommendations. They know the lay of...

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INTRO Recap

On June 6, Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professionals welcomed new interns, summer transplants and residents to Omaha by throwing a huge introduction party at Empire Room in Midtown Crossing. Attendees were introduced to new friends, new neighborhoods and new things to...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Electric Scooters

As you may have seen, shared electric scooters are officially on the streets of Omaha. The Omaha City Council voted to approve agreements with scooter companies for six-month trials. Here’s a quick guide to get you started:   The Scooters The scooters travel up...

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MyRideOMA

Riding the bus just got easier! Metro Transit Omaha just released MyRideOMA which allows you to see real-time locations of every bus in the system on a map. The feature is now in beta testing on their website and they are asking riders to provide feedback on their...

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INTRO-ducing Omaha’s Endless Possibilities

Make new connections, build your summer bucket list and get the inside scoop on Omaha at INTRO.   Newcomers: Get to know some new friends and feel at ease to call Omaha your home. Locals: Share stories and recommendations of the best ‘things to do’ in town....

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The Perfect Summer Cocktail

INTRO is the perfect summer cocktail: those who’ve lived in Omaha for a while mixing with those who’ve just arrived for work or fun. Join us Thursday, June 6 at The Empire Room at Turner Park from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. – casual and open to newcomers and locals of all ages...

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Utilize our New YP Online Directory

Our Young Professional’s Online Engagement Directory has launched and community groups are welcome to join. Available to everyone, the directory now features organizations and groups with opportunities for young professionals to engage online. We invite you to add...

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Policy & A Pint: Pay Equity

Join members of the Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professionals and Metro Young Latino Professional Association at Policy & a Pint: Racial Equity - Closing the Wage Gap; a social and educational event surrounding the wage gap in our region. Speakers will provide...

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Kick off March Madness with us!

Join other professionals for a Council of Companies happy hour on the first night of the NCAA March Madness Tournament on Thursday, March 21.  The Council of Companies is made of up leaders from “Employee Resource Groups” at various companies and organizations. Join...

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Let’s Summit Together – YP Summit.

Get ready to summit. The YP Summit is near and we have your agenda ready for March 15. This phenomenal gathering is an opportunity for you to grow and share connections between other young professionals. The YP Summit has created an engaging agenda for you...

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Keynote Speaker – Psychology of Illusion

On March 15, be transformed and swept away with the magic and psychology of illusion. The 2019 YP Summit is thrilled to reveal that the closing keynote speaker is the one and only Vinh Giang. He is a magician and illusionist, entrepreneur, CEO of Luminary Production,...

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Engage, inspire and create.

Our YP online engagement directory is now available for YPs to discover opportunities to engage, inspire and create. Browse through our list of groups and organizations who are offering endless opportunities and simple action steps to get involved in Greater Omaha....

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Take the Pledge and Join the Coalition

CODE, Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity, was born to achieve sustainable growth in the areas of diversity, inclusivity, equity and opportunity in Greater Omaha. CODE aims to increase diversity throughout the region’s workforce including all levels of...

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Celebrate your Holiday with ynpnGO!

Happy holidays, Feliz Navidad, Happy Hanukkah, Festivus or good solstice. It doesn't matter WHAT you celebrate, ynpnGO wants to celebrate with you and your family! YnpnGO has reserved the party room at Spielbound so attendees can eat, play and...

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Community Night of Tech Recognition

The Tech Celebration is a night designed to recognize our tech leaders’ community-elevating contributions. This year, AIM Institute is relaunching their Tech Celebration as not only a way to recognize the tech community, but also to introduce their new AIM...

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