Nebraska State Chamber News

Nebraska State Chamber News

Nebraska Chamber’s Manufacturing Summit, Oct. 30 In La Vista

Friday, 28/09/2018
LINCOLN – October is Manufacturing Month in Nebraska.  As part of the salute to this vital sector of the economy, the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host its annual Manufacturing Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the La Vista Conference Center. The summit will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. This is one of Nebraska’s largest manufacturing events of the year.  Sponsored by RSM – a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services – the summit is free for individuals involved in manufacturing and related sectors. Breakfast and lunch will be provid...

Nebraska Chamber Announces 2018 Legislative Forum Locations, Dates

Wednesday, 15/08/2018
LINCOLN – Beginning August 27, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry staff will travel across the state to present the State Chamber’s 2018 legislative forums.  The Nebraska Chamber will visit a total of 30 communities through late October.For more than 30 years, the State Chamber has conducted these legislative forums in cooperation with local chambers of commerce.  The forums allow the Chamber to gather input from business leaders on important topics, while sharing information about recent state legislation and developments impacting the business community.  This year...

Federal Legislative Summit, August 9 at SAC Museum

Tuesday, 17/07/2018
LINCOLN – Whether it is trade policy, tax law or regulatory reform, what happens in Washington, D.C. can dramatically impact Nebraska and its business community. That is why the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry encourages Nebraskans across the state to attend the tenth annual Federal Legislative Summit on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Co-hosted by the State Chamber, Lincoln Chamber, and Greater Omaha Chamber, this unique event will be held at the Strategic Air Command (SAC) & Aerospace Museum, located north of Exit 426 on I-80, near Ashland.The program will begin at 9 a.

Jim Smith Named Executive Director Of Blueprint Nebraska

Monday, 09/07/2018
LINCOLN – Blueprint Nebraska today named former Papillion Senator Jim Smith as the organization’s first executive director.  Smith’s background includes experience in small and large business environments, as well as community service on numerous non-profit boards.For the past eight years, Smith has served in the Nebraska Legislature where he chaired the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee and the Revenue Committee. Smith tendered his resignation from the Nebraska Legislature prior to assuming his role with Blueprint Nebraska, a recently formed organization that is...

Leadership Nebraska Announces Members Of New Class

Tuesday, 15/05/2018
LINCOLN – The Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the members of its new Leadership Nebraska class.  This year’s class is the eleventh in the program’s history.Leadership Nebraska was founded in 2006 to identify current and emerging leaders throughout the state, enhance their leadership skills and deepen their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing Nebraska. Participants have been selected from different regions of the state and possess varied backgrounds and diverse talents.  All candidates have demonstrated an abiding interest in Nebrask...