Omaha Public Radio News
11:56 am
Fri May 7, 2010

Big Omaha Conference focuses on entrepreneurship, networking

Omaha, NE – The second annual Big Omaha Conference happens next week.

The conference, designed to bring together entrepreneurs, runs May 13th through the 15th. Jeff Slobotski is the Co-Founder of Silicon Prairie News and the Big Omaha Event. He says the conference offers entrepreneurs and start-ups in the region opportunities to collaborate and learn from one another.

Slobotski says the conference is set up keynote style. This year's guest speakers include Tony Shea, the founder of Zappos, Gary Vaynerchuck from Wine Library TV and Jason Fried of 37 Signals.

The Big Omaha Conference kicks off on Thursday, May 13th with a party at Slowdown. All presentations take place at KANEKO in the Old Market.

Details are available online at bigomaha.com.