Omaha Public Radio News
Mon January 16, 2012
Gallup Chairman and CEO Jim Clifton and Gov. Dave Heineman to speak at the Chamber's Annual Luncheon
By Cheril Lee
Omaha, NE – The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual meeting luncheon on Wednesday, February 1st.
David Brown is Chamber President and CEO. He says awards that'll be given out at the luncheon include the Chairman's Award of Excellence and Volunteer of the Year. He says the meeting is for anyone who's interested in how communities grow and what Omaha needs to do to make sure there are enough jobs here for future generations.
Brown says Governor Dave Heineman is one of two guest speakers at this year's luncheon.
"The governor is the chairman of the National Governor's Association this year and he has been going around the states, talking about economic development. So he will brief us about what he has heard in order to set the stage for Jim Clifton, who is the Chairman and CEO of the Gallup organization. He will be talking to us about his new book, "The Coming Jobs War.""
The Greater Omaha Chamber's 2012 Annual Meeting Luncheon takes place Wednesday, February 1st from 11:30 to 1:00 at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
Reservations are due by January 25th and may be made online at omahachamber.org/annualmeeting.