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Posts by Brittany Mascio
5403_9d67008cc9_small March 15, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Kansas City We're less than two weeks away from our inaugural Big Kansas City, and today we're making the conference more of a reality. We've put together the comprehenisive outline of what you'll experience during two and a half days jam-packed with inspirational speakers, valuable relationship-building opportunities and top-notch parties. Below you can view the full March 26-28 event schedule, complete with everything … read more

5397_4afd2cf2e7_small March 15, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha Our second batch of individual Big Omaha tickets are now on sale! 

On Wednesday we sold out of our first batch in a matter of hours. At this pace, we're on schedule to sell out, once again. If you're considering attending the conference, make sure to buy your ticket today and join the 600 other attendees who will with us this spring for our innovation and entrepreneurship festival. … read more

5385_2603cdeace_small March 13, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha The first batch of Big Omaha individual tickets are now on sale! We look forward to each of Big Series events, but today we're excited to begin to find out the names of our Big Omaha 2013 attendees. Since its inaugural year, Big Omaha has sold out – last year, it took only a matter of days. We hope you'll be able to join us May 8-10 for our fifth year. If you don't get a ticket today, our next batch goes on sale Friday. … read more

5379_e00dc76344_small March 12, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha That's right. The moment Big Omaha fans have been waiting for happens Wednesday at 11 a.m. CDT. Individual Big Omaha tickets go on sale. Experience the hottest up-and-coming innovators, entrepreneurs, creatives, designers and trendy attendees when they hit the catwalk and KANEKO's main stage this spring, May 8-10. | Ticket prices: We oriented our ticket prices to support the entrepreneurial spirit … read more

5333_86c43b4601_small March 8, 2013 by Jeff Slobotski & Brittany Mascio

Omaha OK, folks! It's time to start getting excited about Big Omaha 2013. That is, if you haven't already. It's hard to believe that each year brings different takeaways and stories from what happens at the event, and we anticipate … read more

5359_39e405cfa6_small March 7, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Kansas City With less than three weeks until Big Kansas City, we are proud to announce two more individuals who will play key roles in our March 26-28 event. Please help us welcome our emcee Jason Zone Fisher and final speaker, Code for America's Abhi Nemani. // Meet Jason Zone Fisher (left), emcee: With a myriad of experiences, from sports to politics, Jason Zone Fisher will not only keep the Big Kansas City energy high but also focused as he guides us through the conference. He has the right amount of fun, wit and inclusivity that will help make our experience that much more connected. As our emcee … read more

5325_bdca5cf095_small March 5, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Kansas City Big Kansas City, our first innovation and entrepreneurship conference of 2013, takes flight March 26-28. Today, we're highlighting the home of our event, Hangar 9 at Kansas City, Mo.'s National Airline History Museum. For two days, the hangar will be an arena of discovery. Complete with working aircraft and historic spacecraft, it's the perfect venue for our attendees to explore … read more

5309_3d96789164_small February 25, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Kansas City We're excited today to add Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, a designer with ties to Dollar Shave Club and MySpace, a former NFL linebacker and a world traveling CEO to our Big Kansas City speaker lineup. These four individuals join more than a dozen leaders in the entrepreneurial and creative space who will be accessible throughout two and a half days in March. Just weeks ago, former Big Series speaker … read more

5276_66a4f08541_small February 18, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

It's our goal at Silicon Prairie News to produce events that deliver a comprehensive experience. From the moment our attendees walk in the door, we aim to present an environment conducive to learning, exploring, interacting and collaborating. The elements in the event space play an important role to achieve this atmosphere and with The Big Series art installations and exhibits, we aim to create this fully-engaged experience. We are currently looking to work with artists from the Kansas City, Omaha and Des Moines area to create pieces for our 2013 Big Series conferences to help us bring an exceptional experience to our … read more

5297_8577bf8a88_small February 14, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Kansas City In less than six weeks, Hangar 9 will transform from an aircraft storage to our conference home, March 27-28. Today, we're revealing three more speakers who will join us in this special space including Scott Harrison, one of our most memorable Big Series presenters. If you haven't purchased your ticket, make sure to do so soon. We've had a recent uptick in ticket sales and attendance is limited … read more

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Through August 22, help us decide the winners of our inaugural Silicon Prairie Awards, which will recognize 12 companies and individuals. You can vote once per day per category.
Winners will be announced live on stage at
our August 30 event.