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5593_e027d5f2d5_small April 20, 2013 by Guest Contributor

Omaha Sometimes, when you look back, a single moment in time can have so much more impact on the path we are on than we think. Big Omaha is one of those. Four years ago, I responded to a tweet from a girl who lived in Omaha. A week later, on Skype, she said I should check out her brothers conference in Omaha. That I should go. I signed up for the waiting list. She introduced me to her brother … read more

5564_a80e1ffb07_small April 16, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha Big Omaha is right around the corner. With our fifth annual conference on innovation on entrepreneurship three weeks away, we're excited today to reveal four more speakers who will be joining us May 8-10. When curating our speakers, we strive to invite individuals who are making waves in the startup world. … read more

5519_05372bea94_small April 8, 2013 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha We tailor the Big Omaha experience differently each year but one thing remains the same: the accessibility to key individuals in the national startup community. The crowd we assemble extends beyond one's immediate network, and as a member of Big Omaha, you're tapped into this group of phenomenal, hard-working innovators who have become part of this developing community. From May 8-10, there's an opportunity to spark up great friendships with everyone involved … 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

4424_1064877f30_small July 6, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Omaha With sweltering summer heat gripping the Midwest, the SPN meteorology team advises denizens of the Prairie to spend only sparing time outdoors. Instead, we recommend curling up in the cool of a climate-controlled environment in front of the web-enabled screen of your choice and enjoying our Big Omaha 2012 video playlist. Earlier this week, we published the final couple videos in … read more

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