Silicon Prairie News

Tagged Big Omaha 2009
1345_879e8ddc13_small October 22, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Omaha Today, I continue going through the presentation that Danny and I gave to a group of Startup Weekend organizers in Kansas City earlier this month. The presentation centered around the details of Big Omaha, and how they're such a vital part of what makes the event special. In part one of this post, I covered five things: identity, badges, timing and food/beverage, photos and video, and chairs. The list continues…  read more

917_6a1914895b_small May 19, 2010 by Sponsor Author

Omaha Thanks to Nerdy Thirty by Wendy Townley for sponsoring Silicon Prairie News this week. This sponsored post was written by Wendy Townley. | I began blogging in 2003 as a way to have a little fun with my writing. The ability to put fingers to Macintosh and share my thoughts to the world with a few clicks of the keyboard thrilled me to no end. An idea or experience would surface in my head. Within a few brief hours, my prose… read more

890_cbdb9c9c6c_small May 9, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha With Big Omaha 2010 just around the corner, it's time we release a Big Omaha 2009 video for our Sunday Video Series, and the one I've chosen is the most unique of them all. When Matt Mullenweg had to cancel at last minute, we had a 30-minute time slot open up. In response, Jeffrey Kalmikoff, Micah Baldwin, Jason Fried, and Gary Vaynerchuk came together and… read more

826_419fe792b5_small April 14, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Congrats to Lincoln-based Archrival, a youth marketing agency, for being named a Webby Award nominee and Omaha-based Phenomblue, an interactive experience agency, for twice being named an official honoree. About the awards, from The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established… read more

654_5320c76f81_small February 19, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha It's with great excitement that I officially announce the unveiling of the Big Omaha 2010 website! After what proved to be an amazingly inspiring event last year, and realizing that we wanted to put together a follow up event, we've been busy working with speakers and sponsors to put things together for May 13-15. Today, we're releasing the teaser site, and around March 1 we'll have additional speakers and ticket… read more

570_fd7f3b4051_small January 13, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha In keeping with the spirit of revealing the top videos and posts of 2009, we wanted to bring you the top five videos of Big Omaha 2009! The temperature seems to be shifting, if at least for a few days, and we are encouraged by the fact ... read more

December 31, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha It’s crazy to be writing 2010! How’d we go from worrying about whether or not our lights would stay on at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2000 to Jan. 1, 2010 already?! This past ... read more

October 29, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha This week we had an opportunity to speak with Jason Fried, founder of 37 Signals and a Big Omaha 2009 speaker, about his company's latest project, Haystack is a new way for clients and web designers to ... read more

September 4, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Wendy Townley produced a thorough review of Big Omaha 2009, and I wanted to talk with her to learn more about her reasons behind writing the paper and what she hoped to gain by researching the inaugural event. If you ... read more

October 7, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Guy Kawasaki put out a post on Twitter regarding the BIG OMAHA Conference which links back to the site he founded, Truemors.   We at SPN appreciate all the postitive buzz going on around the Conference and ... read more

The polls are open!

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.