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907_d33c9ae21f_small May 15, 2010 by Geoff Wood

Omaha 8:03 a.m. Welcome to Day 2 of Big Omaha. After an educational, enjoyable, and inspirational day of speakers, parties, and connecting yesterday, we're getting set to jump into another shared experience with the likes of Dennis Crowley (foursquare), Melody McCloskey (StyleSeat) and Tony Hsieh (Zappos). I'm the duly appointed live blogger for today so if you're not in the room, feel free to check back here throughout the day or follow the Twitter stream… read more

899_4e9d415932_small May 10, 2010 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines It's likely no surprise to the readers of Silicon Prairie News that our latest topic for PrairieCast is Big Omaha. We were able to grab some time late last week with Jeff Slobotski and Dusty Davidson to discuss what we should expect from year two of the event, the speakers they're looking forward to the most, and what the event means to the region. We tried a new recording technique this week so the podcast may sound a bit different than past episodes. In addition, we cut out our typical Week in Review… read more

May 14, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Well, it's probably not THE final word, but we wanted to share some of our thoughts on Big Omaha... In short, we're absolutely amazed, humbled and optimistic about the event we call Big Omaha.  As we mentioned ... read more

March 17, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha So the Silicon Prairie News team is back from a long trip to Austin for the 2009 SXSW Interactive Festival. I'm still compiling many of my initial thoughts as the lack of rest and overwhelming number of options to ... read more

March 1, 2009 by Dusty Davidson

Sioux City A few weeks back Jeff (@jjsnyc), Matt Secoske (@secos) and I (@dustyd) trekked up to Sioux City, Iowa to meet up with Gary Vaynerchuk, and grab a couple of interviews for Silicon Prairie News and Big Omaha... In this video, ... read more

February 25, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha It's official! After all the chitter chatter, rumors and talk... The Big Omaha site is live! Shortly after Sarah Lacy came into town last year, we here at SPN decided to take it to the next level by hosting ... read more

November 3, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Fellow SPNers!  A quick note to let you know we've nailed the dates for the BIG OMAHA Conference. The dates are May 7th & 8th 2009 in Omaha.  Gary Vaynerchuk is confirmed folks!  Amazing news for ... read more

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