More than 130 business, community and state leaders gathered at the Nebraska Chamber’s 2019 Economic Development Summit, designed to match public, education, and private sector partners to initiatives that keep Nebraska competitive in the contest for skilled labor, investment and economic growth.
Keynote speakers Governor Pete Ricketts and Dr. Jeffrey P. Gold, Chancellor of UNMC and UNO, shared their visions for growing Nebraska, including the role of research and development.
Conference breakout sessions were inspired by Blueprint Nebraska and delved into the challenges and opportunities awaiting the state in customized workforce solutions, economic incentives, community revitalization and tech-enabled innovation. The UNL Bureau of Business Research presented its new Nebraska Thriving Index.
Presentations from the 2019 Nebraska Chamber Economic Development Summit
In order of presentation - select presentation title or individual to download the pdf of their presenation:
Afternoon Breakout Sessions 1)Places: “Nebraska Thriving” Eric Thompson, Bureau of Business Research Director, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Nebraska Thriving Index Kayla Meyer, Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development Young Professionals Group Dave Rippe, Queen City Development Company & Former Nebraska Economic Development Director