One of the biggest financial gatherings in the world, Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual Shareholders Meeting has been dubbed
“Woodstock for Capitalists.” Hosted by Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett
— and held at CenturyLink Center Omaha the first weekend in May each year — the event attracts more than 35,000 Berkshire stockholders from across the globe. Buffett and associates share insights about business, investing, and the global economy, while fielding questions from attendees and a panel of journalists.
From NCAA basketball and the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials to Justin Bieber concerts, CenturyLink Cen-
ter Omaha accommodates a wide range of events in the heart of downtown Omaha. The 250,000-square-foot convention center and arena — within walk- ing distance of the historic Old Market District and the 24,000- seat TD Ameritrade Park, home field of the NCAA College World Series — is connected via glass-enclosed skywalk to the 600-room, AAA Four-Diamond Hilton Omaha, offering attendees comfort and convenience.
History comes alive at Omaha’s original Art Deco train station, now transformed into a vibrant museum
with world-class exhibits. Climb aboard historic passenger trains, including President Harry S. Truman’s press train, take a look at one of the world’s rarest coin collections, or enjoy an old-fashioned phosphate at the museum’s authentic 1930s soda fountain. The Durham Museum gives attendees the opportunity to touch and feel Omaha’s rich history.
Stretching 3,000 feet above the Missouri River, the Bob
Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge is the longest pedestrian bridge to connect two states: Nebraska and Iowa. Visitors are able to experience an almost-airborne feeling while capturing breathtaking views from 60 feet above the water. This one-of-a-kind suspension bridge connects more than 150 miles of beautiful nature trails along the Missouri River Valley.
As Nebraska’s largest art museum, the Joslyn offers a beautiful atmosphere for
groups to explore its Art Deco architecture, stroll through the sprawling sculpture garden, and enjoy several fine-arts galleries showcasing classic to modern works, a 1,000-seat concert hall, and the 58,000-square-foot Walter and Suzanne Scott Pavilion. Also ideal for groups: the indoor fountain courtyard, education technology gallery, a lecture hall, several class- rooms, and an on-site café.