State of Our City

Thursday, October 24, 2019 (5:00 PM - 9:00 PM) (CDT)



Our City. Your Seat at the Table. 

Join us for this year's State of Our City on Thursday, Oct. 24, for your deep dive into the topics that matter – curated by Young Professionals, for Young Professionals. This is the third annual State of Our City event, but will be an event unlike any we’ve had before.

  • NEW Venue: The Venue at Highlander on the Seventy Five North campus
  • NEW Inclusive Planning Effort: To live up to the “for YPs by YPs” this event was a collaborative initiative led by multiple YP groups: Metro Young Latino Professionals Association, Urban League of Nebraska Young Professionals, Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee and the Greater Omaha Chamber YP Council to ensure we covered the topics YPs cared the most about
  • NEW After-Party: With food and one complimentary drink for each attendee
  • NEW Format: TedX style talks targeted for YPs on transit, development projects, entrepreneurship, arts and cultural attractions, the local entertainment scene + more
  • NEW Engagement: With new focuses on how to carry the energy and conversations from the night forward


Mayor Jean Stothert, City of Omaha


Candi Jones, Mutual of Omaha


Judy Kiagiri, African Cultural Festival Omaha

Dominic Green, PRIDE

Lauren Martin, Maha Music Festival

Itzel Lopez, Cinco De Mayo Festival

Marcos Mora, Cinco De Mayo Festival

Jorge Sotolongo, NP Dodge

Julian Young, The Start Center

TD Sanders,  Seventy Five North

Othello Meadows, Seventy Five North

Daniel Lawse, Metro Transit Board

Jeff Slobotski, Millwork Commons


5 p.m. – Mixing and Mingling
5:30 p.m. – Presentations
7:30 p.m. – After-Party
9 p.m. – Don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. :)

If you’re passionate about our city and want your voice to be heard OR just want to learn about the biggest things happening in Omaha in 2020 – this is the event for you!

Tickets: $5 each

Let us know you're coming: Register Here

The Venue at Highlander
2120 N. 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68111 United States
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