MBA Events

Luncheons

 Want to know more about the Midtown Business Association? Then join us at a monthly luncheon to meet fellow members and listen to an engaging topic. Our members represent many businesses within the Midtown area, and our speakers present topics of wide interest.

When?

 Midtown Business Association luncheons are held the fourth Wednesday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. There are no general meetings/luncheons held in December. 

A NOTE TO OUR MEMBERS: Mark your 2022 calendar and join us via Zoom or in-person at Completely KIDS, 2566 St. Mary’s Ave., Omaha. Bring your lunch and enjoy light snacks courtesy of the MBA.

  • July 27 – Matthew Kalcevich with Omaha Parks & Recreation will update us on what’s happening at our parks.

  • June 22 – City Councilman Danny Begely will present.

  • May 25 – Caitlyn Mell from The Field Club of Omaha will share Field Club’s history, social events and the celebrities that have been at the club. A video presentation will highlight the club’s multi-million improvement project.

  • April 27 – Deb Ward of Visit Omaha

  • March 23 – Evan Schweitz of Omaha Metro Transmit

  • Feb. 23 –Join us online to hear Kristyna Engdahl, director of communications for the Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority (MECA), share the latest with the non-profit that builds and manages such public event venues in Omaha as the CHI Health Center Omaha and Charles Schwab Field Omaha. In conjunction with the city and the Downtown Riverfront Trust, MECA also manages the redevelopment of Omaha’s riverfront.  

Where?  

Beginning in March 2022, join us online or in-person at Completely KIDS.

 

How Much? 

Presentations currently are offered at no charge to MBA members.     

 

Sign Up! 

To RSVP to an upcoming luncheon, complete the form below and follow the prompt to continue to the payment portion (note: there is currently no charge for online presentations).    

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Networking Sessions

Free quarterly networking events for MBA members promote local MBA businesses by allowing them to showcase their operations to other members and potential customers. Individuals who attend have the opportunity to meet and network with business colleagues, discuss topics of interest and potentially create additional business opportunities. Networking events often include tours by the host.

A NOTE TO OUR MEMBERS: Taking into consideration the health and well-being of all our members, the MBA Board will continue to monitor the potential impacts of COVID-19 on planned events. 

  • March 24, 2022 – Join the MBA for Networking, Basketball and Beverages. This in-person event will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Farnam House Brewing Company. Bring a friend in the midtown area and enjoy a beer to cheers on the house. 
  • Sept. 22, 2021 – Join us in-person at the newly expanded Completely KIDS, 2566 St Marys Ave., at 8:30 a.m. Coffee and donuts available. 
  • May 26, 2021 – Join us in-person at The Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and learn more about this historic building from James Schelnick, director of sales and marketing. Attendees also will have the opportunity to see some of the renovated spaces. Schelnick also will accept the MBA’s Neighborhood Improvement Award from 2020.
  • Aug. 25, 2020 – Landscape architect Dennis Bryers, City of Omaha Park Planning Division, highlighted the improvements to Dewey Park (550 Turner Blvd.) including the new Dewey Dog Park. 

No reservations are needed for the networking sessions.

Networking events allow local businesses such as Slate Architecture, shown here, to showcase their work to MBA members. 

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