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Start Up Business Awards and Internship Opportunities Part of Economic Success for Lincoln, Nebraska

The physical, geographical, and economic growth of Lincoln are easy to see. What may go overlooked is Lincoln’s growth as a home to start-up software and technology companies. Most of these businesses don’t have large storefronts or flashy neon signs announcing their presence, but what they lack in visibility to... more


Fly Lincoln First – Lincoln, Nebraska’s Airport Continues to Offer Great Service and New Flights

One question I am frequently asked is in regard to the Lincoln Airport and air service in and out of Lincoln. I want to share with you my response. Air service in Lincoln is good and getting better. The Lincoln Airport has flights to Chicago, Minneapolis, and Denver. Quite frankly,... more


Latest Economic Report Details Lincoln, Nebraska’s Areas of Success and Areas of Need

Lincoln’s economic status continues on an upward trend and quite frankly, there is no better time to be in Lincoln, Nebraska. I am confident in that statement because each year we validate our positive outlook with facts and figures from one of the State’s leading economists and with feedback from... more


Pinnacle Bank Arena Gains National Recognition for Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln is a growing and vibrant community. We’ve worked diligently to construct a great asset in Pinnacle Bank Arena. How far we’ve come as a community that gets noticed on a national stage became quite evident last month when both Paul McCartney and Pearl Jam announced they would include Lincoln... more


Summer Time is Fun Time in Lincoln, Nebraska

Looking for something to do this summer?  Look no further than Lincoln for fun family times and good music over the next three months. The official summer season kicked off last month as the first week in May is celebrated annually as National Travel and Tourism Week. This tradition began in... more


Lincoln Chamber Works to Bring Technology & Innovation Together with Business Needs

Lincoln’s first JumpStart Challenge is in the books and we are proud to announce DigiWidgets as the winner of the inaugural contest. The concept behind the challenge is simple: Lincoln is a community full of creative entrepreneurs, talented software designers and unmatched application developers. We are also the home to... more


Growing Jobs and Preparing High School Students for Their First Job in Lincoln, Nebraska

Combating brain drain is a long-running theme in mid-major metro areas like Lincoln.  In our community (and in other communities just like ours) we spend our resources educating students only to lose them to other cities for higher education or job opportunities. It’s not a poor reflection on what Lincoln... more


Innovation & Technology Push Business Growth in Lincoln, Nebraska

In case you missed it during your daily commute… The faces behind some of the nation’s fastest growing companies were greeting you from billboards around town. Why do I point this out to you in a Strictly Business Magazine column? Because the innovative companies featured in the ads were located... more


Lincoln Chamber Supports The Lincoln Public Schools Bond Issue and Development of Career Academy Program

At their January meeting, the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution of support for the Lincoln Public Schools February bond issue.  The vote will be the first large-scale vote to take place in Lincoln by mail-in ballot.  Look for your ballot in the mail in... more


Partnership for Economic Development Focuses on Technology, Computer Science Education and Growing Jobs in Lincoln, NE

The next generation of our workforce faces both opportunities and challenges.  If the recent economic recession has taught us anything, it is that jobs are at a premium and skilled workers in specialized fields will find ample career openings.  For example, by the year 2020 projections show there will be... more

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