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Omaha is open for business.

Recent times have been filled with challenges and uncertainty. The Visit Omaha team understands that you, as meeting and event planners, are trying to determine your next steps. Please know we are here to help. The Sales and Services teams continue to work, and we are all just a phone call, an email, or text away.

Omaha is open and local businesses have implemented new health and sanitation protocols because the safety of you and your attendees remain a top priority. We look forward to welcoming and introducing you to a fresh destination, consistently ranked a “best value” city and known for offering accessibility, affordability, and fun.

Omaha, the (Multi) Billion Dollar Baby

Named after a Native American Tribe, Omaha means "Those going against the wind or current." The city proudly continues to live up to its name, ever changing and expanding to meet and set new trends. More than $4.6 billion is currently being spent on developments, enhancements, and modernizations that will help the city provide new experiences to convention travelers. This growth includes a $500 million dollar transformational renovation of Omaha’s airport (OMA). Conveniently located 4 miles from the downtown convention district, OMA offers non-stop service to more than 30 of the nation’s busiest airports.

Meet, Relax, Repeat

At the heart of Omaha’s convention district is CHI Health Center Omaha with more than 346,000 square feet of convention space and an 18,300 seat arena attached. Take a virtual tour of the convention center and view floor plans.

More than 3,300 hotel rooms in the downtown area and 10,000 throughout Omaha means exceptional hospitality can be found in every corner of the city. Five new properties, including deluxe collections such as Kimpton, Indigo, Curio and Autograph, will join Omaha’s tourism landscape and provide visitors with access to some of the most unique hotels in the Midwest.

When travel is easy and accommodations are comfortable, the last piece of the puzzle is an exciting entertainment option. Omaha’s entertaining neighborhoods offer unique dining options, friendly bars, live music, and quirky shops all within walking distance.

One More Thing…

Whether you are looking for a unique offsite venue, restaurants with party space, or the right facility to fit your meeting, the Visit Omaha team has the experience and knowledge to assist you in creating something memorable. Read about the experiences other meeting and event planners have had in Omaha, and check out their testimonials.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

To view more frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19, please visit our information page. Have your own question? Contact our sales team.

Q:

Are meetings/gatherings being allowed in Omaha?

Q:

Is there a Convention Center in Omaha?

A:

Yes, CHI Health Center Omaha is located in downtown Omaha and just four (4) miles from Omaha's airport. 
CHI Health Center Omaha Quick Facts:

  • 346,000 square-feet
  • 194,000 square-feet of contiguous exhibition space - divisible into three separate halls.
  • 16 Meeting Rooms
  • 63,000 square-feet of flexible meeting space.
  • 30,996 square-foot grand ballroom - seats more than 2,000 guests
  • Additional 42,500 square feet of pre-function space
  • Connected via enclosed skywalk to 600-room Hilton Omaha Hotel
  • Non-union Facility
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Q:

What are the largest hotels surrounding the downtown convention center?

A:

Some of the largest hotels surrounding the downtown convention center include:

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Q:

How many hotel rooms are in the Metropolitan Omaha area?

A:

Omaha's metro area offers more than 15,000 rooms.

Q:

What transportation options are available?

A:

Taxis, Ubers and Lyfts are available throughout the city. The majority of Omaha hotels offer complimentary direct shuttle service to and from the airport and within a specific mile radius of their property.

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