Norfolk, NE | 2012 NEDA Conference


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Norfolk, NE | 2012 NEDA Conference

  1. 1. Welcome to Norfolk Potential Host 2012 NEDA Conference
  2. 2. We Are Here <ul><li>Intersecting in Norfolk are U.S. Highway 81 and 275 and Nebraska Highways 35 and 24. </li></ul><ul><li>Norfolk is 113 miles northwest of Omaha, 129 miles northwest of Lincoln and 108 miles northeast of Grand Island. </li></ul>Norfolk, Nebraska
  3. 3. <ul><li>12 Fortune 500 Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Population is 24,210 </li></ul><ul><li>Major Employment Center </li></ul><ul><li>Hometown of Johnny Carson </li></ul>Norfolk Fast Facts Norfolk, Nebraska Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 Item 4
  4. 4. <ul><li>New projects: NPPD’s Renewable Energy Educational Center and Nucor Detailing Center. </li></ul><ul><li>Norfolk is the economic center for an area encompassing six counties. </li></ul><ul><li>Basic economic activities are manufacturing, farming, education, retailing, and wholesaling. </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 100 restaurants to choose from! </li></ul>Norfolk Fast Facts Norfolk, Nebraska Item 5 Item 6 Item 7 Item 8
  5. 5. Major Area Employers (and potential sponsors!) Norfolk, Nebraska COVIDIEN
  6. 6. Retail Centers Norfolk, Nebraska Downtown Norfolk
  7. 7. Enterprising Norfolk Business Norfolk, Nebraska Telebeep Wireless Connecting Point Love Sign Company DayCos Barnstormers Rest. Downtown Coffee Co. Napolis Italian Rest. J’s Steakhouse & Wine Bar The spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and strong in Norfolk!
  8. 8. Proposed Dates April 24 – 27, 2012 May 8, 9, 10 May 22, 23, 24 June 5, 6, 7
  9. 9. Divots Conference Center Norfolk, Nebraska
  10. 10. Divots Conference Center Norfolk Nebraska Inviting Accommodations
  11. 11. Divots Conference Center Norfolk Nebraska <ul><li>Free Wireless Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Microwaves </li></ul><ul><li>Refrigerators/Wetbar </li></ul><ul><li>Ironing Boards </li></ul><ul><li>2 Bottles Complimentary Water </li></ul><ul><li>Two Restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>Robes for Guests </li></ul><ul><li>Luxurious Bedding </li></ul><ul><li>Free Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming Pool/Hot Tub </li></ul><ul><li>Free Room Coffee </li></ul>Everything Under One Roof!
  12. 12. <ul><li>Amateur Comedian Showcase </li></ul><ul><li>18 Holes of Golf at Course of Your Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Evening Reception and Team Miniature Golf at Divots </li></ul><ul><li>Casino Night (TBD) </li></ul>Wednesday Activities 1 2A 2B 2C 2D Wine Education & Dinner at J’s Steakhouse Norfolk Nebraska
  13. 13. <ul><li>Off-site Event at the Loft in Downtown Norfolk (catered) </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Tours from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Arista Ranch Outdoor Cocktail and Dinner Party 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul>Thursday Activities 1 2A 2B 2C Norfolk Nebraska
  14. 14. <ul><li>Norfolk Iron & Metal </li></ul><ul><li>New NPPD Facility – LEED Certified </li></ul><ul><li>NUCOR </li></ul><ul><li>Faith Regional – New Bed Tower </li></ul>Industry Tour Options Tour 1 Tour 2 Tour 3 Tour 4 Tour 5 Affiliated Foods Norfolk Nebraska
  15. 15. How We Can Help <ul><ul><ul><li>Activity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coordination </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule Industry Tours </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Raise Sponsorship </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nametags and Welcome Bags </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reception Facilitation </li></ul></ul></ul>Norfolk Nebraska
  16. 16. Top 5 Reasons to Come to Norfolk <ul><li>Witness First Hand a Verging Rural Economic Area in Nebraska </li></ul>Norfolk Nebraska
  17. 17. Top 5 Reasons to Come to Norfolk <ul><li>Get Off the Interstate and Enjoy our LESS Hectic Pace </li></ul>Norfolk Nebraska
  18. 18. Top 5 Reasons to Come to Norfolk <ul><li>Put Our Hospitality to the Test – We Make Conference Planning EASY! </li></ul>Norfolk Nebraska
  19. 19. Top 5 Reasons to Come to Norfolk <ul><li>We Have a Host of Remarkable People Ready to Raise Sponsorship Dollars! </li></ul>Norfolk Nebraska
  20. 20. Top 5 Reasons to Come to Norfolk <ul><li>Strong collaboration among local community groups will allow your team to shine! </li></ul>Norfolk Nebraska
  21. 21. <ul><li>Be The Mayor’s Personal Guests! </li></ul><ul><li>Mayor Sue Fuchtman </li></ul>Norfolk Nebraska
  22. 22. Questions? Comments? Norfolk Nebraska
  23. 23. Hope to See You Soon! <ul><li>We invite you to put our hospitality to the test! For more information contact Candace Bossard at 402-371-8142 or Brook Kreder at 402-371-2932. </li></ul>Norfolk Nebraska