Omaha for haute cuisine?

RSS

Sure, Nebraska has a lot of cows and corn, but when Omaha’s Qwest Center wooed a group of insurance meeting planners recently, they did it with Maryland crab cakes, tempura ahi tuna rolls, and pastry-encrusted brats, according to an article on omaha.com. While the center staff knows they probably don’t have much of a shot as an insurance sales incentive destination, they pulled out all the stops in hopes of landing regional training-education and product roll-out meetings.

Some good quotes from Ken Juel, a Mutual of Omaha executive who’s been very active in ICPA (he now heads up ICPA’s Midwest region).

In other city news: Looks like San Jose is starting to pick up after a tough convention year. And, according to this article, even the mayor is getting involved in bringing more meetings business to the area.

Please or Register to post comments.

What's face2face?

An eclectic mix of news about meetings and events, hospitality, and business travel, along with helpful hints and the occasional rant.

Blog Archive

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×