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Thursday, Nov. 8

The American Marketing Association’s Omaha Chapter will host its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Happy Hollow Country Club. The theme is “7 Digital Marketing Trends That Will Carry You Into 2019,” and will be presented by Randa Zalman, president & CEO at Canary & Coal, the Omaha AMA’s Social Media Saturday host and the 2018 recipient of the Omaha AMA Marketer of the Year.

The Greater Bellevue Chamber of Commerce will host its Professional Development Luncheon on “Communicating Across a Multi-generation Workforce” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bellevue University John B. Muller Administrative Services building. Angela Longe, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP program director for undergraduate programs in human resources and Master of Science in human resource strategic management at Bellevue University, is the speaker. Registration is available online.




Tuesday, Nov. 13

The Greater Omaha Chamber will host the Economic Outlook Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in La Vista. The keynote speaker will Rich Karlgaard, an entrepreneur-turned-Forbes magazine publisher, television commentator, private investor and board member. He will discuss business, technology, and political trends and their immediate and long-term impacts on organizations and individuals. Nathan Kauffman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will also speak to insights on these topics. The results of the Economic Outlook Survey will be released. Registration is available online.




Wedneday, Nov. 14

The American Marketing Association’s Omaha chapter is hosting its November Workshop on Photoshop 101 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Silverstone Group. Lynn Schneider, creative strategist and designer at Emspace +Lovgren, will be the speaker and facilitator. In this workshop, participants will learn about basic photo re-touching tools, understanding image file types, file re-sizing, and set-up tips. Each attendee will receive the tutorial presentation plus a free Photoshop action or template. Registration is online.

NEbraskaCERT’s Cyber Security Forum will be hosting a joint meeting with ISACA-Omaha, ISC^2 Omaha, and Defcon 402 for a Security Panel Q&A from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Johnny’s Café. Reservations are available online.

The Human Resource Association of the Midlands will host its popular mock trial at its chapter program. Sarah J. Millsap, principal and employment attorney, and Kenneth Wentz III, litigation manager, from Jackson Lewis, will facilitate the trial. Unlike in years past, they will use electronic polling to facilitate the trial. The mock trial will center on the issue of religious discrimination in the workplace. The mock trial will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Scott Conference Center.




Thursday, Nov. 15

The Business Ethics Alliance has teamed up with the Joslyn Castle for the Ethics Movie Night from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participants can visit an Omaha landmark, watch “Office Space” and join a panel of trustees and emerging leaders for engaging conversation about the ethical dilemmas present in this cult classic. The event fee is $15 and includes a drink tickets and light snacks. Tickets are available online.

Grief’s Journey will host the 5th Annual Grief Awareness Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Creighton University Harper Center. Michelle Steinke-Baumgard will start the morning with her keynote pre-entation “Healthy Healing.” Local Omahans Jea Theis and Betsy Funk will present the luncheon keynote workshop “The Art of Compassion: Managing Compassion Fatigue & Burnout through the Use of Expressive Arts.” The workshops throughout the rest of the day focus on grief-related topics and populations, including: suicide, end of life care, young adult grief, grief in schools, adverse childhood experiences and grieving, cultural differences, migration, and pregnancy and infant loss.




Saturday, Nov. 17

The American Marketing Association’s Omaha chapter will be hosting it’s November Social Media Saturday on “Becoming a Social Media Influencer” from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Midland University. Using social media influencers in your marketing is the practice of building relationships with the people who can build relationships for you. Whether an influencer’s audience is small or large, an influencer can reach consumers via their blogs and social networks that your brand may not be able to. Randa Zalman, president and CEO of Canary and Coal, will be the speaker and facilitator. Registration is online.






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