Legislative Summit: Celebrating 10 Years

Join us for the region's most anticipated advocacy event of the year! This event is brought to you by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce.

The national political landscape in Washington D.C. can seem like a distant distraction from life in Lincoln, but the policies coming out of the nation's capital have a real effect on our local economy.  As Nebraskan's we are lucky to have three House representatives and two Senators who work together to best represent our state and provide a civil atmosphere in which to discuss our nation's politics. As your advocate at the local, state and federal levels of government, we strive to provide an avenue each year for Chamber members to hear directly from Nebraska's Congressional delegation and drill-down on issues affecting your business.

In addition to hearing from senators and congressmen, the event will feature lunch with keynote speaker Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Bradley has spent two decades working directly with congressional committee chairpersons and other high-ranking policymakers to achieve solutions. At the Chamber, Bradley is responsible for aligning the organization’s overall policy priorities and advocacy efforts. He oversees several major policy divisions within the Chamber: Economic Policy; Environment, Technology & Regulatory Affairs; Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits; National Security and Emergency Preparedness; and Small Business Policy. Health Care Policy and Transportation Infrastructure Policy are also under his leadership.

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!




Date: August 9, 2018

Time: 8 AM - 1 PM

Location: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum


7:30am – Doors Open

8:00am – Registration and Networking with Continental Breakfast

9:00am- Welcome

9:05am – Governor’s Comments

9:10am – Congressional Report with Q&A

10:40am – Spirit of Enterprise Award Presentation

11:30am -Lunch

11:45am – Blueprint Nebraska Report -Jim Smith, Executive Director of Blueprint Nebraska and Bryan Slone, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry President

12:15pm - Keynote – Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, US Chamber of Commerce

1:00pm – Adjourn

Chamber Members,

This year we will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of one of our premier events, the Federal Legislative Summit. Now more than ever, we are called to come together to find solutions and collaborate on the issues most important to business and to us as a community. 

We are again teaming up with the Greater Omaha Chamber and the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry to bring you breakfast with Nebraska's Congressional delegation. This event is the region's most anticipated advocacy event of the year. In addition to hearing from Senators and Congressmen, the event will feature lunch with a keynote speaker from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Register today, you don't want to miss out on this dynamic event!


Wendy Birdsall, CCE

 President, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce