Upcoming Meeting

February: Wilderness Ridge

This month’s EventLNK meeting is all about the Wilderness!
This fun meeting will consist of a tour of the beautiful Lodge at Wilderness Ridge.

Wilderness Ridge, owned by its Developers and managed by KemperSports, is open to the public and includes an 18-hole golf course, a 9-hole golf and FootGolf course, an upscale-casual restaurant featuring steaks and seafood, as well as private banquet spaces for events of varying sizes.

Wilderness Ridge will be providing complimentary appetizers in their Grill with a cash bar. EventLNK members will meet Jordyn Swanson, Director of Marketing & Promotions, who will cover venue rental information, venue tours, golf tournament packages and much more.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Registration | 3:30 pm
Program & Tours | 3:45 pm
Social Networking | 4:30 pm

Wilderness Ridge 1800 Wilderness Woods Pl, Lincoln, NE 68512

Host or Present

If you would like to host a meeting or present to our group please let us know.

Past Meetings

  • Introductory Meeting at Top Shelf Beverage
  • Hosted a Special Interest Group with AMA and provided a panel of speakers selected by EventLNK, held at The Champions Club
  • Launch Meeting with Social Media topic, presented by Tyler Thomas of UNL, held at Courtyard by Marriott
  • Use of Lighting and Audio at events, presented by J&S Audio Visual, held at Venue Too
  • Contract Negotiation, presented by Danise Brownlee of HelmsBriscoe, held at James Arthur Vineyards
  • Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Savor the City event, held at The Champions Club
  • Tax Tips for Event Planners, presented by Steve Drzaic of NE Dept of Revenue, held at Cornerstone Printing
  • Constant Contact presentation by Joy Marshall, held at Holiday Inn Downtown
  • Round Table Topics, held at Lincoln Children’s Zoo​
  • Joined the City of Lincoln's Special Event Committee meeting, held at Parks & Recreation Offices​​
  • Tour of Blooms and Bouquets with conversation topic of "Do it Yourself Decor"​​
  • Meeting and Event Marketing, presented by Steve Maly of Maly Marketing, held at Catalyst
  • ​Tour of Railyard and the new Hyatt Place Hotel
  • ​Tour of the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
  • Finding the right speaker for your event presented by Barry Carlson, President - MidAmerica Speakers Bureau, held at Talent Plus
  • Floral and Event Design presented by Conrad Quijas, Co-Owner - Stem Gallery
  • Wine Tasting Class presented by Katie Rhone, Boisset Wine
  • Living and tour of the Grand Manse event and lodging properties
  • Tour of the newly renovated event space and rooms at the Cornhusker Marriott with sampling of Chef's choice catering
  • Planning a Zero Waste Event, presented by Julie Diegel, Director of Sustainability Programs - WasteCap Nebraska
  • Road Map to a Successful Fundraiser: Speaker Panel:
    Ali Schwanke, Marketer & Creative Strategist
    Clover Frederick, Fundraising & Marketing Consultant
    Jaime Henning, Director of Corporate Relations and Events - Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
    Randy Hawthorne, Publisher & Executive Director - Nonprofit Hub
  • Networking and a tour of Nonprofit Hub
  • Presentation by Derek Feyerherm, Sales & Operations Director - Lincoln CVB with a tour of Hilton Garden Inn in the Haymarket
  • Savor the City Event - Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, showcase of local caterers, held at the Champions Club
  • Company Outings held at Roca Berry Farm
  • Planning your holiday party, held at The Space
  • ​Art & Soul presentation and tour
  • Company Outings, held at Escape Room Lincoln
  • Choosing the Right Menu Presentation by Attitude on Food
  • Tour of Outdoor Venues with Lincoln Parks & Recreation and transportation provided by Arrow Stage Lines
  • Presentation by the UNL HRTM Program Faculty, held at The Talon Room​
  • Destination Events: Presentation by Derrick Eells - TenDot, held at Sheldon Museum of Art including reception and tours of museum
  • Tour of Blue Blood Brewing Co. with a presentation by Umbrella Photography
  • Tailgate Parties: Classy not Trashy, held at the UNL Wick Alumni Center
  • Giving Back: How to incorporate charitable giving and/or volunteering into your event held at Lincoln Firefighters Hall
  • Make an Impact: Presented by Melissa Ryks-Schock, Owner - Blooms & Bouquets, held at Rock Island Social Club
  • Using Audio Visual & Lighting to Create Wow-Factor, presented by Inspirmedia and held at Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed
  • Networking with tour, provided by Susan Coffey, of Suite One Eleven, a new and contemporary, chic boutique style event space that is an ideal venue for ALL of life's special occasions
    Tour of Capitol View Winery & Vineyard with wine tasting and presentation by Corey Rourke Photography
  • Tour of Lancaster Event Center and presentation about the history, recent improvements and future plans of the Lancaster Event Center by Managing Director, Amy Dickerson
  • Tour of the Graduate Hotel, hand-crafted boutique hotel located in the heart of Lincoln and presentation by General Manager, Troy Terwilliger
  • Tour of the Boy Scouts of America Outdoor Education Center located near 120th and O Street. A beautiful venue for corporate retreats, team building and strategic planning events.
  • Presentation by Farce & Foolery Productions and tour of the Country Club of Lincoln
  • Coffee Tasting with The Mill Coffee & Bistro followed by a tour of Innovation Campus
  • Warehouse tour and presentation at Elite Events Rental
  • Networking at Ironhorse Bar with presentation from Umbrella Photo Booth
  • Tour of the Lied Center and a presentation from Vision Exhibits
  • Tour of the remodeled Royal Grove with education about booking live performances from Astra Concerts and integrating lighting into your events with Inspiremedia Productions
  • Tour of FUSE Co-Working followed by a networking happy hour
  • Tour of Roca Ridge Events with a live performance by Melody Wranger Trio
  • 1st philanthropic event - painting at the Friendship Home
  • Tour of the Scottish Rite Masonic Center
  • Tour The Nebraska Club and learn DIY Fall floral arrangements by Field's Floral.
  • Tour of Embassy Suites with sample appetizers and networking
  • How to Turn Food into Art at The Event Space at 5550