Community Rooms

List of local meetings spaces that are free of charge.
Some guidelines or qualifications may apply.

Community Calendars

You can use these calendars to find out what is happening around town and/or submit your event.

Meeting and Event Venues

Provided by the Lincoln Convention and
Visitors Bureau.

Local Internship Opportunities

If your company is looking for an intern to help with events, meetings and other hospitality related fields please contact Shannon Rowen, M.A., Assistant Professor of Practice -University of Nebraska-Lincoln
email: SRowen2@unl.edu or call: 402.472.3097

Job Opportunities

If your company is looking for an event, meeting or industry-related professional, let us know and we will post it here.

Current Job Listings

The Special Events Coordinator will plan, organize, market and facilitate all Museum events, including volunteer recruitment and training, as well as help recruit sponsors or vendors to participate in these events. The Special Events Coordinator will strive to reach the Facility Rental revenue goal through active sales calls and promotions related to securing rental reservations. The Special Events Coordinator will work in cooperation with all departments to ensure overall success and proper organization of events. The work of the Special Events Coordinator will support the Museum by enhancing educational opportunities for guests, increasing Museum attendance and achieving revenue goals. Please contact Chad Thies for further questions at 402-323-1664 or email at chad@zellehr.com

Supplier/ Vendor Directory

Check out our new resource for event and meeting planners!

The EventLNK Executive Committee hopes that you use this resource to help you plan your next event. This directory includes EventLNK member businesses listed by category for ease of use.

If you are not a current EventLNK member and would like your business listed in our next update, please click the below button to apply for membership.

Category: AV and Event Production Services

Business Name: Inspirmedia Productions

Main Contact Name: Andrew Metcalf, EventLNK Executive Committee Member

Phone: 402-483-7433 x 1004

Main Contact E-mail: Andrew@inspirmedia.com

Website: www.inspirmedia.com

Company Description: Inspirmedia Productions is a full turn-key AV and Live Event Production company.  We partner with you throughout the whole event design process and work with you to help make your visions a reality.  We love being a part of the creative design process and will offer our expertise to help take your event to the next level.

EventLNK Member Discount: 10% on all AV rental

 

Category: Event Design, Production Services

Business Name:  LUXX Events, LLC

Main Contact: Gretchen Arroyo, Owner, EventLNK Executive Committee Member

Phone: 402-416-0951

Main Contact E-mail: gretchen@luxxeventsllc.com

Website:  www.luxxeventsllc.com

Company Description: LUXX Events has been transforming events and venues from California to the Midwest for over 25 years. We are passionate about our creativity and proud of our expert installations. We're a firm committed to restoring the allure of live and experiential events. Our portfolio houses event design, custom fabrication, logistics, and destination management under one roof to be an invaluable resource to those who seek to bring people together.  Our goal is to meet and exceed expectations by providing unique and powerful solutions for our corporate, social, and nonprofit clients. Excellence is not something that we strive for, but something that we expect.

Discount: 10% on all custom fabrication or rental

 

Category: Event Production Services

Business Name:  Thrive Corporate Events

Main Contact: Justin Fuchs

Phone: 402-689-0117

Main Contact E-mail:  Justin@ThriveCoEvents.com

Website:  www.ThriveCoEvents.com

Company Description: Thrive has over 10 years in event planning, while executing events from large to small.  We work with our clients to create, design, and manage events unparalleled to everything else.  Thrive's background is in full scale event production including corporate meetings, conferences, live concerts, theater and more.  We bring the NEXT level to the event market.  Thrive is with you from the beginning to the very last minute.  Let's work together to make your next event Thrive.

Discount: None

 

Category: Event Photography, Entertainment, Marketing

Business Name: Umbrella Photo Booth

Main Contact Name: Jon Humiston

Phone: 402.937.6063

Main Contact E-mail: jon@umbrellaphotobooth.com

Website: www.UmbrellaPhotoBooth.com

Company Description: We’re here to lighten up the party or help amplify your brand. Our photo booth experience is perfect for an intimate gathering, large corporate party, fundraisers and even multiple day activations at trade shows.

EventLNK Member Discount: None

 

Category: Event Rentals, Event Décor, Event Design

Business Name: Elite Events Rental

Main Contact Name: Hilary Keiser

Phone: 402-489-7000

Main Contact E-mail: info@eliteeventsrental.com

Website: www.eliteeventsrental.com

Company Description: We offer tables, chairs, linens, centerpieces, backdrops, dance floors and more. View photos and prices of our entire inventory on our web site. Our showroom in Southwest Lincoln is set up with table displays to help you get design ideas.

EventLNK Member Discount: None

 

Category: Catering

Business Name: Doorstep Diner Catering

Main Contact Name: Chad Klein

Phone: 866-505-2456

Main Contact E-mail: chad@doorstepdiner.com

Website: www.doorstepdiner.com

Company Description: Award winning full service caterer with exceptional cuisine and service.  Weddings, corporate events, tailgates, parties and much more, we are there to make your event stress free and make you the host with the most!

EventLNK Member Discount: NONE

 

Category: Catering

Business Name: Mellow Mushroom's Catering Re-Imagined

Main Contact Name: Gabielle Loving

Phone: 770-542-9724

Main Contact E-mail: Lincoln_catering@mellowmushroom.com

Website: https://mellowmushroom.com/location/ne-lincoln-601-r-st-ste-110-68508/catering/

Company Description:

We’ve taken the flavors in Mellow Mushroom’s kitchen and reinvented them into catering options we know you are going to love! Our eco-friendly packaging is designed to travel to your office, home, park or practice. We’ve created a new twist for all your catering needs, keeping detail in mind. If you have an in-house favorite let us know and we are more than happy to accommodate you!

We handle every catering order with the care and precision it deserves. We make everything fresh just for you. Please give us 24 hours notice. Same day ordering is available with menu limitations. Our delivery drivers will be happy to set up your order at your specified location and time. A minimum order and/or delivery fee may apply.

EventLNK Member Discount:  None

 

Category: Restaurant & Catering

Business Name: Mulberry BBQ by Single Barrel

Main Contact Name:  Jaime L. Johnson

Phone: (402) 937-7114

Main Contact E-mail:  Jaime@thesinglebarrel.com

Website: www.thesinglebarrel.com

Company Description:   Quick service restaurant with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere with off-site catering services available from simple lunch deliveries to full service catering.  Slow smoked, mouthwatering BBQ with made from scratch sides selections.  Great for catered luncheons or dinners, tailgates, reunions and much more.  From 10 to 500 plus guests we are here to ensure your next catered event is a success.

EventLNK Member Discount: None

 

Category:  Restaurant, Venue & Catering

Business Name:  Bourbon Street by Single Barrel

Main Contact Name:  Jaime L. Johnson

Phone: (402) 261-1365 Main; (402) 310-3222 Cell

Main Contact E-mail:  Jaime@thesinglebarrel.com

Website:  www.thesinglebarrel.com/bourbonstreet

Company Description:   Voted the number 1 new restaurant in Lincoln for 2018,Bourbon Street by Single Barrel offers a fun, festive atmosphere with a Cajun flair.  Specializing in Cajun Boils with a hands on dining experience, Bourbon Street is available Monday through Friday for private lunches with limited availability for private events during evenings and weekends.  A unique, offsite catering experience is also available where we bring the boil to you.  Perfect for all types of special events.

EventLNK Member Discount: None

 

Category:  Restaurant, Venue & Catering

Business Name: The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel

Main Contact Name: Beth Oligmueller

Phone: 402-473-2186

Main Contact E-mail: thecornhuskerh@gmail.com

Website: www.marriott.com/lnkfs

Company Description: At the Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel, a meeting shouldn’t feel like a meeting - it should feel like an experience. Give your attendees a taste of Nebraska hospitality at The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel. With 46,000 square feet of dynamic meeting space in Lincoln, Nebraska, combined with Meetings Imagined website for tips, insights and inspiration, accompanied by inspired service, this is truly the ideal location for your next gathering. There’s a purpose for every meeting and our hotel board room venues help you meet every goal. It’s time for a nontraditional approach to breakout sessions, meetings and conferences. Our culinary team will create an inventive menu to keep your attendees energized between meetings, ready to mix and mingle or start networking with a few noshes. Get started on a catering services proposal today for your meetings and special events.

EventLNK Member Discount: None

 

Category: Restaurant, Venue & Catering

Business Name: The Nebraska Club

Main Contact Name: Patrick Alexander

Phone: 4024763228

Main Contact E-mail: patrick@nebraskaclub.net

Website: www.nebraskaclub.net

Company Description: Located on the 20th floor of the US Bank building overlooking downtown Lincoln. Our view and event space, in tandem with our outstanding kitchen and professional approach to private events, have made the Nebraska Club a traditional location for events, banquets, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners and other festivities. Our approach is very personal, and we understand the importance of every detail. From expert culinary advice to the flawless coordination of event details, we will help you make good decisions and keep you event planning on a positive track. Let us put our decades of experience to work for you.

EventLNK Member Discount:  None

 

Category: Restaurant, Venue & Catering

Business Name:  The Single Barrel

Main Contact Name:  Jaime L. Johnson

Phone: (402) 904-4631 Main; (402) 310-3222 Cell

Main Contact E-mail:  Jaime@thesinglebarrel.com

Website:  www.thesinglebarrel.com

Company Description:   Chop house with a full service restaurant and whiskey bar located in downtown Lincoln with an extensive made from scratch catering and banquet menu.  Full service catering available for wedding receptions, graduations, tailgates, business lunches, holiday parties and much more.  Available for offsite catering as well as onsite events.

EventLNK Member Discount:  None

 

Category:  Restaurant, Venue, Catering, Event Planning

Business Name: Venue Catering & Events

Main Contact Name: Eric Pomajzl, Events & Community Manager, EventLNK Executive Committee Member

Phone: 402.488.8368 ext. 202

Main Contact E-mail: eric@yourvenue.net

Website: www.yourvenue.net

Company Description: Venue Catering & Events, a division of Pillar Restaurant Group, provides full-service & high quality catering for any occasion including weddings, business functions, holiday gatherings, celebrations of life and more.  Venue boasts 5, on-site private dining rooms between Venue Restaurant & Lounge & Piedmont Bistro by Venue and 2, large reception spaces at The Jasmine Room by Venue & the Scottish Rite Ballroom.

EventLNK Member Discount:  None

 

Category: Venue, Advertising/Sponsorship

Business Name: The Railyard

Main Contact Name: Kim Kaszuba

Phone: 531-739-8228

Main Contact E-mail:Kimberly_kaszuba@comcastspectacor.com

Website:      https://www.facebook.com/TheRailyardLincoln/

http://www.canopyst.com/railyard/events

Company Description: We are available for rentals and to co-promote events at The Railyard. We also produce year round events, concerts, movies, watch parties, and the Ice Rink (Dec- Feb). We also offer year-round options for marketing, advertising, sponsorships, and event promotions.

EventLNK Member Discount: None

 

Category: Venue

Business Name: The Event Space at 5550

Main Contact Name: Chad Klein

Phone: 866-505-2456

Main Contact E-mail:chad@doorstepdiner.com

Website: www.theeventspaceat5550.com

Company Description: Bright, elegant and airy space that seats up to 50- perfect for rehearsal dinners, corporate meetings, parties, bridal showers and small events.  Can be configured for board meetings, classroom, or events.

EventLNK Member Discount: 10% off room rental

 

Category: Venue

Business Name: The Foundry

Main Contact Name: Randy Hawthorne

Phone: 402-434-8540

Main Contact E-mail: randy.hawthorne@thefoundry.co

Website: www.thefoundry.co

Company Description: The Foundry is a socially minded community that offers meeting rooms and event space (up to 50 comfortably) for all companies and organizations.

EventLNK Member Discount: 15% off room rentals

 

Category: Venue

Business Name: Hyatt Place Hotel Downtown- Lincoln/Haymarket

Main Contact Name: Ally Vrbas

Phone: 402.475.5945

Main Contact E-mail: ally.vrbas@hyatt.com

Website: www.hyattplacelincoln.com

Company Description: In the heart of the revitalized downtown Lincoln-Haymarket Entertainment District, you’ll find Hyatt Place Lincoln/Downtown-Haymarket. We’re steps away from dozens of restaurants, theaters, art galleries, shops and live music venues, ensuring a good time for any traveler.

EventLNK Member Discount: None

 

Category: Venue

Business Name: Licorice International/The Woodie Long Conference Room

Main Contact Name: Elizabeth Erlandson

Phone: 402.488.2230 (Licorice International) | 402.770.0405 (Cell)

Main Contact E-mail: ee@licoriceinternational.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Lincoln-Nebraska-Meeting-Room-for-Rent-in-the-Historic-Haymarket-267147047308277/insights/?notif_id=1544548460109139&notif_t=page_fan_milestone

Company Description: Host your next meeting in this executive meeting room located in the historic Haymarket District at 803 Q Street (entrance on 8th between P & Q Streets). Housed within Licorice International, the Woodie Long Conference Room is ideal for your group of 18 to 25. (Extended space available after 5:30 p.m.) The room is convenient to I-80 and within walking distance of hotels, restaurants, Amtrak, UNL and the Capitol. $50 per hour. $200 per day. Discount rates available for non-profit and community organizations and on a recurring basis. Two accessible restrooms and a mini kitchen are available.

EventLNK Member Discount: 10% Discount & Free candy tasting

 

Category: Venue

Business Name: NIC Conference Center

Main Contact Name: Michael Mahnken

Phone: 402-472-6435

Main Contact E-mail: mmahnken@huskeralum.org

Website: https://innovate.unl.edu/nic-conference-center

Company Description: The Nebraska Alumni Association is excited to partner with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Nebraska Innovation Campus to manage the new Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center. This historic building has been reconstructed to provide a unique full-service conference center to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Nebraska business community.

EventLNK Member Discount: None

 

Category: Venue

Business Name: Sheldon Museum of Art

Main Contact Name: Rachel McConnell, Event Operations Manager, EventLNK Executive Committee Member

Phone: 402-472-1170

Main Contact E-mail: rachel.mcconnell@unl.edu

Website: sheldonartmuseum.org

Company Description: Sheldon Museum of Art is one of Nebraska's most architecturally stunning venues. Whether hosting a reception for 150 in the Great Hall, a presentation for 200 in the Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium, or a meeting for 20 in the Olga Nielsen Sheldon Room, you and your guests will enjoy an experience that only Sheldon offers.

EventLNK Member Discount: None