We cause handshakes in buzzing convention centers, and cheers over tiny cocktail tables.

We provide training and information at a level that both techies and non-techies can understand. Genuine, personal connections are fundamental.


  • Big Omaha

    Every spring Big Omaha brings together the nation’s most passionate members of the entrepreneurial community including founders, investors, designers, and emerging leaders to build community, start conversation, and provide inspiration.

    As you learn how to build your business, Big Omaha will bring relevance regardless of what stage you find yourself. It’s an opportunity to be inspired by those who have gone before you, to inspire those who are looking up to you, and to have some fun along the way.

  • HDC

    HDC is an annual software design and development conference for the region’s top software designers and developers. HDC provides an opportunity for software designers and developers to come together for three days of breakout sessions, keynotes, and hands-on lab workshops.

  • Infotec

    Infotec is guaranteed to inspire, whether you’re wrestling with security and big data issues, developing a powerful, new mobile app or evaluating your company’s enterprise infrastructure.

    Choose from numerous breakout sessions, attend captivating keynotes from nationally recognized speakers, explore new tech in the Try IT Zone or engage IT exhibitors in the main concourse. Gain insight into the latest advances from experts around the country, tap into first-hand experiences of tech’s leading edge, and spark new connections with other professionals at the largest Midwest conference of its kind.

  • MarkeTech

    Brought to you by AIM and GROW Nebraska, MarkeTech provides organizations with tools and ideas for advancing their businesses through collaboration between marketing and technology.

Community Events

  • Careerlink Mixer Series

    AIM Careerlink Mixer Series is a fresh take on the traditional corporate career fair. The series includes networking within small groups with an intentional purpose to spotlight career opportunities in specific business professions. The industries will vary by each event date and will focus on having experienced presenters, educational sessions and a casual reception. The series will be held at the Exchange Building, located on 1905 Harney Street.

  • Tech Award Celebration

    Amazing technology stories are happening all around us on a daily basis. These tech successes don’t just happen by themselves, they are a result of great teams and brilliant minds, and that is worth celebrating.

    What have you seen or experienced? If you know a tech professional or executive, student, teacher or business in the community that has made a profound impact in the tech arena, please help AIM recognize them and their work.

    Nominations are sought annually in late summer and selections made in September of each year. Join us in October to help celebrate and honor those are who are actively building brilliant communities.

  • Silicon Prairie Awards

    Leaders of the blossoming startup communities from across the region come together once a year to celebrate the growth and success of the past year.

    More than a dozen companies and individuals are recognized for their outstanding products, excellent service, and selfless contributions shown through their work.

Academies And Training

  • IT Leadership Academy

    As today’s IT managers increasingly deal with the challenge of global competition and a changing workforce, effective leadership and management skills are needed more than ever.

    To address this growing need, AIM and its business members have collaborated to create the annual AIM IT Leadership Academy (AITLA). The goal of AITLA is to enhance leadership skills that are essential for current and upcoming IT Managers.

  • Educational Opportunity Center

    The AIM Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a place that offers assistance to people looking to pursue postsecondary education.

  • User Groups Training

    AIM offers its training facilities at 1905 Harney Street in downtown Omaha to area technology user groups for evening meetings.


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