Big Blue Weekend and Morrison Exon Fundraiser

Big Blue Weekend and Morrison Exon Fundraiser

OCT. 25-27

The Nebraska Democratic Party looks forward to seeing fellow Democrats at our Big Blue Weekend and Morrison Exon fundraiser in Omaha, Oct. 25-27, 2019. The weekend is filled with meetings, fundraisers and trainings with the National Democratic Training Committee.

Tickets for purchase have now been closed. If you have any questions about tickets, please email [email protected]org.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is our special guest at the Morrison Exon event on Oct. 26, 6-9pm.

Senator Nina Turner is headlining the Black Caucus fundraiser on Oct. 25, 7:30-10pm. Tickets are $30 can be purchased here.  This is the ONLY event you can purchase a ticket at the door.

Author and DNC leader Christine Pelosi is our guest speaker at the lunch on Oct. 26, Noon-1pm.

MN DFL Chair, ASDC President and DNC Vice Chair Ken Martin is our guest speaker at the SCC meeting on Oct. 27, 9am.

We are proud to be partnering with the National Democratic Training Committee to provide a full day of training on Saturday, Oct. 26. You can read about the training here.

All questions can be emailed to [email protected].

Hotel

All meetings, trainings and fundraisers are taking place at the Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass Street,Omaha, NE  68102

Phone: (402) 998-3400

Hotel rooms are $99 per night and can be booked here.

Schedule for the Big Blue Weekend

The public is welcome to attend the events and trainings.

October 25: Meetings and Black Caucus Fundraiser

Registration opens at 3 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.
2nd Floor, directly off the escalator

Staff Room
Fontanelle Room (if you have questions, please come see us or the registration desk)

5:00 p.m.    

Latinx Caucus
Paxton Room

Climate Caucus
Merchants Room

Women’s Caucus (5-6:30 p.m. )
Hill Room

6:00 p.m.  

Stonewall Democrats Caucus
Paxton Room

Nebraska Young Democrats
Merchants Room

6:30 p.m.

County Chairs
Hill Room

7:00 p.m.  

Platform Committee
Merchants Room

7:30-10 p.m.  

Black Caucus Fundraiser
St. Nicholas Room

*Food, Music and Keynote Speaker Senator Nina Turner. The first annual Danner Awards will be presented. Cost is $30, get your ticket here.

October 26: Blue Bench Training and Morrison Exon Fundraiser  with Speaker Pelosi

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m.
2nd Floor, directly off the escalator
*You must pick up your Morrison Exon name badge by 6:30 pm.

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Light breakfast and coffee provided by the NDP and National Democratic Training Committee. No cost.
Grand Central Foyer (the area outside the Grand Ballroom)

8:30 a.m. – Noon

Training Track 1: Candidate/Potential Candidate
Ballroom A

Training Track 2: Campaign Staff
Ballroom B

Training Track 3: Party Leader/Volunteer
Hill Room

12:15-1:15 p.m.

Lunch with special guest speaker Christine Pelosi
Ballroom C, D, & E
*You MUST have a lunch ticket. If you paid for a ticket, it is in your name badge. If you need to purchase a ticket on site, please go to the registration desk.

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Training Track 1: Candidate/Potential Candidate
Ballroom A

Training Track 2: Campaign Staff
Ballroom B

Training Track 3: Party Leader/Volunteer
Hill Room

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Morrison Exon Fundraiser with special guest Speaker Nancy Pelosi

VIP Reception, 6-7pm
Grand  Central Ballroom (please use the doors for Grand Ballroom A to enter the VIP event)

General Reception and Photo Booths, 6-7pm
Grand Central Foyer

Program and Dinner, 7-9pm
Grand Central Ballroom OR St. Nicholas Room

October 27: NDP State Central Committee Meeting and Caucus Meetings

Registration opens at 8 a.m.
2nd Floor, directly off the escalator

Light breakfast and coffee provided by the NDP. No cost.
Grand Central Foyer

8-8:45 a.m.

CD Caucus 1
St. Nicholas B

CD Caucus 2
St. Nicholas A

CD Caucus 3
Hill Room

9 a.m. -Noon

State Central Committee Meeting with special guest DNC Vice Chair and ASDC President Ken Martin and NDP 2020 candidates

Grand Central Ballroom

  • Special Guests and Candidates Address the State Central Committee members (as of Oct. 21, 2019 and not in the order of appearance which will be determined the morning of the SCC meeting)
    • Ken Martin, DNC Vice Chair, ASDC President and Chair of the MN Democratic Farmer Labor Party
    • Joseph Couch, LD  21 Candidate 
    • Terrell McKinney, LD 11 Candidate 
    • Marque Snow, LD 9 Candidate
    • Kara Eastman, CD2 Candidate
    • Morgann Freeman, CD2 Candidate
    • Ann Ashford, CD2 Candidate
    • Gladys Harrison, CD2 Candidate
    • Angie Philips, US Senate Candidate
    • Dan Wik, US Senate Candidate 
    • Chris Janicek, US Senate Candidate
    • Grant Sorrell, OPS Candidate District 7
    • Kieran McCarney, National Ballot Access for Klobuchar Team

Noon-1 p.m.

Native Caucus
Hill Room

Veteran and Military Families Caucus
St. Nicholas-A

Secular Democrats Caucus
Herndon Room

Nebraskans Living with Disabilities
St. Nicholas-B

Interfaith Caucus
Washington City Room

Rural Caucus
Cozzens Room

 

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