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CenturyLink Center Omaha


CenturyLink Center Omaha is the centerpiece of downtown Omaha’s $2 billion riverfront revitalization. It’s a hybrid facility that offers the versatility of over 346,000 square feet of convention center space with an 18,300-seat attached arena, making it a top choice for event and meeting planners.

The convention center at CenturyLink Center Omaha consists of 194,000 square feet of contiguous exhibition space, more than 63,000 square feet of meeting space including 16 meeting rooms, a 30,996 square foot ballroom and an extra 79,400 square feet of pre-function space. A glass-enclosed skywalk links the convention center to the 600-room AAA Four Diamond Hilton Omaha with an additional 15 meeting rooms, creating a convenient enhancement to our convention facilities. Set to open in 2017, a new $205 million project in downtown Omaha will include a new full-service, 333-room Marriott hotel directly across from CenturyLink Center Omaha.

The planned 14-story, 333-room Capitol District Marriott will have 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, a ballroom, a restaurant, two bars and a rooftop swimming pool. More than 3,000 hotel rooms, representing a variety of national chains, are available within a 3-mile radius. Our facility is a flexible labor environment that provides cooperation and ease for your event.

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Past EventCurrent EventUpcoming Event

Event Name City State Atendance Exhibitors Date
54th Annual Triumph Of Ag Expo 2020 Omaha Nebraska 17,000 e 400 Mar 4, 2020
Event Name City State Atendance Exhibitors Date
2022 IAI International Educational Conference - International Association For Identification Omaha Nebraska 1,000 e 60 e Jul 31, 2022


Press Releases

Jan 20, 2016

Black Sabbath Coming to Centurylink Center Omaha January 20, 2016


Black Sabbath Coming to Centurylink Center Omaha January 20, 2016

Omaha, NE (January 1, 2016) It's the Beginning of THE END. It started nearly five decades ago with a crack of thunder, a distant bell ringing and then that monstrous riff that shook the earth. The heaviest rock sound ever heard. In that moment Heavy Metal was born, created by a young band from Birmingham, England barely out of their teens.

Now it ENDS, the final tour by the greatest Metal Band of all time, BLACK SABBATH. Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler close the final chapter in the final volume of the incredible BLACK SABBATH story.
Click here to see video announcement.

BLACK SABBATH’s farewell tour, THE END, begins on January 20, 2016 and it promises to surpass all previous tours with their most mesmerizing production ever.

When this tour concludes, it will truly be THE END,THE END of one of most legendary bands in Rock ’n Roll history...BLACK SABBATH

Aug 20, 2015

Terence Crawford to Announce WBO Junior Welterweight Title Battle at CenturyLink Center Omaha on Monday


Terence Crawford to Announce WBO Junior Welterweight Title Battle at CenturyLink Center Omaha on Monday

Omaha, NE August 20, 2015)  Undefeated two-division world champion and the reigning Fighter of the Year, TERENCE "Bud" CRAWFORD, Omaha's favorite son, and one-time world title challenger and current No. 2 world-rated contender, DIERRY "Dougy Style" JEAN, will host a news conference announcing their World Junior Welterweight Championship fight This Monday! August 24, at the CenturyLink Center, in the Bud Light Zone (455 North 10th St., Omaha, Neb. 68102). The news conference, which will be open to the public, will begin at 1:00 p.m. CT, with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. CT. Joining Crawford and Jean will be Todd duBoef, president of Top Rank.

The press conference will be streamed live, beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT, via
Crawford (26-0, 18 KOs) will be making the first defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight title. It will be the third time Omaha has hosted a world title fight for its hometown hero Crawford. Jean (29-1, 20 KOs), from Montréal, Québec, Canada, returns to the ring riding a four-bout winning streak, three of those victories coming by way of knockout, since losing a 12-round decision to world champion Lamont Peterson last year.

Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Tecate, the Crawford vs. Jean World Junior Welterweight Championship fight will take place Saturday, October 24, at the CenturyLink Center. The championship event will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® , beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Jun 15, 2015

Janet Jackson Unbreakable World Tour Oct. 30; Tickets on sale June 22


Janet Jackson Unbreakable World Tour Oct. 30; Tickets on sale June 22

Los Angeles,CA (June 15, 2015) – Music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist Janet Jackson today announced details of her highly-anticipated international tour. The UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR will return one of this world's most influential entertainers back to the live stage in support of her upcoming album due out this Fall on Rhythm Nation Records/BMG. This first leg, a 36-date tour, 30 of which are promoted by Live Nation, will take the legendary artist to cities throughout the U.S. and Canada starting Aug. 31 in Vancouver, BC with shows lined up in Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, San Diego, San Francisco and more. All dates are being co-produced by Miss Jackson’s Rhythm Nation. A full list of tour dates is below. Additional worldwide concerts will be announced at a later date.

Tickets for the first North American live performances will go on sale starting June 22 at American Express Card members can purchase tickets for select shows before the general public beginning Monday, June 15 at 10:00 a.m. through Friday, June 19 at 10:00 pm. "American Express is thrilled to partner with an iconic artist like Janet Jackson on the UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR and bring our Card Members an opportunity to purchase tickets before the general on-sale date,” said Walter Frye, V.P., American Express Entertainment. “Adding Janet to our industry-leading ticketing partnerships is rooted in our mission to serve our Card Members’ deep passion for music."

In addition to Live Nation and Rhythm Nation, other concert promoters will include Nederlander Concerts, Jam Productions, Another Planet Entertainment, and such promoters as Bamp and Tommy Mehary who will produce the Honolulu dates.

Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has won her 6 GRAMMY® Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has received accolades as an actor as well, including the NAACP Best Supporting Actor
award. Janet is a published author, choreographer, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of biggest-selling artists in popular music history. With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, Janet Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. Her music and artistry has opened doors through which other top artists have followed, while acknowledging her impact on their musical perceptions.


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