Tri-Faith Initiative – United We Walk

VGA created the United We Walk concept and then worked closely with Tri-Faith staff to develop the event. VGA supervised logistical preparations and support (parking, road closures, stage and sound systems, site layout, walk route, and more); communications, PR, and marketing; community outreach; and programming. VGA’s comprehensive outreach efforts ensured all communities felt welcomed and […]

City of Omaha Celebrates America

This 30+ year tradition risked cancellation for lack of funding in 2019. VGA was brought in to save the event in mid-April of 2019 and the full-scale event took place, on schedule, at the end of June. Even though VGA received no official files or information from the prior event organizers, the team jumped in […]

Omaha Summer Arts Festival

VGA co-founded the Omaha Summer Arts Festival and has worked closely with the Festival’s volunteer board of directors to produce and manage the event since its inception in 1975. Over its history, the Omaha Summer Arts Festival has attracted more than 2.5 million visitors and generated more than $15 million in the art sales. The Festival […]

Omaha Farmers Market

In 1994, VGA helped lead a successful initiative to bring a public market to the historic Old Market District in collaboration with Omaha Mayor P.J. Morgan and Old Market “founder” Sam Mercer and the Mercer family. For the past three decades, the popular Omaha Farmers Market has become an Omaha tradition and attracts thousands of […]

Girls Inc. of Omaha – Lunch for the Girls

Lunch for the Girls celebrated 20 years with its first virtual event in November 2020, featuring writer, activist and feminist icon Gloria Steinem. Over the past two decades, LFTG has hosted a string of remarkable and accomplished speakers including former President Barack Obama, politician, lawyer and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond M. […]