The Exchange offers a variety of events just for your non-industry significant other. Look over the list of event options to find out what's included in the Full and Base Guest Registrations.

Guest Welcome Reception

Sunday, Feb. 23, 9:30-11:15 a.m.

All guest attendees are invited to kick off the Guest Program at this annual event. This year, it’s time to be pampered! Courtesy of the Exchange 2014 Host Advisory Council, guests are invited to enjoy complimentary massage therapy. Come and enjoy a chair massage, hand paraffin dips and hand massages. You will leave feeling refreshed. A light continental breakfast will be served during the reception.

Durham Museum

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2-4 p.m.

The Union Station opened in 1931 as one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the United States. The magnificent facility served millions of rail travelers and was well-known for its “modern” amenities and lavish style. Today, it serves as home to the Durham Museum, and its grandeur has not diminished.

The museum’s permanent exhibits highlight the history of Omaha and its surrounding regions. The tour will also include a traveling exhibit from one of the museum’s national partners. The tour will conclude with a stop at the museum’s historic soda fountain.

Henry Doorly Zoo

Monday, Feb. 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Experience all that Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo has to offer. Highlights include “Desert Dome” — the world’s largest indoor desert; “Kingdoms of the Night” — the biggest nocturnal and indoor swamp; and “Lied Jungle” — one of the planet’s largest indoor rain forests. Other exhibits include the Orangutan Forest and Gorilla Valley, the Scott Aquarium, Bear Canyon and the Butterfly and Insect Pavilion. The tour includes zoo admission, IMAX Theater access and $10 Doorly Dollars to purchase lunch or memorabilia.

Guest Breakfast

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 8:30-9:45 a.m.

Kick off the final day of the Exchange with all the friends you have met over a full breakfast buffet.

Optional Tours

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1-3 p.m.

Gallery @ Prouty Place

Gallery @ Prouty Place resides in a historic South Omaha building that also houses a salon and artist’s lofts. Meet local artists whose work is currently on display, learn about their creative process and get answers to any questions you may have. The tour includes a fused glass class, allowing participants to design a glass trivet using glass frit, stringers and rods. The tour includes refreshments in the artist’s loft following the class.

 

Cooking Class

This hands-on, interactive learning experience will open up your mind and senses to the world of cooking with local chef Elaine Fenner and her sous-chef and husband, Bob. This program is designed for those who like to eat delicious food without excess cost. Elaine will focus on helping people who are seeking way to improve eating patterns for themselves and their families.

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