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Ribbon Cutting Request Form

Hosting a ribbon cutting? We'd love to be part of it!

We would be happy to help your business celebrate with a Grand Opening, Ribbon Cutting or Groundbreaking Ceremony. As you prepare, here are some tips and suggestions to help you execute an excellent event!

  • To have a Greater Omaha Chamber representative present, your company must be a Chamber member. Visit for additional information on membership.
  • Your company must meet one of the following qualifications:
    • Your business opened its doors within the last 12 months
    • Changed ownership or under new management in the last six months
    • Moved to a new location
    • Grand Re-Opening, remodel or expansion at its present location
  • We require you to schedule the ribbon cuttings at least two weeks in advance
  • A Chamber representative can attend according to the following specifications:
    • Available times include: 
      Mondays & Thursdays 4 PM - 5 PM with the ribbon cutting at 4:30 PM
      Tuesdays 8 AM - 9 AM with the ribbon cutting at 8:30 AM
      • Be advised we provide one ribbon cutting per day.  If your ribbon cutting conflicts with another ribbon cutting, we will contact you to reschedule.
      • Please note, Memorial Day through Labor Day we close at 1 p.m. on Friday afternoons
      • Ribbon cuttings will not be available between December 15th and January 15th
      • Should your event fall outside of these perimeters, you will be able to borrow the ribbon & scissors providing that the ribbon & scissors are picked up the day before the event and returned within the next business day 8am-4:30pm
  • Your company is required to fill out this survey before the Chamber can confirm your date – please allow 48-72 hours for processing
  • You are responsible for all external promotion of your event. We encourage you to post your event on Facebook and tag the Greater Omaha Chamber as co-host.
Need helpful tips on ribbon cuttings? We've compiled some suggestions for you. 

Just a reminder that the Chamber is not responsible for guaranteeing event attendance. 

If Omaha Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, our staff will not attend the scheduled event.

Have additional questions? Please reach out to Melinda Sorenson
1. When and where is your upcoming ribbon cutting?  Please include the date, time and location of your event. *This question is required.
2. What is your contact information? *This question is required.
3. What is the occasion for the ribbon cutting?
4. What would you like the Chamber participant to do? *This question is required.
5. Would you like to borrow the Chamber supplies for your ribbon cutting (if so, you will need to pick up from the Chamber office)
5. Would you like the Chamber to assist promoting your event through our weekly e-flier? *This question is required.
6. Would you like the Chamber to post your ribbon cutting to Member News? Please keep in mind that if we post for you, you will not be able to edit or change the posting.