2017 Annual Meeting - OMAMAC

Omaha, NE, April 5-8, 2017


Welcome to the 2017 MAC Annual Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska! The OMAMAC meeting will be held April 5-8 at the Hilton Omaha, located in downtown Omaha. The hotel is within easy walking distance of numerous attractions with many others a short drive or bus ride away. The program will include a variety of workshops, sessions, tours and other opportunities for networking and education. Join us in Omaha as Nebraska celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2017.

MAC expresses its appreciation to the businesses and organizations that have generously supported the 2017 Annual Meeting.

For information about travel to Omaha, check out Visit Omaha.


View the 2017 OMAMAC Program Overview site or get a downloadable PDF copy.

Registration Information

Register by Wednesday, March 1, 2017, to receive advance registration rates:

  • $80.00 for MAC members
  • $95.00 for non-members
  • $50.00 for students

Rates for registration after March 1, 2017:

  • $95.00 for MAC members
  • $105.00 for non-members
  • $60.00 for students

The one-day registration rate is $60.00.


The registration desk at the Hilton Omaha will be open on Wednesday, April 5, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Thursday and Friday, April 6 and 7 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday, April 8, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Cancellations and Refunds

If for any reason you must cancel your registration for the Annual Meeting or MAC workshops, your written request must be received before March 6, 2017, to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued after March 6.  Refunds will be granted for tours or MAC workshops that are cancelled by MAC due to low enrollment or other reasons.

Exploring Omaha

For more information about things to do in Omaha, look for the Local Arrangements Committee’s blog and the Visit Omaha website. 

Hotel Information

The conference will be held at the Hilton Omaha in downtown Omaha. The hotel is close to many restaurants and numerous attractions including the historic Old Market entertainment district, the Durham Museum, Hot Shops Art Center, Film Streams theater, the Joslyn Art Museum, the KANEKO, Omaha Children’s Museum, and Creighton University. The hotel is also one block from TD Ameritrade Ballpark, home of the College World Series and Creighton University Bluejays baseball team. Attendees will be able to take their daily jog, walk, or bike ride (rentals available!) along the Missouri River and can even cross into Council Bluffs, Iowa via the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

Guests staying at the hotel will have free Wi-Fi, and all rooms come with a refrigerator and microwave.  The hotel has a fitness center and business center, among other amenities. Parking is available at a 50% reduced rate of $7.00 per day. Meeting rooms, the vendor fair, and poster sessions are all on the second floor. A block of rooms has been reserved for April 4-8, 2017; The special MAC room rate will be available until March 13, 2017, or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.  The MAC room rate is $149.00 per night (single or double), plus 18.16% state and local taxes.  

You may reserve your hotel room online at resweb.passkey.com/go/MidwestArchivesSpring2017 or by calling 1-800-HILTONS and reference the group code “ARC.”

Travel Information

The city is divided north and south by Dodge Street. Numbered streets start at the Missouri River and increase as you drive west.

For more information about travel to and in Omaha, visit www.visitomaha.com/about-omaha/getting-around.  

Vendor Fair and Breaks

Join your colleagues for refreshments and conversation during the scheduled breaks between sessions. You will have opportunities to meet with a variety of archival suppliers and learn about their products and services during the vendor fair to be held on Thursday, April 6, from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm, and Friday, April 7, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Please see the list of confirmed vendors here.