Heartland Conference Exhibitor Registration - Moved to York

July 17, 2019 7:30 AM to July 19, 2019 12:00 PM

Holiday Inn Kearney
110 South 2nd Avenue
Kearney, NE 68847
Venue website

The Heartland Conference is back on

for next Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19

at the York Convention Center.

This is a link to the google maps location for the conference center:


Several things came together rather quickly in the past 24 hours to make this possible.

No social events on Wednesday.

The same program will be followed for Thursday and Friday.

There are several Hotels in York that currently have room availability for next Wednesday and Thursday nights.

The following is a list of the Hotels and the phone numbers:

Comfort Inn:  (402) 745-6272 (22 Rooms)

Rate: 99.99 Plus tax (reference Heartland Operators Conference)

Yorkhire: yorkshiremotel.com  (20 Rooms)

Rate: $65 Plus Tax (reference Heartland Operators Conference)

Best Western: (402) 362-6661 (70+ Rooms)

Rate: Working on a conference rate.

Holiday Inn Express: (402) 745-6272 (40+ Rooms)

Rate: $139.99 Double Queen

There are other hotels near the conference center as well and we are working on secure conference rates.

When calling for room reservations please ask if there is a group rate for the “Heartland Operators Conference”.

Please refer to the conference brochure for reference to contacts for conference questions.

We currently do not have much information to provide regarding the conference center or hotels in Kearney other than what you likely have seen on the news already.

Heartland Conference 2018

July 17-19, 2019 at the Kearney Holiday Inn
TO:  Manufacturers, Representatives, Engineers, & Suppliers:

On behalf of the Nebraska Wastewater Operators Division Board, I invite you to take advantage of the opportunity to exhibit at 2019 Heartland Operators Conference. The Conference will be held July 17-19, 2019, at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney, Nebraska.  Your company’s products and services will gain valuable marketing exposure by presenting at this conference.

  • Exhibitor $125 registration includes conference registration for one representative, meal, and an exhibit space with a 6’ skirted table and chair. $35 for each additional exhibitor.
  • We are going to again host a social event in the Ballroom this year on July 17, 2019, for all operators and exhibitors. A cash bar will also be available.
  • All raffles will be conducted during breaks in the Exhibitors Area
  • Register as soon as possible. There are 34 spaces, all spaces are on a first come-first serve basis. The deadline for registration is July 8th, 2019
  • Set up available the evening before the conference dependent on the hotel’s schedule. Booths are not designated, but on a first come, first served basis also.


To Register as an Exhibitor online including Credit Card Payment please fill out the electronic form here:

  • Click the "Register Now" button above to go to the online registration and payment page.
  • You will have the option to pay by credit card OR you can mail in your payment to:


Make Checks Payable to:

NWEA (Nebraska Water Environment Association)

Remit Payment to:

Gurney Associates
4428 S. 108th Street
Omaha, NE 68137
Attn. Lee Dunn

There is a form provided on the last page of the flier to be completed for all mail in payments.

  • You will have four (4) weeks to send in your payment. After 4 weeks your booth will not be considered reserved. Payment must also be received no later than 30 days before the conference
  • To reserve your table, you must register on line even if you are mailing a check.
  • Online registration will shut off when we are full. Please contact Lee or Corey to inquire about a late registration if needed.


Motel Accommodations

Holiday Inn – Kearney I-80
110 Second Avenue, Kearney, NE  68847
(308) 237-5971

A block of rooms has been reserved
Conference rate: $99.95 (1-4 occupancy)

For additional information on the Nebraska Wastewater Operators Division, visit
www.nebwea.org. (NWOD tab)

If you have questions or would like to be removed from this mailing list, please contact us by phone or email. 

Lee Dunn
[email protected] 
Office: 402.551.7995


Corey Christensen
[email protected]
Office: 402.614.8585

We look forward to seeing you at the conference. 

Thank you,

NWOD Exhibitors Committee


$125.00 Heartland Conference Exhibitor Registration

$125.00 Heartland Conference Member Exhibitor Registration

$35.00 2019 Heartland Conference Additional Exhibitor