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Behind the Brand: Oxide’s vision for Big Omaha 2014

May 16, 2014 by

(Guest post by Adam Torpin) While branding the conference has always been a team effort here at Oxide, this is the first year I’ve volunteered to take the lead. As a designer, it’s a very desirable project because the team at Silicon Prairie News, within reason, agrees to trust our expertise and grant us complete creative freedom.  read more

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Behind the Cowhide: Big Omaha designer breaks down the brand

April 30, 2013 by

Oxide is honored to have had the opportunity to work with the fine people over at Silicon Prairie News for all five years of Big Omaha. During this time, the Giant Cow has taken on a variety of forms. From the literal Giant Cow illustrations of year one and two, to the completely conceptual letters to the Cow of year four. For this year, we wanted to capture the feeling of being the next big thing. Of being glamorous and—dare we say—fabulous. Taking our …  read more

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A poem for the Big Omaha 2012 in-kind sponsors

May 9, 2012 by

With the staff of Silicon Prairie News busily working to get everything just right for Big Omaha 2012, we wanted to make sure we stopped and took a minute to thank our final group of sponsors that make Big Omaha possible. In-kind donations are some of the most vital, providing crucial services like wifi and creature comforts of lounge areas. Each year, we honor our sponsors with recognition in a …  read more

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Creator of Big Omaha brand gives insight, a look behind the scenes

April 25, 2012 by

Why we like branding Big Omaha 1. Silicon Prairie News trusts us, 2 .the branding is an essential and enduring part of the conference, 3. but … the branding is irrelevant to selling tickets. Together, that means no matter how the conference is branded, it’ll still be a massive success. So, if there's no risk in doing it wrong, we can try some wacky things to make sure it's really right. The best branding is …  read more

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Prairie Moves: Syncbak, Sojern, SocialVolt and more

March 15, 2012 by

Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts …  read more

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Prairie Moves: Internet Solver, PeggyBank, Jordan Lampe and more

March 2, 2012 by

Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any …  read more

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Big Omaha 2012 preview site is live with schedule and hotel details!

February 24, 2012 by

We're beyond excited to reveal the new look of Big Omaha with the launch of today's preview website. For us, this marks a collaborative effort from our team and creative partners, and we are thrilled to share the branding pieces behind this year's event. Thanks to Oxide Design, our branding and identity partner, we're pushing things far beyond the pastures and doing something daring this year. Their design work takes the iconic Big Omaha bovine to the next level in a bold and personal way. We hope you enjoy the big twist! In addition to the …  read more

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