14th Annual Value Investor Conference - Omaha

Date: Thursday and Friday, May 4 and 5, 2017
Location: University of Nebraska at Omaha, College of Business, Mammel Hall

"What a wonderful blend you do offer in Omaha.  "Scholarship first" sets the tone of this wonderful value-investment investigation shared by many. Philanthropic support for the University of Nebraska's mission is a wonderful, caring touch. Finally, camaraderie amongst gathered attendees creates a lasting, learning environment as I know that, over the years, friendships and associations have been securly formed. "...
Tom Russo (2013) Principal and Portfolio Manager, Gardner Russo Gardner

"I just wanted to let you know how valuable I found the programme. The quality of the presenters was exemplary and the presentations extremely relevant. I will certainly endeavour to attend again the next time I’m able to attend the Berkshire Hathaway meeting. (Or, perhaps more accurately, the next time I’m able to attend the VIC I will also drop in to hear what Warren and Charlie have to say.) Thanks again for putting together such an impressive line up."
Richard Whan(2012) Lighthouse Investment Services, NSW Australia

"It is a sacred trust and honor to have a platform for communicating principles which I have been fortunate enough to have received over my career from those whose leads I follow. To do such in a non promotional and thoughtful setting is double the pleasure." - Tom Russo, Principal and Portfolio Manager, Gardner Russo Gardner

"I have to tell you I’ve been to many similar investor conferences over the years but I’ve never gotten so much valuable information as I did at the Value Investor Conference. The Berkshire week is valuable not necessarily for the new information you learn but rather for its affirmation of your beliefs and reminder of your responsibilities as a steward of our clients’ capital. This conference certainly enhanced the experience."- Brian Massey, CFA, MarVista Investment Partners, Los Angeles

“The Value Investor Conference was like a great movie; the next day you can’t get it out of your mind and your appreciation for it continually grows." - Michael O'Mara, Buffalo, NY

“I enjoyed this conference so much that I will attend next year and bring some other Templetons along. This event is just their speed. Every single person we met at the conference was top notch.” - Lauren Templeton Chattanooga, TN

“I travel half way around the world to attend this unique conference of value minded investors that span the globe and share my same principles.”- Seng Hock Tan CEO, AEGIS, Singapore

“Having attended your conference, I wish two things: that I had participated the last 5 years and that I had not scheduled meetings on the third day. Next year, I am planning to be there for the whole thing." - Guy Spier, Aquamarine Fund

2011 Conference Attendee

"A very valuable learning seminar focused on the investment process.   I prefer this format to other conferences that just pitch stock ideas."- Brian Massey

“The Value Investor Conference gets better each year. The people I have met are at the top of their fields and are so willing to share.” - Michael Shearn, Founder, Time Value of Money, Austin, TX

2011 Conference Attendee

"This conference provides many lessons that can't always be taught in a classroom.  Experience creates wisdom, and it was an honor to hear each presenter share their experiences." - Molly Pacer, Creighton University, MBA Student

2011 Conference Attendee

"...an outstanding conference. We are already looking forward to attending next year; the dates are marked on our calendars."  - Mark Moffat, San Diego, California

2011 Conference Attendee

"The conference was superb and really looking forward to making it an annual event. Well done on placing it just before the Berkshire annual meeting in Omaha. Will make a note of next year's dates." - Alec Hogg, MoneyWeb, South Africa

"On behalf of the entire ORBIS team, I want to thank all the attendees of the 2007 Value Investor Conference in Los Angeles for raising $8,500 in much needed funds for ORBIS. We were thrilled to learn that 100% of the proceeds from the auctioning of the FlightSafety simulator rides and sale of A.L. Ueltschi’s book is being directed to ORBIS to carry out our sight saving mission via the Flying Eye Hospital and various land-based projects. This generous amount will go a long way toward making a real difference in the lives of people in some of the most under served regions of our world.

I invite you all to visit the ORBIS website www.orbis.org for regular updates on our work.  The Flying Eye Hospital occasionally visits the U.S. for maintenance and tours—I would be happy to keep you posted on tour opportunities as they arise.

Thank you again, your efforts helped bring much needed attention to the staggering problem of avoidable blindness in the world and ORBIS’s work to remedy the situation.” — Stephanie Mohr, Director, Donor Relations

2011 Conference Attendee

"Fantastic composition of speakers that ranged across the spectrum. Loved the high 'touch' of Buffett presenters." — Akshay Mansukhani

“Having visited the Sees Chocolate factories and now having attended all of your Value Investor Conferences, I can 't wait for the next one. Great job creating a forum for the independent thinker.” — Norman Rentrop, Chairman, Rentrop Publishing,Bonn, Germany

“I very much enjoy meeting and networking with similar minded investors from around the world who share the same opinions. The value community is a small but determined community. I learn a lot by meeting them and exchanging opinions and ideas with them.” — Dr. Hendrik Leber Founder, Acatis Frankfurt, Germany

2011 Conference Attendee

"A very absorbing and worthwhile conference - well worth attending." — David Shapiro, Johannesburg, South Africa

2011 Conference Attendee

"We had a fantastic time at the Value Investor Conference. We learned more in those few days on investing than we did in our entire university studies. It really inspired us to read a lot more."

"It is the best conference I have attended. The University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Business is a great venue. Very professionally run but still with the good feeling of being able to chat with everyone. Well done."— Rob Shears, Sydney, Australia

2011 Conference Attendee

"Excellent!" — Gordon Nihei, Hawaii

“What a fantastic group of value minded investors gathered together in one place. Thanks for inviting me to share my business story, company culture and personal values.” - Bill Child, Warren Buffett CEO Chairman, RC Willey Home Furnishings

“The Value Investor Conference has an excellent ratio of prominent authors, money managers and CEOs to delegates and therefore provides great value for money and a very good chance of having personal interaction with the first class and wide ranging speakers.” - Rian Maartens, Chairman Ipic Group, Cape Town, South Africa

"I very much enjoyed my first Value Investor Conference and I am recommending it to lot of friends in India. Look forward to attending this event on an annual basis!"— Manav Kumar, India

2011 Conference Attendee

"Great venue" - Bill Manos, California

2011 Conference Attendee

"The conference was outstanding!" - Fred Parker, Lexington, KY

“This is a conference where owners, directors and principals all come together to share their investment process.” - Carla Knobloch, The Owners Fund

"I enjoy both the content and the contacts that this event offers." - Iain MacDougall, Alberta, Canada

“a relaxed and low key atmosphere” - Michael O’Brien, Austin, Texas

“This conference schedule and location is perfect for the international investor traveling from outside North America to the USA to attend Warren Buffett annual meeting. Besides the world class meeting content and networking opportunities make this a very convenient and efficient way to make the most of the trip.” - Luiz Codorniz, Investment Advisor, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America

Video Testimonial from 2010 Participants

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