October 17, 2018 | Professional Development Lunch

Positioning “History Nebraska” & Museum Tour
with Chris Goforth, Nebraska State Historical Society


The Nebraska State Historical Society was founded in 1878. Over time, the rich history that once made this museum an interesting place to visit, became dull and dated. Learn how Marketing and Communications Manager, Chris Goforth, led the Nebraska State Historical Society through the exciting rebranding of History Nebraska!

Event Details:

October 17,  2018
Nebraska History Museum, 131 Centennial Mall North, Lincoln, NE 68508
Check-in, Lunch, & Networking: 11 a.m. (program starts 30 minutes earlier than usual)
Program: 11:30- 1 p.m.

About Our Presenter: Chris Goforth

Chris Goforth has been the marketing and communications manager for History Nebraska since July 2017. Prior to this position, Chris worked in the radio world for 15 years. He began as a part-time overnight board operator for KFOR Radio in 2002, and over the next 12 years, Chris worked air shifts on every Lincoln station owned by Alpha Media, and eventually became the program director and on-air personality for KLMS-AM, a Lincoln ESPN Radio affiliate, and KFOR Radio.

During his time in radio, Chris learned the power of positioning a brand in a market, and the art of “your ‘why’ is bigger than your ‘how’ or your ‘what’.” Using these lessons, he successfully launched a new brand for the Nebraska State Historical Society, now known as, History Nebraska.

Please register and pre-pay for this meeting by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018. If you have special dietary needs, please email Janet Denison at by the deadline.

[Note: All cancellations MUST be at least 48 hours before the meeting or the pre-pay will not be refunded.]


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