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Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority (MECA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

MECA is a urban development organization based in Omaha, NE that was founded in 1997. As of 2018 they had $46 million in revenue and $73 million in assets.

The Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority (MECA) is a nonprofit organization responsible for the operation of CenturyLink Center Omaha and TD Ameritrade Park Omaha.

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Program areas at MECA

See attached supplement to schedule o describing the financial highlights of the organization's primary program services.

Form 990s for MECA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Nov 4, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 3, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 26, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 13, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for MECA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,956,532
Program services$38,572,213
Investment income and dividends$505,135
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-13,264
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$46,020,616

Vendors for MECA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-07-13
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-17
█████ ███ ██████████ ██Tax accounting2019-05-13
███ █████ ██████ ███Audio and Visual$1,188,9132018-06-01
███████ ███████████ ███████Janitorial$1,302,1932018-06-01
█████ ███ ████████ ███Card Services$1,445,2612018-06-01
████ ███████ ████ ████████ ██Food Service$6,986,6862018-06-01
████ ████████████ ███Construction$1,299,2672018-06-01
...and three more vendors

Personnel at MECA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Roger DixonPresident and Chief Executive Officer$351,339July 22, 2020
Deann OlsenChief Financial Officer$160,544June 30, 2018
█████ ███████Vice President Operations and It$152,895June 30, 2018
██████ ███Vice President Human Res$104,629June 30, 2018
█████ █████Chairwoman$0July 22, 2020
███ ██████Vice Chairman$0July 22, 2020
██████ ███████Assistant Secretary$0June 30, 2018
█████ ███████Secretary$0June 30, 2018
████ ████████Former Board$0June 30, 2016
...and one more key personnel

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