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Your annual shareholder meeting attracted -- 5000.
People last year this year even more expect.
But so what kind of economic impact when the state of Nebraska and the city of Omaha -- -- because of this.
List plan and -- us live from the -- behind national air or it is.
Hey we just arrived three just arrived here at -- -- all -- here's the airport yet you've got the rental cars.
Everything sold out here but by the way.
I have to bring a gigantic -- that I have to borrow from my sister because it just note yesterday.
Four inches unbelievable it's about 45 degrees your what was it can't take a look -- -- -- -- -- But while it looks pretty skimpy right now each of our many many different flights are arriving because 35000.
Berkshire Hathaway shareholders and -- turkeys of the locals they descend upon Omaha Nebraska for the Warren Buffett annual shareholder meeting this is the only.
In the world the -- this kind of proud and actually makes money some forty million dollars comes with the city of Omaha through the shareholder meeting Ellison.
Let's be honest much -- it goes to Berkshire owned companies let the Nebraska furniture mart.
Because they actually get a lot of people by -- good discount for the shareholders but.
Every hotel from here in Iowa it's sold out and has been forget it you're not gonna get around much.
And every restaurant reservation book.
Is jam packed we are joined by Dave brown he -- had a -- the Omaha chamber of commerce and congratulations every year this has been wonderful -- you what are you expecting this year.
Well 35000 happy people spending a lot of money in our town Murray mention about supported fifteen million dollars.
It's about 5% up from our normal may expenses what they would normally be pre sales.
Hotels are -- is just say convention business -- tells us that there's nary a -- to be found about 95% occupancy rate.
So lots of excited people here.
Some of the other beneficiaries.
Here in the city of -- on the Berkshire businesses and you've got a little.
Baseball team here does that game sellout tell me about the options for other businesses.
Well you think about 35000 people coming here there or did you in restaurants and they're going to stay in hotels that they're going to.
Shop in places other than those basis on -- -- -- participate in events that are forming -- senator Nancy baseball games their gonna.
Probably does a great university and there are a lot of hot spots here.
Zoo among the largest -- -- -- is one of the best in the world.
I want her to a country that's animal you've got a solid -- are -- world -- really terrific.
And everybody wants negotiated Roosevelt all their antics on the people that visit all of those venues and out there walk away wanted to come back next -- more well.
Thank you Dave I know he's one of the busiest people he was already -- when he came into the airport is that I'm gonna go -- -- Fox Business spent.
Go about your business and their -- -- -- thank you so much and I just want to let you guys know a couple of things here.
Every year and this is my seventh year covering the annual shareholder meeting people to -- because they want to see.
The Warren and -- show Warren Buffett and Charlie -- on Saturday and it's not televised they don't -- to be televised that the annual shareholder meeting.
At the arena which holds 34000.
In several hundred of them they have a little spillover area on the floor.
That is the show and we will on Monday for weekend with -- by the way Friday tomorrow we're going to be live all day at the children here in Omaha and we will have many many leaders of all of the Berkshire businesses everybody -- net jets.
To Brooks running shoes -- more than seventy companies -- your companies on that they got Berkshire umbrella.
Plus a Fox Business exclusive.
Big theater Susie and Howard the Warren Buffett kids there.
They're all in their fifties they're not not kids but they love to talk about that -- it's it's a really kind of interesting dynamic to see it.
The kids of a billionaire -- down -- -- they are so we'll have that tomorrow as well.
Plus all the business leaders and then Saturdays -- shareholder meeting Monday.
We get the Warren and -- show on Fox Business -- -- will not get that anywhere else 9:30 AM eastern time during the party our.
And we will be speaking live with Warren Charlie along with Bill Gates and a a surprise and mystery guest you've got to stay tuned for all that much -- weekend with -- we're live from Omaha forget -- she's got she's got.
Give us some hint some of the Himalayas tomorrow who this mystery to at least initials or something like that we got to keep guessing list Clive and we will be seeing a lot of you from -- we look forward to that coming up tomorrow and the best show on Monday thanks Indy.
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