Readers of Meetings Focus MidAmerica magazine selected the Lied Lodge and Conference Center in Nebraska City as the "best of MidAmerica" meeting venue for its region.

The conference center, which is located in the 260-acre Arbor Day Farm, also received the award in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Lied Lodge & Conference Center, part of the Lincoln-based Arbor Day Foundation, was chosen by readers of Meetings Focus MidAmerica magazine as a “Best of MidAmerica” meeting venue for the region.

Lied Lodge & Conference Center has become a growing destination for conservation groups and visitors from diverse backgrounds, offering a nature-filled setting for group meetings, staff development and strategy. The U.S. Forest Service, the Society of Municipal Arborists and the Nature Conservancy are among the many organizations that have chosen Lied Lodge.

Other governmental, private and non-profit groups that have used Lied Lodge include University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, First National Bank and Kiewit Corporation.

Readers were tasked with choosing their favorite properties with consideration toward quality of meeting space, guest rooms, staff, service, food and beverage, amenities, activities and overall value.

Located on the 260-acre Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, Nebraska, Lied Lodge includes 144 guest rooms and 14,000 square feet of adjustable meeting and banquet space. More information is available at

Lied Lodge also received the “Best of MidAmerica” award in 2009, 2010 and 2011, and previously won the Enviro-Management Award from the American Hotel and Motel Association.