The meeting will be held at:
Qwest Center Omaha
455 North 10th Street
Weekend activities will begin on Friday evening and conclude with dinner at Gorat’s Steakhouse Sunday evening.
The 2008 Annual Report will be posted on this website at the end of February and mailed to shareholders mid‐March. Attached to the proxy statement will be a postcard that shareholders will need to complete and mail back to the company to obtain meeting credentials.
The meeting credentials are required for entry to not only the annual meeting and other related events, but also to receive shareholder discount pricing.
Friday, May 1
Shareholder Reception 6:00 – 10:00pm
Saturday, May 2
Annual Meeting ,Doors open 7:00am
Company Movie 8:30am
Question & Answer 9:30am – 3:00pm
NetJets Display at the Airport 12:00 – 6:00pm
Lunch Break 12:00 – 12:45pm
Shareholder Business Meeting 3:15 – 3:30pm (times are approximate)
Exhibit Booths Close 4:30pm
International Meet & Greet
4:00 – 5:30pm
There will be a special reception for shareholders who come from outside of North America for the annual meeting. Any shareholder who comes from other than the U.S. or Canada will be issued International Shareholder Credentials and will be invited to attend this function. Please note that no bags or cameras will be allowed at the reception.
The International Credential AND a passport are required for entry.
Warren’s Western Cookout
Nebraska Furniture Mart
5:30 – 8:00pm
Sunday, May 3
Exclusive Shareholder Shopping Day
(Brunch begins at 9:00am)
9:00am – 4:00pm
Berkshire Shareholder Night
4:00 – 10:00pm
Reservations required (but not accepted before April 1, 2009)
TRAVEL & HOTEL ASSISTANCE
Contact American Express Travel for hotel and airline reservations.
American Express will be able to give you up‐to‐the‐minute hotel availability.
402/697‐5314 Outside the U.S.
How To Get Your Annual Meeting Credentials
• You must be a Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder
• Shareholders are entitled to a maximum of 4 meeting credentials
• Annual reports will be mailed in March. Included in the mailing will be the Proxy Statement. A perforated postcard will be attached to the Proxy. Fill out and return the postcard to order your meeting credentials.
The 2009 Visitor’s Guide will be posted at this site Mid‐March with a more detailed listing of weekend events, shuttle service, restaurant and hotel listings and points of interest.
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