Brocker.Org: Here’s what it’s like to be a shareholder at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting (BRKA, BRKB)


Warren Buffett talks to reporters at an annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.Eric Frances/Getty ImagesBerkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting — a financial pilgrimage that draws throngs of CEO Warren Buffett’s admirers from around the world — is on Saturday.

Buffett and his vice chairman, Charlie Munger, will take questions from journalists, analysts, and shareholders for seven hours in Omaha, Nebraska.

The lines to get in to see the two speak starts hours before the sun begins to rise. From the grand arrival of CEOs, to the stampede for seats, to the ice cream breakfast, to the brief moment when you can almost reach out and grab him, it is quite a day. 

Business Insider sent then reporter Myles Udland to Berkshire’s annual meeting in 2015 and got the full shareholder experience. This is what it was like: