Henderson Chamber of Commerce Names 2015-16 Board

Board took office July 1, will be sworn in Sept. 3 at State of the Chamber Address HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce has named the members of its 2015-16 executive board. The board took office July 1 and will be sworn in Thursday, Sept. 3, at the annual State of the Chamber Address. The following were named to the executive board: Tim Brooks (Emerald … [Read more...]

Heart & Soul: Nevada’s Downtowns

Nevada’s major metropolitan spots haven’t yet achieved that to the degree desired according to experts.

Downtown areas, the core of every city, should provide a central gathering place for all residents and attract visitors and businesses as well. However, Nevada’s major metropolitan spots haven’t yet acheived that to the degree desired according to experts. Most development and redevelopment momentum stalled during the recession. Today, however, several Nevada cities, along with … [Read more...]

Let’s Get Personal: Credit Unions in Nevada

Although many financial institutions struggled during the recent economic downturn, credit unions in general fared somewhat better.

Although many financial institutions struggled during the recent economic downturn, credit unions in general fared somewhat better. “The credit union industry weathered the recession pretty well, but in Nevada some merged out of existence. The credit unions that are left are much stronger and are thriving now,” said Andy Hunter, president and CEO of Silver State Schools … [Read more...]

Family Owned Businesses 2015

As the fifth annual ceremony, this year marks an important milestone for the Family Owned Business Awards.

Congratulations to the 2015 Family Owned Business Finalists As the fifth annual ceremony, this year marks an important milestone for the Family Owned Business Awards. With over 240 companies having been honored over those five years, this event provides much needed recognition to hardworking business owners throughout the state. However, without the support of the sponsors, … [Read more...]

Trending in Henderson

Today, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city and consistently ranked on “Best Of” lists from safety to livability.

From a company town to a city companies want to be in: Henderson has trended towards the feel of a hometown community while evolving to meet the needs of residents and businesses. In the 1930s, Henderson housed builders working on Boulder Dam. During World War II the Basic Magnesium Plant in Henderson processed magnesium. Those workers left after the war, but Henderson … [Read more...]

Building a Healthy Economy

Until recently, the term “medical tourism” largely referred to Americans traveling out of the country looking for affordable healthcare.

Until recently, the term “medical tourism” largely referred to Americans traveling out of the country looking for affordable healthcare in technologically advanced but less expensive venues, from Mexico to Thailand and parts in between. Now the term is starting to come home, often referring to domestic travel of American citizens within U.S. borders, traveling to find the … [Read more...]

Roadmap to Success Workshop to Explore Creative Brainstorming

Henderson Chamber series welcomes Alex Raffi Feb. 19 HENDERSON, Nev. – Alex Raffi, creative director and partner for Imagine Communications, will present “Business Brainstorming with Creative Courage” during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, located at 112 S. … [Read more...]

Roadmap to Success Workshop to Discuss Franchising Success

Sarah Brown, of FranNet, will present “How to Fail at Franchising” as part of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop.

Henderson Chamber series continues with Sarah Brown of FranNet Feb. 5 HENDERSON, Nev. – Sarah Brown, a franchise business consultant for FranNet, will present “How to Fail at Franchising” as part of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, located at 112 S. … [Read more...]

Winners of Henderson’s 15th Annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards Announced

Henderson Chamber of Commerce and the held Annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards Nov. 13.

All recipients honored during Nov. 13 event at Hilton Lake Las Vegas HENDERSON, Nev. – Henderson Chamber of Commerce and the City of Henderson’s Economic Development/Redevelopment Division held Henderson’s 15th Annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas. The following won in their categories: CITY OF HENDERSON … [Read more...]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More...] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy … [Read more...]

Henderson Chamber Workshop to Focus on Energy Efficiency

Southwest Gas, NV Energy experts to speak during Roadmap to Success Oct. 23 HENDERSON, Nev.   – Ryland Whitaker, energy utilization engineer with Southwest Gas, and Jon Trabert, operation’s manager with NV Energy’s Sure Bet Program, will present “Energy Efficiency 101 – Electric, Natural Gas and Water – Start Saving Money Now!” as part of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking for Downtown Las Vegas Clinic; Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada; Home Prices Holding Steady

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Hosts Groundbreaking Event for Clinic in Downtown Las Vegas Groundbreaking ceremony for VMSN’s new downtown Las Vegas clinic. Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information about the project. [Read more...] Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's 'Engage Southern … [Read more...]

Sept. 11 Workshop to Discuss How Business Owners Can Protect Themselves Against Liability, Choosing the Right Business Form

Aviva Y. Gordon, Esq., will present "Choosing the Right Business Form & Protecting Yourself Against Liability" at Henderson Chamber Workshop.

Gordon to present as part of Henderson Chamber Roadmap to Success series HENDERSON, Nev. -- Aviva Y. Gordon, Esq., partner with Ellis & Gordon, will present "Choosing the Right Business Form & Protecting Yourself Against Liability" as part of the Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Henderson Business Resource Center … [Read more...]

Legal Elite 2014: Nevada’s Top Attorneys

This year’s Legal Elite polling garnered 6,454 nominations of attorneys from across the Silver State, highlighting top attorneys as chosen by their peers.

This year’s Legal Elite polling garnered 6,454 nominations of attorneys from across the Silver State. This annual list highlights Nevada’s top attorneys as chosen by their peers. All votes are based on nominations from other attorneys and the following pages highlight the top vote getters in Northern Nevada, Southern Nevada, the Best Up and Coming attorneys and the top 10 … [Read more...]

Foundation Raising Funds for Veterans Memorial in Downtown Las Vegas

A local foundation is raising money to build a "world-class" veterans memorial in downtown Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation is seeking $2.2 million through its Brick Campaign, where bricks are being sold at a range of $250 to $550. All bricks can be purchased in honor of a veteran and customized with the veteran's name, rank, dates of service and … [Read more...]

Mugno to Help Managers Handle Confrontation During Henderson Chamber June 4 Quarterly Luncheon

Natalie Mugno will present “Do Something About It! The Power of Positive Confrontation” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

Mugno best known for making Jimmy John’s successful in Southern Nevada HENDERSON, Nev. – Natalie Mugno, owner of I Want My Two Dollars LLC, will present “Do Something About It! The Power of Positive Confrontation” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s next quarterly business luncheon Wednesday, June 4. The luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wingate by … [Read more...]

Officials Break Ground on Moapa Paiute Tribe Solar Project

The first utility-scale solar project on tribal land is underway in Southern Nevada. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Piautes and executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to kick off construction on the 250 Megawatt power plant. The project is located on … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Companies Approved for Incentives in Southern Nevada

LVGEA announced companies approved will create 49 new jobs in Nevada thanks to incentives approved March 20.

Las Vegas - Two businesses will create 49 new jobs in Nevada thanks to incentives approved March 20 at a Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board meeting. TH Foods, Inc. expects to create 25 jobs as it adds a $19.7 million production line to its Henderson facility, building on operations established there in July 2012.  Advanced Refining Concepts, LLC, a Reno-based … [Read more...]

Workshop Series Makes Accounting, Bookkeeping Easier to Manage

Henderson Chamber’s Roadmap to Success welcomes CanDee Baker, Mary Marriott HENDERSON, Nev.  – CanDee Baker of Baker’s Bookkeeping and Tax Services and Mary Marriott with BRAINtrust Marketing and Communications will present “Surviving the Roller Coaster Ride of Bookkeeping and Cash flow” as part of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop series from … [Read more...]