HeART of Giving Gala Presented by McDonald’s of Greater Las Vegas

With 350 people attending, the HeART of Giving Gala raised over $350,000 for our Ronald McDonald House families.

Who:      Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas What:    HeART of Giving Gala Featuring silent and live auction, Gift of Home donation, dinner, and live entertainment When:    Saturday, October 18, 2014 Las Vegas, NV  – If you’ve ever planned a large live event, then you know anything goes!  But every once in a while, the stars align … [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...]

McDonald’s and Lexus of Las Vegas Present the HeART of Giving Gala Benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater L.V.

Rock ‘n Roll Gala Will Honor Lotus Broadcasting  LAS VEGAS – The McDonald’s Owner-Operators  of Greater Las Vegas and Lexus of Las Vegas are pleased to present the HeART of Giving Gala celebrating 16 years of  service to families in need through Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater L.V.   This rock ‘n roll inspired event will be Saturday, October 18th, from 6-10 p.m. … [Read more...]

Technology Trends in the Silver State

A major technological trend today is mobility, a bevy of technologies that not only allow us to connect to others and the Internet anywhere.

In December 2011, Frederick Cook and Kelly Eidson co-founded a business that aims to make moving one’s office or home a seamless, problem-free process. Using its proprietary technology, this Las Vegas firm acts as the intermediary between people who need moving services—truck rentals, full-service movers, pods, freight trailers and more—and the companies that provide those. … [Read more...]

Campaign Helps Fight Hunger; Nevada-Based Firm Lands New Jersey Contract; Workshop to Bring Fraud into Light

Social Media Campaign Helps Fight Hunger in Southern Nevada The SK+G Goose Summer Road Trip Campaign wrapped up on Thursday, Sept. 11 when Senior Vice President of Strategy Jim Gentleman and the SK+G Goose dropped off a $1,000 check to Three Square Food Bank—the only food bank in Southern Nevada. [Read more...] Smart City Networks Awarded Contract by Atlantic City Convention … [Read more...]

VEA Named Among Nevada’s Best Companies to Work For

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, Nevada, announced it was recently named one of Nevada’s 2014 Best Companies to Work For by Nevada Business Magazine. VEA received the recognition as a result of the cooperative’s many efforts to support its employees through a variety of unique benefits and … [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...]

Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities over cups of coffee and … [Read more...]

Henderson Chamber to Host State of the Chamber Address Sept. 4

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its annual State of the Chamber Address Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Milan Ballroom at the M Resort, in Henderson.

Annual event showcases future of business in Henderson, year’s past successes HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its annual State of the Chamber Address from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 in the Milan Ballroom at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, in Henderson. Sponsored by Cox Communications, the event will showcase the Henderson … [Read more...]

Best Companies to Work For: Taking Care of People

In the midst of the recession, some employees might have argued that a “Best Company to Work For” is whichever company gives them a job.

In the midst of the recession, some employees might have argued that a “Best Company to Work For” is whichever company gives them a job. While times have been tough for many Nevada businesses, as the state comes out of this recession, it is clear there are a number of companies who continue to go above and beyond for their employees. These businesses make it a priority to take … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Technology

Executives representing technology and communication companies met to discuss the challenges of their industry as options and demands become more complex.

Technology continues to be one of the fastest growing industries in today’s world, showing no signs of slowing down. Recently, executives representing technology and communication companies across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges of their industry as options and demands become more complex. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada … [Read more...]

June 2014: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada for June 2014.

Southern Nevada Business Confidence at an All-Time High According to a report from UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) in the Lee Business School, businesses’ expectations continue to steadily increase. The Southern Nevada Business Confidence Index, created by CBER, rose from 132 to 137 for a second quarter and is now at an all-time high. The index is … [Read more...]

Closing the Generation Gap: Millennials vs. GenXers vs. Baby Boomers

In workplaces across Nevada, change is coming more quickly than at any time since the baby boomers generation changed the status quo regarding diversity.

In workplaces across Nevada, change is coming more quickly than at any time since baby boomers changed the status quo regarding diversity, hair length and governance in the 1960s. On shop floors and in cubicle farms from Ely to Searchlight, millennials – a term used to describe those under age 34 – are challenging the baby boomers – those now over age 50. The genXers – those … [Read more...]

May 2014: Around the State

Coalition Releases Job Impact Memo on Margin Tax Initiative The Coalition to Defeat the Margin Tax Initiative (CDMTI) has completed an analysis of the potential employment impacts of Question 3, the Margin Tax Initiative, which will appear on November’s ballot. According to their research, the tax burden for businesses would increase by approximately $700 million. That … [Read more...]

May 1 Roadmap to Success to cover SEO for social media

Brian Mell, digital marketing manager at BannerView.com, will present "How to Go from SEO to SEOcial" as part of the Roadmap to Success workshop series

Brian Mell to explain how to optimize social media marketing for search engines HENDERSON, Nev. – Brian Mell, digital marketing manager at BannerView.com, will present "How to Go from SEO to SEOcial" as part of the Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Henderson Business Resource Center Seminar Room, 112 S. Water St., near West … [Read more...]

Boosting productivity next focus for Roadmap to Success workshop

Tony Brace will present "The Keys to Higher Productivity and Higher Profitability" as part of the Roadmap to Success workshop series.

Tony Brace to discuss leveraging teams and time management Apr. 17 HENDERSON, Nev. – Tony Brace, Business Coach at ActionCOACH, will present "The Keys to Higher Productivity and Higher Profitability" as part of the Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Henderson Business Resource Center Seminar Room, 112 S. Water St., near West … [Read more...]

Roadmap to Success workshop demystifies LLCs and Corporations

Gina Bongiovi, will present "How to Structure and Manage Your LLC or Corporation" during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop.

Gina Bongiovi to show how to protect one's business and assets Apr. 3 HENDERSON, Nev. – Gina Bongiovi, managing partner at Bongiovi Law Firm, will present "How to Structure and Manage Your LLC or Corporation" during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, 112 … [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’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Investment Campaign Narrows in on its $2 Million Mark

The ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, launched by the LVGEA in the fall of 2013, is nearing a $2 million mark thanks to local businesses.

The ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, launched by the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance in the fall of 2013, is nearing a $2 million mark thanks to local businesses and organizations that support the LVGEA’s global economic development mission. The latest group of notable investors includes: Martin-Harris Construction; R&O Construction; Juliet Companies; … [Read more...]