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 Nevada’… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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.… [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,… [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,… [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… [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… [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; Nevada State College; Fair,… [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 7:30… [More...]

Tangerine Communications Merges with The Ferraro Group

The Ferraro Group announced that Heather Austin will merge her public relations and social media firm, Tangerine Communications, with The Ferraro Group.

Nevada Public Relations and Public Affairs Firm Expands to Phoenix  (Las Vegas/Reno, Nev.) — The Ferraro Group, a Nevada public relations and public affairs company with offices in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City, announced today that Heather Austin will merge her public relations and social media firm, Tangerine Communications, with The Ferraro Group effective… [More...]

Roadmap to Success workshop provides ins and outs of Outlook

Owner of TechVanta Business IT, will present “Be an Email Rock Star with Microsoft Outlook – a Hands-On Workshop” during the Roadmap to Success workshop.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Rich Manley, technical services manager and owner of TechVanta Business IT, will present “Be an Email Rock Star with Microsoft Outlook – a Hands-On Workshop” during the Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, 112 S. Water St., near West… [More...]

Feb. 6 Roadmap to Success to present ‘Everything You Need to Know About Blogging for Business’

Maria Bailey will present “Everything You Need to Know About Blogging for Business” as part of the Henderson Chamber’s Roadmap to Success workshop.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Maria Bailey, CEO of SuccessCityOnline.com, will present “Everything You Need to Know About Blogging for Business” as part of the Henderson Chamber’s Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, 112 S. Water St. in downtown Henderson. During the workshop, Bailey will discuss… [More...]

Roadmap to Success to show businesses how to compete on social media

Brian Mell will present “Setting Up and Managing Your Profile on the Top 5 Social Networks” during the Roadmap to Success workshop.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Brian Mell, assistant marketing manager at Bannerview.com, will present “Setting Up and Managing Your Profile on the Top 5 Social Networks” during the Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, 112 S. Water St. in downtown Henderson. During the workshop, Mell… [More...]

Business owners to learn how to avoid traps during chamber workshop

HENDERSON, Nev. – Robert Anderson, attorney and partner with Snell and Wilmer, and Steve Beatty, financial advisor for Financial Solutions for Business, will present “Escaping the Owner’s Trap” during the Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, 112 S. Water St. in downtown… [More...]

Industry Focus: Education

The Nevada education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go.

From kindergarten to college graduation, Nevada’s education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go. Coming together to discuss issues Nevada faces in regards to education, a combination of business leaders, economic development resources and leaders in education recently met at the… [More...]

Industry Focus: Telecommunications

Telecommunications executives met at the office of City National Bank to discuss the need to stay current amidst technology overload.

With the threat of cyber attacks at an all time high and transition to Cloud storage becoming more common, the telecommunications industry is evolving at a rapid pace. Recently, telecommunications executives representing companies throughout the industry met at the office of City National Bank to discuss the need to stay current amidst technology overload. Connie… [More...]