Nevada’s Tourism Industry: Going Strong

Nevada’s tourism industry, like several other industries in the state, has experienced a recent uptick in business.

Nevada’s tourism industry, like several other industries in the state, has experienced a recent uptick in business. For example, just last month, the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA) beat out Tampa, Phoenix and San Juan, Puerto Rico, to book the rare 18,000-room American Legion national convention for 2020. Additionally, developers began work on Resorts … [Read more...]

What are Some of the Misconceptions that Non-Nevadans Have About People Who Live in Nevada?

Six Nevada executives share the misconceptions non-Nevadans have about living in Nevada.

“That we’re always playing blackjack in our free time. In reality, Nevada is blessed with tremendous outdoor activities, the year-round weather to enjoy them, and plenty of opportunities for cultural learning beyond the casino doors.” Rory T. Kay | Attorney, McDonald Carano Wilson, LLP (Hails from: Lincoln, NE) “It’s not just misconceptions as much as it is people thinking … [Read more...]

Henderson: Built to Suit

Henderson has evolved into a first-rate location for companies. Today, this progressive city delivers exceptional services and amenities for businesses.

Henderson, now in its 61st year, has evolved into a first-rate location for companies. Today, this progressive city delivers exceptional services and amenities for businesses, living up to its moniker: the Las Vegas Valley Address for Business Success. It’s home to many nationally and regionally known enterprises; others are in the process of making it so. More than 10,000 … [Read more...]

Flip a Switch, Turn on a Faucet: Nevada’s Utility Companies

Utilities in Nevada took a beating during the recession. Now the light at the end of the tunnel may be an indication that the economy is recovering.

Utilities in Nevada took a beating during the recession. Now the light at the end of the tunnel may be an indication that the economy is recovering. Utilities is a catchall phrase for services businesses and individuals use on a daily basis: water, power, natural gas. Most utilities are regulated by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, utility companies aren’t affected … [Read more...]

Keeping Our Heads Above Water: Nevada’s need to ensure quality and availability of nature’s sustaining resource

Most of us are used to having as much water as we need. We simply turn on the tap and out flows the water. However, those who work within the agencies overseeing water allocation must deal with the complex issues of what resources are available, how much is available and the price tag on ensuring that the supply meets the demand. Many Nevadans are concerned with the … [Read more...]