Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

The LVGEA welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors.

Las Vegas — The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors. On May 1, 2014, the LVGEA board of directors took unanimous action to elect five community leaders to join the board. These new members will help continue to build public and private sector relationships to bolster a new… [More...]

A Future of Change: Economic Development

At the top of the economic development wish list is unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, presenting one of the biggest opportunities for Nevada.

Nevada, because of its narrow focus on three industries, was devastated by the recession and eventually led the nation in foreclosures and unemployment. As both the director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and a resident of Nevada, Steve Hill believes there is a rising wave of economic development diversifying an outdated and… [More...]

First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada’s first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement… [More...]

Perry Ursem Joins Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Perry Ursem has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Business Retention and Expansion.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Perry Ursem has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Business Retention and Expansion. As economic development efforts in Nevada continue to evolve at the state and regional levels and through cooperative efforts between agencies, Ursem will transition from the Nevada Governor’s… [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 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… [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...]

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...]

Best Year in Five Years for Southern Nevada’s Industrial Real Estate Market

Southern Nevada’s industrial real estate market enjoyed one of its best years in recent memory. That is according to a recent report provided by Colliers International – Las Vegas. “Without a doubt, 2013 was the best year Southern Nevada’s industrial real estate market has had in five years,” said Colliers’ research director John Stater. “Hopefully, it… [More...]

Andrew Doughman Named Communications Director for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Andrew Doughman has been appointed to the position of Communications Director for the organization.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Andrew Doughman has been appointed to the position of Communications Director for the organization. Doughman, an experienced journalist, has written for the Las Vegas Sun, the Nevada News Bureau, the Seattle Times, the Orlando Sentinel, and the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.  A University of Washington graduate, Doughman has… [More...]

Ariel Land Named Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Ariel Land has been appointed to the position of Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Ariel Land has been appointed to the position of Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator for the organization. Having extensive experience within the advertising, promotions and special events industry, Land looks to further the vision of the LVGEA to help Southern Nevada thrive in a global economy.… [More...]

Nevada’s 2014 Economic Forecast: The Way the Wind Blows…

This year’s predictions offer more good news than has been reported in Nevada Business Magazine’s annual Economic Forecast in the last few years.

When it comes to fortune telling, nothing is ever certain, but a handful of industry experts share their thoughts on Nevada’s economy in 2014. This year’s predictions offer more good news than has been reported in Nevada Business Magazine’s annual Economic Forecast in the last few years. While most business executives are proceeding with caution,… [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...]

Finance Expert Steven Maniago Named Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Analysis for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The LVGEA announced that Steven Maniago has been appointed to the position of Sr. Vice President for Corporate Finance and Analysis for the organization.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Steven Maniago has been appointed to the position of Sr. Vice President for Corporate Finance and Analysis for the organization. An expert in finance with more than 20 years of experience, Maniago previously served as the senior Director for Finance and Business Development for… [More...]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Releases its Strategic Plan

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) announced several developments related to regional economic development.

Plan Calls for a Larger Budget and an Investment Campaign for Economic Development  (Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) announced several developments related to regional economic development. Among the developments is the release of the LVGEA Strategic Plan to the public. The plan was endorsed unanimously by the LVGEA Executive Committee and… [More...]

Regional Collaboration Leads to $450 Million in New Capital Investment for Southern Nevada

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance provided assistance to 62 businesses creating more than $450 million in new capital investment for Southern Nevada.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that during the most recent fiscal year, the organization and its regional economic development partners provided start up, expansion and relocation assistance to 62 businesses which will create 2,640 new jobs, provide more than $450 million in new capital investment and generate a total economic… [More...]

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Several Companies that Have Been Approved for Tax Incentives in Nevada

(Las Vegas) — The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board of Nevada approved a series of incentives today for companies planning to relocate or expand into Southern Nevada. The approvals come on the heels of several other approved incentives last month, showing that companies from all over the world are interested in what Nevada has to offer.… [More...]

Kathy Parker Named Senior Executive Administrator and Free Trade Zone Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Kathy Parker has been appointed to the position of Senior Executive Administrator and Free Trade Zone Coordinator.  Parker will provide operational and administrative support to the LVGEA Executive Committee and Board of Trustees and all sub-committees. Her role… [More...]

Las Vegas Delegation Makes Inroads with Chinese Companies

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s recent trip to China resulted in positive connections with Chinese companies that have shown interest in expanding into Nevada. This is according to an announcement made by Tom Skancke, president and CEO of the organization.  Making the trip was Skancke, LVGEA’s Chris Zunis, and Governor’s Office of Economic Development members… [More...]

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Makes Positive Strides in China

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

(Las Vegas) — In an effort that follows its new mission of “global outreach,” Tom Skancke, president and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, announced today that the organization’s recent trip to China resulted in positive connections with Chinese companies that have shown interest in expanding into Nevada. Only a few weeks… [More...]

Senator Richard H. Bryan recognized by Clark County Bar Association

Nevada Business Press Release for March 25th

Honored for 50th Year Anniversary of His Admission to Nevada Bar Las Vegas, NV (March 25, 2013) – Senator Richard Bryan, a shareholder in the Firm’s Gaming & Regulatory Law Department and member of its Executive Committee, was honored at the Clark County Bar Association’s annual 40 Year Club Induction Ceremony Luncheon. He celebrated a… [More...]

Several Prominent Companies Have Been Approved for Incentives in Nevada

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 21st

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Several Prominent Companies Have Been Approved for Incentives in Nevada (Las Vegas – March 21, 2013) — The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board for Nevada approved a series of incentives today for companies planning to relocate or expand into Southern Nevada. Cumulatively, the seven applications could generate… [More...]