Nevada’s Booming Technology Sector: Start ups Find a Home in Southern Nevada

Almost every major American city has claimed to be the burgeoning, “New Silicon Valley” at some point in the past decade. However, the vibrato concerning Southern Nevada may actually be true. Las Vegas is stepping up its game for tech and startups. Since the recession, the name of the new game in Las Vegas has been business diversification. Nowhere is that reality more … [Read more...]

Leaders in Logistics for First Responder Software Resgrid Announced as Microsoft Featured Startup

Resgrid has been steadily building momentum providing logistics, management and communication tools as a service to first responder organizations. Based out of Northern Nevada, the company recently hit a milestone, with the announcement they have been recognized as a Microsoft featured Startup, recognizing their accomplishments in this crucial area. The company has responded … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Women in Technology Award Nominations Open

GIT, HiTech Vegas, and Women Advancing present the second annual Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards.

Organizations honor local women working in technology LAS VEGAS – Girls in Tech, Las Vegas (GIT), HiTech Vegas LLC., and Women Advancing (formerly Women in Media Mentoring Initiative) present the second annual Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards to recognize the achievements of leading women in technology fields working in the greater Las Vegas metro area. The Las Vegas … [Read more...]

Nevada Broadband Networks Crosses Halfway Mark in Network Construction

NBTI eyeing mid-2015 competition RENO, Nev. – The Nevada Hospital Association (NHA) and Nevada Broadband Networks (NBN) jointly announced that construction of the new state-wide fiber network is over halfway completed. The new network will provide carrier-grade broadband services to area hospitals, healthcare facilities, non-profits, government agencies and private … [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...]

Smart City Awarded Record Number of Contract Renewals and Extensions in 2014

Smart City Networks announced the continued expansion of their nationwide client roster with the addition of ten contracts in 2014.

LAS VEGAS – Smart City Networks, the largest provider of event telecommunications and technology services for the conventions industry, announced the continued expansion of their nationwide client roster with the addition of ten contracts in 2014 - a feat that has broken records for the company as the largest number of contracts awarded in a single year span. Smart City was … [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...]

Smart City Networks Named Anaheim Convention Center’s Exclusive Telecommunications Provider

Smart City Networks announced that the company has renewed its contract with the Anaheim Convention Center.

Technology company awarded 7-year agreement LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider for convention centers and hospitality venues, announced that the company has renewed its contract with the Anaheim Convention Center (ACC). The contract is for 7 years with a three-year option. A key feature of the new … [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...]

Smart City Networks Awarded Contract by Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall

Mark Haley announced the company has been awarded a contract to the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall in New Jersey.

Telecommunications provider to install upgraded technological infrastructure throughout both facilities LAS VEGAS  – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider for convention centers and hospitality venues, announced the company has been awarded a contract to manage all technology and telecommunications services for the … [Read more...]

Smart City Networks Awarded Telecommunications Contract by Fort Worth Convention Center

Smart City Networks announced they have renewed its contract to continue in its role as telecommunications partner of the Fort Worth Convention Center.

LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, announced the company has renewed its contract to continue in its role as the exclusive telecommunications partner of the Fort Worth Convention Center (FWCC). The award was approved by the Fort Worth City Council on Tuesday, July 15. Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider for convention … [Read more...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 - the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June 2013. GLVAR President Heidi Kasama called … [Read more...]

Smart City President Discusses Technology Trends, Future of Conventions Industry at AIPC

The President of Smart City Networks presented the company’s outlook of technology’s role in the conventions industry at the AIPC Annual Conference event.

LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider for convention centers and hospitality venues, presented the company’s outlook of technology’s role in the conventions industry at an industry-expert panel at the AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres, Annual Conference event in Berlin on July … [Read more...]

NCET President Dave Archer Awarded as ‘Influencer of the Year’ by Reno-Tahoe Chapter of American Marketing Association

Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology President was recognized as the “Influencer of the Year” by the American Marketing Association.

RENO, Nev. — Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology President Dave Archer was recognized as the “Influencer of the Year” by the American Marketing Association’s Reno-Tahoe chapter at an awards ceremony on June 26. Archer serves as both the president and CEO of NCET. He has over 35 years of experience in marketing, technology and finance, and joined NCET after a … [Read more...]

NetEffect Merges with uptimeLV

NetEffect and uptimeLV, two of the leading computer and information technology support and consulting service providers, announced the companies have merged

LAS VEGAS  – NetEffect and uptimeLV, two of the leading, Las Vegas-based, computer and information technology support and consulting service providers, announced the companies have merged.  The company will retain the NetEffect name, and the merger will make NetEffect the largest Managed Services Provider in Southern Nevada. Established in 2001, uptimeLV, Inc. was a Las … [Read more...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno's East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered "the gateway" to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping … [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...]

Smart City Networks Begins Tampa Convention Center Operations Ahead of Schedule

The President of Smart City Networks, announced the company successfully began operations at the Tampa Convention Center almost two weeks ahead of schedule.

National communications provider hosts successful IBM event LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider for convention centers and hospitality venues, announced the company successfully began operations at the Tampa Convention Center (TCC) in Tampa, Fla. almost two weeks ahead of schedule. Smart City, which was … [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...]