Industry Focus: Insurance

Nevada insurance agents and brokers seek to educate the market on the importance of a trusted insurance advisor.

Combating a trend towards faceless online insurance purchases, Nevada insurance agents and brokers seek to educate the market on the importance of a trusted insurance advisor. Recently, executives in this industry met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges they face. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Healthcare

Nevada’s healthcare industry strives to focus on high quality care while searching for ways to lower costs for patients.

Nevada’s healthcare industry strives to focus on high quality care while searching for ways to lower costs for patients. A group of Nevada’s healthcare leaders recently met at the offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the event. These … [Read more...]

Family Owned Business Awards Announced

Several hundred nominations were received, detailing the accomplishments and the history of family owned businesses in Nevada.

RENO – Winners have been announced for the fifth annual Family Owned Business Awards, presented by Nevada Business Magazine and sponsored by Nevada State Bank. Several hundred nominations were received, detailing the accomplishments and the history of family owned businesses in Nevada. Judges then narrowed the entries down to 60 finalists in 10 different categories, … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Senior/Assisted Living

Nevada executives in this industry met at the offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry.

Despite staffing challenges and affordability concerns, Nevada’s senior and assisted living communities pour their heart and soul into providing the best care for this growing population. Recently, a group of senior and assisted living executives met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, … [Read more...]

Family Owned Businesses 2015

As the fifth annual ceremony, this year marks an important milestone for the Family Owned Business Awards.

Congratulations to the 2015 Family Owned Business Finalists As the fifth annual ceremony, this year marks an important milestone for the Family Owned Business Awards. With over 240 companies having been honored over those five years, this event provides much needed recognition to hardworking business owners throughout the state. However, without the support of the sponsors, … [Read more...]

Buying and Selling a Business

A complicated topic with a myriad of details to consider, buying and selling a business will affect nearly all business owners at some point.

A complicated topic with a myriad of details to consider, buying and selling a business will affect nearly all business owners at some point. With so many issues to be aware of, it’s important that executives have the information necessary in order to successfully navigate the process. A panel of experts recently gathered for a breakfast seminar and responded to a host of … [Read more...]

How Will Senator Harry Reid’s Retirement Affect Nevada?

Six Nevada executives share how Senator Harry Reid's retirement will affect Nevada.

“The state got a lot of recognition in Washington but what long-term projects did he bring to Nevada while in office? Nevada is better off without him, we can do much better.” Jeffrey Lowden | President, Sky West Real Estate Services “Senator Harry Reid’s retirement will have a profound effect on our state. It will take years to accumulate the power and prestige Senator … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Credit Unions

Nevada executives in this industry met at the offices of Clark County Credit Union to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry.

Strengthened by a collaborative spirit, credit unions that have made it through the recession work to provide quality services for their members. Recently, Nevada executives in this industry met at the offices of Clark County Credit Union to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as … [Read more...]

A New Hope: Power Poll 2015

This year marks the thirteenth annual Power Poll conducted by Nevada Business Magazine.

With the recession having reaffirmed Nevada’s “Battle Born” motto, this recovery has added a new twist on another name for this state, the Silver State. Company owners and executives are seeing the silver lining in a tough economy as businesses grow and are leaner and more efficient than ever. And, while hopeful of the sustainability of this growth, executives remain cautious, … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Marketing

Marketing executives throughout the state met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry.

With new digital platforms popping up left and right, the marketing industry keeps pace to push Nevada businesses forward and out of the recession. Recently, a group of marketing executives met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Attorneys

Attorneys throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry.

As Nevada’s economy sees improvements in a variety of industries, law firms continue to evolve in order to prepare for the future and better serve their clients. Recently, a group of Nevada attorneys met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Non-Profit

Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the future of the non-profit sector.

As the state continues its steady economic recovery, Nevada’s non-profit organizations have gotten creative in order to fulfill their mission. Collaborative efforts move forward making industry leaders optimistic about the coming years. Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Commercial Real Estate

Executives representing the industry met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges of commercial real estate in Nevada.

As the economy recovers, commercial real estate is slowly regaining footing in the Silver State. Recently, executives representing the industry met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges of commercial real estate in Nevada. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the event. These monthly meetings are … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Education

Industry Focus: Education

  Faced with a wealth of challenges, Nevada’s education system has some hurdles to overcome. However, industry leaders recognize the challenges they face and are working to improve the state’s rankings. Recently, those leaders met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the needs of education. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business … [Read more...]

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

An issue with far-reaching effects for businesses and HR professionals, the advent of medical marijuana in the workplace has led to a host of questions.

An issue with far-reaching effects for business owners and HR professionals, the advent of medical marijuana in the workplace has led to a host of questions on the subject. In an effort to answer some of those questions, a panel of experts recently convened to educate attendees on the topic. The breakfast was hosted by Nevada Business Magazine, Holland & Hart and LP … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Accountants

Nevada Accountants recently met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges in their industry.

With looming regulatory changes and increasingly complex tax laws, accountants must keep pace in order to remain as trusted advisors for business owners. Recently, Nevada accounting executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the event. … [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...]

Employment Law: Attorneys Speak Out

To learn the complicated ins and outs of employment law, we went to six attorneys that are at the top of their field and experienced in employment law.

To learn the complicated ins and outs of employment law, it’s best to go straight to the source. The following pages highlight six attorneys that are at the top of their field and are experienced in employment law. These attorneys were each asked to share advice with Nevada Business Magazine readers and responded to a series of questions. Business owners and HR professionals … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Bankers

Nevada banking executives recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry.

Enduring a slow economic recovery, the banking industry stays focused on getting businesses back on their feet in the midst of increasing regulations and legislative uncertainty. Nevada banking executives recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as … [Read more...]