Industry Focus: Public Servants

Public Servants executives across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges in their industry.

A public servant is anyone who serves the people, from Nevada’s elected officials to those serving in our public agencies. What isn’t often evident is that many of them do a sometimes thankless job for little pay because they have a passion for service. From door-to-door campaigning to working to raise ever-increasing amounts of necessary… [More...]

Industry Focus: Insurance

Insurance executives across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry.

Despite constant changes in legislation and the additions of new regulations, the insurance industry strives to be a consistent resource for business owners and individuals alike. Recently, insurance executives across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business… [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...]

Industry Focus: Investment Firms

A group of Nevada’s Investment Firms executives recently met at the offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

The actions of some have caused investment firms as a whole to be painted with the same brush. For the past few years, Nevada investment firms have struggled to assure the community of their ethical practices while managing client expectations and working in a down economy. Recently, executives representing investment firms across the state met… [More...]

Family Owned Businesses 2014

The backbone of the economy, family owned businesses are an integral part of Nevada’s economic landscape.

Congratulations to the 2014 Family Owned Business Finalists It isn’t easy running a business, especially a family-owned business. Late hours, little to no salary and foregoing vacations can sometimes be exacerbated by family squabbles and employees that know the boss just a little too well. Nevertheless, family-owned businesses are the backbone of Nevada’s economy. This… [More...]

Industry Focus: Power Women

A group of Nevada’s power women recently met at the offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Women executives are no longer a novelty in board rooms. They represent a growing percentage of businesses across the state. Nevertheless, women face a unique set of challenges and many believe the glass ceiling has not yet shattered. Recently, a group of successful female executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss… [More...]

Power Poll 2014: The Bounce Back

The 2014 Power Poll marks the twelfth year executives have weighed in on various issues that affect business for Nevada Business Magazine.

Optimism characterizes the mood of Nevada executives this year. Whether it’s waving goodbye to the recession or already having moved on to bigger and better things, business owners and executives have officially brushed off the oppressive economy and are now working on the bounce back. The 2014 Power Poll marks the twelfth year executives have… [More...]

Industry Focus: Alternative Energy

A group of Nevada’s alternative energy leaders recently met at the offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Nevada’s alternative energy sector is changing with new projects and regulations as well as the buyout of Nevada’s major utility. Industry experts are expecting a resurgence of the industry as well as more conservation efforts. Recently, executives representing the alternative energy industry met at the Reno offices of City National Bank to discuss their changing industry. Connie… [More...]

Industry Focus: Attorneys

Recently, a group of Nevada attorneys met at the offices of First Security Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry.

The Nevada legal industry has been witness to a multitude of changes in recent years and has had the difficult job of protecting their clients in trying times. From a recession to a slow recovering economy and the integration of new technologies, attorneys in the Silver State have learned to be ready for anything. Recently,… [More...]

Carole Fisher of Nathan Adelson Hospice Honored as 2013 Non-Profit Healthcare Hero

Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero.

Las Vegas – Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero at the eighth annual Healthcare Heroes event for Southern Nevada on Sept. 10 at Green Valley Ranch. The awards dinner, sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Nevada Business Magazine, celebrates outstanding… [More...]

Save the Date: PRSA Announces 17th Annual Pinnacle Awards in Las Vegas

Wednesday, Nov. 13 will be the date for the 17th Annual Pinnacle Awards, recognizing the best and brightest in public relations strategies and tactics.

LAS VEGAS – The Public Relations Society of America – Las Vegas Valley Chapter (PRSA-LVVC), an active chapter of more than 100 public relations professionals in Southern Nevada, announced today that Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 will be the date for the 17th Annual Pinnacle Awards. The Pinnacle Awards recognize the best and brightest in public… [More...]

Industry Focus: Media

Discussion on Media in Nevada

Recently, executives representing various media outlets met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss changes in media and what the future of the industry could look like.

Cory Cuddeback, Beasley Broadcasting • Tom Porterfield, ABC Channel 13; Lisa Howfield, NBC Channel 3; Jerry McKenna, CBS Radio • Tom Axtell, PBS Channel 10 • Emily Neilson, CBS Channel 8; Connie Brennan, Nevada Business Magazine • Larry Charlton, City National Bank [More...]

Staffing Firms

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Nevada’s Staffing Firms have had front row seats to one of the most troubling aspects of this economy: unemployment. Despite that, they have found more and more employers are hiring and a demand for skilled workforce has remained strong. Recently, executives representing this industry met at Holland & Hart’s Las Vegas office to discuss staffing… [More...]

What notable Nevada figure do you most admire and why?

Six executives share their answers:

Chris Ferrari • President, Ferrari Public Affairs; Michael Boychuck • Owner, COLOR, AMP and PRIMP; Steve Johnson • Branch Manager, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.; Connie Brennan • Publisher, Nevada Business Magazine; Michael Berk • Chief Creative Officer and Executive Producer, Players Network; Robert A. Massi • Owner, Robert A. Massi & Associates [More...]