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.… [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… [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… [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 Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall… [More...]

Smart City Networks to Revamp Entire Data Network for the Washington State Convention Center

Smart City Networks announced the company has renewed its contract to continue its role as the exclusive telecommunications partner for the WSCC.

LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, announced the company has renewed its contract to continue its role as the exclusive telecommunications partner for the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC). The new contract will extend the partnership between Smart City and the venue for another seven years with three one-year extension options. The renewal… [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… [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… [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 1. Throughout his presentation, Haley… [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 Vegas-based IT company… [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 traffic… [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...]

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 recently awarded an exclusive… [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.… [More...]

Several SBA Loan Requirements Eliminated

The U.S. Small Business Administration made significant changes in qualification for SBA 504 loans. The changes include elimination of “the personal resource test” and “the nine-month rule”. These modifications mean businesses will have an easier time qualifying for SBA loans, according to a recent statement by TMC Financing. “By eliminating the nine-month rule for expenditures, businesses that have… [More...]

Smart City Networks Awarded Multi-Year Telecommunications Contract with Tampa Convention Center

LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, announced the company has been awarded an exclusive two-year contract with the Tampa Convention Center (TCC) in Tampa, Fla. Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider to convention centers and hospitality venues, will provide comprehensive telecommunications and Internet services for the venue’s international repertoire of events… [More...]

Control Power Concepts Earns International Accreditation

Control Power Concepts (CPC Inc) recently received the prestigious honor of InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA) accreditation.

Control Power Concepts (CPC Inc), a veteran-owned power engineering and technical field services company, recently received the prestigious honor of InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA) accreditation. CPC Inc is the only power systems firm headquartered in Las Vegas to become a fully-accredited member of NETA. During its extensive vetting process, NETA’s goal is to ensure… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Expanding Mortgage Team to Meet Demand

Nevada State Bank is “gearing up” for increased mortgage demand. The bank is expanding its team of loan officers to handle a purchase market that is picking up steam, according to a recent statement. “While other organizations are downsizing the large refinance teams they have built over the last few years, Nevada State Bank is growing… [More...]

Smart City Networks upgrades technology in Phoenix Convention Center

Smart City Networks has announced the expansion of its contract with the city of Phoenix to include the installation and maintenance of a complete DAS.

LAS VEGAS – Smart City Networks has announced the expansion of its 10-year contract with the city of Phoenix to include the installation and maintenance of a complete 4G Neutral Host Distributed Antenna System (DAS) at the Phoenix Convention Center. This is an upgrade from the 3G-system the convention center previously had in place. The… [More...]

Roadmap to Success workshop provides ins and outs of Outlook

Rich Manley will present “Be an Email Rock Star with Microsoft Outlook – a Hands-On Workshop” during the Roadmap to Success workshop.

Rich Manley, technical services manager and owner of TechVanta Business IT, will present “Be an Email Rock Star with Microsoft Outlook – a Hands-On Workshop” during the Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, 112 S. Water St., near West Pacific Avenue in downtown… [More...]

Leading Cloud Advisory Firm Joins Cobalt Data Centers’ Channel Sales Program

Cobalt Data Centers announced that Clarify 360 has become the latest company to join the Cobalt Data Centers Channel Sales Program.

Las Vegas— Cobalt Data Centers announced that Clarify 360 (www.clarify360.com) the Cloud and Data Center Division of TeleProviders, has become the latest company to join the Cobalt Data Centers Channel Sales Program.  As part of this agreement, Clarify360 customers needing collocation and disaster recovery services in the southwest now have preferred access to one of the… [More...]

Roadmap to Success workshop provides ins and outs of Outlook

Owner of TechVanta Business IT, will present “Be an Email Rock Star with Microsoft Outlook – a Hands-On Workshop” during the Roadmap to Success workshop.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Rich Manley, technical services manager and owner of TechVanta Business IT, will present “Be an Email Rock Star with Microsoft Outlook – a Hands-On Workshop” during the Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, 112 S. Water St., near West… [More...]

Smart City exec explains how conventions can meet demand for free Wi-Fi

Smart City Networks will be discussing the differences between service expectations and system requirements for Wi-Fi options during presentations.

LAS VEGAS – Event planners and convention attendees continue to request that free Wi-Fi connectivity be included in their lease agreements. Executives from Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading event technology provider, will be discussing the differences between service expectations and system requirements necessary for Wi-Fi options during presentations to convention sales professionals on Tuesday, Feb.… [More...]