Internationally Recognized Speaker and Human Behavior Expert Shares Speaking Skills to Aspiring Nuclear Scientists

LAS VEGAS – Dan Lier, author, human behavior and requested speaker from Las Vegas, shared his expertise with the next generation of nuclear scientists at a prestigious University of Nevada, Las Vegas summer program. Funded by the Department of Energy, UNLV is one of four universities in the United States specializing in developing the next generation… [More...]

Under the Big Top

Under the Big Top is presented by the UNLV TCA 490: Meeting & Events Capstone class and supported by donations from the community.

Las Vegas, NV – Join us for a night of fun, music and fundraising! The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) TCA 490 Capstone class will be hosting a silent auction and charity mixer on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. The event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Tam Alumni Center on… [More...]

Connecting the Dots: Nevada’s Place in the Global Economy

In Nevada where the need to diversify the economy continues even as recovery takes hold, increasing the businesses that export could bolster the economy.

Ninety-six percent of the world’s population lives outside the U.S. Yet only 1 percent of American businesses export their products and services. In countries like Germany and Japan, some 40 to 60 percent of GDP is in export. Still, our 1 percent translates to trillions of dollars coming into the U.S. economy, according to Randy… [More...]

June 2014: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada for June 2014.

Southern Nevada Business Confidence at an All-Time High According to a report from UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) in the Lee Business School, businesses’ expectations continue to steadily increase. The Southern Nevada Business Confidence Index, created by CBER, rose from 132 to 137 for a second quarter and is now at an… [More...]

Foundation Raising Funds for Veterans Memorial in Downtown Las Vegas

A local foundation is raising money to build a “world-class” veterans memorial in downtown Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation is seeking $2.2 million through its Brick Campaign, where bricks are being sold at a range of $250 to $550. All bricks can be purchased in honor of a veteran and customized with the… [More...]

Chet Robert Whitley, MPAS PA-C, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Chet Robert Whitley has joined HealthCare Partners, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services.

HealthCare Partners expands integrated network, provides better care for patients in Southern Nevada LAS VEGAS – Primary care provider Chet Robert Whitley, MPAS PA-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada. Whitley, a certified physician assistant, is now seeing patients at the… [More...]

Henderson Chamber to focus on leadership for May network event

Rebecca Fay will discuss Leadership Henderson’s impact on the city at Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast.

Rebecca Fay will discuss Leadership Henderson’s impact on the city on May 13 HENDERSON, Nev. – Rebecca Fay, director for the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation, will present “Leadership Henderson’s Impact on Our Community” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, in the Cancun Room at… [More...]

Las Vegas Home Prices See 2.7 Percent Increase

Las Vegas home prices ticked up 2.7 percent in February – even as the valley saw fewer homes selling. According to statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR), the median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during February was $190,000, up from $185,000 in January. Total existing homes,… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Adds Duncan and Yu to Marketing Team

Nevada State Bank named Rick Duncan as social media coordinator and Ling Yu as marketing project manager for the Bank’s marketing communications team.

LAS VEGAS — Nevada State Bank recently named Rick Duncan as social media coordinator and Ling Yu as marketing project manager for the Bank’s marketing communications team. Duncan will be responsible for the daily execution of the Bank’s social and online strategies in addition to digital special projects. A recent graduate of the University of Nevada,… [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...]

Roadmap to Success workshop demystifies LLCs and Corporations

Gina Bongiovi, will present "How to Structure and Manage Your LLC or Corporation" during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop.

Gina Bongiovi to show how to protect one’s business and assets Apr. 3 HENDERSON, Nev. – Gina Bongiovi, managing partner at Bongiovi Law Firm, will present “How to Structure and Manage Your LLC or Corporation” during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3, at… [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...]

The Modern Contemporary Art Museum Hires Project Manager

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The Modern Contemporary Art Museum is excited to announce the first official museum employee. Melanie Coffee, an experienced and passionate activist for the arts, has assumed the role of project manager for The Modern. Coffee has held positions in several Las Vegas museums, including UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum, The Neon Museum, and Liberace Foundation, since moving… [More...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice to Hold 11th Annual ‘John Anderson – Celebration of Life – Live Butterfly Release’

The Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the 11th Annual John Anderson ‘Celebration of Life’ Live Butterfly Release.

Las Vegas – Southern Nevada residents who have lost loved ones will have the opportunity to celebrate their memories at the 11th Annual John Anderson ‘Celebration of Life’ Live Butterfly Release. The Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the event at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at the UNLV Alumni Amphitheater, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154,… [More...]

SK+G Announces New Hires and Promotions in Public Relations Division

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LAS VEGAS– SK+G is pleased to announce new hires and a promotion in the public relations division of the marketing communications agency. New Hires: Nikki Neu, PR Account Executive and Social Media Strategist Nikki Neu joins the SK+G team as account executive and social media strategist. Prior to being welcomed as a full-time employee, Nikki worked as a… [More...]

Henderson Chamber teams with college basketball coaches to fight cancer through Suits And Sneakers Challenge

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce teamed with college coaches for the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge supporting American Cancer Society.

Businesses encouraged to wear sneakers, support American Cancer Society HENDERSON, NEV. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce has teamed with college basketball coaches from around the nation for the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge supporting American Cancer Society research, free patient and caregiver services, education and advocacy programs. Each season basketball coaches trade their… [More...]

Matthew Burns, Associate AIA Named Vice President of EV&A Architects

EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Matthew Burns has been named as the firm’s vice president.

Las Vegas – EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Matthew Burns has been named as the firm’s vice president. As part owner of EV&A, Burns brings more than 12 years experience in commercial and industrial projects and is familiar with all phases of work, ranging from entitlements to contract administration. He is an integral part… [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...]

Volunteers in Medicine Welcomes New Board Member Cortney S. Warren

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, announced recently that Harvard-trained clinical psychologist, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., is now a board member.

LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN), announced recently that Harvard-trained clinical psychologist, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., is now a board member. VMSN is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access to preventative and comprehensive medical care. As a VMSN board member, Warren will assist in initiatives focused on improving and safe-guarding… [More...]

Film Screening of Controversial JFK Documentary at UNLV’s Greenspun Auditorium on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m.

Las Vegas – Dubbed the ‘godfather of reality television’ for his work hosting and producing NBC’s smash show “Real People” John Barbour will present his award-winning documentary film “The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes” at UNLV’s Greenspun Auditorium on Friday,  January 31 at 7 p.m. The screening is free and open to the public.  The documentary, which… [More...]

Equity Office Announces Rebranding of Hughes Center

Equity Office Properties, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blackstone, recently announced the rebranding of the Hughes Center to HC | Hughes Center.

LAS VEGAS – Equity Office Properties, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blackstone, recently announced the rebranding of the Hughes Center to HC | Hughes Center. With the recent acquisition of the office campus, Equity Office will be bringing new offerings to current and prospective tenants. While this rebranding will bring some enhancements to HC | Hughes… [More...]

Cogburn Law Offices Announces Holiday Food Drive to Benefit Three Square Food Bank

LAS VEGAS – Cogburn Law Offices, a leading real estate and personal injury law firm in Nevada, announced the start of its holiday food drive to benefit Three Square Food Bank. The drive will run from now through Monday, Dec. 23. To show appreciation for community participation and generosity, Cogburn Law Offices will offer a raffle… [More...]