Level Playing Field isn’t the name of a new big-budget film -- but it is the dramatic ending that moviemakers are hoping for in order to bring their production companies to Nevada. And the economic payoff if the state provides that level playing field could well prove to be a blockbuster. While just about anyone can name off the top of his head a bunch of movies filmed … [Read more...] about Filmmaking in Nevada: Lights, Camera, Action!
In 2011, almost 40 million people visited Las Vegas. Of those visitors, nearly 5 million were attending conventions and corporate meetings. In 2011 alone there were 19,029 conventions held in Southern Nevada, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). In total, Southern Nevada offers about 2.6 million-square-feet in convention and meeting space, and … [Read more...] about See You Next Year in Nevada! Corporate Meetings and Conventions
Northern Nevada has earned its developing economic comeback the old-fashioned way: building on its strengths, looking to the future and taking common sense steps to coax and reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. It’s paying off. “There’s a lot going on,” says Rob Hooper, Executive Director of Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA), the Economic Development … [Read more...] about Northern Nevada: Hard Work Pays Off
Nevada’s travel and tourism industry employs one-third of the state’s population. From hospitality to gaming and from the “What happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas” campaign to Northern Nevada being America’s Adventure Place, the Silver State has been promoted as a world class destination. At the same time, “diversify” has become the State’s battle cry over and over, with warnings … [Read more...] about Tourism: Welcome Back