Championing Our Community

Mary Croughan, UNLV’s new vice president for research and economic development, knows firsthand the difference having a champion in one’s corner can make. Without such a champion her freshman year at the University of California, Davis, she may have given up on science entirely. Croughan recalls the day she approached her chemistry professor to rectify an incorrect grade on her midterm—a calculation error that had … Continue reading Championing Our Community

Holding Onto The Past … Embracing The Future

At first glance many of the communities in northeastern Nevada look like towns that could have been plucked from one of Disney’s “Cars” films. Victorian government buildings coupled with mid-century main streets all surrounded by a sea of high desert sage brush. It’s been described as retro, rustic, a nostalgic throwback reminiscent of another time in America. Don’t let the aesthetic fool you. Just beyond … Continue reading Holding Onto The Past … Embracing The Future

Southern Nevada, an Economy on the Rise

Southern Nevada is on the rise, and the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) is at the forefront of this exciting transformation. For the last six years, the LVGEA has been helping to grow the region through connectivity, community development and aggressive business recruitment, retention and outreach. The LVGEA offers resources and services to support relocations and expansions to the Las Vegas market. Just recently, … Continue reading Southern Nevada, an Economy on the Rise

From Local Product Availability to Community Support, Nevada is Essential to Haus of Reed’s Success

When Randi Reed told her husband she was pregnant, one of his first comments was that he wanted to make their child’s crib. From there, not only was their son given a hand-made crib, another dream was born – Haus of Reed, a custom furniture manufacturing business. “That is the humble beginnings of Haus of Reed,” said Randi who founded Haus of Reed with her … Continue reading From Local Product Availability to Community Support, Nevada is Essential to Haus of Reed’s Success

College of Southern Nevada: Impacting Southern Nevada’s Business Community

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is the state’s largest and most ethnically diverse higher education institution, while also being a major economic engine for the region with an estimated annual economic impact of nearly $1 billion. “The College of Southern Nevada is as vital to the regional economy as it is to each student who attends,” said CSN President Michael Richards. “Higher education impacts … Continue reading College of Southern Nevada: Impacting Southern Nevada’s Business Community

2017 Another Year of Economic Growth in Greater Reno-Sparks

The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) is committed to diversifying our economy and enhancing our quality of life by working as part of the community to create quality jobs, attract new companies and headquarters, supporting the success of existing companies and assisting in the formation of start-ups in the Greater Reno-Sparks area. 2017 was another remarkable year, with the addition of more than … Continue reading 2017 Another Year of Economic Growth in Greater Reno-Sparks

Covering Your Business Assets

In this day and age, you can be sued for just about anything. Even the most frivolous lawsuits can result in large settlements for plaintiffs. For a business owner, carrying the proper insurance is a necessity to guarantee that a lawsuit doesn’t lead the failure of your company. All it takes is one slip-and-fall on your premises, one at-fault car accident, or one sexual harassment … Continue reading Covering Your Business Assets