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Nevada focused on economic diversification
May 8, 2017 - 12:07am
Nevada is making strides when it comes to economic diversification, but there is plenty more to do, according to Steve Hill, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
Trade mission to Mexico expected to benefit Nevada
May 1, 2017 - 12:20am
The Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce is carving out a path to trade with Mexico for its membership — though the future seems uncertain as President Donald Trump threatens to pull the plug or drastically alter existing trade deals.
Students show off their engineering skills at FIRST Robotics competition
May 1, 2017 - 12:02am
Seven local high school robotics teams battled each other and 39 other challengers in an arena April 8 at Cashman Center, for a chance to showcase their robot designs on a global stage.
Report says Las Vegas businesses riding wave of optimism
April 30, 2017 - 11:57pm
Not only are Las Vegas businesses more optimistic about the Southern Nevada and U.S. economies, but a UNLV economics professor said the trends are heading in a positive direction for continued growth.
SBA winners to be honored at event
April 30, 2017 - 11:55pm
Seven Nevada entrepreneurs have been singled out by the U.S. Small Business Administration for specific awards. SBA and Vegas PBS will recognize them during the 2017 SBA National Small Business Week luncheon to be held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Individual tickets are $60. For more information, contact Summer Collins, Vegas PBS, at 702-799-1010, ext. 5363 or email scollins@vegaspbs.org.
Local law firms support funding for Legal Services Corp.
April 17, 2017 - 12:22am
Opposition from the leadership of several law firms in Clark County and across the nation is growing against President Donald Trump’s budget proposal calling for the elimination of funding for Legal Services Corp. — an entity that helps some of the poorest individuals in the country with various legal issues.
VIDEO: South Point hosts nation’s largest glass craft expo
April 16, 2017 - 11:34pm
The 2017 Glass Craft and Bead Expo brought together 7,000 professionals and enthusiasts at the South Point, March 29 to April 2.
Las Vegas Business Press announces winners of first State of Nevada Innovation Awards
April 17, 2017 - 10:00am
This year, the Las Vegas Business Press staff has chosen to hold one big awards ceremony, inviting all industries to come together to celebrate the burgeoning innovation of our state.
Shoptalk focuses on ecommerce technologies
April 9, 2017 - 11:52pm
For the second consecutive year and its second event, Shoptalk was held March 19-22 at the Aria Convention Center. The event is a platform for evolving ecommerce technologies, focusing on how consumers learn about and buy goods and services online.
Nevada National Security Site scientists, engineers honored
April 13, 2017 - 4:10am
The Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), once known as the Nevada Test Site, has a long history of exploring innovative technology and attracting high-grade members of the scientific community. At the end of March, several scientists and engineers at NNSS were recognized as “Distinguished” for their work at the site.