The LVGEA recently announced that Senior Vice President of Switch CITIES, Betsy Fretwell became the 50th member of the organization’s Board of Directors.
The LVGEA released an updated two-year Action Plan for 2018-2019 that champions a prosperous, diverse and connected regional economy.
The LVGEA released a new Workforce Blueprint, identifying the high-demand occupations in Southern Nevada. The ranking takes into strong consideration target industry growth, occupational demand and higher education opportunities available.
Approximately 600 Las Vegas business and community leaders came together for the LVGEA's 2017 Annual Awards Dinner on Sept. 28, which celebrated the region's achievements over the past year.
The LVGEA is en-route to Santiago, Chile to take part in Governor Brian Sandoval’s trade mission to South America, where they will be meeting with companies interested in pursuing partnerships or strengthening business ties with the region.
The LVGEA recently announced that former Las Vegas mayor and current Caesars Entertainment Executive Jan Jones Blackhurst was unanimously voted into its Board of Directors.
The Workforce Report Card is the result of research conducted by the LVGEA that delves into the important and evolving workforce needs of the region. It outlines discussions on how workforce drives the economy and is a holistic approach to how Southern Nevada can bring in, develop and retain local talent.
The Urban Land Institute released a report, “A Way Forward for Apex,” outlining a five-year plan and new direction recommended for the industrial park.
The Business + Education (BE) Engaged Summit 2017 is a direct invitation to Southern Nevada’s business leaders to become involved in solutions which are improving the public education system.
“It is important to recognize the inextricable link between economic development and education,” said Jonas Peterson, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA).