Connection Points Breakfast & Luncheon

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The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance hosts speakers and panels to address themes and trends affecting economic development in the Las Vegas Valley. Several hundred members of the Southern Nevada community attend these occasional events to network and hear directly from decision-makers in the region.

Past speakers include:

Our Turn: Moving Nevada’s Infrastructure Forward – October 2016
Featuring: Moderator Tina Quigley, General Manager of the RTC
Mr. Don Snyder, Presidental Advisor for Strategic Initiatives, UNLV
Bruce L. Woodbury, Vice Chairman, Las Vegas Monorail
Mr. Scott Smith, Interim CEO, Valley Metro

State of Economic Development Address – January 2016

Featuring Steve Hill, Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development
Jonas Peterson, President and Chief Economic Development Officer, LVGEA

Nevada’s Clean Energy Economy Event – April 2015
Featuring: Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., LVGEA CEO Tom R. Skancke,
Ms. Cindy Ortega, Chief Sustainability Officer, MGM Resorts International
Ms. Stacey Kusters, VP of Renewables & Origination, NV Energy
Mr. James Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, First Solar

State of Economic Development Address – January 2015
Featuring Steve Hill, Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development
Jonas Peterson, President and Chief Economic Development Officer, LVGEA

Making it Happen: Collaborating for Progress in our Economic Core – July 2014
Featured Panelists: Stephanie Garcia-Vause with Southern Nevada Strong,
David Swallow with Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada,
Rob Elliott with Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

A Regional Framework for Connections & Mobility – May 2014
Featuring Michael Gallis,  Michael Gallis & Associates

Our Region’s Hidden Tech Workforce – March 2014
Featuring Colonel Barry Cornish, Nellis Air Force Base

Transforming the Business of Educaction – February 2014
Featuring Pat Skorkowsky, Superintendent of Schools, Clark Couty School District

The Future of Water in Southern Nevada – January 2014
Featuring John Entsminger, General Manager Southern Nevada Water Authority

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