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Health care jobs among region’s most lucrative

The 19th-century American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson famously observed that “the first wealth is health,” but the business of health is proving an effective path to wealth-building of a more material sort. Health care careers are among the most lucrative in Clark County, accounting for six of the top 10 spots in a new list released by the jobs website zippia.com.

It’s a Cold World Out There

When you think of refrigerators, you think of the small freon-based appliance that takes up the corner of your kitchen, and not the billion-dollar ammonia-based refrigeration systems. Working in that industry can be one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States.

Tying the knot in the wedding industry

For decades Las Vegas and the wedding industry have been brought together like cake and rice, and to further cement the relationship the Wedding MBA Convention is coming to the Las Vegas Convention Center for its eighth consecutive year on Oct. 3-5.

CTIA Supermobility 2016 brings latest tech to Vegas

Discovering the latest wireless technology innovation is what CTIA Supermobility 2016 is all about. The annual gathering of experts on making wireless connectivity easier for the consumer was held at the Sands Expo &Convention Center for the fourth consecutive year, Sept. 7 to 9.

Bank takes a broader approach

The financial industry has learned from the Great Recession and downturn that resulted from the real estate collapse and is better for it today. That’s the message from Nevada State Bank CEO Dallas Haun, who said the 56-year-old institution took a broader approach when it was reorganized in 2010; and that model has served it well since.

Nightclub & Bar Show plans largest content expansion

Just as much as March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day and Spring Break, the Nightclub &Bar Convention has taken its rightful place as a highly-anticipated event each March. As the world’s capital of nightlife, the bond between the city and the show grows every year.

InfoComm brings new digital audio, sign technology

With all of its lights and sounds, Las Vegas is a perfect fit for the largest audio visual technology trade show in the Western Hemisphere, InfoComm 2016, which is being held through Friday at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s Central and North halls.

At NAB, size matters

The National Association of Broadcasters Show set for April 18-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center means different things to its different attendees. For production personnel, the show is a time to review and purchase the newest equipment; for radio stations and broadcast entertainers, it is a time for industry recognition with a high-profile awards show, and for industry employees, the show offers a career fair to start or recharge a career.

Enclave sees niche in Henderson

Developers of a planned convention and event space in the southeast part of the Valley are gearing up to take on their client's small- and large-scale technological and logistical needs in early 2017.