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.
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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.
The 2017 Glass Craft and Bead Expo brought together 7,000 professionals and enthusiasts at the South Point , March 29 to April 2.
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.
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.
More than 100 women lined up along a sidewalk at The District at Green Valley Ranch for the March 10 grand opening of Soft Surroundings, an upscale women’s clothing store.
Communications professionals from across the nation converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center’s south hall at the end of March to see the latest communications technology the industry has on the market and in the works.
In a reflection of the continued recovery of the Las Vegas housing market, Walker Furniture has acquired 14 acres adjacent to IKEA to open a second superstore in the valley.
People who deal with visual impairments prove remarkably resilient and adaptable, but for many, having the services of a guide dog is critical for meeting challenges in the professional world and broader society, according to Susan Neff, major gifts officer for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Southwest region.
This month, the Moapa Band of Paiutes turned on the switch to a new era of renewable energy emerging from their tribal lands, while sharing their vision of Nevada’s solar-powered future.
Employees at Hyperloop One are hoping for a “Kitty Hawk moment” of their own when their company launches its first test of a high-speed pod that can accelerate and glide on waves of opposing electromagnetic fields.
On March 9 at the Rio, Green Chips held its ninth annual Convene for Green Conference with panel discussions about past community successes and future needs.
MGM Resorts International is moving into the next stage of its energy story after cutting ties with NV Energy last year: One that could include an increase in the resort company’s renewable energy portfolio.
The Nevada 2017 legislative session has been dubbed the “Energy Session” by participants and observers, due to potential legislation that may fundamentally change the way electric energy has been generated, distributed, regulated in the past 20 years.
Nevada’s future economic health is linked closely to the emerging green energy sector, and Washington policies that undermine its progress could be very damaging to the state. This was the message newly elected U. S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto presented during the most recent congressional break, speaking at a Feb. 23 roundtable in Las Vegas.
Municipal governments have learned energy efficiency not only helps the environment but can save millions of dollars, and they show no signs of backing off their strategy.
Hispanic leaders are decrying a crackdown on undocumented workers and proposed repeal in the Affordable Care Act as potentially having a devastating impact on the Southern Nevada economy and Latino community.
Casino mogul Steve Wynn and Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., were among the honorees at the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce’s annual Chinese New Year Gala and Community Achievement Awards on Feb. 23 at Gold Coast.
For sale: the historic Williams Costume Co., with more than 60 years of history, thousands of handmade costumes and an unusual inventory.
Doing business with the city of Henderson is expected to become a bit more efficient as the result of a new permitting platform that goes online March 6.
The Safety Consultation and Training Section of the State of Nevada Division of Industrial Relations recognized PetersenDean Roofing and Solar at its North Las Vegas location Feb. 1 with the Safe Partner Award for their continued efforts in workplace health and safety. This award recognizes businesses that work closely with SCATS to increase employer and employee knowledge of the value of safety in the workplace. The Safe Partner Award is an elite program and is only awarded to four businesses per year out of the 50,000 employers in the state of Nevada.
City National Bank has awarded Global Robot and Drone Deployment a $2,500 donation to help fund ongoing programs and research for this new and emerging industry. GRADD works with Nevada businesses and the aviation industry to promote training, greater understanding and ongoing education for pilots of unmanned aerial vehicles, partnerships with the Federal Aviation Administration and businesses utilizing professional services from this industry.
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