Executive Calendar

FEB. 1

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance State of Economic Development will be 7 to 9 a.m. at Four Seasons, 3960 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The third annual State of Economic Development will feature Steve Hill, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, and Jonas Peterson, CEO of the LVGEA. Hill and Peterson will share economic development insights and outlooks for the state and region followed by updates from the seven county and municipality economic development representatives. Tickets are $55. Purchase online at

FEB. 3

Disabled Veteran Business Alliance Chapter Meeting, “Operation Stadium,” will be 4 to 7 p.m. at Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, Belize Room. Kickoff event announcing a new chapter serving Las Vegas, including chapter leadership and debrief of the Las Vegas chapter; presentation by Stadium Authority Board; how to compete for Stadium Authority Board. Special appearances from LVCVA and Nellis Air Force Base Procurement Offices. Tickets are $10. Register online at For more information, contact Alicia M. Marasco at 702-227-5727.

FEB. 7

Nevada Republican Men’s Club monthly business luncheon, “Recreational Marijuana in Las Vegas: What’s Next?” will begin at 11 a.m., with luncheon and presentation at noon, at Cili Restaurant, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Guest speaker will be John Laub, founder and president, Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Association. Nevadans voted to authorize the regulation, purchase and consumption of recreational marijuana to anyone over the age of 21 via the passing of Ballot Question 2. When will it be available for sale? And what will be done with the 15 percent excise tax that will be levied on each sale? Laub will share an update on what’s happened since election day and how marijuana might create up to 10,000 jobs going forward. $30, members; $35, nonmembers. For more information online, visit

FEB. 9

National Association of Real Estate Brokers Las Vegas General Membership Meeting will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Ticor Title of Nevada, 8363 W. Sunset Road, No. 100. Learn about member benefits, new website features, Las Vegas midwinter conference, committees, NAREB history and the association’s 2017 vision. Registration is free. Register online at

FEB. 14

Henderson Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast will be 7 to 9 a.m. at Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway, Cancun Room. “Media in 2017” will be presented by Bruce Spotleson, director of corporate partnerships at Vegas PBS. Spotleson has been a senior executive with four different media organizations in Nevada, and was previously group publisher of Greenspun Media Group, where he launched and managed more than a dozen newspaper and magazine titles, including Las Vegas Weekly and Vegas Inc. $30, members; $50 nonmembers. Register online at For more information, contact Donna Israelson, Henderson Chamber of Commerce, at 702-565-8951 or

FEB. 15

Urban Land Institute Nevada “A Way Forward for Apex” will be 7:30 to 9 a.m. at North Las Vegas City Hall, 2250 Las Vegas Blvd. North. This event is presented by John Lee, Mayor, City of North Las Vegas; Jonas Peterson, CEO, Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance; and Dr. Robert Land, executive director, Brookings Mountain West. $15, members; $25, nonmembers. Register online at

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