Executive calendar


Urban Land Institute will feature a program entitled “In the Know: Discovery Land’s The Summit” from 8 to 9:30 a.m. (check-in 7:30 a.m.) at Molasky Corporate Center, 100 N. City Pkwy., seventh floor, Grand Canyon meeting room. Join Ken Crews, Discovery Land Co. vice president of development, for a preview of The Summit, a resort-style community under development in a joint venture with The Howard Hughes Corp. on 555 acres south of The Ridges. $15, members; $25, nonmembers. To register online, visit

A workshop for CEOs and business owners only, “51 Fatal Business Errors and How to Avoid Them” and Business Models for Dummies will be from 8 to 10 a.m. (registration 7:30 a.m.) at Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Ln. The program is sponsored by Bank of Nevada, Las Vegas Business Press, the Office Squad and Managed Pay. Speaker Jim Muehlhausen will explore creative methods to effectively hire, lead and sell in the complex new economy; avoid technological overload: what’s vital and what’s noise; one simple technique to improve employee output; avoid pitfalls if selling your business and get paid fairly; why you must slow down to speed up; how to find great employees despite the war for talent. RSVP required. Register online at

National Restaurant Association political luncheon will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Lupo by Wolfgang Puck at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S. The event will address critical tax and labor issues faced by the industry. Hosted by Joe Essa, president of Wolfgang Puck Worldwide Inc., and Gino Ferraro, owner of Ferraro’s Restaurant and Wine Bar. $250 per person. For more information, contact Sophie Ayache at 702-749-6656


Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce NewsFeed breakfast will examine “Nevada’s Influence on the 2016 Presidential Election,” from 8 to 9 a.m. (registration 7:30 a.m.) at Four Seasons, 3960 Las Vegas Blvd. S. NewsFeed will present a panel discussion featuring longtime Nevada political consultants Billy Vassiliadis, CEO of R&R Partners, and Sig Rogich, president of Rogich Communications Group. Las Vegas Review-Journal Senior Editorial Writer Glenn Cook will moderate. $40, admission. RSVP required. Register online at

International Special Events Society educational luncheon, featuring motivational speaker and actor Roger Haskett, will be from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Loft above Cabo Wabo Cantina, inside Planet Hollywood, 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Haskett has appeared in more than 150 films, TV shows and commercials including “The X Files,” “Supernatural,” “Stargate” and “I, Robot.” His session is designed to develop authenticity, confidence and engagement skills to communicate effectively while under pressure. He will explore the tools and techniques that performers use to excel in stressful situations, while sharing personal stories. $45, members; $65, nonmembers. Register online at For more information, contact Carrie Giverson at 315-561-1433 or email


NAIOP will have its November breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. (registration 7 a.m.) at Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Rd. Panel discussion with Bruce Follmer, senior associate, CBRE; Craig Johnson, founding partner, Union Village; Bob Potter, president, Affordable Concepts; Lois Tarkanian, Las Vegas City Councilwoman Ward 1. Moderator will be Doug Geinzer, CEO, Las Vegas HEALS. $25, members; $40, nonmembers. Register online at


Latin Chamber of Commerce luncheon will feature Leadership Nevada conference series graduation with speaker Commissioner Lawrence Weekly at 11:30 a.m. at Culinary Academy of Las Vegas, 710 W. Lake Mead Blvd. $40, members; $45, nonmembers. For more information, visit

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