Executive calendar


NAIOP Southern Nevada presents Sunny Side of Solar: Utility-Scale Development starting at 7 a.m. at Springs Preserve, 333 Valley View Blvd. Coda Group Inc. principal Jennifer Turchin will moderate a panel featuring Kevin Geraghty, vice president of energy supply for NV Energy; Curt Ledford, partner with McDonald Carano Wilson LLP; and Jason Mendenhall, executive vice president of cloud for Switch. For more information, call 702-798-7194. Visit to register.


The GREEN Alliance presents the seventh annual Earth Day festival, GREENFest 2016, a free public event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Downtown Summerlin. GREENFest features environmental topics and exhibits, recycling collection, culture, diversity, innovation and resources to create a more enjoyable and healthy lifestyle. The festival will be preceded by the VIP reception event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 20 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. $40, members; $45, nonmembers. Register online at Contact Trina Johnson, GREEN Alliance &Republic Services, for more information, 702-845-8584 or email


Women in Lodging luncheon will feature Cathy Tull, senior vice president of marketing, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., Salon B &E. Women in Lodging is supporting Dress for Success Southern Nevada through a donation campaign. Please bring gently used shoes and accessories to the luncheon. $35, members; $50, nonmembers. Register online at

Convention Services Association monthly luncheon will feature Shauna Lederman, president of Top Tier Events. 11:30 a.m. at El Dorado Cantina, 3025 Sammy Davis Jr. Drive. Lederman has been in the event industry for more than 15 years and in the food and beverage industry for 25 years, and was with Station Casinos for nearly 15 years. $35, members; $45, nonmembers. To register online, visit


Fisher &Phillips LLP and the city of Las Vegas will present a free seminar, “Harassment – Prevent, Investigate, Remedy” from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Las Vegas City Hall Achievement Room, 495 S. Main St. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.; attendees should check in at the reception desk. This presentation is part of the 2016 Human Resources Academy, a series of free seminars designed to help local businesses deal with real-life workplace issues that have serious legal consequences. This is the fourth seminar in the series; the next is scheduled for May 26 and will focus on employers’ options for dealing with chronic attendance issues. Register online at For more information, call 702-252-3131 or visit


College of Southern Nevada and the Clark County School District will host the 13th annual Science and Technology Expo, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CSN Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. The expo promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs that help prepare students for careers in these exciting and complicated fields. More than 2,500 students are expected to attend the free educational expo. Community members are also welcome. Call 702-651-4959 for more information.

MAY 12

Houldsworth, Russo &Company will host a breakfast briefing on the Emotional Intelligence Advantage from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the HRC office, 8675 S. Eastern Ave. HRC principal Karen Durkin will discuss why leaders and business professionals with great emotional intelligence are often more successful than those with a high IQ. Durkin will help attendees explore options to develop their emotional intelligence to better relate to staff, clients, family and friends. Breakfast briefings are free to HRC clients; $35, nonmembers. Register online at

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