Executive calendar

April 23

ACC Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. $35 members, $45 nonmembers. The guest speaker will be Dominic Ng, chairman and CEO of East West Bank. For more information, contact 702-737-4300 or email

April 24

The Associated General Contractors of Las Vegas and Nevada Contractors Association are hosting its second quarterly luncheon of 2015 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at SLS Las Vegas, 2780 Las Vegas Blvd. S. $50 members, $60 nonmembers. Sam Nicholson, president of Grand Canyon Development Partners, will present the plans for the $373 million Lucky Dragon Hotel &Casino. For more information, visit

The Urban Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon program on business opportunities with McCarran International Airport. Airport director Rosemary Vassiliadis will discuss plans to help bring 45 million domestic and international visitors to Southern Nevada. Program will be noon – 1 p.m. with Marketplace prior to the event at 11 a.m., at the Culinary Training Academy of Las Vegas, 710 W. Lake Mead Blvd. $35 members; $40 non-members. Register online at

April 30

The Desert Research Institute will host its 28th annual Nevada medal events 6 p.m. at Aria, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Tickets are $200. Visit for more information.

National Association of Women Business Owners of Southern Nevada will host its red carpet membership drive finale 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd. NAWBO Southern Nevada’s membership drive has a $50 joining discount ending April 30. For more information, visit May 4

Barrick Lecture Series presents former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak for “Peace in the Middle East and the Worldwide Geo-Political Outlook” at 7:30 p.m. at UNLV’s Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall. Tickets are free but required. Contact the Performing Arts Center box office at 702-895-2787.

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