On Wednesday, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce installed Tom Burns , president of Cragin Pike Insurance, as the 2020 chairman of the board of trustees during ceremonies at the Palms. He replaces Terry Shirey , president and CEO of Nevada State Bank.
Members of the generation known as millennials are fast becoming a strong force on the national labor front. According to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, one-in-three American workforce members are millennials.
A Las Vegas startup’s artificial-intelligence learning platform called Socrates is already used by schools and parents across the country. It has its sights set on being $1 billion company someday.
A UNLV economics professor predicted the national economy will continue its slowdown in 2020 and 2021 and that should trickle down to the gaming and hospitality industry in Las Vegas that he said is surprisingly soft given record passenger numbers traveling through McCarran International Airport.
The Raiders’ headquarters and practice facility along with the Google Data Center, both under construction in Henderson, have been recognized as the city’s Economic Development Projects of the Year.
Brian Gordon, a principal with Las Vegas research firm Applied Analysis, said he wouldn’t be surprised if holiday sales in Las Vegas were as high as 7 percent compared to last year based on ongoing trends.
This is the third installment of the special section for the Las Vegas Business Press Top Workplaces of Nevada. This week, we asked local business leaders what Nevada companies could do to provide their employees with a safe workplace in 2020. Check back with us for our next section to be published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal Dec. 1 when we will ask our industry experts what is the biggest thing they think will affect our workforces in 2020.
Henderson made a top 10 list as one of the most promising midsize cities for startups in 2020.
Sarah Thornton Public Relations, a public relations and social media management firm based in Las Vegas, has rebranded under a new name, Connected Communications. The firm has also named Whitney Ogden public relations specialist.