Some of the largest conventions scheduled for the Las Vegas area:
THE BIG BUILDUP: The recession has laid construction low locally. The industry employed 46,300 workers in the third quarter — its lowest tally in more than 15 years. Though the picture looks grim, green building and public-works projects may help shake the industry back to life.
American Indian Chamber of Commerce
MOUNTAIN PASS, Calif. — With the ignition of a few blasting caps this week, the Molycorp rare-earth mine will jolt back to life after hibernating for more than eight years.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal Business section is asking the local business community for help in compiling its survey of local companies and executives about their plans, expectations and goals for the upcoming year.