The third annual Nevada Economic Development Conference is coming to Las Vegas for the first time.
The event will be at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas from Sept. 11-13. Registration is underway.
The conference is focused on building capacity, increasing efficiency and promoting innovation to proactively respond to Nevada’s rapidly changing economic environment. A statement said the event is “the only business development and networking conference of its kind,” allowing a broad section of professionals to “build a stronger Nevada in global economy” by exploring and sharing ideas, programs, services and products.
Attendees can take off-site tours, including a tour through NV Energy’s Silver Hawk generation facility, the Henderson “Booze District” and redevelopment projects in the Las Vegas Valley.
The conference will feature experts in agribusiness, economic development, tourism and gaming, energy, infrastructure and transportation, manufacturing and workforce development. Speakers include author Jim Carroll, Americas for McAfee Vice President and Chief Technology Strategist Brett Kelsey and UNLV President Len Jessup.
When: Sept. 11-13
Where: University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154
Cost: Sept. 11th’s pre-conference workshop is $100. The two-day registration fee for Sept. 12 and 13 is $175. A one-day conference pass is $125. Individual tours on Sept. 12 are $35 each.