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Las Vegas All in on Possible NHL Franchise

Written By:

Matthew Wisner

As Las Vegas opens its first new sports stadium in twenty years, could the T-Mobile Arena be a precursor to a professional sports team calling Sin City home? Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Spokesperson Cara Clarke weighs in on what the arena means for the city.

Chamber Chairman Encourages Business Leaders to BE Engaged

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance and the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce are offering an education summit on entrepreneurship and business ownership through the "BE" Engaged Summit on March 7.

Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce 2016 Trustee Luncheon

Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce 2016 Trustee Luncheon

Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce 2016 Trustee Luncheon

Tourism Matters

Last month, I moderated a panel at the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s annual business outlook gathering, Preview Las Vegas, about the importance of security when it comes to travel and tourism and what Las Vegas is doing to make sure our visitors and residents are safe. Joining me on the panel were: Roger Dow, President and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, Mike Boyd, President of BoydGroup International, and Warren Eales, Las Vegas Port Director for US Customs and Border Protection.

UNLV, LVCVA Launch Effort to Rally Community Around Presidential Debate

Written By:

LVChamber

LAS VEGAS – January 13, 2016 – The eyes of the nation – and many around the world – will be on Las Vegas Oct. 19 for the final 2016 presidential debate as candidates tackle issues inside UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center that could decide the election.

Notice: Cancellation of Healthcare Meeting on December 21

Written By:

LVChamber

Please note, the Southern Nevada Forum Healthcare committee meeting scheduled for Monday, December 21, has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming all attendees to a future committee meeting.

Working Together, Building Together, Creating Together

Written By:

John Guedry

Working Together, Building Together, Creating Together

 

By John Guedry, 2016 Chairman, Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce

2016 Installation Address, December 17, 2015

Thank you, Mayor Goodman.  Thank you, Bob and Kristin.  And thank you to my fellow Trustees and Chamber members who have given me this extraordinary opportunity to serve.  I also want to thank my wife, Debbie, who continues to be a partner with me in raising our children and serving and striving for excellence in this community we love.

Join the Metro Chamber for the City of North Las State of the City Address!

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LVChamber

View this special video invitation and join the City of North Las Vegas and the Metro Chamber for the annual State of the City address, featuring Mayor John Lee. 

Click here to register.

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid addressed Metro Chamber members

Harry Reid Business Power Luncheon

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid addressed Metro Chamber members on a variety of federal and state issues impacting the Las Vegas business community.

Political observers predict big election spending in Nevada

Written By:

Ben Botkin, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada voters can expect to be bombarded with political ads as campaigns in the 2016 election ramp up for what's expected to be one of the biggest spending cycles in the state's history.

It will be a time when candidates and outside groups are desperate to spend money.

That was one takeaway of the NewsFeed, an event on Wednesday sponsored by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and Review-Journal and moderated by senior editorial writer Glenn Cook.

Business Excellence Awards Luncheon

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid addressed Metro Chamber members

Transportation leaders talk light rail at Newsfeed session

Written By:

Richard N. Velotta Las Vegas Review-Journal

Three transportation leaders say light rail should be a part of Southern Nevada's future, but it would only happen if the community is willing to raise sales taxes or a favorable public-private partnership could be established.

Robert Lang, executive director of Brookings Mountain West and a professor of urban affairs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, said the permanence of a light-rail route has led to economic investment in other cities where rail lines have been built and extended.