"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it."
- Margaret Fuller
One of the most valuable services you can give the next generation is your knowledge. Throughout the last academic year, Vegas Young Professionals members supported UNLV Collegiate Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) by judging and mentoring their members during competition camps.
The 2015 health insurance open enrollment period for individuals and small group employers begins Saturday, November 15. Some employers still wonder whether they are required to offer health insurance to their employees. If your company has fewer than 50 full-time equivalent employees (FTE), you are not subject to the Employer Shared Responsibility sections of the law. However, most employers would agree that a good business strategy for recruiting and retaining excellent talent is offering a robust employee benefits package.
Las Vegas Metro Chamber colleagues joined with staff from The Smith Center for the Performing Arts and the Discovery Children’s Museum to sing “Home Means Nevada”, as part of a state-wide sing-a-long at 10:00 a.m. on October 30, 2014, to commemorate Nevada’s Sesquicentennial.
This week, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber will be relocating its offices to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. The Metro Chamber's offices on Sunset Road will be closed on Thursday, October 16, and Friday, October 17. The Business Center will not be open, and staff will not be available. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience.
Show Your Support Against Question 3, The Margin Tax Initiative!
This week, TV ads started running on the dangers of Question 3 — the Margin Tax Initiative. See why this ballot initiative is so harmful to Nevada’s fragile economy by watching the TV spots now, and then show your support stopping by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce offices to pick up your “No on 3” campaign materials.
The November 30th deadline concerning the Affordable Care Act for small businesses is getting closer and closer, and some entrepreneurs said they still have more questions about key changes that could affect their businesses.
Many changes are based on the size of the employers business, but the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce hosted a free workshop Thursday and created its own marketplace, or exchange to help businesses navigate through the changes. For example, in 2015 employers with more than 50 full time employees must purchase health insurance for workers.
LAS VEGAS -- The November 30th deadline concerning the Affordable Care Act for small businesses is getting closer and closer, and some entrepreneurs said they still have more questions about key changes that could affect their businesses.
The Las Vegas business community is truly a diverse one, encompassing small and large companies, startups and franchises, sole proprietors and multi-national corporations. Celebrating the spirit of these businesses and their stories is the annual Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, sponsored exclusively by Nevada State Bank. “Nevada State Bank is proud to once again sponsor the Las Vegas Metro Chamber’s 2014 Business Excellence Awards,” said Cassaundra Johnson, SVP/director of sales for Nevada State Bank.
Robert Louis Stevenson once said, “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” In our 103-year history, the Metro Chamber has always been about the long term and sustaining our community for the
future; it’s consistently been about what’s next, what’s on the horizon and how we can capture the most of our opportunities. Las Vegas itself was built on the concept of “the next best thing.” It is what keeps us in perpetual motion, never stopping and always moving forward, planting the seeds for the next harvest.
Last month, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Insurance & Benefits announced Chamber Health Options, a comprehensive online marketplace for health insurance. Through this website, you’ll be able to search through individual and small-group health insurance options, seek out subsidies if applicable, and purchase health insurance for you and your employees on your time and on your terms. You may also continue to work directly with your Chamber member broker for your health insurance needs if that is your preference.