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Nevadans Have Spoken: No on Question 3!

Written By:

LVChamber

 

Dear Las Vegas Metro Chamber Member:

Nevadans have spoken. Question 3 - the proposed Margin Tax Initiative - was resoundingly rejected by voters.

Sing-a-Long in Symphony Park

Sing-a-Long in Symphony Park

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.

Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce moves to Smith Center

Written By:

Richard N. Velotta

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The vagabond Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce finally has a place to call home.

In a small celebration, chamber executives cut a ribbon for the opening of the 5,000-member business organization’s new home in the Boman Pavilion of the the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

The Chamber is Moving! Please Take Note!

Written By:

LVChamber

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.

The Rundown

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.

New health portal helps small businesses

Written By:

Sharie Johnson, Anchor/Reporter

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.

New health portal helps small businesses

Written By:

8 News Now

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.

Your 2014 Business Excellence Awards Honorees

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.

Setting the Stage for our Future

Written By:

Kristin McMillan President & CEO

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.

Answers To Your Questions, Choices for Your Business

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.

Captive 101: What Your Medium to Large Groups Need to Know

As part of its expanded offerings for Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce members, Chamber Health Options is introducing a brand-new captive insurance option for businesses with 20 – 1,000 employees. The Chamber Group Captive is a self-funded option for businesses that want to manage their costs and risks. A group captive is an insurance facility formed by companies joining together to reduce the cost of insurance. Each participating company desires to control their own risk, and member companies generally maintain good loss histories and effective risk management programs.

A New Court Of Appeals: Good For Business

Written By:

Greg Brower, Partner, Snell & Wilmer, and Kelly Dove, Associate, Snell & Wilmer

Although no business looks forward to directly experiencing the court system, litigation is a fact of business life. Given this reality, Nevada businesses have an interest in making our state’s judicialsystemasprofessional,efficientandfair as possible. The second – efficiency – can be improved, and that is the goal of the effort to create a new court of appeals.