We cannot choose between [economic] growth and sustainability - we must have both." - Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever
“A strong economy is the foundation upon which sustainability programs are built. Since the lows of the recession, Las Vegas’ population has grown, as has its economy. The Las Vegas economy has experienced growth in employment and income, all while becoming more diverse. Las Vegas residents have recognized this improvement with increased spending, particularly on discretionary items.”
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Organizations working on the economy in Southern Nevada:
“The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development promotes a robust, diversified and prosperous economy in Nevada, stimulating business expansion and retention, encouraging entrepreneurial enterprise, attracting new business and facilitating community development."
dependent on the hotel, gaming and convention industry, which employs more than one-quarter of the county's labor force. The viability of the economy in Clark County is dependent upon the volume of visitors to the region.”
LVCVA’s Mission: “To attract visitors by promoting Las Vegas as the world's most desirable destination for leisure and business travel.”
“The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is a public-private partnership dedicated to developing the economies of Las Vegas, Clark County, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City, and Mesquite through regional cooperation, global trade, and global connectivity. We are the economic and community development resource for Southern Nevada.”
“The Vegas Chamber is focused on helping Nevada businesses succeed and create jobs. We are the voice of business – your voice – helping to amplify the needs, challenges, and opportunities for our employers and entrepreneurs.”
The mission of the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce is to promote the success of our members and Hispanic-owned businesses by facilitating positive business, cultural and educational relationships, as well as economic development and knowledge sharing in an efficient, effective and professional manner.
To serve as a forum to understand current business issues and help people expand their horizons in the society.
To offer social/networking opportunities and increase referrals/business for members.
To give the Las Vegas Asian business community the opportunity to address important business and ethical issues.
To give members opportunities to serve the community.