Posts Tagged ‘Las Vegas’

Growing your business in Las Vegas

March 17th, 2020

Las Vegas is one of the most visited cities in the United States and has managed to grow as a distinct economic hub despite its location on the Mojave Desert. The city was originally established as a stopping point for important trade routes between the Midwest and the Pacific Coast, and eventually grew to become one of the 30 most populated cities in the nation.

Las Vegas Business Environment

The local industry is clearly dominated by tourism, hospitality, leisure, and entertainment. There is also a large number of government and healthcare agencies, along with professional and business services firms, that support tourism-related activities.

Las Vegas is an internationally renowned hub for business conferences, meetings, and conventions, and the business events industry supports more than 66,000 jobs in the city. Since 2012, efforts and investment have been put into building a strong technology sector in Las Vegas, offering financial support and real estate discounts to tech companies. However, the tech talent pool is still small relative to other cities where similar initiatives have been implemented. A similar trend is evident across the state of Nevada, where the tech sector barely accounts for 2.5 percent of all economic activity. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Ten Things to do in Las Vegas

October 24th, 2012

It’s easy to put the “sin” in Sin City, even for busy corporate travelers in town for a convention or a meeting. But once you’re tired of the cocktails and card games, what else is there to see and do to truly get the Vegas experience?

1. See the whole world in less than an hour: Vegas is the only place where the Eiffel Tower is within walking distance of downtown New York. Travel the globe on a budget without leaving the Strip.

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