in the silver state
FY2018 Annual Report
Capital Investment $297M
Employees within 24 months 2,238
Hourly Wage $20.13
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Marketing the Experience
The City of Henderson Economic Development Department undertook a strategic focus on refining a brand and marketing strategy to enhance the visibility of Henderson as a place to do business highlighting the competitive advantages and access to quality of life.
The people + the businesses + local government + schooling, together create a favorable environment for businesses to thrive.
Increase smart economic development in Henderson to give residents access to a stable and growing economy and tax base to provide an increasing quality of life.
As the visual touchpoint of the brand platform, the logo needed to align with the culture and vision of Henderson’s Economic Development efforts. It had to be simple and powerful, yet friendly and approachable.
Henderson’s culture of opportunity entices new and existing businesses to grow and expand within a friendly tax structure and supportive business environment, paired with an abundance of natural resources and unmatched quality of life for businesses, employees, and families. Throughout the year, Henderson achieved many successes in attracting companies within each industry. Local businesses and community partners also completed expansions of their business operations and many large programs.
With companies like Barclays, Toyota Financial Savings Bank and Charles Schwab operating here, Henderson has the ideal workforce for the financial sector. Regional, national or international offices established in Henderson can benefit directly from the more than 6 million conventioneers coming to the region each year.
Centrally located between five major markets, Henderson is a major hub for shipping and logistics. New interstate connectivity and expansive land offerings of West Henderson, paired with an educated and capable labor force, create a fruitful business climate for manufacturing and logistics.
With the recent addition of innovative new hospitals and cutting-edge medical research and education facilities such as Spectrum Pharmaceutical, Touro University, Roseman University of Health Sciences, and the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Henderson is emerging as a premier medical region.
TOURISM & RETAIL
In a region already known for its strong presence in the hospitality, tourism, and retail industries, Henderson is a magnet for convention and resort opportunities as well as corporate meeting and adventure travel.
A growing number of relocating companies and entrepreneurs in Henderson have made their mark on the technology industry, including national names such as Vadatech and K2 Energy. Industry growth combined with investment from higher education has resulted in a large technologically-savvy local workforce.