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HENDERSON NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM
July 27, 2022
- Jared Smith has 15 years of economic development experience and led record-breaking job growth within the region   HENDERSON, Nev. (July 25, 2022) – The City of Henderson named Jared Smith as the City’s new Director of Economic Development and Tourism. As Director, Smith will lead the advancement and...

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INCENTIVES THAT GET THE JOB DONE
July 24, 2022
- In Henderson, Nevada, the three C’s of incentivization lead to greater job creation. Since the fall of 2021, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development has announced tax abatements for a number of Henderson businesses, abatements that might be described as two-sided coins. On the one side...

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Prospering during the pandemic
May 10, 2022
- Small business in Henderson, NV sustained by climate and community. What explains the impressive resilience of Henderson, Nevada small businesses as they weathered the pandemic and thrived? “Small business owners were gutsy and smart and quick to react and pivot to stay in business. They had real bravado.” ...

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Just-in-Time Transformation
May 6, 2022
- How Workforce Connections led the rapid workforce transformation to power robust economic diversification. Like many successful building projects, it began with a blueprint. In 2017, the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) published the first Workforce Blueprint for the Southern Nevada region. It laid out targeted employment sectors and identified...

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CITY OF HENDERSON RECEIVES 2021 PINNACLE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE
May 4, 2022
- Achievement marks another milestone in Henderson’s Path to Premier HENDERSON, Nev. (May 4, 2022) – The City of Henderson achieved the prestigious 2021 Pinnacle Award for Excellence from the Southwest Alliance for Excellence (SWAE), a nonprofit organization that empowers private and public entities to pursue performance excellence. The Pinnacle Award...

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Jumpstarting Electric Vehicle production.
March 14, 2022
- Derek Armstrong discusses why Nevada’s new ERTEP program can bring EV manufacturing to the city. In February 2022, NV Energy began seeking public input as part of its effort to fill out and fulfill the vision of the Economic Recovery Transportation Electrification Plan (ERTEP) laid out by the Nevada...

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Easing the big squeeze. 
January 17, 2022
- Why Henderson, Nevada, remains a top location for resilient supply chains. Recently, it seemed that an unprecedented number of ships delivering to the Los Angeles Port was alone causing the headline-making bottleneck. However, once the other culprit was identified, the news brightened considerably. The Los Angeles Port—the nation...

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2021: Year In Review
December 6, 2021
- A recap of 2021 shows progress moving fast in Henderson, Nevada, with the city breaking new ground in manufacturing and opening new doors to opportunity and prosperity. The milestones were many, including: A new website opens digital doors to opportunity. The launch of a new economic development website created a robust...

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How businesses step up to one-stop workforce success in Henderson, Nevada.
November 15, 2021
- Located inside City Hall, the new Employ NV Business Hub provides an unprecedented level of no-cost workforce resources. At the City Hall licensing office in Henderson, Nevada, business licenses are now issued with something extra: A suggestion to step right into the adjacent office, to a wealth of valuable workforce...

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How to win an auto race without a driver:
October 11, 2021
- Henderson, NV offers the inside track for autonomous vehicle testing and production. In the race for the development and production of autonomous vehicles, Southern Nevada claimed the pole position early on and never looked back. After Nevada became the first state in the nation to greenlight autonomous vehicles in 2011, Southern...

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