Las Vegas, NV - September 15, 2014
looking to launch a company, to existing businesses looking to grow, the
Governor’s Conference on Small Business 2014 will deliver the resources and
information they need to succeed. The 3rd annual conference
will take place Friday, September 19 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino
Convention Center in the Pavilion Ballroom.
attendees can participate in one or more of six concurrent panel discussions
during three morning sessions, visit booths of more than 100 organizations and
service providers, and network with other conference participants. The
conference will culminate at a luncheon featuring a keynote address by Governor
This year’s conference will also highlight the
development of the commercial drone industry in Nevada. A variety of drones
will be on display and luncheon guests will hear from special guest speakers
about the state's efforts to bring this growing industry to Nevada and what it
means for small business. Drone demonstrations throughout the event will
give attendees a closer look at the emerging sector.
discussion topics include: Small Business Owner Peer Panel, The Margins
Tax/ Education Initiative, Online Strategies to Grow Your Business, Affordable
Care Act, Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce, Exploring Nontraditional Financing
Resource Expo features 100+ exhibitors representing nonprofit business
assistance organizations, government agencies, licensing departments,
development authorities and B2B companies.
An on-site loan
pavilion for one-on-one small
business loan consultations at the Business Resource Expo (please call
702-734-3555 to pre-schedule an appointment and discuss documentation
requirements to bring with you).
Director Steve Hill, Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Dr. Kenneth
Witcher, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will speak about the state’s
efforts to attract the commercial drone industry and the opportunities for
will deliver the keynote address to conclude the conference.
opens at 7:30 am and light breakfast snacks will be provided. Tickets are
$50 in advance, $60 at the door. Advanced registration is strongly recommended
to ensure guaranteed seating and includes access to the expo, panel discussions
and conference luncheon. Advanced registration is available online
through September 16th. To learn more about the conference, please
or contact Teri Williams at (702) 486-0407.