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Business Voice January 2016


Preview Las Vegas: The Forces That Will Shape 2016.

Notice: Cancellation of Healthcare Meeting on December 21

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Please note, the Southern Nevada Forum Healthcare committee meeting scheduled for Monday, December 21, has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming all attendees to a future committee meeting.

Working Together, Building Together, Creating Together

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John Guedry

Working Together, Building Together, Creating Together


By John Guedry, 2016 Chairman, Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce

2016 Installation Address, December 17, 2015

Thank you, Mayor Goodman.  Thank you, Bob and Kristin.  And thank you to my fellow Trustees and Chamber members who have given me this extraordinary opportunity to serve.  I also want to thank my wife, Debbie, who continues to be a partner with me in raising our children and serving and striving for excellence in this community we love.

Join the Metro Chamber for the City of North Las State of the City Address!

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View this special video invitation and join the City of North Las Vegas and the Metro Chamber for the annual State of the City address, featuring Mayor John Lee. 

Click here to register.

Political observers predict big election spending in Nevada

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Ben Botkin, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada voters can expect to be bombarded with political ads as campaigns in the 2016 election ramp up for what's expected to be one of the biggest spending cycles in the state's history.

It will be a time when candidates and outside groups are desperate to spend money.

That was one takeaway of the NewsFeed, an event on Wednesday sponsored by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and Review-Journal and moderated by senior editorial writer Glenn Cook.

Transportation leaders talk light rail at Newsfeed session

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Richard N. Velotta Las Vegas Review-Journal

Three transportation leaders say light rail should be a part of Southern Nevada's future, but it would only happen if the community is willing to raise sales taxes or a favorable public-private partnership could be established.

Robert Lang, executive director of Brookings Mountain West and a professor of urban affairs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, said the permanence of a light-rail route has led to economic investment in other cities where rail lines have been built and extended.

Las Vegas Chamber Meets with D.C. Leaders

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Marie Mortera

Members of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce are in Washington, D.C., this week to meet with Congressional leaders on several policy issues.

The main topics of focus include Interstate 11 highway funding, the Jolt Act, Yucca Mountain, newly proposed labor regulations and education issues.

News 3’s Marie Mortera talked with Bob Brown, chairman of the board of the LVCC, about the group's efforts this week.