'Building a Stronger Nevada' Shares Nevada's New Economic Realities Set for Reno Sept. 20-22, 2016, Early Bird Registration Ends This Month

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The Second Annual Building a Stronger Nevada Economic Development Conference Building is the only business development and networking conference of its kind and will explore the ideas, programs and products that are defining the new Nevada economy.

The Second Annual Building a Stronger Nevada Economic Development Conference Building is the only business development and networking conference of its kind and will explore the ideas, programs and products that are defining the new Nevada economy from Sept. 20-22, 2016 at the University of Nevada, Reno's Joe Crowley Student Union.

The conference is also the largest business event ever co-hosted by the state's two major universities and will provide opportunities to hear from a broad cross-section of professionals who will share what is happening in a dynamic, changing Nevada economy.

Multi-track format that has something for every aspect of business, industry and community leadership:

  •     Agribusiness
  •     Business/Entrepreneurship
  •     Economic Development/Vitality
  •     Energy
  •     Manufacturing
  •     Transportation/Infrastructure
  •     Workforce Development

Four keynote speakers are scheduled to present at the conference:
Diarmuid O'Connell - Vice President of Business Development at Tesla Motors
Robert Lang – Co Author of Megapolitan America - Professor of sociology and the director of Brookings Mountain West at the University of Nevada–Las Vegas on economic development, and metropolitan policy
Dr. Sam Cordes, Purdue University who focuses on regional economic development and rural community development
Brett Kelsey – Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for the Americas for Intel Security on implement technology strategies in government and the private sector.

The $125 cost before June 30 is a $2 savings and includes opening sessions with keynote speakers, institutes, tours and educational sessions, Exhibit Hall Reception, parking and luncheons for both days. A one-day conference pass is $100.

Building a Stronger Nevada is presented by the Western Nevada Development District, University of Nevada, Reno College of Business, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Business & Economic Research, USDA Rural Development and Nevada Industry Excellence.
For further information, including registration details, log on to http://www.wndd.org and follow on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/2016StrongerNevada/

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