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Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | Oct. 2016

The latest RGJ Article - WC-1 a "Gut Check" for Washoe County! I suspect we are all glad that election season is almost over.  That said, I believe our local election is particularly important in that it really is a "gut check" for our community, a term that is often used in the military and in sports.  Gut check is defined as "a test or assessment of courage, character, or [...]

October 20th, 2016|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – Oct. 2016

The 5th Annual Existing Industry Awards were held last evening and we recognized the 55 nominees that were competing for top honors. All of them have made amazing contributions to the community and we appreciate their investment in our region, and the jobs they provide. Thank you for nominating companies, attending the event, and supporting the existing primary companies in our region! Here are the winners! The BR&E team visited 10 [...]

October 14th, 2016|

CEO & Business Development Update – Oct. 2016

Support WC-1! Only a month out from the election! If you have not already provided a donation, put up a yard sign or otherwise supported this important initiative please consider doing so. You can also join EDAWN as we walk a neighborhood to remind neighbors to vote "YES" on WC-1! We will meet on Saturday, October 15th at 9 am at Hidden Valley Elementary School, 2115 Alphabet Drive, Reno.  Hope [...]

October 6th, 2016|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive update | Sept. 2016

Thank you to the following new Investors for supporting EDAWN's Mission to create quality jobs in our region. Grand Sierra Resort has joined EDAWN as a new Presidential Gold Investor We appreciate your support of our job creation efforts! EDAWN values the continued support of current investors and invites those who are not, to consider becoming involved with our organization. For more information, please contact Sheila Imsdahl or call 775.829.3704.

September 29th, 2016|

Entrepreneurial – Executive update | Sept. 2016

The state of Nevada ranked the Highest for Startup Density, at 107.4, amongst all 50 states per the Kauffman Foundation's annual Startup Index. The average in the U.S. has been 80.4 in the last year. Startup Density is defined as the number of newly established employer businesses to the total employer business population (in 1,000s). Startup businesses here are defined as firms less than 1yr. old, employing at least 1 person [...]

September 22nd, 2016|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – September 2016

"Hip Hip Hooray!" - Registration is now open for the 5th annual EDAWN Existing Industry Awards. Please join us in celebrating the successes and accomplishments of the many outstanding companies that make up the backbone of our regional economy...our existing Primary companies. Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Register Here. The BR&E team visited 14 companies in the month of August, more than half [...]

September 15th, 2016|

CEO & Business Development Update – September 2016

CEO Update It is not slowing down. For those of you that love the half empty glass and are waiting for the next bust, it could be a long wait as our prospect activity continues to be robust. In fact, in August, which is traditionally a slow month, we had 14 prospect visits, just one shy of the record.  Additionally, there have been several great announcements recently and most of [...]

September 14th, 2016|

Entrepreneurial Development Update – August 2016

The Rethink Reno talent attraction campaign launched this month! No longer just a gaming town, Reno has been reimagined and rebuilt! Beyond just a bustling downtown, eclectic restaurant scene, and abundant outdoor activities, Reno also boasts a thriving job market, short commute times and affordable housing. The campaign targets entrepreneurs, startups, skilled workers, and communities outside of the region; showcasing "Why Live & Work in Reno" and the available jobs via. a video [...]

August 25th, 2016|

Business Retention, Expansion, & Workforce Development Updates – August 2016

"Celebrate the Great" - Our community appreciates all the great contributions of our existing primary companies who are the foundation of our local economy. This is YOUR opportunity to recognize and thank the existing primary companies in our region who contribute jobs, revenue, and products and services, by nominating them in one of the following categories: Biggest Little WOW, Corporate Citizen, Employees First, Founders Award, Leader in Sustainability, Manufacturing Excellence, Partnership with [...]

August 22nd, 2016|

EDAWN – CEO & Business Development Updates – August 2016

CEO Update The EDAWN monthly Executive Update is NEW & improved! We are trying to get you the news you need from the economic development world in bite size pieces.  While we worked very hard in the past to keep the EU short and sweet in each of our sections; job attraction, retention/expansion and entrepreneurial development, the EU was still too long.  Beginning this month, we are going to break [...]

August 22nd, 2016|
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