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Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – Dec. 2016

The BRE&W team visited 20 companies in November and assisted 9 of them. The majority (17) reported growth in the coming year. Other community meetings included High Sierra Industries, which provides workforce solutions for light manufacturing and assembly, grounds maintenance and landscaping, and harness and wiring applications. Tapping into the workforce at HSI is one way that businesses throughout northern Nevada can access a reliable source of workers that deliver quality [...]

December 19th, 2016|

CEO & Business Development Update – Dec. 2016

Hope you are planning to join us for the New and Expanding Companies Welcome Reception on Thursday, December 8th. Join us as we welcome more than 25 companies that have chosen to locate or expand in the Greater Reno-Sparks region in 2016! This special reception is your opportunity to celebrate quality job creation and recognize the many outstanding new companies. Register Here. Election Aftershock - Steven Portnoy, CBS Radio News [...]

December 7th, 2016|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive update | Nov. 2016

Thank you to the following new Investors for supporting EDAWN's Mission to create quality jobs in our region. The Abbi Agency has upgraded to the Presidential Gold Level Sierra Integrated Systems, Inc. has joined as a Gold Investor S3 Development Company, LLC. has joined as a 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, [...]

November 23rd, 2016|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | Nov. 2016

Recently, Bryan McArdle, Manager of Entrepreneurial Development at EDAWN, went to the Techstars America Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio. The conference gathered organizers from around the world to share best practices on building entrepreneurial communities, as well as over 1,000 Techstars company founders and team members, mentors, and Techstars staff. You can read Bryan's full blog here. The Conscious Capitalism Northern Nevada Chapter held its launch party on November 2nd. The event [...]

November 17th, 2016|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – Nov. 2016

The BR&E team visited 4 companies in the month of October. In addition, Angies' Artisan Treats (aka BoomChickaPop) hosted a tour of their new facility for members of the EDAWN sponsored Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and provided a great overview of their manufacturing and distribution practices. The BR&E team also co-led a meeting of the Northern Nevada Food Forum at TMCC in order to provide continued support to [...]

November 10th, 2016|

CEO & Business Development Update – Nov. 2016

Please Vote!  Responsible citizens consider it a privilege and even a duty to vote.  Most citizens in the world do not have this right.  EDAWN has only taken one position - support of WC-1, the Save our Schools initiative at the end of the ballot. If you are unsure of some of the issues or candidates, you can refer to the Chamber's recommendations, as the voice for business here.  [...]

November 4th, 2016|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | Oct. 2016

Thank you to the following new Investors for supporting EDAWN's Mission to create quality jobs in our region. Reno/Tahoe Realty Group, LLC has joined EDAWN as a 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. Partner Updates The [...]

October 27th, 2016|

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|
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