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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|

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|
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