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VEGAS INC, Cox Business honor Top Tech Execs
Nov. 20, 2017
The seventh annual Las Vegas Top Tech Exec Awards, a collaboration between Cox Business and VEGAS INC, recognize Southern Nevadans who are helping shape the future before our very eyes...
A crew member on a B-25 Mitchell bomber takes a flag down prior to take off during the 2014 Aviation Nation open house at Nellis Air Force Base Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.
No source untapped: Innovation center will draw from civilians’ ideas to streamline process of problem solving for Air Force
Nov. 20, 2017
The mission of this new nonprofit is to quickly and efficiently answer calls for tech-based solutions when issues are presented by the Air Force, the Air Force Research Laboratory or even a specific base.
People on the Move: Nov. 19, 2017
Nov. 20, 2017
In the Notes: Karen Narwold, Alexandra Silver, Diane Fearon, Dr. Tammy Sarles, Paige Lion, Nicoletta Campagna, Hattie Baker, Briana Knowles, Jilly Sentino, Tony Parham and more ...
Alex Gao is the founder and a sculptor at Moment 3D, which offers 3-D printing services and conducts workshops to teach the public about the technology.
Owner of 3-D print shop: ‘Anytime you want to make a physical thing, you’re our client’
Nov. 20, 2017
Three-dimensional printing has been around since the 1980s but has only recently taken off as a mainstream business model. Alex Gao opened his 3-D printing shop last year in Henderson and is happy to teach others about the technology.
The Data: Nov. 19-25, 2017
Nov. 20, 2017
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
The List: Technology companies, Nov. 19, 2017
Nov. 20, 2017
Find out about technology companies. This week, we rank them by number of local employees as of Oct. 1 ...
Rino Armeni, chairman of Robotic Innovations, poses by robotic bartenders in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Monday, June 26, 2017. The in the Tipsy Robot automated bar is scheduled to open on Friday, he said.
Hospitality honcho: ‘There’s no room to be timid’
Nov. 20, 2017
The chairman of Armeni Enterprises and owner of Tipsy Robot, who also founded the Las Vegas Business Academy, offers advice that has served him for 40 years, tells us which U.S. president is his hero and breaks a musical stereotype about Italians.
Keeping up with technology is not optional
Nov. 20, 2017
Competition for attention increases with each passing year, and companies must offer enticing technology perks to grow their audience. Here are four trends in particular that meetings and convention facilities need to be aware of.
One of the many sculptured angels about the exterior of Caesars Palace on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
Caesars buying Centaur Holdings, adding 2 Indiana casinos
Nov. 16, 2017
Casino giant Caesars Entertainment says it is buying casino and gaming company Centaur Holdings, acquiring new properties in Indiana. Las Vegas-based Caesars said Thursday it's paying $1.7 billion in cash for Centaur. With the acquisition, Caesars will add two Indiana properties: Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson and the Indiana Grand Racing and ...
A look at Crate & Barrel in Downtown Summerlin, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.
Photos: Anxiously awaited Crate & Barrel opens in Downtown Summerlin today
Nov. 16, 2017
As customers walk into Crate & Barrel in Downtown Summerlin, they’re greeted by a holiday display intended not just to put them in the season’s spirit but also to give them ideas on how to design spaces or prepare for events. The 20,000-square-foot store opens ...
 A rendering of the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion proposal by TVS Design/Design Las Vegas.
LVCVA chooses architect for LV Convention Center expansion
Nov. 14, 2017
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board on Tuesday chose an architect for the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion, reviewed ...
The Data: Nov. 12, 2017
Nov. 13, 2017
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
The Notes: Philanthropy, Nov. 12
Nov. 13, 2017
In the Notes: ChoiceCenter Leadership University, Easter Seals Nevada, Caesars Entertainment, City National Bank, Essence Vegas, Smith’s Food and Drug, HomeAid Southern Nevada, Walker Furniture, Daltile, Nevada SPCA and more ...
Rob Menefee bought his first restaurant at age 21 and, despite some early struggles, has no regrets.
For restaurateur, a little luck, pride and passion — and a lot of work — are a winning recipe
Nov. 13, 2017
The vice president of operations at District Tavern Group talks about the challenges of owning his own business at age 21, the evolution of the dining industry, and why he no longer hikes at Red Rock Canyon.
Eli Stearns, left, and Keith Conrad stand in one of the event spaces at Enclave, a new corporate and social event venue.
Venue reinvented with each event
Nov. 13, 2017
Eli Stearns and Keith Conrad recently opened an event venue that is customizable by brand, audio and design. It’s close enough to the Strip to be convenient for visitors, but far enough away that it’s unaffected by inconveniences such as parking fees.