Kristin McClellan and Kurt Thigpen have been elected to the board of NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces educational and networking events to help people explore business and technology. “Kristen and Kurt bring impressive skills in digital marketing that will further strengthen the NCET board,” said Dave Archer, its president and chief executive officer. “We deeply appreciate their willingness to serve our organization.”
Jonathan Burke and Alex Schneider have been elected to the board of NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces networking events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology. Burke, an independent financial analyst specializing in business and nonprofit planning was elected as NCET’s vice president of audio-visual. Schneider, the supervisor of Web for Renown Health, was elected as NCET’s vice president of newsletter.
Two student groups at UNLV are working hard to get their newly formed businesses up and running. They know an extra $25,000 in startup money wouldn’t hurt. Both will compete for that money May 24-26 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., in the Tri-State Donald W. Reynolds Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition. Second-place […]
AT&T, building on its strong 2010 record of network accomplishments, today announced network improvement plans designed to enable 4G speeds** and enhanced reliability to Las Vegas and surrounding communities in 2011. The wireless network enhancement plans are part of AT&T’s planned $19-billion investment in its wireless and wireline networks and other capital projects in 2011. […]
Reno South Rotary Club has scheduled a forum, “Tech Opportunities 2011: Enhancing Business Profitability” on May 12. The event, a fundraiser for the club’s most-improved student program, will include speakers on recent technological trends for businesses as well as product and service demonstrations and business networking. It will be at the Atlantis from 3-7 p.m. […]
NCET 2010 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup award winner Jean Bridges is taking her TIKI ICE, Inc. brand to the next level of success, introducing the product at Las Vegas-area Whole Foods stores March 3. TIKI ICE makes frozen fruit ices that are gluten-free, dairy-free and free from artificial colors, flavors or ingredients. Products are […]
The president of the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa headlines the RGJ Entrepreneur of the Year’s 2011 class, which will be feted at an awards dinner Feb. 16. The Entrepreneur of the Year awards honor outstanding leaders at all levels of business, from small (fewer than 5 employees) to large companies (more than 20 employees). John […]
Casey Hakansson learned how to build skis in a snowboard manufacturing shop. It was not the conventional route for starting a ski company, but it’s where the journey began for the 32-year-old founder and president of Sparks-based Moment Skis. "My friend was making snowboards over at Sentury Snowboards (in Reno)," Hakansson said. "Through bugging him […]