The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) will host the inaugural Reno Venture Conference in an effort to increase early stage investment in the local economy.
The structure created by those visionary leaders — today known as NCET — has grown into an organization 600 members strong that’s the largest educational and networking organization in Northern Nevada. As NCET celebrates its anniversary this year, business leaders credit the organization with establishing the foundation for today’s burgeoning tech sector in northern Nevada.
One of the many things I love about working at NCET is getting to meet the incredible people and companies who drive our vibrant and diverse business and technology community. One of the ways I discover them is through the annual NCET and EDAWN Awards.
We are very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 EDAWN Awards. The EDAWN Awards recognize the people and resources that have played an integral part in contributing to the growth of our community, while the NCET Tech Awards – now in its 12th year – celebrate the Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of technology community.
Twenty-nine companies that relocated to Greater Reno-Sparks and existing local companies that expanded their workforce this year, were honored at EDAWN’s “New and Expanded Companies” welcome reception on December 6. 2018 was a year of record set in technology growth and corporate headquarters, both very strong indicators that our economy continues to move in the right direction.
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced on November 27 that rfxcel, the most tenured provider of track and trace solutions in the market today, is relocating its corporate headquarters to Reno. The new office is expected to open its doors in December 2018.
Since the great recession, the Reno-Sparks economy has been on a roll — unemployment rates have plummeted and capital investments made by game-changing companies have surged. Mike Kazmierski, president and CEO of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, has been helping lead the charge and keep the pace since arriving in Reno in 2011.