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Legendary Speakers lunch on Monday
The Northern Nevada Chamber of Commerce will hold several events this week. From noon to 1 p.m. Monday is the Legendary Speakers meeting at the Northern Nevada Chamber of Commerce located at 1420 Scheels Drive at the Legends at Sparks Marina.
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UNR business students help Microsoft Licensing
RENO — Ten University of Nevada, Reno College of Business students got some real-world experience this fall when they developed plans that will help Microsoft Licensing continue business operations in the event of various emergencies. The students’ task was to make specific recommendations for the company’s help desk and data centers if emergencies were to occur while considering the company’s larger, overall business continuity management str...
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Silver Legacy completes renovation
RENO — The final phase of a multi-million dollar renovation project at Silver Legacy Resort Casino is complete. After several months of work, an overhaul of nearly 1,700 guest rooms and suites was finished in mid-December. Starting in early July, crews began transforming 1,549 guest rooms and 143 spa suites into rich, modern spaces. Each room now features modern furniture, sleek plush carpeting, fine linen bedding, new 32-inch and 37-inch LCD ...
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SBA unveils new website
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) mission to ensure that small business owners and entrepreneurs have access to accurate, timely and helpful information, SBA Administrator Karen Mills recently unveiled a newly re-designed website at www.sba.gov. The new site also features the launch of SBA Direct, which allows visitors to personalize their browsing experience according to their business type, geograph...
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California manufacturers invest in Reno
RENO — Two California manufacturers looking to escape the high costs of doing business in the Golden State are investing in Reno and creating much needed jobs and opportunities.  Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies, a materials engineering company that produces exotic, high- performance materials for use in mining, oil production, missile systems and military applications, has moved its headquarters from Riverbank, Calif., to a lig...
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Online business services expanding in Nevada
CARSON CITY – Secretary of State Ross Miller said Monday his office has reached another major milestone in its goal to provide more convenient, streamlined online services for Nevada businesses. New companies can now file their Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization online at https://nvsos.gov/esoscorpnet/default.aspx?ruk=1. Upon successful completion of the online filing, companies will get immediate confirmation and a copy of ...
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Online business services expanding in Nevada
CARSON CITY – Secretary of State Ross Miller said Monday his office has reached another major milestone in its goal to provide more convenient, streamlined online services for Nevada businesses. New companies can now file their Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization online at https://nvsos.gov/esoscorpnet/default.aspx?ruk=1. Upon successful completion of the online filing, companies will get immediate confirmation and a copy of ...
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Patriot Express loan renewed
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A very popular initiative that in just three and a half years has provided more than $560 million in loan guarantees to nearly 7,000 veterans to start or expand their small businesses is being renewed for three more years, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Patriot Express, a streamlined pilot loan product based on the agency’s SBA Express program, offers an enhanced guarantee and interest rate on loa...
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Reverse mortgage issues addressed
RENO — Jon Sanchez, CEO of Sanchez Wealth Management, and The Wealth Advisors will address the issue of reverse mortgages and how northern Nevadans can benefit from them during a Lunch and Learn seminar from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 6 at Homewood Suites by Hilton at 5450 Kietzke Lane in Reno. A reverse mortgage is a unique type of home loan that allows individuals to turn part of their home equity into cash. In contrast to a standard home equ...
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Woodburn and Wedge among ‘Best Lawyers Of America’
RENO — Five attorneys from Woodburn and Wedge, a Nevada-based independent law firm, recently were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 17th edition of “The Best Lawyers in America 2011.” “Best Lawyers” has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence, based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast more than 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers i...
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Online business services expanding in NV
CARSON CITY — Secretary of State Ross Miller said Monday his office has reached another major milestone in its goal to provide more convenient, streamlined online services for Nevada businesses. New companies can now file their Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization online at https://nvsos.gov/esoscorpnet/default.aspx?ruk=1. Upon successful completion of the online filing, companies will get immediate confirmation and a copy of ...
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Fred Boyd named interim RSCC CEO
The board of directors of the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce (RSCC) has announced that Reno business and community leader Fred Boyd has been hired to serve as interim CEO. Boyd began his tenure Nov. 29.
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Bart named to EDAWN board
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) has announced that Krys Bart, president and CEO of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority, has joined its board of trustees.
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Investment resolutions for the new year
The end of the year is the perfect time for planning ahead and Jamie Cooke, investment coach with MC2 Wealth Solutions, is offering a free seminar to assist with making educated plans for a positive financial future.
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Tahoe Hyatt offers 18 new hypo-allergenic guest rooms
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino has introduced 18 hypo-allergenic rooms.
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Wells Fargo awards Hispanic small businesses
Wells Fargo recently honored two northern Nevada businesses with a total of $15,000 and with Wells Fargo Nevada Hispanic Small Business Excellence awards.
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Stifel Nicolaus opens first NV office in Reno
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company Inc., a full-service brokerage and investment banking firm, has opened its first-ever Reno office and has signed a 10-year lease with Basin Street Properties to move into the ground floor of the building at 50 W. Liberty St.
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