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Policy Committees

The Vegas Chamber established Policy Committees exclusively for Chamber members and their employees to engage in conversations on topics and issues relevant and impactful to our community. Policy Committees give members an opportunity to participate in dialogue with industry and community leaders, subject matter and policy experts, and others on Southern Nevada’s most pressing issues.

All policy committees are open exclusively to Chamber members and their employees.

For the most up-to-date meeting information, check the Chamber’s Events Calendar. For more information on joining a committee, contact Dylan Keith at 702.833.0081 or dkeith@vegaschamber.com.


Economic Development Policy Committee

The Economic Development Policy Committee is designed to support, foster, and advance development and redevelopment projects in Southern Nevada. This group focuses on the current economic development needs and plans for emerging economic and social demands to assert Southern Nevada’s position as a prime destination for business.


Education & Workforce Development Policy Committee

The Education & Workforce Development Policy Committee is committed to supporting the development of a skilled workforce needed for regional economic growth and expansion. This committee engages in primary, secondary and higher education issues focusing on quality schools, and closing achievement gaps. The group also examines trends, policies, and areas of interest in the workplace to ensure citizens are trained for the jobs of the future.


Federal Affairs Policy Committee

The Federal Affairs Policy Committee maintains a robust presence on federal issues by engaging on strategic priorities that are designed to stimulate Southern Nevada’s economy. This is done by engaging with a variety of federal policy makers, stakeholders and think-tanks in Washington, D.C. This committee works to educate members with Nevada’s Congressional delegation on major strategic federal policy issues that impact global competitiveness and the ability for businesses to create and retain jobs.


Gaming & Tourism Policy Committee

The Gaming & Tourism Policy Committee recognizes the importance of tourism and gaming as an essential element of the economic development and prosperity in Southern Nevada. The committee analyzes and supports policies that strengthen Las Vegas’s place as the top destination for gaming, tourism, conventions, entertainment, sports, and business.


Healthcare & insurance Policy Committee

The Healthcare & Insurance Policy Committee concentrates its effort on the quality and consistency of healthcare and insurance services as an important tenet to the overall well-being and future growth of Southern Nevada. The committee acknowledges the changing landscape of the healthcare industry and therefore identifies opportunity for growth to help diversify Nevada’s workforce. This committee is charged with informing and educating both employers and employees to promote statewide access to high quality health care.


Legal & Financial Services Policy Committee

The Legal & Financial Services Policy Committee focuses on legal reform measures and a strong financial service industry as the cornerstone to improving Nevada’s competitiveness in the marketplace. This committee works to ensure members are educated on Nevada’s legal system for settling disputes, tort reform and business-friendly litigation. The committee also works with the financial services industry to develop innovative practices in the marketplace. Both services work hand in hand so businesses can open, expand, and thrive.


Local Government Policy Committee

The Local Government Policy Committee analyzes proposed government activities and ordinances to examine their impact on business. The committee focuses on building strong relationships with government officials and community stakeholders to ensure that the Southern Nevada business community has a seat at the table when business policy issues arise.


Transportation, Infrastructure & Construction Policy Committee

The Transportation, Infrastructure & Construction Policy Committee is committed to improving the condition and performance of infrastructure for regional, national and global competitiveness. This committee promotes and supports understanding, development, funding and implementation of infrastructure projects in Southern Nevada. The group examines statewide policies related to transportation, infrastructure and construction, in addition to commercial and residential construction.


Water, Energy, Public Lands & Natural Resources Policy Committee

The Water, Energy, Public Lands & Natural Resources Policy Committee’s objective is to educate members on environmental policies that are unique to Southern Nevada’s needs. The committee is devoted to investing energy into research, education, commercialization, and policies. The group promotes a vibrant and growing economy while maintaining and managing the region’s natural resources.


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