The Metro Chamber proudly produces a variety of event experiences that provide our membership with opportunities to learn, network, and build a stronger business community!
Preview Las Vegas took place on Friday, Jan. 17 at the Wynn Las Vegas and brought over 1,400 attendees who were eager to hear about the upcoming economic trends in Las Vegas, new changes in transportation and how Las Vegas officially became a sports city. Experts explained that Las Vegas as a city is actively peaking in terms of economic success on both a regional and national level. The event kicked off with President and CEO of the Vegas Chamber, Mary Beth Sewald, joining the Vegas Golden Knights Drum Line before giving opening remarks. Jeremy Aguero of Applied Analysis vivaciously explained that Las Vegas is economically in a good place going into 2020. President of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor’s Authority Steve Hill announced to Nevada businesses that LVCVA will be changing their slogan, which will debut at The Grammys. Tina Quigley of Virgin Trains updated the crowd about the upcoming train that will connect Las Vegas with Victorville, CA. The event was capped with a “fireside” talk with National Football League Commissioner, Roger Goodell. Commissioner Goodell explained that Las Vegas will be a successful football city due to the support from the State of Nevada as well as Nevada businesses. He believes that there is potential for what Las Vegas can host for the NFL, starting with the NFL Draft in April 2020. Preview Las Vegas proved to be a successful event which kicked off what is shaping up to be a positive year for all of Las Vegas.
Photo Credit: Tom Donoghue/Donoghue Photography and Las Vegas Photo and Video
Nearly 600 of Nevada's leaders, policy makers, community stakeholders and business leaders gathered at the Palms Casino Resort to induct the Vegas Chamber 2020 Board of Trustees and hear from 2020 Chairman of the Board, Tom Burns, president of Cragin & Pike.
The Las Vegas Chamber is proud to produce the annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA), exclusively sponsored by Nevada State Bank. Each year, hundreds of business community members come together to celebrate these special businesses.
This year, the Chamber and Nevada State Bank provided an Emmy Awards-style show where all nominees were recognized, finalists were honored, and one winner in each category was revealed at the annual BEA event in October. Alex Backus, Good Day anchor on 8 News Now, emceed the event, energizing the room and adding to the feel of an authentic awards program.
2019 #BizExcellenceAwards Winners:
Game Changer: Fingerprinting Express
Global Benefactor: Healthy Nevada Project/Renown Institute for Health Innovation
Legendary Leader: Comprehensive Cancer Centers
Magical Team: DISCOVERY Children’s Museum
For the fourth quarter Customer Service Excellence event, we took to the race track at Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix! Congratulations to all of the honorees, and the 5 Star Award winner, Keith Camden, from The Orleans Hotel and Casino!
President's Club members gathered to celebrate Vegas Chamber President & CEO, Mary Beth Sewald, at her Infinity Business Magazine cover party at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at Town Square. Mary Beth and Gina Bongiovi, Vegas Chamber Trustee, were both honored with the Top 5 Women Business Professionals You Should Know awards, and are highlighted in the 2019 Summer Issue here. Special thanks to Josh Line, owner and photographer at Josh Line Photography, for capturing the many fun moments at this President's Club event.
This Focus Las Vegas event explored the results of the 2019 Legislature and how they applied to businesses and education in Southern Nevada. Chamber and community leaders shared the impacts of passed legislation, as well as the progress made on issues important to our region.
WeWork hosted an evening of engagement with for our President's Club members in their brand new location at Two Summerlin.
Morning Mingle, hosted by Driven and sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank, was designed to maximize our Metro Chamber network in a modern way. We kicked off our summer by leading our attendees in a LinkedIn "nearby" networking power-hour!
The Executive Women’s Council is a network of female leaders with the skills, insight, and passion to enhance Southern Nevada’s business community. Its mission is to inspire women to positively influence the region’s business, government and non-profit sectors while elevating their careers through training, mentoring and relationship-building.
The first quarterly luncheon, “Women in Media,” included a power panel comprised of media professionals and will be moderated by Las Vegas Chamber President and CEO Mary Beth Sewald. The panelists included Lisa Howfield - KLAS 8 News Now, Vice President and General Manager, Sherry Swensk - KLAS 8 News Now, Weather Anchor, Carri Geer Thevenot -Las Vegas Review-Journal, Metro Editor, and Natalia Hernandez - Entercom Radio, PSA Director.
We kicked off the first quarter Customer Service Excellence awards on ice at the City National Arena, home of the Vegas Golden Knights! During the event we welcomed 300 attendees to honor the ladies and gentlemen who go above and beyond the call of duty each day to give outstanding customer service. Congratulations to them all and the 5 Star Award winner Adriana Perez!
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