Reflecting its new mission to connect Las Vegas to the world economically, the Nevada Development Authority announced its name change to the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance.
Members of the newly renamed organization said it is spearheading a new direction towards promoting southern Nevada as a place to attract business around the world.
"The LVGEA has a more in-depth goal of taking Las Vegas to a new level in terms of industry and business relocations and expansions to our region," said LVGEA CEO Tom Skancke. "Las Vegas is a global tourism destination, it is now time we become a global business destination so that we compete better in a global economy for long-term economic sustainability. This is the start of a new beginning and part of the great reset of Southern Nevada's economy."
Skancke, who was named to the CEO role last November, also announced the association's move to the InNEVation Center at 6795 Edmond Street.
The organization in the past has promoted the Silver State as a place to do business. In 2012, a TV advertising campaign featured testimonials from national business leaders who have relocated to Nevada.
For more information on the new LVGEA, you can call 702-791-0000.
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