News release submitted on behalf of NNDA:
CARSON CITY — Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA) announces the State of the Economy business resource reception to be held on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Carson Nugget, 507 North Carson Street, Carson City.
This is a rare opportunity to find out where the State’s economy is headed and what Nevada’s team of economic developers are doing to restore prosperity to the region. Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki will share the successes of the state’s economic development efforts in recent months within the Sierra Region. He will emphasize Nevada’s ongoing strengths while also highlighting the resources Nevada has available to businesses.
“Anyone seeking business assistance is encouraged to attend to meet with the agencies and organizations that will be present to assist businesses grow and prosper,” said Lt. Governor Krolicki. “Bring your questions and your challenges and let us help you.”
Michael Skaggs, executive director of the Nevada Commission on Economic Development, and Rob Hooper, executive director of the NNDA, will also share their strategies and goals for the Sierra Region. Uncover the why Nevada is again luring companies not only from California but from states like Washington, Oregon and others, and discover the new direction and exciting efforts underway in keeping Nevada’s economy strong.
“Anyone seeking business assistance is encouraged to attend to meet with the agencies and organizations that will be present to assist businesses grow and prosper.”
While identifying successes, the program will bring together, in a one-stop-shop networking atmosphere, the key resource providers who will share their expertise and explain their programs and services on a one-on-one basis. “A similar reception was held in March which brought together more than 50 area business owners and managers who connected with 15 resource providers,” Hooper explained. “Each person received one-on-one, face-to-face time to ask questions, get answers and learn more about these great resource organizations; and in most cases, these critical services are on a no-cost basis,” he reported.
Attendees will discover the many business services that are offered, lending options available, government bidding opportunities and other related programs. Resource providers from organizations such as NSBDC (Nevada Small Business Development Center at UNR), MAP (Management Assistance Partnership), NMI (Nevada Microenterprise Initiative), NSDC (Nevada State Development Corporation), POP (Procurement Outreach Program), SBA (US Small Business Administration), TMCC (Truckee Meadows Community College), and many more will be on hand.
This special event is open to the public free of charge. A courtesy RSVP is requested by calling 775-883-4413, emailing [email protected] or online at www.nnda.org Events. Light refreshments are sponsored by the Carson Nugget. No host bar available.
NNDA is the state’s regional economic development authority whose service area includes Carson City, Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties. NNDA has three primary responsibilities: recruitment, retention, and expansion, focusing on creating jobs. NDNA is a facilitator, partnering with local resources to help companies interested in relocating to and expanding in the Sierra Region. For more information on how NNDA can assist your company, call (775) 883-4413 or visit www.nnda.org.
NNDA’s mission is to facilitate the recruitment of new business and industry and the retention and expansion of existing businesses. NNDA’s vision is to secure an abundant and sustainable economy for Nevada where all residents have the opportunity to grow in prosperity and realize their financial goals.