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Project Vesto announces Thurs. finalists in business competition


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WHO: Project Vesto and the Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization

WHAT: The finalists for the $100,000 business plan will be announced during a live simulcast event Thursday March 14, 2013 in both Reno and Las Vegas.


Reno: The City of Reno is located at: 1 E 1st St, Reno, NV

Las Vegas: Rob Roy’s InNEVation Center powered by Switch is located at: 6795 Edmond St, Las Vegas, NV

The Reno announcement ceremony will take place inside Reno City Hall hosted by Vesto Program Manager Daniel Herr with the honors announced by Reno City Council Chair Hillary Schieve. Las Vegas Event Host will be the InNEVation Center General Manger Richard Ethington.

WHEN: Each announcement event will begin at 5:00 pm. After opening remarks from the Project Vesto organizers, the finalists will be announced in a back-to-back fashion, switching between Reno and Las Vegas.

The two ceremonies will be broadcast live for all attendees to witness, in order to create unity throughout the state. The finalist announcement will be followed by closing remarks, at which time the ceremony will finish at an estimated 6:00 pm.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: The event is open to public and all 232 participating teams were invited to attend. RSVP to attend either event at http://vesto.wufoo.com/forms/finalist-announcement-rsvp. A full list of finalists will be sent immediately following the unveiling and voting details announced at a later date.

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