The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) is a public-private partnership focused on developing businesses in southern Nevada in order to help the region thrive in a global economy. LVGEA's site provides information the benefits of doing business in Las Vegas, key industries in the area, and the process of starting a business.
The Nevada Department of Business and Industry website provides access to specific business divisions of the state, as well as useful information on business services, consumer assistance, homeowner help, and news about business in Nevada. Specifically, the site includes information on gaining access to capital, forming and licensing a business, and obtaining business insurance. A calendar of business events is also provided.
The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) provides the necessary information to do business in Nevada. The GOED site provides information on Nevada's key industries, its programs and resources, and information about Nevada's opportunities in international markets.
On the Nevada Secretary of State Business Center website, users can access various online services related to commercial recordings, service marks, trademarks, and the Uniform Commercial Code. The site houses several searchable databases of businesses and filings. There is also a licensing center section for all licensing related services. Resources are also available on the site, ranging from starting a business to obtaining a state business license.
The Nevada Small Business Development Centers (NSBDC) aims to help small businesses in Nevada. They offer counseling services for starting or expanding small businesses at low or no cost. Training workshops and seminars are also part of their services. A business blog is run by the NSBDC that focuses on small business issues.
The U.S. Export Assistance Centers of Nevada specialize in helping small to medium-sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided. The website provides links to the two main offices serving the state.
The University Center for Economic Development (UCED) at the University of Nevada, Reno is responsible for performing economic development research, and providing assistance and educational services. The UCED offers technical reports and analysis in economic/fiscal impact, industrial targeting, and socio-economic data for regions in Nevada.
Vegas Means Business is a website dedicated to increasing business between Nevada and other countries. The site contains basic information on why to do business with Las Vegas in particular, as well as contact information for experts in business and leisure sales, industry relations, and international sales. Meeting planning tools are also provided for those wishing to hold conventions and trade shows in the city.