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The DVA is Thankful for Our Members

11/24/20

From the Executive Director, Carolyn Wheeler… As the Thanksgiving Holiday approaches, we are reminded of the things that mean the most to us – our family and friends, and our colleagues and community. This year, however, has given us the time to stop and take inventory of how important small gestures of everyday life can be. In the past, we Read More

The DVA Salutes Our Veterans

11/11/20

Veterans Day is an important time to honor those who served to defend our nation.  It is a time to pay tribute to generations who showed their strength and commitment to the Constitution of the United States during times of conflict and of peace. We thank them for their bravery and sacrifice. “It is well for us to pause, to acknowledge Read More

Open Enrollment – What You Need To Know

10/30/20

The Downtown Vegas Alliance and Friday Health Plans debunk health insurance myths including affordability and new options for insuring yourself and your employees on this recording of the webinar held this week. Health insurance is more important than ever to individuals and companies during the COVID19 Pandemic. With Open Enrollment right around the corner (November 1 – January 15) now is Read More

Downtown is Waiting for You!

10/06/20

Downtown is waiting for you! Downtown Las Vegas has been hit especially hard due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve seen a drop in out-of-town visitors which has affected not only the casinos but also the surrounding retail, dining and entertainment businesses. That’s why the Downtown Vegas Alliance is excited to create our new PLAYcation campaign with our members in mind. Read More

Vote for Downtown in the Best of Las Vegas!

9/09/20

September is here and the Labor Day Weekend signals that fall is upon us and the push to the end of the year has begun in full force. The last eight months have been challenging for the downtown business community.  The Downtown Vegas Alliance has worked hard to bring our members together to share their unique expertise to support each Read More

Please Provide Feedback for the Urban District Consumer Survey

8/07/20

  The Downtown Vegas Alliance is partnering with the International Downtown Association to conduct a survey to understand how businesses and the community feel about reopening and the impact that the pandemic has had on their behavior. This study will give us important insight on trends in Las Vegas and how we compare nationwide in terms of consumer attitudes. In addition, Read More

ICYMI: Recording Available for Cleveland Clinic Webinar

8/07/20

  Cleveland Clinic has gathered resources from their health experts and the CDC to help businesses develop and implement a plan to help employees return to work, safely and confidently, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Amanda Hagen, M.D., Prakash Chandrasekaran, Ph.D, and Erick Vidmar from the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and Las Vegas shared some of these updated protocols and tips with the Read More

Webinar Recording Available Questions Answered about PPP Loan Forgiveness

7/20/20

The DVA, in partnership with the Nevada Business Information Network, hosted a webinar featuring Saul Ramos, Nevada Deputy District Director for the SBA, to share information about what businesses need to submit when applying for loan forgiveness. Click here for the webinar recording The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Read More

Webinar Recording – Questions Answered CLV Housing Assistance Program

7/10/20

The Downtown Vegas Alliance, in partnership with the Nevada Business Information Network, hosted a webinar featuring Adrienne Allen, Homie Broker, Las Vegas Councilman Brian Knudsen, Arcelia Barajas, Deputy Director of Community Services, and Melanie Riley and Stephany Coaley, Grant Program Coordinators, to provide residents with information about the city’s Housing Assistance Program.   They highlighted details of the program, eligibility Read More

July Message from the DVA Executive Director, Carolyn Wheeler

7/01/20

July signals the second half of the year and a time to check in on business plans and mid-year reviews to see how you are progressing towards your goals for the year.  However, 2020 has been like no other, and the closures, restrictions and requirements have thrown a wrench in so many of our plans. With the recent announcement by Read More