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SBA’s Disaster Assistance

SBA’s Disaster Assistance

3/21/20

SBA’s Disaster Assistance has been made available to Nevada Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). To help businesses, the LVGEA is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, March 24th at 2:00 PM PST with Corey Williams, PIO with U.S. Small Business Administration. There will be a presentation and Q&A regarding SBA’s Disaster Assistance. This is the time to have Read More

COVID-19 Resources Update Mar. 18

COVID-19 Resources Update Mar. 18

3/18/20

Last night Governor Sisolak announced the closure of nonessential businesses for 30 days across the State and is directing all Nevadans to stay home in an attempt to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Per Governor Sisolak “Only essential services should remain open, such as fire, police, transit, & health care services, in addition to businesses that provide food, Read More

SBA and Access to Economic Injury Loans

SBA and Access to Economic Injury Loans

3/18/20

On Tuesday, Joseph Amato, District Director for the US Small Business Administration (SBA) shared important information about access to Economic Injury loans through the SBA as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. This morning the SBC declared a state of emergency for Nevada which allows for the immediate acceptance of SBA disaster loan applications for Economic Injury. These applications will be processed Read More

Important Resources: COVID-19

Important Resources: COVID-19

3/16/20

The Downtown Vegas Alliance is closely monitoring state and local agencies as the situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is rapidly evolving. On Thursday evening, Governor Steve Sisolak declared a state of emergency and last night announced the closure of K-12 schools through April 6th, at a minimum. Many of the Las Vegas Strip casinos, including the Wynn and MGM, have Read More

3/05/20

I have been working very hard with the Board of Directors to continue to build upon the principles that Downtown Vegas Alliance’s founders set forth when they created this organization in 2008 – to create a vibrant and thriving downtown business community. Throughout the last few months we have had  very productive conversations about how we might better define the Read More

DVA Drives Purpose

2/15/20

Valentine’s day is coming up and love is in the air. I have had an amazing time learning more and more about how the Downtown Vegas Alliance is partnering with each and every one of our members, and I can truly say that “I love what I do!” When an employee says “I love my job” it means that their Read More

Downtown community goes above and beyond to help each other.

Downtown community goes above and beyond to help each other.

1/16/20

A message from Carolyn Wheeler Over the past few weeks, I have had the privilege to work with our members and the community to provide hope to the survivors of the devastating Alpine Motel Apartments fire, the deadliest blaze in city of Las Vegas history.  This fire impacted 68 people in our community who lost everything in the fire; their clothes, Read More

DVA ANNOUNCES CAROLYN WHEELER AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

DVA ANNOUNCES CAROLYN WHEELER AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

12/16/19

The board of directors of the Downtown Vegas Alliance (The Alliance), a member-driven nonprofit organization committed to creating an attractive, vibrant, diverse and sustainable Downtown Las Vegas, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carolyn Wheeler as executive director. Wheeler comes to the role with an extensive leadership background in strategic planning, marketing, communications, non-profit leadership, corporate social responsibility and Read More

DVA is Excited to Share News of the IIC @ Vegas Opening

DVA is Excited to Share News of the IIC @ Vegas Opening

10/03/19

The International Innovation Center @ Vegas (IIC@Vegas), an 11,000-square-foot center for established and emerging tech companies developing smart technologies that align with city priorities, opened on September 25th.  These priorities include, but are not limited to workforce development, smart technology, at-risk populations, neighborhood development and public safety.  This co-working space is located in downtown Las Vegas and is a location Read More

DVA Member Profile – Cynthia (Cindy) Dreibelbis – May 2019

DVA Member Profile – Cynthia (Cindy) Dreibelbis – May 2019

5/02/19

Cindy Dreibelbis, Business Development & Community Impact Regional Director at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, answers questions about enjoying the many amenities of downtown Las Vegas – through work and play. As a long-time Las Vegas resident, you’ve undoubtedly seen many changes downtown. What change do you find to be most exciting? As a native Las Vegan, the most exciting Read More