The DVA Announces its Board of Directors for 21-22


The DVA Announces its Board of Directors for 21-22 The voting members of the Downtown Vegas Alliance has approved the organization’s new Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. We are excited to have these remarkable and diverse business professionals join our leadership team. These individuals bring tremendous leadership and industry experience as well as financial and governance expertise. Read More

The DVA is Thankful for Our Members


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


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


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!


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!


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


  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


  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


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