Presentation on theme: "Business Development and IT"— Presentation transcript:
1 Business Development and IT EUD Strategic Planning Jan. 2014Photo by: Teri BrunnmeierBusiness Development and ITBill Arent, DirectorCity of Las Vegas Economic & Urban DevelopmentSIM Las Vegas, August 21, 2014
2 EUD Strategic Planning Jan. 2014 Current Labor MarketWhere are we today?
4 City ED Strategy – 9 Goals EUD Strategic Planning Jan. 2014City ED Strategy – 9 GoalsStrengthen & expand LV Medical DistrictSupport long-term success of Downtown ProjectPursue new development / re-development opportunitiesEngage in comprehensive business recruitment & prospect mgt.Market / Promote CLV for new investment & employmentTarget SBIR/STTR recipient companiesUtilize new incentive tools to encourage Dev./Re-Dev.Expand the Cities’ BRE programEnhance the quality of place in Las Vegas
5 CLV Targeted Industries EUD Strategic Planning Jan. 2014CLV Targeted IndustriesBusiness IT EcosystemsSecurity, EnvironmentalDigital Media3D Printing, Software, E-CommerceFinancial ServicesIndustrial Banking, InternationalHealth & Medical ServicesAcademic, R&D, TourismSBIR / STTR Award RecipientsPhase I, II, and IIITourism, Gaming, EntertainmentNew Growth and ExpansionIndustrial ManufacturingEmphasis:Start-ups / EntrepreneursTargeted IndustriesHigher WagePositive Employment GrowthExisting Expansion OpportunitiesNew or Expanded Opportunities:UAV / UAS SystemsFilm Industry ProgramLVGEA Focus:Aerospace, Defense, and UAVsBusiness & IT EcosystemsClean TechnologiesGlobal Finance, Banking, and Business ServicesHealthcare & Life SciencesLogistics, Manufacturing, & AssemblyTourism, Gaming, & ConventionsGOED Focus:Aerospace & DefenseAgricultureEnergyHealthcareITLogistics & OperationsManufacturingMiningTourism & Gaming
6 EUD Strategic Planning Jan. 2014 Moving ForwardWhere are we going?
7 Local vs. National Jobs Market A look at location quotients
17 Takeaway: What Las Vegas Needs to ask itself EUD Strategic Planning Jan. 2014Takeaway: What Las Vegas Needs to ask itselfWhat kind of community do we aspire to be?Where is the national economy headed?Where is our current economy headed – if we maintain status quo effort?How do we not get left behind?How do we champion a “skate to the puck” mentality for technical training and higher education?
18 Business Development and IT EUD Strategic Planning Jan. 2014Photo by: Teri BrunnmeierBusiness Development and ITBill Arent, DirectorCity of Las Vegas Economic & Urban DevelopmentSIM Las Vegas, August 21, 2014