EDAWN is the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada


EDAWN is a private/public partnership committed to recruiting and expanding quality companies that have a positive economic impact on the quality of life in the Greater Reno-Sparks-Tahoe region.


A world-class economic development organization with strong local partnerships, regional respect and cooperation and a national reputation for innovation and creativity.

What Do We Do?

We help companies move or expand operations by providing the following services: 

  • In-depth research, statistics and regional business data based on standards as set forth by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC)
  • Industrial and office real estate searches and connections with the local brokerage community
  • Specialized reports in workforce availability, industry presence and more
  • Connectivity with local government representatives and business leaders
  • Troubleshooting regulatory issues and hindrances to business success
  • Representation at the state level for incentives, workforce training and other funding opportunities

Click here to view a list of our newly relocated and expanded companies for fiscal year 2013.


Meet the EDAWN team of professionals, here to assist you with your business development and site selection needs.

Join Us

Invest in economic development in the Greater Reno-Sparks-Tahoe region by investing in EDAWN.

National Rankings

Greater Reno-Sparks-Tahoe ranks high in business and in lifestyle. Discover what people are saying about our region on a national level.

Strategic Plan

As part of EDAWN's role in ReCharge Nevada's efforts to continue the region's economic diversification, EDAWN has submitted a Three-Year Economic Development Strategic Plan to the State.

Events and Calendar

Welcome new and expanding companies to the region, network with the business leaders of the community and learn about economic development in Greater Reno-Sparks-Tahoe.

Media Center

EDAWN's monthly community newsletter and other useful media resources.

Contact Us

Do you need assistance as you look to relocate or expand your company? Contact EDAWN today.


Pam Matteoni
Executive Assistant
(775) 829.3711 or matteoni@edawn.org

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