Latest Presentations and Videos
EDAWN’s State of the Economy in Northern Nevada & 40th Anniversary Celebration
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) held its annual State of the Economy in Northern Nevada address & 40th Anniversary Celebration on January 26, 2023, that focused on the region’s growth over the past year, an overview of new companies, job growth, and changes and challenges to expect in the coming years. View/Download the Presentations
EDAWN’s Mid-Year Update & Arts/Business Collaboration Luncheon
Transforming the community through the partnership of arts and business was the focus of EDAWN’s Mid-Year Economic Update & Arts/Business Collaboration Luncheon held September 23, 2021. This event provided an economic update of EDAWN’s business development successes over the past 18 months, a retrospective look of the pandemic, and how it has impacted our community and our economy.
The important role of a thriving arts and culture community plays in EDAWN’s regional diversification efforts was also highlighted along with the impact arts and creativity have on our economy, health and well-being, placemaking in communities, and education. To emphasize the importance of arts and business alliances, EDAWN featured a new video showcasing the many unique collaboration efforts of the local arts and business community.
Tech Companies StemExpress and PayCertify Make the Move to the Reno-Sparks Region
More and more technology-driven companies are relocating to the Reno-Sparks region. Here, at EDAWN’s Press Conference held March 31st, 2021, two biotech & fintech companies announce their move to Northern Nevada. StemExpress and PayCertify are expected to create more than 200 combined biotech and fintech jobs over the next several years. The location of these fast-growing companies in Reno is a testimony to the advantages of conducting business in Northern Nevada and the region’s expanding tech ecosystem.
Tech is Growing in Nevada
Technology companies in Northern Nevada like Sierra Nevada Corporation, Tesla, and Alchemy are making their mark across industries and changing the world as we know it today. Being a part of this change, embracing new and exciting career opportunities in the tech field is attracting talent vital to the success of these companies.