Investor Update

EDAWN would like to thank all of our investors for their continued support this fiscal year.

We cannot be successful at attracting, retaining and growing companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area without you!

Thank you to the following new EDAWN investors:

If your company is not currently an investor with EDAWN and you are interested in becoming involved, please  click here to download an investor packet or contact Sheila Imsdahl  or call 775.829.3704.

Partner Updates

Sparks Fire Department requests feedback! 
Sparks Fire Marshal Bob King is asking for feedback regarding their request to adjust fees for certain fire and life safety inspection, re-inspection, fire suppression, and fire prevention services. Feedback will be incorporated into the Business Impact Statement required by law. Per the Fire Marshal, fees for fire prevention inspection services have not been adjusted in over fifteen years. The fee proposal will be going forward for Council review on August 14th. Contact Mr. King or call 775.353.2261 to give your direct feedback. Here is the proposed fee schedule.

The Stat Pack is a monthly business e-report, co-authored by Mike PeQueen of HighTower Las Vegas and John Restrepo of RCG Economics, with input from Brian Bonnefant of UNR. 

It combines important metrics relevant to business decision makers and financial commentary on current issues facing the Nevada economy. The Stat Pack features data and dialogue about the Southern and Northern Nevada economies.  Here is last Friday’s Fact Pack!

The Nevada Economy in Brief…

 provides a wealth of Nevada workforce and economic information and is published monthly by the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation / Research (DETR) and Analysis Bureau. For questions, please contact Ken Pierson at DETR.

The economic pulse is an economic update provided by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED). 

Major Investor Of The Week

Grant Thornton LLP –

The people in the independent firms of Grant Thornton International Ltd. provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients in more than 100 countries. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the six global audit, tax and advisory organizations. Grant Thornton International Ltd and its member firms are not a worldwide partnership, as each member firm is a separate and distinct legal entity.

“Save the Date” – Mark your calendars for the EDAWN Arts & Business Luncheon and Awards, scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Eldorado/Convention Center.  

Nominations Closing July 31, 2017 for EDAWN’s Arts & Business Awards! Nominate today! Category descriptions, nomination criteria, and the nomination forms can be located on the EDAWN website here.
Title Sponsor:
“Reminder: The Sixth Annual EDAWN Existing Industry Awards will be held on Tuesday,  October 24, 2017, at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa”. 
Don’t forget to nominate a primary company! Go here to nominate on the EDAWN website here.
 For more information, please contact Sheila Imsdahl or call 775.829.3704.
For a list of additional 2017 EDAWN entrepreneurial events, please visit Startup Digest Reno. For more information, please contact Shyla Pheasant

 or call 775.829.3702.