Economic Outlook Conference to Focus on Condition of Economy in Southern Nevada, U.S.

May. 7, 2015


Stephen P. A. Brown, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research in the UNLV Lee Business School, will present the center’s economic outlook for the nation. Ryan Kennelly, economic analyst at CBER, will give the center’s economic outlook for Nevada and Southern Nevada. Topics will include gaming, tourism, employment, housing and construction.

Constant Tra, associate director of CBER, will give the center’s long-term economic outlook for Southern Nevada. Robert E. Lang, director of Brookings Mountain West, will discuss opportunities and obstacles for Southern Nevada's long-term growth.


8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 25

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.


The Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center

3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Las Vegas, NV 89109


Until June 17, the registration fee is $80 per person and $75 for two or more people from the same organization. After June 17, the fee increases to $100 per person. Registration fee includes continental breakfast and a CD of the presentations.

Registration is available on the CBER website. For additional information, contact Peggy Jackman at (702) 895-3191 or


Media are welcome to attend and must register for a credential by contacting Karyn S. Hollingsworth at (702) 895-3904 or