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UNLV Economic Outlook Conference Dec. 16 to focus on State of U.S. Economy, Southern Nevada

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UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research bi-annual conference to address economic opportunities and obstacles to growth.
Business & Community  |  Dec 5, 2013  |  By Afsha Bawany
Media Contact: Afsha Bawany, UNLV Office of Media Relations, (702) 895-5515


Stephen Brown, director of UNLV's Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) will provide an update on Southern Nevada's economic conditions and a forecast for next year. Among the topics to be addressed include the tourism, gaming, employment, construction, and housing sectors.


8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 16


M Resort Spa & Casino, Milan Ballroom

12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Henderson, NV 89044


Bruce Spotleson, director of corporate partnerships at Vegas PBS, is the master of ceremony. Brent Hathaway, dean of the UNLV Lee Business School, will provide opening remarks.

The conference includes a panel discussion on the obstacles and opportunities for economic growth and will feature the following speakers:

  • Glenn Christenson from Velstand Investments, LLC
  • Terrence M. Clauretie, UNLV Professor Emeritus of Real Estate
  • Stephen Miller, UNLV economics professor
  • Mary Riddel, professor and chair of the UNLV Lee Business School economics department

Until Dec. 9, the registration fee is $80 per person and $75 for two or more people from the same organization. After Dec. 9, the fee increases to $100 per person. Registration includes continental breakfast and a copy of the presentation. Registration information and an agenda can be found on CBER's website.


Media are welcome to attend and must register for a credential by contacting Afsha Bawany.