Southern Nevada Business Community Resource Websites

This website outlines useful resources and services available to the Southern Nevada Business Community.

Business Start Up, Growth, And Relocation

Las Vegas City Website-Business Portal
Resources include licensing and relocation information as well as city business statistics.

Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Business services and resources on writing a business plan, getting licensed and finding a location.

Nevada Department of Business & Industry 
Links to information on starting a business including licensing and agencies promoting small business development.   
A portal connecting to local agencies with information on living and doing business in Nevada.

Nevada Small Business Development Center  
Statewide organization promoting business development and growth offering services including counseling, training and specialized research through their Bureau of Business & Economic Research.

Nevada Commission on Economic Development 
Resources on business incorporation, relocation, start up, regulation and Nevada Funding Sources.

UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research
Research and analysis services, on the economy and businesses of Nevada, provided at low cost on a contract basis.

UNLV Libraries’ Small Business Information Gateway
A webpage linking to research resources compiled by the UNLV Libraries provides information related to various areas of small business including market research, business planning, management, and financing.

UNLV Libraries’ Gateway to Government Information
A web page linking to government information resources of federal and local statistics and data.

Business Consulting Services

Nevada Industry Excellence
Business and technical consulting services for the industrial community for free or very low cost.

SCORE Southern Nevada Chapter
Free consulting and training for existing small businesses and start up entrepreneurs.

Nevada Small Business Development Center  
Statewide resource promoting business development
offering free consulting and training.

Local Statistics And Demographics

Las Vegas Perspective (annual publication available at UNLV Lied Library Research & Information Desk)
Definitive source of business, demographic and economic information about Las Vegas and Clark County.

City Statistics
Las Vegas statistics including demographic data from the census and the Las Vegas Community Profile.

Nevada State Data Center (choose State Data Center from menu on left)
Census data and other local statistical sources from Nevada State Library & Archives.

American FactFinder
Census data sets, from US Census Bureau, including
community demographics, Economic Census data and County Business Patterns.

Gaming & Tourism

UNLV Center for Gaming Research
Center for scholarly analysis of gaming issues located in UNLV Special
Collections at Lied Library.

UNLV International Gaming Institute
A non-profit academic and research institution offering information and programs for the gaming industry.

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
Statistics and facts on Las Vegas visitors, hotel occupancy trends and community visitors.

Financial Institutions & Real Estate

Nevada Financial Institutions Division
Licensing information, forms and legislative information.

Nevada Real Estate Division
Licensing information, forms and legislative information.

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