Reno to Racine: Is Southeastern Wisconsin the Next Reno, Nevada?

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Sponsors: 
Racine County
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Tesla, Google, Apple, Amazon... These are just a handful of manufacturing and technology companies that located to the Reno, Nevada region in the last five years. Due to this economic boom, Nevada is the #3 State for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth, with the Reno-Sparks region adding between 7,000 and 10,000 new jobs annually.

Amid the unprecedented economic growth and success, the region faces serious challenges in the areas of talent attraction and development, transportation, and housing. This community briefing and following conference is being held to facilitate networking, relationship building and information sharing between the Racine, Wisconsin and Reno, Nevada communities. 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Community Briefing: Is Southeastern Wisconsin the Next Reno, Nevada?
Mike Kazmierski
President and CEO, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - Reno to Racine: A Deeper Dive and Local Discussion
Bill Thomas
Assistant City Manager, City of Reno
 
Mike Kazmierski
President and CEO, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada
 
John Thurman
CEO, Nevadaworks
 
Jason Soto
Chief of Police, City of Reno
 
Zachary Kumler
CEO, Alpha Roster
 
Aaron West
CEO, Nevada Builders Alliance