Event Recap: 2018 Annual Awards Dinner

Event celebrated the year's achievements in leadership, innovation, partnership and job creation in Las Vegas

View the live-stream of the event: here

View the awards videos here: here

The biggest night in economic development took place on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Aria Resort & Casino as more than 650 business and community leaders came together for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s (LVGEA2018 Annual Awards Dinner.

The event reflected on the year’s accomplishments and recognized those who made an impact in economic development through the LVGEA’s core values: leadership, innovation, partnership and jobs.

The night’s honorees included Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s (LVCVA) new CEO and president Steve Hill, who received the 2018 Leadership Award for his work in bringing new companies to Nevada, creating thousands of jobs and bolstering the state’s economy–especially during his time as executive director at the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

Below is the list of winners honored during the Annual Awards Dinner. View this link to read full descriptions and bios.

  • Leadership Award Honoree: LVCVA CEO and President Steve Hill
  • Innovation Award Winner: Aristocrat Technologies
  • Job Creation Award Winner: Scientific Games
  • Partnership Award Winner: Council of Chambers

To view a recorded version of the event, visit LVGEA’s Facebook page (facebook.com/lvgea).

Learn more about the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner at lvgeaawards.com.

About Las Vegas Global Economic AllianceThe Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) is a public-private partnership dedicated to growing the economy in Southern Nevada through connectivity, community development, and strong business recruitment, retention and outreach. As Southern Nevada’s regional development authority, the LVGEA’s vision is to help residents thrive in a global economy by fostering a more prosperous, diverse and connected regional economy. To learn more, visit lvgea.org.


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