WILD HORSES COULDN’T DRAG US AWAY
Wild horses are common place in Northern Nevada, especially out in the industrial area of the Tahoe-Reno Industry Center (TRIC).
Paul Enos, CEO Nevada Trucking Association, recently captured them in suburban South Reno. Click on the picture above for a short video.
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Nevada has deep Native American roots which are still visible today. Lake Tahoe derived its name from the Washoe tribe word for “big water, and Fallon, NV is home to all Indian rodeo each July.
Even before Tesla picked Reno as the location for their battery giga-plant, Northern Nevada was already a rising star. With a 20-year decline in gambling and tourism, coupled with a hard economic downturn, the area’s leaders began to focus on “high-tech manufacturing, transportation and e-commerce.” Northern Nevada successfully rebranded itself as an educated market, a gateway to California, tech savvy, a logistics hub and business friendly.
Their vision was clear, and they are succeeding. To read more, click here.
Northern Nevada is adding to its e-commerce foothold by courting high tech companies. Not far from the casinos, Reno has a new Startup Row featuring high tech companies and the Reno Collective which offers shared workspaces to foster creativity and entrepreneurialism
Northern Nevada has many advantages including its proximity to Silicon Valley, ease of transportation to the Western US, no income or inventory taxes, plenty of land and an eager workforce.
The Nevada Trucking Association (NTA) is hosting a luncheon featuring Port of Oakland Executive Director, Chris Lytle and Maritime Director, John Driscoll who will discuss the opportunities and benefits the port provides to Northern Nevada. It is a great opportunity for those based in the Northern Nevada as well as those based in the Bay Area to see and hear what is going on in this important market.
The luncheon will be held at 11:30am on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at NTA 8745 Technology, Reno, NV.
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Two executives from the Port of Oakland, Chris Lytle, Executive Director, and John Driscoll, Director of Maritime, will be in Reno to address the opportunities and benefits the port provides to the Northern Nevada as well as the challenges being faced and addressed by the port.
We will follow up with more details, and we look forward to seeing you there.