Gaming, and Entertainment is a core industry in Nevada - a dominant
employer, exporter, and anchor industry for other sectors. Nevada has a
strong brand in this industry, offers highly competitive infrastructure
assets, and has strong human resources and innovation capacity.
Nevada's arts, cultural, and entertainment environment is rich and
diverse. Nevada offers a variety of entertainment, from
world-class hotels and casinos, shopping, golf, and restaurants, to the
18 ski resorts and boating at Lake Tahoe.
GWIB Tourism, Gaming & Entertainment Sector Council
Strategic Plan 2013
There's the fishing, hiking and camping of Great Basin National Park,
the rock climbing of Red Rock Canyon National Recreation Area and the
snow-capped Ruby Mountains of Northeastern Nevada - all with more than
300 days of sunshine annually.
Vegas, Reno and Tahoe host the big names in entertainment, as well as
some of the well known annual events such as Hot August Nights, the
Balloon Races, the Best in the West Rib Cook-off, the Reno Air Races,
etc., that are drawing thousands of visitors all around the world.
its leadership, Nevada is the ideal platform for the study of
hospitality. Through different educational programs, which include hotel
administration; culinary arts and beverage management; service, lodging
and resort management; recreation; professional golf management;
meetings and events management; and sports and leisure services, the
state is focusing on leveraging its intellectual capital to create
higher-skill and higher-paying jobs and
open up new opportunities for industry.
mission of the
GWIB Tourism, Gaming, and Entertainment Sector Council
is to identify workforce needs and develop
initiatives to educate its workforce in support of the economic
development goals of the state.