Each year, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce celebrates the diversity, creativity and ingenuity of the southern Nevada business community at the Business Excellence Awards luncheon. Nevada State Bank is proud to be the exclusive sponsor of this prestigious event.  This year, the Chamber recognized 23 businesses that have made an impact in their respective industries and in the community as a whole.

Game Changers

  • MAKERMONSTER Studios develops mobile apps and tools used in medicine, travel, and psychology.
  • Elite Interactive Solutions provides proactive security solutions that help protect businesses, schools, housing communities, and other organizations.
  • Les Olson Company is Sharp Electronics’ largest independently owned copier dealer in the U.S.
  • The RED, Ltd. is a real estate development, commercial real estate consulting, and civil engineering company.
  • NVESP – Green Alliance is a non-profit dedicated to fostering, promoting, and maintaining programs and initiatives that advance environmental sustainability.

Global Benefactors

  • Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix regularly hosts fundraisers at its go-kart track that benefit community organizations, and provides paid internships for local youth.
  • Allegiant has partnered with Make-a-Wish since 2012 and has flown more than 1,000 “wish kids” and their families to their dream destinations at no cost.
  • Guardian Elite Medical Services’ EMTs and paramedics provide medical coverage for events, and help provide healthcare and resources to the homeless population.
  • SilverSummit Healthplan provides healthcare options throughout the state, and partners with local non-profits that make a difference in the community.
  • Las Vegas Rescue Mission helps people struggling with hunger, homelessness, substance abuse and addiction by providing meals, emergency shelter, and training programs.

Legendary Leaders

  • AMR/Medic West provides emergency and non-emergency medical transport services, responding to a call every 5.17 minutes, 365 days a year.
  • Blind Center of Nevada helps blind and visually impaired people reach their potential with a full range of programs and services.
  • Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, Nevada’s largest acute care facility and Level II Trauma Center, played a key role in assisting victims of the Oct. 1 shooting last year.
  • Helping Hands of Vegas Valley’s mission is to ensure that seniors in southern Nevada have the resources they need to live independently, including food and transportation. 
  • Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest, oldest, and only non-profit hospice in Nevada, has fulfilled its mission of providing caring end-of-life services for more than 40 years. 
  • The Lovaas Center for Behavior Intervention provides customized programming for children with autism and helps support teachers who have students on the autism spectrum.
  • Andson, Inc. is a non-profit dedicated to financial literacy, providing hands-on programs to elementary students and encouraging them to start savings accounts.

Magical Teams

  • The Firm Public Relations & Marketing has won numerous PR industry awards over the last 25 years for its creativity and for the results it achieves for its clients.
  • TWI Group, Inc. is the official transit company for more than 100 trade shows and exhibitions, using its expertise in trade show shipping and exhibition logistics.
  • Boxabl is an innovative company whose goal is to provide affordable housing by manufacturing 750-square-foot “boxes” that can be combined onsite to make any size building.
  • PWI Construction, Inc. has grown from a local builder to a nationwide contractor, specializing in luxury retail, hospitality, restaurant and specialty construction across North America.
  • Vegas Golden Knights have only been in southern Nevada for a year, but they have built up a huge fan base through their charitable efforts and community outreach.
  • Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Nevada helps more than 3,300 students graduate from high school, then supports them with workplace readiness skills and guides them toward career pathways.

Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2018 Business Excellence Awards.

Photo caption:  Nevada State Bank President/CEO Terry Shirey (far left) and SVP/Small Business Manager Megan Comfort (second from left) join the Metro Chamber in congratulating Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix at the Business Excellence Awards luncheon.

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