Nominations are open for the 2015 RGJ Entrepreneur of the Year awards and the NCET Technology Awards co-presented by the Reno Gazette-Journal and NCET - Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. The Reno Gazette-Journal Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize outstanding leaders at all levels of business, from small to large companies, while the NCET Technology Awards celebrate the Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of technology community Read more here.
We often wonder how people like Walt Disney, Steve Jobs or George Lucas developed such creative and innovative minds. Ideas just seem to effortlessly roll off their tongue and onto the pages of history. Are they more creative than the rest of us? How did they get that way?Read morehere.
The beer industry is pretty straightforward. "Brewers brew, distributors distribute, and retailers sell to consumers," says Matthew Park, vice president of finance and operations for New West Distributing in Sparks. In the United States, beer is a $54 billion dollar industry, with more than 3,000 brewers and 3,333 distributors. New West Distributing is the regional distributor of MillerCoors products and brands from Heineken, Mike's Hard Lemonade, Crystal Geyser and Arizona Tea, along with a number of craft beers.Read morehere.
I am often reminded about how young the technology industry is, and there is no better time to reflect on the past than during one of life's great milestones, turning 60. That happened to me recently, so let's have a quick look back on how technology has evolved over that time span and reflect on how it has changed our lives.Read more here.
Several tax changes may take businesses and individuals by surprise on filing day if they are not attentive to new forms and new tax provisions that took effect in 2014. Don't be one of those businesses or individuals sent scrambling for forms or rushing to find documentation for deductions, tax credits or filing requirements at the last minute. Here are two tax changes that require some thought well before the April 15 tax day deadline. Read more here.
Bumblebee Blooms Flower Boutique is known for the creative and beautiful floral arrangements prepared for all occasions, but a visit to this bright yellow boutique beholds more than just flowers. The shop offers a range of gifts - including jewelry, lotions, candles, customizable accessories and gourmet foods-and offers unique home decorations for holidays and seasons.
NCET is a member-supported nonprofit organization that produces events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology. NCET's programs include the NCET Small Business Expo, the NCET Tech Awards and the monthly Tech Wednesday, Tech Bite and Jelly events. NCET is funded by memberships, sponsorships and program revenues. NCET is not affiliated with the State of Nevada or the University of Nevada and receives no state or Federal funding. Learn more about NCET here.
NCET's membership dues and event fees are ordinary business expenses and do not qualify as charitable contributions under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. 170.c. Other donations made to NCET for which no goods or services are received may be tax deductible pursuant to the provisions of section 170.c. of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. 170.c.