Las Vegas Networking Group to have William Thompson as Guest Speaker
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The CEO-CFO Group of Las Vegas will hold its monthly luncheon at Maggiano’s Little Italy at the Fashion Show Mall on March 29th, 2012. Guest speaker William Thompson, Professor Emeritus of Public Administration at the University of Nevada will present about his months spent in Macau, and how Las Vegas can learn from Macau. Thompson received his Ph.D. is from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and since coming to Nevada in 1980, he has been actively studying public policy and gambling. He and John Dombrink of the University of California-Irvine were gaming consultants to the President’s Commission on Organized Crime.
Las Vegas Networking Group
The CEO-CFO Group is a networking group based in Las Vegas that provides opportunities for building relationships between decision makers of companies, and getting referrals. The group primarily serves mid-sized to large businesses that are dedicated to giving business to each other and referring each other business. This Las Vegas Networking Group was founded by John Laub and is now owned and operated by Frank Spady.
The monthly luncheons provide a place for the top level executives to get together and form these relationships. These luncheons start with a half hour of networking followed by introductions of sponsors and the speaker. While lunch is served the speaker addresses the group. The networking luncheons generally have between 60 and 80 attendees.
Las Vegas Networking Group Past Speakers
Past events were held at Morton’s Steakhouse, with speakers such as former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman; Jonathan Ullman, Executive Director of the Mob Museum; Byron Georgiou, member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC).; and Ed McLaughlin, President of Sharp Electronics.
You don’t have to be a member to attend these informational and beneficial luncheons. Tickets to the event are $38 for members and $48 for non-members, and can be purchased online at their website. The luncheons are a great opportunity to build mutually beneficial relationships with other senior level executives, and learn about the business process and what other companies do.