Key Industries

Aerospace & Defense

Nevada plays a major role in the nation's national security, with Nevada businesses having a long history reaching back to World War II of researching, designing, developing and applying a variety of technologies for defense applications.

Agriculture

Nevada agriculture is focused mainly on range livestock production. Nevada ranches rank third in the nation in size, averaging 3,500 acres.

Information Technology

Nevada is at the forefront of technological research, development, innovation and commercialization.

Energy

Nevada's renewable energy portfolio has attracted significant domestic and foreign investment to the state, with its potential for generating wind, solar and geothermal power.

Health Care

Nevada health-care providers are focused upon the reduction of costs and the improvement of health results for Nevadans.

Logistics & Operations

Nevada is a gateway to domestic and global exporting opportunities via ground, rail and air.

Manufacturing

With excellent location and transportation infrastuctures, Nevada's manufacturing industry continues to grow. 

Mining

Nevada's mineral wealth has made mining the state's largest export industry. 

Tourism, Gaming & Hospitality

Nevada is the global intellectual, financial and creative center for the Tourism, Gaming and Entertainment sector.

 


Global Stories In The News

GOVERNOR SANDOVAL MEETS WITH PRESIDENT OF PERU, MINING & GAMING CENTER OF FOCUS FOR NEVADA DELEGATIO

LIMA, PERU (JULY 27, 2017) – Governor Brian Sandoval, First Lady Kathleen Sandoval and the Nevada delegation continued the South American trade mission with a series of successful meetings in Peru. While...

GOVERNOR TRADE MISSION TO SOUTH AMERICA

LAS VEGAS, N.V. (July 19, 2017)– The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development today launched a trade mission led by Governor Brian Sandoval to Panama, Peru, and Chile. The mission will focus...

GOVERNOR SANDOVAL ANNOUNCES MOU BETWEEN UNLV AND UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES (August 1, 2016) – During his first day in Sydney, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval joined with Dr. Bo Bernhard, Executive Director of the International Gaming Institute at the...

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