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 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...

GOVERNOR SANDOVAL LEADING TRADE MISSION TO AUSTRALIA TO ENHANCE BILATERAL TRADE PARTNERSHIPS

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA (July 26, 2016) –  Governor Brian Sandoval has departed for Australia to lead a Nevada Trade Delegation that is focused on water technology and commercialization, mining, research...

HISTORIC AGREEMENT SIGNED BETWEEN GOED, NIAS & EHANG TO ADVANCE UAS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

LAS VEGAS, N.V. (May 26, 2016) – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have executed a historic teaming agreement with EHang,...

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