The Second Annual Building a Stronger Nevada Economic Development Conference will explore the ideas, programs and products that are defining the new Nevada economy from Sept. 20-22, 2016 at the at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Joe Crowley Student Union. The multi-track conference is presented by the Western Nevada Development District, University of Nevada, Reno College of Business, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Business & Economic Research, USDA Rural Development and Nevada Industry Excellence. “Our Building a Stronger Nevada conference will provide opportunities for a broad section of professionals to present and share what is happening in a dynamic, changing Nevada economy,” said Ed Lawson, President of the Western Nevada Development District and Councilman for the City of Sparks, NV. “This conference will take people behind the headlines of Nevada’s great business re-birth. The new companies, new ideas and knowledge base that is shaping a new future.