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NSBE Annual National Convention Las Vegas, Nev. March 25–29, 2009 Energizing Creativity to Achieve Exponential Growth Welcome from the Mayor of Las Vegas dear Las Vegas Visitors: elcome to America’s most dynamic city — Las Vegas! You could not have chosen a better city to hold your convention and I am convinced that once you get a taste of what Las Vegas has to offer, you will definitely be back. As the happiest Mayor in the universe, I am delighted to tell you about the excitement that is Las Vegas. Las Vegas continues to capture the world’s imagination as the city where anything is possible. With world class hotels, award-winning restaurants, luxurious spas, fantastic shopping, the finest golf courses and spectacular entertainment, Las Vegas remains one of the most electrifying destinations in the world. Downtown Las Vegas is undergoing a dramatic change, a renaissance. It is evolving into a vibrant place for living, working, entertainment and the arts. Downtown Las Vegas is comprised of an enticing mix that includes: ● ● ● ● ● ● W Mayor oscar B. Goodman ● The neon-drenched excitement of the Fremont Street Experience, visited by over 21 million people each year. Multi-million dollar casino and hotel renovations and expansions. Fremont East Entertainment District featuring trendy new gathering places for dining, dancing, cocktails and enjoyment. An emerging eclectic mix of live-in artists and galleries known as the 18b Arts District. Almost 18,000 living spaces being built and planned in the heart of the city. World Market Center, a state-of-the art home furnishings trade show complex in Downtown Las Vegas. When fully completed, the complex will exceed 12 million square feet with 8 buildings. Union Park, a phenomenal 61-acre planned development neighboring the World Market Center. This project will include the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, a 350,000 square-foot Performing Arts Center and multiple business and retail opportunities. Again, welcome to fabulous Las Vegas and congratulations on the 35th Annual National Society of Black Engineers Convention. Best wishes for a memorable stay in our city! Sincerely, 38 • march/april 2009 • Oscar B. Goodman Mayor City of Las Vegas www.nsbe.org

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Common Sense for Uncommon Times
Men of Influence
Love and Time
International News
Aris Freeman and Kyrra Mosley of Jacobs
Daniel Grant of NAVAIR
Re Kenebrew of Schlumberger
Shakti Davis of MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Philip Ryan of Toyota
Engineering Las Vegas
Show Time! NSBE's 35th Annual National Convention: Celebrating "Exponential Growth" in the "Entertainment Capital of the World"
Celebrating Academic Excellence
Company Profile
Finding Career Fair Success
CE Cover - Choosing Entrepreneurship
Help for Small Tech Businesses
AE Members on the Move
Advertisers Index
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NSBE - March/April 2009 - Common Sense for Uncommon Times
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