ZZZ - GMG - VEGAS INC 2011-2014

October 15, 2012

VEGAS INC Magazine - Latest Las Vegas business news, features and commentaries about gaming, tourism, real estate and more

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OCTOBER 15, 2012 / YOUR BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS WEEKLY SPECIAL FOCUS NETWORKING AND CLIENT RELATIONS This month, VEGAS INC examines the art of building and maintaining business relationships. MONORAIL IN THE BLACK, BUT NEEDS IMAGE BOOST By Richard N. Velotta senior staff writer T he much maligned, and according to supporters often misunderstood, Rob- ert N. Broadbent Las Vegas Monorail is emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It has new board members and a new attitude. as Vegas is a city known for its 24-hour lifestyle, and members of the business community have learned that networking opportunities can pop up any time, anywhere. ¶ Whether waiting at a stoplight, attending a fundraiser or catching a flight, new connections are always waiting to be made, local entrepreneurs and businesspeople say. ¶ While the rise of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn EXPANDED CIRCLES L CHRIS MORRIS Local business leaders advise on networking: how, where and why to do it By Conor Shine staff writer SEE NETWORKING, PAGE 18 FLU SHOTS $20 Quality, Quick & Convenient Medical Care No appointments are needed and we accept most insurance plans. CALL TO SET UP A FLU, PNEUMONIA AND B12 ON-SITE SHOT EVENT. 655 S. Green Valley Parkway, Ste 100 | Henderson, NV 89052 | Open 7 days a week 7am to 7pm | 702-431-7337 | www.doctorsexpresslasvegas.com The 3.9-mile elevated system runs along the east side of the Strip with seven stops from the MGM Grand to the shuttered Sahara. It opened in 2004 but has endured major problems, including a four-month shutdown after train parts fell from the guideway to the ground. Critics complain that the route is lim- ited, the stations are poorly positioned and tickets are expensive. Former Clark County Manager Pat Shalmy now chairs the monorail's board of directors and former Regional Trans- portation Commission deputy manager Curtis Myles serves as its president. They and Ingrid Reisman, vice president of SEE MONORAIL, PAGE 20 INSIDE TODAY GOODBYE HENDERSON | P.6 Zappos employees acclimate to the urban realities of working downtown CULINARY WIN | P. 12 National Labor Relations Board finds Station Casinos violated federal labor law THE LIST | P. 26 Commercial printers, by employees

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