Our Presentations

When you combine our data and analysis, you can create a powerful and compelling presentation.

Below are a number of our recent presentations. These include general economic overviews and detailed segment analyses. What makes a great presentation is the ability to tell a story. Economic presentations are not so much about what the numbers “are”, but rather, what the numbers “mean”. Applied Analysis has a legacy of preparing and delivering compelling presentations, which is why our team is asked to present at local, regional and national conferences; numerous state legislators and local councils, boards and commissions; as well as the United States Congress.

Las Vegas Perspective 2022 Las Vegas Perspective

Las Vegas Perspective 2022 Las Vegas Perspective

On June 23, 2022, Brian Gordon delivered the keynote presentation at the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's (LVGEA) annual Las Vegas Perspective event. Gordon's presentation addressed some national factors affecting the economy, including the rising inflation rate, gas prices, interest rates and the possibility of a near-term recession. Gordon then discussed a number of local challenges and opportunities facing Southern Nevada's economy. These topics included tourism, housing, land, water and talent challenges, and some possible opportunities for growth in each of these areas. Gordon drew attention to the fact that it is important to be proactive as opposed to reactive if Southern Nevada wants to continue to evolve.

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada Pressing Forward: The Northern Nevada Economy

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada Pressing Forward: The Northern Nevada Economy

On January 27, 2022, Brian Gordon presented the keynote address at the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada's (EDAWN) "State of the Economy in Northern Nevada" Economic Update Luncheon in Reno, Nevada. Gordon provided insight into the nation's supply chain issues and how that has recently affected inflation. He then presented on Northern Nevada's growing wealth and spending, noting that Washoe County's taxable retail sales are at an all time high and showing tremendous growth for online retail sales. Gordon then discussed the Northern Nevada employment recovery and which sectors are experiencing employment shifts. Lastly, Gordon highlighted some of Northern Nevada's major investments, providing insight into what is on the horizon for the region.

Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Pressing Forward: The Southern Nevada Economy

Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Pressing Forward: The Southern Nevada Economy

On January 18, 2022, Brian Gordon was a featured speaker at the Vegas Chamber's annual Preview Las Vegas event. Gordon's presentation addressed supply chain issues that occurred as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns. Gordon also discussed the nation's newfound wealth that was brought on over the past two years as a result of income growth, gains in personal investments and home appreciation. Gordon then addressed Southern Nevada's burning question of "Where did the workers go?" by discussing the current employment recovery and transitioning labor force. Shifts in consumer spending were then highlighted when Gordon broke taxable retail sales down by top sectors and displayed the spending increased amongst Southern Nevada's recovering tourism sector. Finally, Gordon previewed upcoming development projects within the Las Vegas Valley and discussed expectations for 2022.

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Southern Nevada's Economic Forecast

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Southern Nevada's Economic Forecast

On November 9, 2021, Jeremy Aguero presented the keynote address at the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's VISTA 2022 forecasting event. The presentation centered on Southern Nevada's six areas of focus: (1) Residents and Workforce, (2) Consumer Income and Spending, (3) Tourism Industry, (4) Commercial Real Estate, (5) Residential Real Estate and (6) National Indicators. The presentation highlighted the current economic landscape in each of these areas and provided insight into what we can expect as we head into 2022.

Las Vegas Perspective 2021 Las Vegas Perspective

Las Vegas Perspective 2021 Las Vegas Perspective

On August 13, 2021, Jeremy Aguero presented the keynote address at the 41st annual Las Vegas Perspective event. The presentation focused on the current COVID-19 environment as it relates to the Southern Nevada economy, along with a discussion about what to expect going forward. Mr. Aguero focused on key issues such employment, consumer spending, real estate, education and tourism.

Nevada Mining Association The Role of the State's Mining Industry

Nevada Mining Association The Role of the State's Mining Industry

On September 24, 2020, Jeremy Aguero delivered a presentation at the Nevada Mining Association’s Annual Convention. The presentation, “The Role of the State’s Mining Industry,” included an economic update for the state and detailed the latest trends in Nevada’s mining industry, as well as the unique challenges and impacts created by COVID-19. Aguero also highlighted the economic, fiscal, and social contributions that the mining industry has brought to Nevada.

Las Vegas Perspective 2020 Las Vegas Perspective

Las Vegas Perspective 2020 Las Vegas Perspective

On July 28, 2020, Jeremy Aguero presented the keynote address at the annual Las Vegas Perspective event. The presentation addressed the COVID-19 public health crisis which led into a unique recession as well as an economic crisis. Mr. Aguero then discussed both the nation's and state's response to the crisis and what the future moving forward may look like.

Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce 2020 & Beyond: The Future We Are Building

Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce 2020 & Beyond: The Future We Are Building

On January 17, 2020, Jeremy Aguero was a featured speaker at the Vegas Chamber's annual Preview Las Vegas. Aguero's presentation addressed the current state of Southern Nevada's economy and the risk of complacency in the region's areas of success, including Southern Nevada's competitive tourism and convention sectors. Aguero also detailed some of the things to look forward to in 2020 including the area's strong convention calendar, the 2020 NFL Draft, the opening of Allegiant Stadium, the expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center and LVCC Loop, the Pac-12 Championship, and the 2020 election. Additionally, Aguero highlighted some of the challenges that Southern Nevada faces including housing market stability, transportation concerns, the area's poverty, the ratio of English language learners to bilingual teachers, the fiscal economic divide, healthcare concerns, water infrastructure and public safety issues. Aguero then welcomed the audience into the Great Expansion.

Las Vegas Perspective 2019 Las Vegas Perspective

Las Vegas Perspective 2019 Las Vegas Perspective

On May 14, 2019, Jeremy Aguero presented the keynote address at the annual Las Vegas Perspective event held at the South Point Hotel and Casino. The presentation addressed the national concern of an upcoming recession and showed that what happens in the national economy matters to our local economy. Mr. Aguero also provided an economy summary of our local economy that including employment growth, population growth and the changing housing market. Mr. Aguero highlighted the state's stable growth over the past few years and discussed the diversity in the area.

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada 2019 & Beyond: The Future We Are Building

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada 2019 & Beyond: The Future We Are Building

February 7, 2019 — Principal Analyst Jeremy Aguero was the featured speaker at the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) annual "State of the Economy" luncheon in Reno. Aguero's presentation addressed the concern surrounding an upcoming recession, as well as focused on trends in key areas of the economy such as population and employment growth, economic diversification and housing. Furthermore, Aguero discussed sustainability in the local economy and identified areas of focus for community leaders to address in the coming years.