Due to COVID19 related uncertainties, AFC is organizing a slate of outstanding speakers for the rest of 2021 via Zoom or in person.
May 6 – Home Care and Other Long Term Care Alternatives: Stacy Stoddard and David Stoddard. Stacy has been a licensed physical therapist over 22 years and David worked as a paramedic and in pharmaceuticals for over 15 years before starting their AMADA Senior Care business eight years ago.
Members will receive a Zoom login information for this webinar. Interested non-members should contact David Weil at DWeil89052@yahoo.com for login information
June 3 – Options Trading: Larry Spodick. Larry has over 30 years of working on the floor of the American and New York Stock Exchanges in many capacities as an option specialist, market maker, and in the option brokerage business. He teaches an option trading class for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV and is an active daily trader. This meeting will be held in person! Check the AFC website for details.
July 1 - Travel Industry Outlook
September 2 - Cyber Security
October 7 - Joyce Barr -Current Changes and Updates in Medicare
November 19 - FINRA Representatives from the SEC and Nevada Secretary State Offices
December 2 – Online Commerce vs. Brick-and-Mortar Stores
Additional information on future AFC meetings will be publicized here on the AFC website.
April 1 - Tyre L. Gray, Esq., President of the Nevada Mining Association, (NVMA) and Drew McGregor, Outreach Manager for the NVMA Mining Companies The presentation covered the latest development in modern mining, the many ways it benefits Nevada economically, and how the 20+ minerals the industry produces makes our everyday lives possible. For more information, go to www.NevadaMining.org.
March 4 - Chris and Di Wolfgram Owners/Brokers Windmere Real Estate: Real Estate Market Outlook 2021 Chris' professional background includes over 40 years in real estate, including over 25 years of experience as a general contractor remodeling luxury residential homes. Chris and Di provided an extensive information about the hot local real estate market with low inventory and rising prices.
February 4 - Howard Stutz: Gaming Industry 2021 and Beyond Howard is a highly regarded gaming industry analyst. He has been interviewed many times for articles on happenings with respect to casino financials, mergers, profitability, and industry innovation. Howard explained in detail how the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating affect on the Las Vegas area economy. Tourism/business attendance was the lowest in 30 years in airline travel, conventions, entertainment, etc. into the area. Due to the pandemic, additional safety measures have been added increasing operational costs. Many changes will be coming in the near future, especially in technology with cashless gaming and digital wallets.
January 7- Bill Robinson, Ph.D.: US Economic Outlook 2021 with COVID 19 via “Zoom” on . In the well attended ZOOM seminar, Dr. Robinson outlined his reasons for asserting that the next several years will be a period of great moderation with low growth. Bill Robinson is an assistant professor of economics at the Lee School of Business at UNLV. His expertise extends from economics into the realm of technology and computing.