You’re invited to The Event Luncheon The Best Speakers! (August 14, 2023)


The Event Luncheon, The Best Speakers!

Join us for an exciting in-person event filled with inspiring speakers, delicious food, and great networking opportunities. This event is happening on Monday, Aug 14 2023 at 11:00:00 am-1:00pm (Pacific Daylight Time) at The L2 Texas BBQ, 2250 E Warm Springs Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119.

Our lineup of speakers is sure to impress, with experts from a variety of industries sharing their knowledge and insights. You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity to learn from the best!

Aside from the amazing speakers, we’ll also be serving a delicious luncheon that’s sure to satisfy your appetite. And with plenty of time for networking, you’ll have the chance to connect with other like-minded individuals and make meaningful connections.

Don’t wait – register now to secure your spot at this incredible event!

(No registration fee, but attendees must purchase a meal from the venue.)

Learn from the best speakers!

Includes a delicious luncheon that’s sure to satisfy your appetite.

Plenty of time for networking. Connect with other like-minded individuals.

Featured Speaker

Marcel Fernando Schaerer

Southern Nevada deputy director based in Las Vegas, responsible for managing the Las Vegas director’s office and overseeing programs and initiatives to address the needs of businesses and consumers including:

  1. Small business advocacy and resources
  2. Access to capital
  3. Advocacy for minorities
  4. Consumer protection

Marcel has led the team’s effort to develop two interactive products for businesses and entrepreneurs – the Guide to Starting and Growing a Business in Nevada and the Nevada Business Support Ecosystem – to enhance the offering of the redesigned online Business Resource Center.

With more than 30 years of experience in business operations and management, Marcel is passionate about creating solid collaborative partnerships and proactive engagement of communities throughout the state, chambers of commerce and business resource partners to facilitate coordination of services and programs as well as addressing community needs and service gaps.

Marcel offers expertise in a wide variety of approaches used in strategic planning, workplace training and management development, as well as systems improvement. He and his wife Sylvia founded International Professional Development Services, a workforce consulting and training firm established in 1996.

From 2009 to 2014, he worked at the Nevada Small Business Development Center as director of the Imagine 2020 Initiative and Southern Nevada operations.

Prior to that, Marcel was the division director at the Center for Employment Training in Reno, Nevada. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Global Studies and a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Marcel has served as an instructor of macro and microeconomics, is a certified NxLevel for Entrepreneurs instructor, and received Lean Manufacturing Training certification from Nevada Industry Excellence. Marcel’s life-long commitment to personal and professional excellence embraces humor, integrity, accountability, quality and performance. He has lived both in Paraguay and the United States, and travels frequently to explore the world with his wife and their three children.


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