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View exclusive interviews on the history of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce and the community through the ideas of the entrepreneurs who have shaped the last few decades. Past chairmen represent the spirit of innovation and forward-thinking that characterizes Las Vegas. Click to unlock these exclusive interviews.

Bringing Higher Education to Las Vegas

In the 1950’s when the Nevada state government was hesitant to fund new projects for Southern Nevada, including the creation of a state university, Chamber and community leader Archie Grant worked to help raise the funds to create the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Learn more about how Grant and fellow Chamber members helped UNLV get its start.