MEDIA ALERT: First semiannual Made in Nevada Connections happening Aug. 19

Made in Nevada and NDA are partnering to connect food, beverage and agriculture businesses


Ciara Ressel
Public Information Officer II


  • Made In Nevada
Las Vegas, Nev. - August 18, 2021

(LAS VEGAS, Nev.) – Made in Nevada and the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) will be cohosting the first Made in Nevada Connections networking event for food manufacturing, beverage and agriculture companies in Las Vegas on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. with over 50 companies expected to be in attendance.

At the beginning of 2021, the NDA partnered with Made in Nevada to help support and promote Nevada’s food and agriculture industries. Made in Nevada offers free memberships for local businesses to promote their Nevada-made or grown products and the potential to sell through their e-commerce website, The NDA and Made in Nevada will be hosting the semiannual food and agriculture focused networking event, Made in Nevada Connections, for southern Nevada businesses this August and northern Nevada businesses in February 2022. Businesses are not required to be Made in Nevada members to attend, but will be able to sign up for the free membership at the event.

Who: Made in Nevada and the Nevada Department of Agriculture

What: Made in Nevada Connections

Where: CraftHaus Brewery, 197 E. California St., Suite 130, Las Vegas, NV 89101

When: Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.


  • Introductions and overview of resources available for businesses by Made in Nevada and the Nevada Department of Agriculture
  • Made in Nevada member and CraftHaus Brewery owner Wyndee Forrest will discuss pivoting business to mitigate the effects of the pandemic and how to create a successful beverage brand in Nevada
  • Nevada businesses can connect with each other during the networking block

Media are invited to attend this event. Please contact Ciara Ressel to reserve a spot via email at or phone at 775-525-4160.


About the Nevada Department of Agriculture

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) mission is to preserve, protect and promote Nevada’s agriculture. The department has 150 dedicated employees providing services in its five divisions, Administration, Animal Industry, Consumer Equitability, Food and Nutrition, and Plant Industry. The department’s $232 million budget facilitates regulatory and administrative work in agriculture and food manufacturing industries, protecting public and environmental health and worker safety, and providing food distribution and oversight for the United States Department of Agriculture’s school and community nutrition programs.