About goed


The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) was created during the 2011 Session of the Nevada Legislature through a collaboration of the Nevada Governor's Office and the Leadership of the Nevada State Senate and State Assembly (Authority: NRS 231).

VISION: A vibrant, innovative, and sustainable economy with high-paying jobs for Nevadans.

MISSION: High-quality jobs for Nevadans.

Objectives, as identified in the first State Plan for Economic Development are:

  • Establish a cohesive economic development  operating system.
  • Increase opportunity through education and workforce development.
  • Catalyze innovation in core and emerging industries:
    • Advanced Manufacturing
    • Technology
    • Energy (Including Lithium)
    • Health
    • Operations Logistics
    • Startup/Venture Capital
  • Advance targeted sectors and opportunities in the region.
  • Expand global engagement.