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Community

  1. 1. FindingIn Las VegasCreating
  2. 2. A little about me at Zappos…2R&DCommunityand EventsCulture
  3. 3. A little about me at DTP…3Kids andFamilyRandom OtherThingsCommunity
  4. 4. A service company that just happens tosell shoes, clothing, handbags,accessories, housewares…
  5. 5. 2009 #232010 #152011 #6TOP 100 BESTCOMPANIES TOWORK FOR
  6. 6. Headquarters: Henderson, NVFulfillment: Shepherdsville, KY1500+ employees
  7. 7. ClothingCustomer ServiceCulture
  8. 8. But What’s Next?
  9. 9. Community
  10. 10. Las Vegas City Hall
  11. 11. Nikehttp://standardatl.com/home/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Nike_Campus_Tour_01.jpg
  12. 12. Googlehttp://static.panoramio.com/photos/original/400729.jpg
  13. 13. Applehttp://www.techzek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/apple_campus-1.jpg
  14. 14. Doggy Day Carehttp://www.adogsdayout.com/Pix_Overhead_View_ADDO_7-31-08.JPG
  15. 15. NYU Campushttp://www.adogsdayout.com/Pix_Overhead_View_ADDO_7-31-08.JPG
  16. 16. What if?
  17. 17. Las Vegas City Hall
  18. 18. Let’s back up a little…
  19. 19. Where my story begins…
  20. 20. The truth about Las Vegans…
  21. 21. Dropout rate 37%Unemployment rate 12.2%#1 in home foreclosuresNo culture in Las VegasOur healthcare is badWe have the worst education inthe country
  22. 22. Back to this…
  23. 23. Downtown Vegas - Fremont Easthttp://www.eatinglv.com/wordpress/wp-content/gallery/odettedowntown/chinatown-038-large.jpg
  24. 24. Downtown Vegas - Fremont Easthttp://www.lucyvegas.com/sites/default/files/griffin5.jpg
  25. 25. Downtown Vegas - Fremont Easthttp://roadjournals.viamagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/The-Beat-Coffeehouse.jpg
  26. 26. DOWNTOWN PROJECT - $350M$ 50M – Small businesses$ 50M – Tech Startups$ 50M – Education, Arts, Culture$200M – Residential & Real Estate
  27. 27. DOWNTOWN PROJECT GOALS
  28. 28. DOWNTOWN PROJECT GOALSLive/Work/Play – Walking Distance
  29. 29. DOWNTOWN PROJECT GOALSLive/Work/Play – Walking DistanceThe Most Community-Focused Large Cityin the World
  30. 30. DOWNTOWN PROJECT GOALSLive/Work/Play – Walking DistanceThe Most Community-Focused Large Cityin the WorldThe Co-working and Co-Learning Capitalof the World
  31. 31. ROIInstead of maximizing short-term ROI(Return On Investment)…
  32. 32. ROI vs. ROCInstead of maximizing short-term ROI(Return On Investment)…We focus on maximizing long-term ROC(Return On Community)
  33. 33. DOWNTOWN PROJECT - $350M$ 50M – Small businesses$ 50M – Tech Startups$ 50M – Education, Arts, Culture$200M – Residential & Real Estate
  34. 34. $50M – Small Businesses
  35. 35. $50M – Small Businesses• Criteria–Owner Operated - Passionate–Helps Build Community–Execution Ability–Sustainable–Unique or First or Best at Something–Story-worthy
  36. 36. Natalie
  37. 37. Natalie
  38. 38. Natalie
  39. 39. Natalie
  40. 40. Natalie
  41. 41. Natalie
  42. 42. $50M – Tech Startupshttp://img-s.foursquare.com/pix/EN1ZIL0JC5HTCZYD0PW41SWQYJHURTD204ZFZYBFGPM3F5JS.jpg
  43. 43. $50M – Education, Arts, Culturehttp://blogs.middlebury.edu/internship/files/2011/01/teach4America1.jpg
  44. 44. $50M – Education, Arts, Culturehttp://www.vegasnews.com/wp-content/uploads/3_2_12_burn_vegas_kabik-131-9-588.jpg
  45. 45. $50M – Education, Arts, Culturehttp://mikerossart.net/images/mikeross_enter.jpg
  46. 46. $200M – Residential & Real Estatehttp://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/510Ph%2BqMw-L.jpg
  47. 47. LEARNING FROM ZAPPOS &COWORKING…Culture is to a Company
  48. 48. LEARNING FROM ZAPPOS &COWORKING…Culture is to a CompanyasCommunity is to a City
  49. 49. Fremont St. & Las Vegas Blvd.
  50. 50. Speaker Series• Search Inside Yourself• Why Non-Experts are Better at DisruptiveInnovation• How Cat Videos Are Changing the World• Learning Anytime and Anywhere – How Citiesare Making Learning Fun and Relevant• Unleashing Your Super Brain – How to BoostYour Memory & Learn Faster
  51. 51. Speaker Series• The Four Methods to Get Anyone to DoAnything• Surfing, Science, and Accelerating SocialChange.• Radically Reinventing CommunityDevelopment
  52. 52. We believe everyone has something toshare!
  53. 53. School of Downtown - SkillShare• Improv• Chinese Medicine – Path to Wellbeing• Tea Brewing• Birdhouse Making• Step by Step Canvas Painting• Scale Model Building
  54. 54. Focusing on Kids and Families
  55. 55. School of Downtown – Kids Edition• Painting on Canvas• Lego classes• Make handcrafted paper and greeting cards• Photography 101• Creating your own short film• Floral design• Calligraphy
  56. 56. 50% of Humans Live in Citieshttp://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/510Ph%2BqMw-L.jpg
  57. 57. 75% Will Live In Cities inOur Lifetimehttp://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/510Ph%2BqMw-L.jpg
  58. 58. WHY DO THIS?
  59. 59. WHY DO THIS?We live here
  60. 60. WHY DO THIS?We live hereZappos – ultimately help us attract and retainmore employees
  61. 61. WHY DO THIS?We live hereZappos – ultimately help us attract and retainmore employeesCity – Help revitalize downtown
  62. 62. WHY DO THIS?We live hereZappos – ultimately help us attract and retainmore employeesCity – Help revitalize downtownWorld – Help inspire other cities
  63. 63. What will people say aboutdowntown?
  64. 64. “Downtown Vegas Will Make YouSmarter”http://langintro.com/lv_dec_2010/pics/0950_emergency_arts_window.jpg
  65. 65. “Downtown Vegas is theCity of Possibilities”http://langintro.com/lv_dec_2010/pics/0950_emergency_arts_window.jpg
  66. 66. “Downtown Vegas is all aboutcommunity”http://langintro.com/lv_dec_2010/pics/0950_emergency_arts_window.jpg
  67. 67. “Downtown Vegas is a Great Placeto Raise Families”http://langintro.com/lv_dec_2010/pics/0950_emergency_arts_window.jpg
  68. 68. TOUR ZAPPOS AND DOWNTOWN!Email Me:Downtown ProjectDowntown Project KidsJamie@zappos.comSpeaker Series:Downtownspeakerseries.comKids classes:Downtownfamilyseries.com

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