Topics covered will include preparation for offices, restaurants and bars, as well as safety, mental health and employee engagement

Matter Real Estate Group (Matter) and the Vegas Chamber have announced a free four-part webinar series titled, “Going Back to Work.” The first webinar, “Day One,” will be held from 11 a.m.-noon PST on Wednesday, May 6 and will feature Darrel Fullbright, office practice lead from world-renown architectural firm, Gensler, and Kylie Roth, global strategy leader for Knoll, a constellation of design-driven brands for the workplace and home.

As Nevada enters the recovery phase, the Vegas Chamber is taking the lead in guiding businesses on best practices to reopen their businesses safely, as well as complying with requirements set by the government. “Going Back to Work” will host panelists to share their expertise on a variety of topics, from preparing the workplace, the future of dining, to wellness and corporate culture.

“Las Vegas was born from innovation and ingenuity, which are qualities that still define the business owners in the Las Vegas Valley today,” said Matter Real Estate Partner Jim Stuart. “Together we will return Las Vegas to its glory, while also looking out for the health and safety of our employees and customers. Along with the Vegas Chamber, we will be hosting some of the top minds in their respective fields to share keen insight in helping our local business community move forward.”

“As businesses are making plans to reopen, the ‘Going Back to Work’ webinar series will give them creative tools to incorporate into their operations,” said Mary Beth Sewald, president and CEO of the Vegas Chamber. “The Vegas Chamber is proud to partner with Matter to connect experts and innovative speakers to help our members and our economy recover.”

“Day One,” moderated by Tom van Betten, vice president of strategic partnerships for Matter, will share actionable insights on first steps in preparing the workplace. The panelists, Fullbright and Roth, will cover topics that include alternating work schedules and modifying workstations. Both are leaders in their fields globally.

• A principal at Gensler, the world’s largest architectural firm, Fullbright has over 28 years of experience in the architecture industry. He leads projects of various types and sizes and has built a strong reputation as a strategic thinker in the real estate industry. He has designed over 3 million square feet of modern commercial office, life science, hospitality and government projects.

• As senior director of workplace research at Knoll, Roth spearheads the firm’s research programs, focusing on the connection between design, the quality of the user experience and organizational outcomes. She engages with a broad range of internal teams and external experts to investigate emerging workplace movements and conduct explorations into the future of work, seeking out new ideas, uncovering broad trends and delivering a big picture view on the changing dynamics of work.

Other webinars include “The New Power Lunch” from 11 a.m. – noon PST on Thursday, May 14; “Your Brain on COVID – How Fear will Prevent your People from their Best Work” from 11 a.m. – noon on Thursday, May 21; and “No More Hugs: How to Keep and Grow your Team’s Culture with Six Feet of Separation” from 11 a.m. – noon on Thursday, May 28.

More information about the webinar, offered free to the public regardless of membership status with the Vegas Chamber, is available at:–6959/details and registration at: