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STARTING A BUSINESS IN ROGERS AND LOWELL
Rogers and Lowell have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a thriving small business community. Staff members at the Rogers Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce are available for assistance and can provide resources on everything from how to start a small business in Rogers and Lowell to market research.
We offer a “How To” guide for opening a small business that contains useful information such as acquiring a business license in Rogers and Lowell, health code information for restaurants, steps to getting a Tax ID Number (TIN), and zoning requirements. Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have, or order available resources.
MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Rogers and Lowell have a strong minority community that is comprised of an entrepreneurial spirit and a thriving small business community for minority owned businesses. Our communities embrace diversity and are welcoming to all.
If you are thinking of starting a small business in Rogers and Lowell , staff members at the Chamber of Commerce are available for assistance. Contact Vice President of Minority Business Development Geovanny Sarmiento with questions or click on the link to learn more about the Minority Business Development program.
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
At the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, small businesses are important. With more than 93 percent of the membership classified as a small business, the Chamber focuses on meeting the needs of small businesses. From monthly recognition awards to the annual NWA Business Conference & Expo, the Chamber is here to help small businesses succeed. To learn more about our small business development programs or apply to be a part of the Small Business Council, visit the quick links at the right.
SMALL BUSINESS TOOLBOX
The Small Business Toolbox is a free resource that provides information on starting and running your small business after your doors are open. It contains material on everything from marketing to I-9 verification. Be sure to check back here often as content is updated on a regular basis.
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center provides free resources that can help you pinpoint your target customer's likes, dislikes, buying habits and lifestyle. Using cutting-edge market analysis tools the ASBTDC can help you find new customers, choose a new location or identify potential markets for your products or services.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. SCORE volunteers have the knowledge and experience to help any small business owner get the help they need.