For more information about any of these annual events, please contact the Chamber at 479-636-1240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual Banquet - March 5, 2013
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet is an annual gathering of 1,000+ northwest Arkansas business leaders that celebrates accomplishments of the previous year, honors outstanding businesses and individuals in our community and sets the tone for the coming business year. The evening includes a reception, dinner featuring the keynote speaker and annual awards presentations. These awards are presented to outstanding individuals, businesses or organizations each year.
Dick Trammel Good Neighbor Award (Rogers)
Elbert S. Graham/Elza Tucker Award (Lowell)
Spirit of Rogers-Lowell Award
Business in the Arts Award
Volunteer of the Year Award
Ambassador of the Year Award
Bradford Marine Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament - May 11, 2013
The annual Bradford Marine Buddy Bass Tournament is a fund-raising and community development event with proceeds directed toward economic development projects of the Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce. The tournament has grown each year and features a fun weigh-in attended by a large crowd. The event also features a free Buddy Bass Kids Fishing tournament, prizes, food and entertainment. The tournament is usually held Mother's Day weekend each year.
NWA Business Conference & Expo - September 13, 2013
The Northwest Arkansas Business Conference & Expo is a partnership between the Arkansas World Trade Center, the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. The event is the area’s largest and most unique business exposition where nearly 200 local companies showcase their products and services to thousands of attendees each year. The conference features educational seminars to help further your business growth and prosperity. The "Small Business of the Year" award is also presented at the conference each year. To download a speaker session application please click here. Learn more at the Expo's event page.
Northwest Arkansas Job Fair - October 29, 2013
The Chamber hosts the region's largest and longest running job fair each fall, which features the popular “Job Seekers Lounge,” complete with computers providing applicants easy access to your online applications. Job seekers can also update their resume by attending the free “Resume CPR” workshop, where area human resource and recruiting professionals from NOARK review and critique resumes on site. The NWA Job Fair is held at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers and typically has more than 1,000 job seekers in attendance and 90 exhibitors.
NWA International Festival - October 5, 2013
The annual International Festival is held each fall in downtown Rogers. This fun, family-centered event will also feature traditional ethnic foods, cultural exhibits, international dancing, music, free children's activities and an international fashion show. More than 50 countries are represented each year. The entire event is free and offers interesting activities and fun for all ages. The goal of the International Festival is to promote, educate and serve the diverse cultural interests of Rogers and northwest Arkansas. The event is reflective of the diverse population of the northwest Arkansas community and showcases and allows interaction with the different cultures, costumes, traditions and languages of our community.
Legislative Golf Classic - Returns in 2014
The Legislative Golf Classic is held every other year at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. This four-person scramble allows Chamber members to come together and compete for prizes while enjoying business-building networking with other players. An added bonus to this tournament is a unique networking opportunity with many of Arkansas’s legislators and community leaders.
Spring and Fall Golf Tournaments - Aprill 22, 2013 (Spring Tournament) September 20, 2013 (Fall Tournament)
The Spring Golf Tournament is held every other year. The Fall Golf Tournament is held annually at Lost Springs Golf & Athletic Club in Rogers. Golfers have an opportunity to build business relationships on the golf course at both tournaments. Treat clients to a round of golf to seal the deal, to say thank you for your business or show your employees you appreciate them by inviting them to play in the Spring Golf Tournament. Prizes are awarded for top finishing teams and for individual winners of the longest drive, closet-to-the-pin and putting contests. Each golfer will receive goodies, complimentary snacks and beverages.
Bowling for Business - November 2013
Not everyone can golf – but anyone can bowl! This exciting networking event provides an innovative venue for business building. Prizes will go to top teams, with awards presented for highest and lowest individual scores, best team shirts, and more! The first round will be a team competition and the second round will be a networking round, as bowlers will be mixed and matched to forge new business relationships. Sponsor this unique new networking event to reach a new audience.
Annual Chamber Picnic - May 31, 2013
The Chamber hosts an appreciation lunch in honor of all Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce volunteers who contribute to the organization’s success. The event is held in conjunction with the Lowell Mudtown Days Festival in June with an estimated attendance of 200.
Teacher Education Fair & Appreciation Breakfast - August 2013
The annual Teacher Appreciation Breakfast and Education Fair offers local businesses and organizations the opportunity to welcome teachers back to school each year and recognize them for their hard work throughout the year. It provides a time of networking for the teachers while showcasing vendors’ latest products and services. Faculty and staff from Rogers Public Schools, NWACC, institutions of higher education, local private and charter schools are invited to attend.