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American Travel Study | 3.8 Million Trips to Rogers in 2019

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Friday, July 10, 2020

New research details just how significant regional tourism is to the Rogers economy.

Prepare Your People for Growth

Posted by: Debbie Self on Thursday, July 9, 2020

Guest Blog Post by Debbie Self, Senior Director of Sales for Walmart - Riviana Foods (originally posted to StoutExecutiveSearch.com)

Member Businesses Find Ways to Thrive Despite Pandemic

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a culture of hyper awareness when it comes to health and wellness. It has also made our community acutely aware of the challenges that come with the supply chain in a global marketplace. These member businesses share their stories below.

Chamber Tutorial Introduces Online Offering for Member Convenience

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

With COVID-19 causing so many changes in our society, including disruptions to in-person events, the Small Business Council has decided to offer online videos for current and future Chamber members to view Chamber Tutorials (formerly known 
as Member Orientations).

Chamber Joins Equality of Opportunity Initiative

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, July 6, 2020

The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce has joined with over 500 state and local chambers of commerce and associations to participate in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Equality of Opportunity Initiative

2020 Independence Day Celebrations | Northwest Arkansas Fireworks Displays

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Thursday, July 2, 2020

Celebrate America's Independence at these Fireworks Displays!

A Personal "Thank You" to Dr. Herbst, Chief Medical Officer, SALT Health

Posted by: SALT Health on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Guest Blog Post by SALT Health

Five Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Business

Posted by: Carol Gresham, CBI Team on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Guest Blog Post by Carol Gresham, CBI Team

Creating New Revenue Streams During The Pandemic

Posted by: SpotOn on Monday, June 29, 2020

Guest Blog Post by SpotOn

As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on, business operators continue to face disruption in their operations directly affecting their revenue.

NWA Food Bank Partnering with Feeding America for Middle Mile Program to Eliminate Food Waste

Posted by: Northwest Arkansas Food Bank on Monday, June 29, 2020

Guest Blog Post by Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

SERVPRO Offering "Certified Cleaned" Defensive Cleaning Program for Businesses to Address COVID-19

Posted by: SERVPRO on Monday, June 15, 2020

As our communities re-open, we’re all moving back toward a new kind of normal. The expectations of visitors, customers, and employees who come into our establishments have evolved, and staying safe and well is a top concern.

Reopening Educational & Marketing Opportunities - $100 Marketing Kit Available June Through August

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Starting June 1, take advantage of our affordable ($100) advertising and promotion package available for a limited time (through August 31) to Chamber members – regularly valued at $400, it’s a savings of $300. This Kit helps your business increase awareness during the reopening period by marketing to the Chamber’s 20,000+ social media audience. You’ll reach more people, faster. 

Shop Local. Support Local. Travel Local.

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, June 8, 2020

Travel is still very limited around the world. Visit Rogers encourages you to travel locally in-state and explore the city you live in.

Business and Community Partnerships Providing Pathways to Careers

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Friday, June 5, 2020

The connection between education and industry has become more evident and meaningful in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Membership Tips | How to Submit Member News

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Thursday, June 4, 2020

Did you know you can send your press releases or share important news about your organizations through the My Chamber member portal?

COVID-19 Clouds Forming on the Horizon for Governor and Legislators as Regular Session Looms

Posted by: Jon Moran on Wednesday, June 3, 2020

A message from Chamber SVP of Government Affairs Jon Moran

Small Businesses Finding Success with Creative Entrepreneurism

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Small business owners who are meeting the needs of customers during a period of social distancing, fear and uncertainty are certainly earning their stripes as entrepreneurs.

Chamber Celebrates Economic Development Week by Recognizing Businesses

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, June 1, 2020

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson proclaimed the first week of May as Economic Development Week in Arkansas. The week also coincided with National Travel and Tourism Week. Chambers, cities, and travel and tourism professionals across the state united to celebrate the value that tourism and a strong economy bring for our businesses and personal wellbeing. The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce and Visit Rogers mission work (economic development and destination marketing) goes hand-in-hand to establish a vibrant, thriving community.

An Update from Your Northwest Arkansas Health Care Providers: COVID-19 Preparation, Response, Engagement, Recovery, and Reestablishment into New Delivery of Care

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, May 18, 2020

Updates on the health care community’s COVID-19 pandemic journey that ensures safety, quality care and the community’s confidence in beginning their recovery and transitioning into their reestablishment of care.

Chamber's 2020 Small Business Council Advocates for the Small Business Community

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Friday, May 8, 2020

The Small Business Council (SBC) is a committee of the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. Established in 2005, the purpose of the SBC is to serve as an advocate for the small business community in and around Northwest Arkansas. Committee members are volunteers who work in and with small businesses within our community. These members take an active role in shaping Chamber programming designed solely for the benefit of the small business community.

Rogers Public Schools Launching Retail Management Program of Study

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Thursday, May 7, 2020

Aligning Career Education programs with both current and projected employment data relating to local workforce demands is the focus of both short and long-term planning for the Rogers Public Schools Career Education department. The district’s partnership with the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce has been a valuable resource for educators in the continued effort to develop programs that increase awareness and knowledge of employment data and trends within the Northwest Arkansas region.

Listening to Our Chamber Members - April Member Needs Survey Analysis

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, May 6, 2020

In late April, the Chamber’s COVID-19 Recovery Period began by focusing on how we can continue to serve our members and prepare to face the challenges and new opportunities ahead. The nature of our work is changing in response to this pandemic and we are reshaping our team’s efforts to directly address your needs.

The Vote is in the Mail - A Message from the Chamber's Government Affairs Division

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

On March 31, two primary runoff elections were held for two state legislative seats.

Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Here to Help During Road to Recovery

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, May 4, 2020

There is no business as usual today and with that reality we all are faced with new challenges and opportunities on the road ahead to recovery. There are many uncertainties still, but what is certain is that whether we’re in times of prosperity or times of crisis, your Chamber is leading the way, making sure we emerge stronger, together. We’re here to help you. 

Printova Signs Offering GoFundMe to Support Local Restaurants with Signage and Advertising

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Printova Signs wants to help local businesses through this pandemic.

Chamber Celebrates More than 1,100 High School Students in Rogers with 44th Annual Academic Awards

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, April 21, 2020

For 44 years, the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce has honored outstanding Rogers high school students during its annual Academic Awards Ceremonies. The program is intended to improve the level of preparation for high school graduates entering college or the workforce.

Chamber Seeking Responses From Members to Address Needs for COVID-19 Recovery Period

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, April 20, 2020

The COVID-19 Recovery Period is beginning before the crisis is over by focusing with our members on how we can prepare to face the challenges and new opportunities ahead of us.

Community Involvement: How to Impact Northwest Arkansas During COVID-19

Posted by: Ross Phillips on Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Guest Blog Post by Ross Phillips, Chamber VP of Community Development and Executive Director of Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders

Small Businesses and Sole Proprietors May be Eligible for a Payroll Protection Loan from the Federal Government

Posted by: Robert Porter on Thursday, April 9, 2020

Guest Blog Post by Robert Porter of Hudson Cisne & Co. LLP

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 54 Tina Gilbert | Next Level Training Solutions Group

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Community Development Ross Phillips is joined on a webinar by Tina Gilbert, President and Founder of Next Level Training Solutions Group. They discussed COVID-19, ways to lead the community and organizations during this time, and some tools to be more effective while working in unique circumstances that will set yourself up for success.

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