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Get to Know the 96th Annual Celebration’s Presenting Sponsors

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, January 26, 2018
We've Taken Something Wonderful & Made It Even Better! For over 95 years, your Chamber's annual banquet has been a wonderful celebration of business accomplishments and community excellence, and a fun way to socialize with your peers. But, like five-star chambers do, we challenged ourselves to make it better. We asked our members for ideas. We listened. We got creative. And we think you're going to love how we've made it better than ever before! Five Reasons You're Going to Love the 96th Annual Celebration As with all events, the 96th Annual Celebration of Business & Community wouldn't be possible without our sponsors. Our Presenting Sponsors for this year are Walmart-Sam's Club, Sam's Furniture, Everett Buick GMC and Hunt Ventures. Walmart has been creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the globe since 1963. The largest company by revenue in the world, they operate over 11,500 retail units in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. Walmart employs 2.3 million associates around the world — 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. Sam's Club has been a valuable Chamber member since 2009. Founded in 1983 and named after Walmart founder Sam Walton, Sam's Club serves nearly 50 million members in the United States and is the 8th largest U.S. retailer. They offer a plus membership, a business membership and a savings membership. Members enjoy exceptional warehouse club values on superior products and services, including groceries, pharmacy, optical, home furnishings, and more. Sam's Furniture has been a member of the Chamber since 2013. The largest furniture dealer in Northwest Arkansas, Sam's carries living, dining & bedroom pieces, plus recliners & entertainment units. With locations in Rogers and Springdale, if you're in need of any kind of furniture you can get it at Sam's. Everett Buick GMC joined the Chamber in 2011. Family-owned and customer friendly, their staff is eager to greet, assist and provide the quality service you expect. With the largest Buick GMC inventory in Northwest Arkansas, you're sure to find just what you're looking for when you visit online or in-person. Hunt Ventures is a long-time member of the chamber, having joined in 1982. As a privately held development and investment company, Hunt Ventures is focused on developing and growing the economy of Northwest Arkansas through the visionary ideas and investment of founder J.B. Hunt now carried on by his wife, Johnelle Hunt. Their development offers over 1,000,000 square feet of Class A office space for lease, over 1,500,000 square feet of upscale retail and dining, one of the area’s largest regional medical centers, over 1,000 hotel rooms and the largest convention center for over 100 miles. The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank our four presenting sponsors for their support of the Chamber and the Northwest Arkansas community!  

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