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Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Recognized with ACCE “Communications Excellence” Award for its The Good Life Publication (Destination Guide)

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce was named an Award of Excellence winner in the Communications Excellence awards program presented by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) at the July annual convention in Des Moines, ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 11 Dr. Todd Jenkins & Jerra Nalley

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, July 31, 2018
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, Director of Community Development Ross Phillips talks with Dr. Todd Jenkins and Jerra Nalley about the upcoming NWA YP Summit on August ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 10 Carrie Wilson & Kaala House

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, July 27, 2018
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox met with MassMutual Financial's Carrie Wilson and Kaala House of Keller Williams Market Pro Realty to discuss the Hustle In Heels ...

Small Business of the Second Quarter | The Belford Group

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Each quarter, the Small Business Council (SBC) of the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce provides special recognition to the small business community by awarding an Outstanding Small Business of the Quarter, presented by Showcase Trophy and ...

Lowell Historical Museum Cherishes History, Envisions Future with New Building, New Name

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Situated in the center of the region, Lowell is often referred to as the heart of Northwest Arkansas. The Lowell Historical Museum has seen a lot of changes come through Northwest Arkansas over the years, and it is striving to protect the history of ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 9 Emma Willis

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, July 13, 2018
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Government Affairs Jon Moran and Director of Community Development Ross Phillips sat down with Emma Willis to discuss the Arkansas 529 Program and Leadership Benton ...

GPP Cycling Collecting Safe Cycling Data in Rogers and Bentonville

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, July 11, 2018
GPP Cycling is encouraging cyclists to utilize city streets for an east-west corridor connecting Downtown Rogers to Bentonville. Inspired by a meeting of biking enthusiasts, GPP Cycling is working with the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 8 Dr. Becky Paneitz & Amy Reeves-Robinson

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, July 10, 2018
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Dr. Becky Paneitz of Inseitz Group and Amy Reeves-Robinson with Tribe of Women. ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 7 - Mayor Eldon Long

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, June 27, 2018
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Lowell Mayor Eldon Long to discuss recent and upcoming developments in the Lowell and Northwest Arkansas ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 6 - Mervin Jebaraj

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, June 21, 2018
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Mervin Jebaraj, Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research in the Walton College of ...

2018 Northwest Arkansas Independence Day Celebrations and Fireworks Displays

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. Celebrate ...

Report Finds World Trade Centers Build Global Connections, Fuel Local Growth

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Guest Blog Post by Sam Cushman, World Trade Center ArkansasWorld Trade Center Regions Have Greater FDI & ExportsThe World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) released its first official Trade and Investment Report called “Global Connections, ...

Leadership Benton County Announces Class 16

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, June 15, 2018
Benton County has been blessed with a wealth of financial, physical and human resources, but we sometimes tend to take for granted the future of the area by simply assuming that the appropriate leadership talent will emerge to guide us whenever we ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 5 Paxton Roberts And Brendan Quirk

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, June 5, 2018
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox and Director of Community Development Ross Phillips sat down with Paxton Roberts and Brendan Quirk. Roberts is the Chief Bicycle Officer/Executive ...

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's to donate 50,000 rods and reels in nationwide effort to get kids outside this summer

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, May 31, 2018
Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is challenging families to put down their digital devices and get outside to discover the joys of fishing. To kick off Gone Fishing, the nationwide movement that gets kids and families connected to nature each ...

Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission Invites Community to Attend Affordable Housing Project Meetings

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission is hosting four public meetings in June, one in Rogers, Fayetteville, Bentonville and Springdale. There will be Spanish interpreters at each of these locations. They invite the community to provide ...

EcoVet Furniture Earns National and Local Recognition

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, May 23, 2018
EcoVet Furniture was one of just 15 businesses nationwide featured in Parade Magazine’s Earth Day issue in April. This successful small business is a veteran transition company in Rogers. The company designs and builds handcrafted furniture ...

Chamber Voice of Business Podcast Now Live

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Voice of Business Podcast is now live! Regularly scheduled programming for the podcasts will cover topics of regional and statewide interest, current events, legislative events, interviews with community leaders, local and state elected ...

Proposed 2018 Rogers Bond Issue Introduced by City of Rogers

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, May 14, 2018
The Committee for the Future of Rogers in conjunction with The City of Rogers and the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a special meeting introducing the Proposed 2018 Rogers Bond Issue at Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas on Friday, May ...

2018 Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament Results

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, May 7, 2018
Close to 600 anglers participated in the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce 27th Annual Bradford Marine & ATV Buddy Bass Tournament. The tournament was held on Beaver Lake in Rogers on Saturday, May 5. The winning team, with a total weight ...

Meet the Presenting Sponsor: 2018 Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, April 30, 2018
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament is in its 27th year, and Bradford Marine & ATV has been a loyal tournament sponsor throughout the years.With six locations in Arkansas, Bradford Marine is Arkansas' premier ...

Introducing the Chamber Voice Podcast

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce is launching a podcast that will give the Northwest Arkansas community the ability to stay up-to-date on area news at any time and any place.This communications program is a collaborative effort among the ...

Business Partnerships Vital for Career and Technical Education Programs

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, April 23, 2018
Over the past five years, the Rogers Public Schools Career & Technical Education (CTE) department has increased the number of partnerships with local businesses, industries, non-profit and civic organizations. These business partnerships have ...

Why and How Small Business Should Attract Millennials

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, April 9, 2018
Guest blog post by On Time LogisticsThe Millennial generation, or adults ranging from 18 to 34, is influencing the economy, and, in turn, how retailers operate. They have become the primary target in advertising and business strategies just as the ...

New Volunteers and Chair Welcomed to Member Engagement Committee

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, April 6, 2018
By Marni Rogers, Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Member Relations ManagerThe Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Member Engagement Committee held its first meeting of 2018 on January 25 and welcomed four new Committee members and Committee ...

27th Annual Bradford Marine & ATV Buddy Bass Tournament Coming May 5

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, April 5, 2018
The 27th Annual Bradford Marine & ATV Buddy Bass Tournament is a fundraising and community development event. Proceeds are directed toward economic development projects for the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. The tournament is ...

Building Empires Through the Skilled Trades

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Guest Blog Post by Dr. Evelyn E. Jorgenson, President of NorthWest Arkansas Community CollegeMichael Dewberry makes a convincing case for community college apprenticeships as a pathway to entrepreneurship. “Where else can you invest $2,500, ...

Politics and Brain Surgery - The Year of the Challenger

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, April 2, 2018
By Jon Moran, Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce VP of Government AffairsOnce, on an episode of The Beverly Hillbillies, Jed Clampett lamented that he needed to have a long talk with his nephew, Jethro Bodine, about his interest in politics. ...

Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders Hosts First-Ever Kitchen Takeover

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders celebrated the diversity and culture of Northwest Arkansas at the inaugural Kitchen Takeover on March 4. Held at MOD Restaurant & Social in Bentonville, it benefited Canopy Northwest Arkansas, a registered ...

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