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2018-19 Edition of The Good Life Destination Guide Released

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, March 14, 2018
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce and Visit Rogers revealed the 2018-19 version of The Good Life Destination Guide at the Visit Rogers Tourism Talk event March 9. Below are some new features and changes about the edition: Simplified the ...

Daily Legislative Update - 91st General Assembly Fiscal Session - Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Blog post courtesy of Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of ArkansasARKANSAS WORKSA key issue in this Fiscal Session is passage of the Department of Human Services (DHS) appropriation for medical service operations, SB 30. This ...

What They Said: 96th Annual Celebration

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, February 28, 2018
By all accounts, the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce's 96th Annual Celebration of Business & Community was a tremendous success. Listen to what some of the attendees had to say in the video below. ...

2018 Chamber Night Dates Announced for February

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, February 8, 2018
Chamber Night is designed by the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce to provide Chamber members and the community the opportunity to learn more about local government, while also confirming the business community’s support for elected and ...

Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Awards Winners

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, February 7, 2018
The 96th Annual Celebration of Business & Community will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers. Annual Awards winners were released in advance today (see list below) by ...

RLACC 2017 Annual Report - Membership Services

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, February 6, 2018
As seen in the February edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2017 Annual Report offers a summary of each Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce division’s accomplishments in 2017. An extended version of each division will be profiled on the Voice ...

RLACC 2017 Annual Report - Visit Rogers

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, January 31, 2018
As seen in the February edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2017 Annual Report offers a summary of each Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce division's accomplishments in 2017. An extended version of each division will be profiled on the Voice of ...

RLACC 2017 Annual Report - Marketing Communications Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, January 29, 2018
As seen in the February edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2017 Annual Report offers a summary of each Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce division's accomplishments in 2017. An extended version of each division will be profiled on the Voice of ...

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 ...

Chamber Staff Attend Events to Increase Presence in Community

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Staff recently attended events in the community in efforts to enhance the development of the region and strengthen relationships with area leaders.The Chamber's Government Affairs division attended the ...

Main Street Arkansas Presents Three Downtown Rogers Businesses with Awards

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, January 19, 2018
Main Street Arkansas recently honored Honeycomb Kitchen Shop, Ozark Beer Company and Woof & Wander with awards at the organization's 2018 Awards Ceremony.Honeycomb Kitchen Shop won the "Outstanding Main Street Merchant" award. The store carries ...

New Sponsorship Opportunities Available for 2018

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, January 18, 2018
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce still has several sponsorship opportunities available for 2018. Sponsorships are a great way to maximize the branding of your business and put it front and center in the minds of everyone in Northwest ...

Milken Institute Ranks Northwest Arkansas as Top 25 Best-Performing Area

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, January 11, 2018
The 2017 Milken Institute ranking lists Northwest Arkansas as the 25th best-performing city in the U.S. NWA, defined as the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers AR-MO metro area, ranked 8th overall in short-term job growth and 12th overall in long-term ...

Steering Committee Recommends Rep. Steve Womack for Budget Chairman

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The House Republican Steering Committee has recommended that Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR) be named chairman of the House Budget Committee, to succeed Rep. Diane Black (R-TN). House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement:“I believe ...

10 Steps to Start Your Business

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Originally posted by SBA.gov (https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/10-steps-start-your-business/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=organic_social&utm_campaign=new_year_new_)Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, ...

Chamber Introduces Barclay-Matthews Award for Distinctive Legislative Leadership

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, January 5, 2018
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce 96th Annual Celebration of Business & Community (Annual Celebration) on February 22, 2018 will establish a new award to be presented in the spirit of outstanding community service. The Barclay-Matthews ...

Houston, we have a problem…or do we?

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Guest Blog by Charlie Barton of Barton Consulting, LLCThose four words, “Houston, we have a problem,” have become part of our cultural language. We often use the phrase when we encounter an unforeseen problem. As small business owners ...

Introducing The Good Life Experience

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, December 20, 2017
There's A New Chamber Event Coming this Fall!The Good Life Experience is the Chamber’s newest annual event coming September 14-15, 2018. This new event will celebrate the Rogers-Lowell Area’s quality of life and culture of food, arts, ...

Restaurants open on Christmas Day

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Looking for a place to eat on Christmas Day? We have compiled a list below of some local restaurants that will be open for the holiday.1886 Crescent Hotel & SpaCherokee Casino & HotelChoctaw CasinoDownstream Casino ResortFast Lane ...

Chamber Launches Instagram Page

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, December 14, 2017
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to launch our new Instagram. This page will allow the Chamber and member businesses to engage the community and will enhance the Chamber's creativity and personality in outreaching efforts to ...

Building Foundational Knowledge of Computer Science and Coding

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Governor Asa Hutchinson launched the Arkansas Computer Science Initiative in 2015 to help insure that K-12th grade students within Arkansas schools receive quality instruction and opportunities to participate in learning experiences designed to ...

Chamber Embarks on Envisioning the Future

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Considering the world’s dramatic and accelerating pace of change, what lies ahead for members, boards and staffs of business-led organizations? How will the Chamber adapt and evolve over the next five years, and how will we ensure our best ...

Art on the Bricks Launches in Downtown Rogers

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, December 5, 2017
More than a dozen Downtown Rogers businesses hosted guest artists and showcased their artwork at the inaugural Art on the Bricks event November 9. The monthly art walk will be held on the second Thursday of each month. Participating businesses are ...

How to Solve Business Problems Like a 5-Year-Old

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Guest Blog by Charlie Barton of Barton Consulting, LLC (originally posted at https://barton-consultingllc.com/2017/11/13/solve-business-problems-like-a-5-year-old/)We all have problems. What we don’t all have is a proven and consistent way to ...

Buying A Business: The Right Way

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Guest Blog by Carol Gresham, Confidential Business IntermediaryNeedless to say, buying a business requires much thought, understanding of the process, and money.To be successful long-term, your spouse/partner should be involved in discussing the ...

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