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Northwest Arkansas Region Needs Collaboration Among Government Leaders

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Guest blog post by Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Raymond Burns Three-of-the-six Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Arkansas are located within 16 miles of each other along Interstate-49. Northwest Arkansas also supports ...

Chamber Voice Podcast. Ep. 29 Jake McBride

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Jake McBride in the Kix 104 studio to discuss his involvement with local nonprofits and the role that traditional media plays in developing ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 23 Meredith Lowry

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, April 2, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Meredith Lowry, attorney with Wright Lindsey Jennings and leader of Woman-Run, a support and resource group for female entrepreneurs and ...

RLACC 2018 Annual Report: Downtown Development Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, February 8, 2019
As seen in the February edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2018 Annual Report offers a summary of each Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce division’s accomplishments in 2018. An extended version of each division will be profiled on the Voice ...

RLACC 2018 Annual Report: Economic Development Division

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, February 7, 2019
As seen in the February edition of the Chamber Voice, the 2018 Annual Report offers a summary of each Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce division’s accomplishments in 2018. An extended version of each division will be profiled on the Voice ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What’s Working in Job Creation: US Chamber Releases Enterprising States Study

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, July 22, 2013
Each year the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation analyzesdata to determine what states have done over the previous year to create jobsand expand the economy. The analysis isbroken down into two parts, one that discusses what states should be doing ...

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, June 21, 2012
New Study Identifies Successful Economic Development Public Policies Lastweek the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released their annual analysis of publicpolicies that are driving economic development around the United States. This study also identified ...

Unemployment, job fair attendance indicate positive signs

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Workforce recruitment, retention and outreach are some of the most important topics for staff at the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber conducts two job fairs annually, typically in May and October, which attract between 50 - 120 ...

Economic Development Behind the Scenes

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, September 18, 2009
Economic development is a vague concept for the general public, at best. Better defined as business development, or the dynamic process of recruiting new businesses and assisting to existing businesses, it begins to make sense. Try this on for ...

Ready to stimulate the economy?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, April 14, 2009
We have a theory at the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. Prepare yourself: it is a little bit Pollyanna-ish. We honestly believe that local action can affect big change. Take the economy as a starting point: can we change it across America ...

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