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RLACC's Government Affairs Division Hosts Legislative Candidate Forums

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, September 21, 2020

The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce's Government Affairs Division hosted recent Legislative Candidate Forums for local State Representative and State Senate races. View them here!

Chamber Strives to be Center of World-Class Business, Welcoming Communities and Opportunities for All

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce has a vision to be the center of world-class business, welcoming communities, and opportunities for all. This drives the mission work we do which includes championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives that are sources of both competitive advantage for business and sustainable success for the future of our community. As our nation undertakes a necessary conservation about inequality and racism, we are listening thoughtfully and leading solutions locally to help ensure all people of color have greater opportunities to succeed.

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.

PHOTOS: Chamber Hosts 98th Annual Celebration of Business & Community

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, February 10, 2020

Our 98th Annual Celebration is a wrap!

97th Annual Celebration of Business & Community Set For February 2

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, November 29, 2018
Join us at the John Q. Hammons Center February 2 for an evening honoring Mr. Dick Trammel at the 97th Annual Celebration of Business & Community as we celebrate Mr. Trammel’s life achievements, contributions to our community and ...

Railyard Park and the Bigger Picture

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, November 19, 2018
Guest Blog Post by John McCurdy with The City of Rogers (originally posted at Rogersar.gov)The Frisco park redesign project is just one part of a very much larger ongoing plan to revitalize downtown Rogers.In the fall of 2014, the Rogers-Lowell Area ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 14 Maddie Ward And Karen Ahuja

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, September 11, 2018
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman discussed The Good Life Experience event, coming to Downtown Rogers Sept. 14-15, with RLACC Special Events ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 12 Martha Londagin

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, August 20, 2018
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Martha Londagin of Legacy National Bank to talk about SBA Lending for small ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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