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NWA Council Announces Partnership for Initiative to Educate Local Businesses on 2020 Census

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Friday, December 20, 2019

NWA has a high number of difficult-to-count populations. To help achieve an accurate count, employers and managers can implement the following actions.

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 43 Vision 100 Series: Ross Phillips

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, December 16, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with VP of Community Development Ross Phillips to discuss the recent Vision 100 Rogers-Lowell Planning Initiative which culminated by revealing ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 42 Vision 100 Series: Raymond Burns

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, November 21, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Chamber President/CEO Raymond Burns to discuss the recent Vision 100 Rogers-Lowell Planning Initiative which culminated by revealing the ...

Local Member Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, November 4, 2019
Below is a list of Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce member restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day! For more information about these member businesses including addresses and phone numbers, consult the RogersLowell.com Online ...

FALL 2019 GUIDE | NWA Craft Fairs

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, September 13, 2019
Spanker Creek Farm Arts & Crafts Fair October 16-20 Wednesday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 8464 W. McNelly Rd. in Bentonville (479) 685-5655 | SpankerCreekFarm.com Autumn is Calling ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 41 Geovanny Sarmiento

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, September 12, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox is joined by VP of Community Development Ross Phillips, SVP of Government Affairs Jon Moran, and the newest member of the Chamber staff, VP of Community ...

Volunteerism is Good for Business

Posted by: Martha Londagin (Startup Junkie Foundation) on Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Guest Blog Post by Martha Londagin of Startup Junkie Foundation Mother Teresa called the world to volunteerism stating, “Let us not be satisfied with just giving money.” The act of serving others is powerful not only for individuals ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 39 Adult Wellness Center Ballet

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, August 20, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman is joined by Marilyn Russell, ballet instructor for the Adult Wellness Center in Rogers, and Ginger Galloway, one of Marilyn's dance students.

Complete Guide: The Good Life Experience at Frisco Festival

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, August 19, 2019
You’ll love what’s new and different at the family-friendly Frisco Festival in Downtown Rogers. This year, The Good Life Experience at Frisco Festival is an exciting new twist centered around food, arts, music and outdoors! Join us as we ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 38 Humane Society For Animals

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, August 16, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman is joined by Clay Morgan, Executive Director of the Humane Society for Animals located in Rogers, and Kathy McClure, President of the Humane Society's ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 37 Hustle In Heels Pop-Up Event With Lindsay Young

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, August 14, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox is live from Onyx Coffee Lab at the July 23 Hustle In Heels Pop-Up event featuring Lindsay Young of Nu Marketing. Lindsay talked about "Branding Yourself ...

Open Avenues SOAR NWA Hot Air Balloon Event Coming to Northwest Arkansas Featuring Governor Asa Hutchinson

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, July 26, 2019
Open Avenues will host its inaugural SOAR NWA event on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at Drake Field in Fayetteville. This day-long event will include various hot air balloon activities (weather permitting), a variety of aeronautics events, circus ...

Razorback Athletics can Accommodate Your Large Group or Corporate Outing Tailgating and Ticket Needs

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, July 16, 2019
It’s time to gear up for an exciting year of Razorback Football inside historic Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The Razorbacks, under 2nd year head coach Chad Morris, will host six games in Fayetteville kicking off with Portland State ...

Chamber Members Named to Talk Business & Politics 2019 Forty Under 40 Class

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, July 15, 2019
Each year, Talk Business & Politics honors 40 young men and women who are some of the best and brightest in their industry, with a wide variety of skill sets and credentials. Congratulations to these Chamber members under 40 who were honored in ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 35 Tim Smith

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, July 11, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox is joined by Chamber President/CEO Raymond Burns and Tim Smith, a former teacher of Burns and the first full-time drama teacher at Rogers High School. ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 34 Michele Love and Isaac Cortes

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, June 27, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman welcomed Michele Love, Marketing Manager for Benchmark Group, and Isaac Cortes, owner of iPaint, a new creative studio. Through this podcast, you will ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 33 Fight At The Water Tower

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, June 19, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Shannon Green of Samaritan Community Center and Stephannie Lane Baker of Charity Pirates to discuss "Fight at the Water Tower", an event ...

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. 32 Honeycomb Kitchen Shop

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, June 4, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman sat down with Melissa Turpin and Dana Smith, owners of Honeycomb Kitchen Shop. Melissa and Dana shared their inspiration for starting a small business ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 31 Raymond Burns

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, May 29, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox and SVP of Government Affairs Jon Moran are joined by Chamber President/CEO Raymond Burns. Our leader talks about his experience at the Chamber and the ...

5 Essential Elements of High-Quality Network Support

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Guest Blog Post by Todd Nielsen of JMARK Business Solutions A reliable network can make the difference between growing your profits and losing customers in today's competitive markets. You depend on a strong network infrastructure to maintain ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 30 Kent Eikenberry

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Thursday, May 23, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman visits with Kent Eikenberry, President and CEO of the NWA Food Bank, a nonprofit organization that addresses the significant needs-related food ...

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 ...

Pair of Leadership Benton County Graduates Named to Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s Fast 15 Class

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, May 17, 2019
The Northwest Arkansas Business Journal recognizes 15 individuals each year in its "Fast 15" class that are just beginning to make their mark on Northwest Arkansas’ business and cultural scene. The group is on the path to becoming part of the ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 28 PIXEL™: A School for Media Arts

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, May 10, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman sat down with Megan Perez, Chloe Hiley, and David Kersey of PIXEL™: A School for Media Arts. The demand for creative individuals in our ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 27 Workforce Development

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, May 8, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox and VP of Community Development Ross Phillips discussed growing the next generation of leaders and workforce in Northwest ...

Chamber Honors 2018-2019 Educators of the Year

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, May 6, 2019
May 6 kicks off Teacher Appreciation Week. For over 30 years, The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce has been honoring Rogers Public Schools Educators for their excellence in education. Educators are nominated from each school and three standout ...

Chamber Voice of Business Podcast Ep. 26 NWA Ballet Theatre

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Friday, May 3, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman sat down with NWA Ballet Theatre, who is launching a new dance initiative called "Dance Anywhere/Everywhere" and will bring 11 professional dancers to ...

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