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Listening to Our Chamber Members - April Member Needs Survey Analysis

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, May 6, 2020

In late April, the Chamber’s COVID-19 Recovery Period began by focusing on how we can continue to serve our members and prepare to face the challenges and new opportunities ahead. The nature of our work is changing in response to this pandemic and we are reshaping our team’s efforts to directly address your needs.

Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Here to Help During Road to Recovery

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, May 4, 2020

There is no business as usual today and with that reality we all are faced with new challenges and opportunities on the road ahead to recovery. There are many uncertainties still, but what is certain is that whether we’re in times of prosperity or times of crisis, your Chamber is leading the way, making sure we emerge stronger, together. We’re here to help you. 

Chamber Seeking Responses From Members to Address Needs for COVID-19 Recovery Period

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, April 20, 2020

The COVID-19 Recovery Period is beginning before the crisis is over by focusing with our members on how we can prepare to face the challenges and new opportunities ahead of us.

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 54 Tina Gilbert | Next Level Training Solutions Group

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Community Development Ross Phillips is joined on a webinar by Tina Gilbert, President and Founder of Next Level Training Solutions Group. They discussed COVID-19, ways to lead the community and organizations during this time, and some tools to be more effective while working in unique circumstances that will set yourself up for success.

Chamber Launches DEI Program: Lens Series

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, April 6, 2020

As seen in the April 2020 edition of the Chamber Voice of Business Newsletter

Membership Tips | How to Use Your New Member Portal on RogersLowell.com

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Thursday, April 2, 2020

Did you know Chamber members have access to self-service tools and options to manage their account in the new member portal (My Chamber Login)? 

2020 Small Business Survey | Key Findings and Insights

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Your Chamber values its members’ input and engagement and regularly conducts surveys to ensure that programs, divisional goals, and events are aligned with our overall vision and mission.

Nine Tax Rules for Sole Proprietors

Posted by: Landmark CPAs on Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Guest Blog Post by Landmark CPAs

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 52 Vision 100 Series: J.R. Shaw and Kenny Lamb

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, March 4, 2020

The latest episode of the Chamber Voice of Business podcast continues the Vision 100 Series.

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!

Chamber Voice Podcast. Ep. 48 Marsha Lane Foster and Jim Forman

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Tuesday, January 28, 2020

In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, VP of Downtown Development Karen Wagaman is at The Art Collective Gallery in downtown Rogers speaking with Marsha Lane Foster of Lane Foster Fine Art/Freedom Dreamer Photography, and The Art Collective Gallery Owner Jim Forman. They talked about their new audio/video podcast, "Art is Everything."

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 47 Jake McBride Interviews Raymond Burns

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Monday, January 20, 2020

In this special edition of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, Jake McBride of KIX 104 and iHeartMedia hosted Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Raymond Burns.

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 46 Martha Londagin

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, January 15, 2020

In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Martha Londagin of the Startup Junkie Foundation.

Convening the Community to Envision the Future

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Wednesday, January 1, 2020

VISION 100 was developed by engaging in a process of discovering the kind of future our Rogers-Lowell community wanted.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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