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Dive into social media to better your business!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Wednesday, June 24, 2009
It's been very gratifying to be able to serve our members by brokering information about social media as an absolutely free marketing tool to grow their businesses. This is a no-brainer for the Chamber, since we have always positioned ourselves as ...

No, seriously - get your booth NOW for this event!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, June 15, 2009
Ok, so we have repeatedly (http://impactpossible.com/voice/index.php/2009/05/26/ready-for-your-business-to-thrive/ and http://impactpossible.com/voice/index.php/2009/02/06/nwa-business-conference-expo/) and perhaps even maniacally mentioned the ...

Northwest Arkansas ranked #2 in U.S. for recession recovery!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, June 15, 2009
Here's what Forbes.com (http://is.gd/12xyh) said about Northwest Arkansas: Cities poised for a rebound--and cities with a long slog ahead. The three most important things in real estate: location, location, location. It's true for recovery from a ...

Why do we care about the magic number?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, May 28, 2009
So, there's a reason we're excited about surpassing the 2,000 member milestone at the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, but it has nothing to do with being the biggest chamber in Arkansas. That's definitely interesting, but it isn't what ...

Ready for your business to thrive rather than just survive?

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, May 26, 2009
We are tremendously excited around the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce of late regarding the NWA Business Conference & Expo scheduled for August 6. Granted, we're pretty excited about everything we do for our member businesses, but this ...

Chamber reps visit D.C. to promote local issues, thank legislators

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Saturday, April 25, 2009
16 Chamber members and staff have just returned from a visit to Washington D.C. to promote the Chamber's 2009 Legislative Agenda during visits with U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, U.S. Senator Mark Pryor and U.S. Representative John Boozman. The ...

Support our restaurants (so we can keep them)!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, April 24, 2009
We have been so fortunate (ok, deliberate) in attracting world-class dining establishments ranging from well-known national chains to unique local restaurants to our community. But if we want to keep all this variety, we have to put our money where ...

Grow Your Business Without Spending Money and Time!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Sound too good to be true? Wait until you see what we have up our sleeves for our member businesses to help you survive and thrive in this economy. We understand that as much as you’d like to attend seminars and attend networking events, ...

Completing your to-do list without lifting a finger...

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, April 16, 2009
Please excuse us as we try (in vain) to control our enthusiasm about our new BusinessConnect Tool! Seriously, it is a fantastic resource for our member businesses and the general public! Here's the gist of it: businesses and individuals can save ...

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 ...

A Positive Spin

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, March 20, 2009
Signs of growth and opportunity are everywhere this spring. At the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, we're probably a bit more optimistic about recovery than the rest of the world, but it isn't because we're not realists - it's because we have ...

Being Worthy of Referrals

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Saturday, March 14, 2009
This article is full of great tips for all of us! The Moment of Truth - Being Worthy of Referrals - It's All About Follow Up By Glen Gould Something magical happens when you begin to attend networking events. People begin to give you leads and ...

How to Maintain Enthusiasm!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, March 2, 2009
Paul Vitale is a good friend to the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. After meeting him, we can't think of anyone who would argue that he is far and away one of the most enthusiastic people you'll ever encounter. In fact, we feel more ...

Generate business with FREE e-coupons!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, March 2, 2009
According to the New York Times, coupons are hip - particularly online coupons. While the article below was published about three months ago, we believe the current economic environment makes the message resonate even more: ...

5 Reasons to Join the Chamber

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Thursday, February 26, 2009
The following article by Glen Gould is, in our humble opinion, a great piece on why businesses need their chamber now more than ever... Five Reasons This is the Best Time to Join the Chamber of Commerce By Glen Gould The signs are everywhere you ...

The Chamber .COMmunity

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Monday, February 16, 2009
Obviously, we’re pretty enthusiastic about our website, www.RogersLowell.com, but we always worry our members may not be aware of all the great tools at their fingertips. For your convenience (and also as a shameless plug), here’s are ...

Back to Basics: 2009 Strategy

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Saturday, February 14, 2009
We've been holding an interesting ongoing discussion among the executive committee and chamber management over the past few weeks, fueled by our efforts to align our 2009 strategy with the needs of our members in the new world economy. Consensus is ...

NWA Business Conference & Expo

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, February 6, 2009
We are so excited to announce an "arranged marriage" between two of our previous successful events, creating the Northwest Arkansas Business Conference & Expo to be held on August 6, 2009. The Arkansas World Trade Center and the Northwest ...

Banquet Time!

Posted by: rlaccmarcom on Friday, February 6, 2009
At the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, we're primed for our biggest membership event of the year - the annual banquet - tomorrow night at 6 p.m. (reception) at the John Q. Hammons Center. Our entire staff (24!) will be there, and we ...

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