Economic Development

American Travel Study | 3.8 Million Trips to Rogers in 2019

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Friday, July 10, 2020

New research details just how significant regional tourism is to the Rogers economy.

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.

Creative Economy Impacts Downtown Rogers Growth

Posted by: Karen Wagaman on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Art plays a key role in transforming day-to-day downtown Rogers experiences into something vibrant, adventurous and new. Businesses that offer creative inspiration help communities grow culturally, socially, and economically. 

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 ...

Report Finds World Trade Centers Build Global Connections, Fuel Local Growth

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Guest Blog Post by Sam Cushman, World Trade Center ArkansasWorld Trade Center Regions Have Greater FDI & ExportsThe World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) released its first official Trade and Investment Report called “Global Connections, ...

Art Paves the Way for Economic Prosperity

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Guest Blog by Randy Cohen and Emily Peck (originally posted on research reminds us that supporting the arts and culture sector accelerates local economic ...

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