Network with business leaders, entrepreneurs and educators at a conference devoted to building your business skills and knowledge. Training sessions focus on business basics: professional development, how to improve your business, HR 101, marketing, accounting and others. Choose from three tracks and 12 sessions. Earn Certificates of Completion and Continuing Education credits, provided from the
Come and see the Holland Barn Venue as they team up with the NWA Polo Club at Business After Hours on August 24. You will be able to network with others and see the beautiful venue. The NWA Polo Club will give a demonstration and you will be able to play golf cart polo. The event starts at 5:00pm at the Holland Barn Venue, 14323 West Holland Ave Highfill, AR
The Bentonville Teacher's Fair will be held August 8, 2017 at the Bentonville High School South Commons Building. This event is presented by Hight Jackson and Associates and the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce. If you would like to exhibit at this year's Teacher Fair download the application and return to the Chamber Office. Contact Krista Khone for more information at
Come celebrate our small businesses at our Small Business Week awards luncheon! The luncheon will be held May 3 and is part of a week long celebration honoring small businesses nationwide. The Chamber will honor winners of the Small Business Person of the Year, Emerging Small Business Person of the Year, Exporter Small Business Person of the Year, and Woman Owned Business of the Year. For more
The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for small businesses to be honored during the Chambers’ annual Small Business Week to be held May 1-5, 2017. Small business success stories can be nominated in the following categories: Small Business Person of the Year, Woman Owned Business of the Year, Small Business Exporter of the Year, and Emerging Small Business
Nominations are now being accepted for the Bentonville Outstanding Citizen Awards. This program was designed to recognize quarterly citizens residing within the corporate city limits of Bentonville for their outstanding contributions to the community. There are 3 categories: youth, adult, and group. Bentonville is blessed with great citizenry that serves our community with humility. Learn more
The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast on February 17 to discuss the upcoming Bentonville Public school millage election. The presentation is titled, Build BPS: A Blueprint for Growth. Bentonville School District Officials will share information regarding future school construction and the details of the 1.9 mill increase request for the election on May 9, 2017.
CEOs will volunteer one-on-one time with middle- and high-schoolers and answer their questions as the students prepare to launch and run their own businesses as part of their YEA! class. 15 students are part of this year’s Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce inaugural YEA class. They will have the opportunity to meet in a CEO Roundtable discussion on February 23rd. CEO’s will share
Kyle Peterson, the new Walton Family Foundation Executive Director, will be the featured speaker at the Annual Chamber Dinner scheduled for January 26th. In addition to learning about the Walton Family Foundation plans for 2017 a special announcement concerning the Chamber's future will be made. The evening begins with a reception at 5:30pm followed by dinner, program and award winners for 2016.
Nominations are now being accepted for Teacher of the Year. The Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce annually recognizes outstanding teachers at each of the following grade levels: Elementary (K-4) Middle (5-6) Jr. High (7-8) High school (9-12) Review the criteria and submit your nominations here. Deadline for nominations is December 9, 2016. Contact Krista Khone for