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Executives from Walmart, Tyson and J.B. Hunt talk tech talent at the Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit

October 23 marked the 5th annual Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit with over 1500 attendees. With the additonal of Women in Technology and MedTech Conferences we recorded attendance of nearly 3,000.  Our panel discussion in the afternoon featured executives from Walmart, J.B. Hunt and Tyson Foods. Read the recap from Kim Souza with Talk Business and Politics. "Technology is transforming

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More than 60 speakers in an all-star lineup will be presenting at this year’s Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit hosted by the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce and the NWA Technology Council. In its 5th year, the Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit has grown from 400 to over 2,500 attendees. This year the Summit will expand to host two days of events including the Northwest

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Build Bentonville lunch set for June 14

34 new people are moving to NWA each day, with Bentonville being one of the fastest growing cities. In this lunchtime discussion, you will hear from city and state leaders about the growth of Bentonville and how it impacts your business. We'll be discussing infrastructure, transportation, education, and quality of life. There will be a Q&A session following the panel discussion. Panelist

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Bentonville Bayou Bash Set for May 10th

The Bentonville Bayou Bash is bringing the taste of Louisiana to Downtown Bentonville. Join us May 10th at the Meteor Guitar Gallery, serving 11-1 and 2-4. This premier event is brought to you by the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce’s WalStreet Program presented by Zatarain's. The event will feature: An authentic crawfish boil with all the fixins’ Jambalaya prepared by

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Visual Artist Recaps State of the Chamber Lunch

On Thursday, January 25th we were honored to hold our 91st State of the Chamber and Awards Lunch. We welcomed over 775 attendees and we had a lot of fun in sharing our vision for 2018. Thank you to all our sponsors and attendees. Visual artist Ken Hubbell captured the event and has provided visual videos, summaries and graphic recordings from lunch at this link. Thank you again for helping us

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Director of the Momentary announced as State of the Chamber Lunch Keynote Speaker

The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Lieven Bertels as the keynote speaker for the annual State of the Chamber lunch on January 25, 2018. Bertels is the newly announced director of Momentary. Momentary is the innovative arts museum being developed by Crystal Bridges and is located near the 8th Street Market in Bentonville in the decommissioned Kraft Foods

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Graham Cobb

Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce Announces New President/CEO

The Greater Bentonville Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the selection of Graham Cobb as the new President/CEO. A native Arkansan, Cobb is a proven leader with 20 years of experience in product development, audience/customer/member engagement, people management, brand advancement, and culture construction. Entrepreneurship runs in Cobb’s blood. As a teenager and young adult, he cut his

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Lakepointe to Host Business After Hours

Join us Thursday, October 26 for Business After Hours. This fun networking event will be hosted by  Lakepointe Restaurant and Event Center, 103 Marina Dr., Bella Vista, AR. Business After Hours begins at 5:00pm and is free and open to all members and their guests.

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How to Get the Most with Your Holiday Marketing Dollars – Brown Bag Lunch

Black Friday is just a few weeks away.  Join us and explore how to get the most out of Holiday Marketing Dollars with “new media” marketing.  This won’t be your typical PowerPoint we’re going to show you hands on strategies on how to target you customers using Facebook and Google. Included with Chamber Membership, $10 for Non-Members.  Bring your own Brown Bag Lunch and join us at the Chamber from

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