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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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Arkansas Maker Summit set for October 16

The Scott Family Amazeum, in partnership with the Innovation Hub of North Little Rock, the Arkansas Discovery Network, and the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce, is excited to present the second statewide Maker Summit in conjunction with the Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit on Monday, October 16, 2017. Tickets for the day cost $49 and include light breakfast and lunch. Arkansas

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Business Breakthrough U: Essentials of Growing Your Company or Organization

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

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Business After Hours features Holland Barn Venue and the NWA Polo Club

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

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Bentonville Teacher’s Fair set for August 8, 2017

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

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Luncheon to Recognize Small Business Leaders set for May 3rd

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

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