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Chamber seeking Vice President of Operations

The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a professional for the position of Vice President of Operations. Learn more about the qualifications to join this dynamic team. -  Job description here. Contact Graham Cobb, gcobb@greaterbentonville.com for information.

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Bentonville Teacher of the Year Nominations now being accepted

The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce wishes to annually recognize outstanding Bentonville teachers at each of the following grade levels: Elementary (K-4) Middle (5-6) Jr. High (7-8) High school (9-12) Core criteria for selection will include the following: Community involvement: civic organizations, church involvement, etc.  If part of the teaching assignment

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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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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT AND CONFERENCES SET FOR OCTOBER

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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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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