NWA Business Women’s Conference Guest Speaker

WE'RE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR 2016 CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CAREY LOHRENZ Carey Lohrenz knows what it takes to win in one of the highest pressure, extreme environments imaginable: in the cockpit at Mach 2. As the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, having flown missions worldwide as a combat-mission-ready United States Navy pilot, Lohrenz is used to working in fast

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Academy Award Winning Actor Geena Davis keynote speaker for Small Business Awards Luncheon

The Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that actor Geena Davis, co-founder of the Bentonville Film Festival, will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd Annual Small Business Week awards luncheon.  The luncheon will be held May 4 and is part of a weeklong celebration honoring small businesses nationwide. The Chamber will honor winners of the Small Business Person of the

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Small Business Week Applications

Congratulations to our Small Business week nominees. The application deadline is April 10, 2016 by midnight. Applicants for the small business awards will be highlighted during the Chambers Business After Hours, hosted by Telecomp on Thursday, April 28 at 5pm. Winners will be announced at the small business awards luncheon on May 4th.  Click here to complete your application. We are pleased to

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Nominate Outstanding Businesses & Individuals for 2016 Small Business Week

The Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for small businesses to be honored during the Chambers’ 2nd annual Small Business Week to be held May 1-7, 2016. 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

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Bentonville Receives Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

Bentonville, AR…The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the City of Bentonville Finance and Accounting Department and Jake Harper, Assistant Finance Director, a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting

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North Walton Boulevard Loan Consortium

The Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce has announced the North Walton Loan Consortium program for development and redevelopment of North Walton Boulevard in Bentonville. In association with its partner financial institutions, the program has been established to assist the private sector in realizing and accelerating enhancements or rehabilitation of current facilities as well as the

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Bentonville Film Festival is Underway

The Bentonville Film Festival is underway. View the Festival Guide Here. The BFF is a one of a kind annual event which will champion women and diversity in all aspects of film. With engaged film industry leadership and major corporate sponsors, the festival is positioned to deliver a national message and key initiatives to positively support women and minority owned film entities. The festival

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Biz + Ed2 Conference set for June 23rd

The NWA Tech Council, established by the Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce in 2014, will host the 1st Biz + Ed2   Conference on Tuesday, June 23 at Bentonville High School, a unique conference with tracks for students and business attendees. The conference will present an opportunity for collaboration between students and businesses to solve a business issue through the use of

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Looking for Film Festival Volunteers

Download Volunteer Registration Details PDF Volunteers are essential to the success of the first annual Bentonville Film Festival. We are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic people to assist in a variety of areas, from BFF Insider to Box Office. OVERVIEW: Our Volunteer Department will review each application and set up a time to discuss possibilities. Once a position is confirmed, we will

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Women and Diversity Featured in Upcoming Bentonville Film Festival

The Bentonville Film Festival (May 5-9, 2015) is a one-of-a-kind event designed to champion women and diversity in film, and is the first and only film competition in the world to offer guaranteed theatrical, television, digital and retail home entertainment distribution for its winning films. BFF is hosted by ARC Entertainment, Walmart, Coca-Cola and AMC Theatres, and chaired by Academy Award®

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