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.

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Teacher of the Year Nominations

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

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Bentonville Recognized as a Volunteer Community of the Year

Bentonville, AR…Mayor Bob McCaslin is pleased to announce the City of Bentonville has been named a Volunteer Community of the Year for the seventh consecutive year. This honor was achieved due to the generosity of a combined 33,032 volunteers from 56 partner organizations who volunteered 403,047 hours.  These hours are valued at almost $9.5 million and represent a generous gift to our

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Bentonvillle Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) to launch this Fall

BENTONVILLE, AR (July 21, 2016)—Middle and high school students can now apply to attend NWA’s first ever Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) class. YEA! is a weekly program throughout the academic year that guides students through launching and running their own businesses or social movements. YEA! is open to all students in grades 6-12. While in the Academy, students will receive all the

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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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