The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Pea Ridge are pleased to announce the expansion of the Chamber’s coverage area to include Pea Ridge. The Pea Ridge City Council adopted a resolution at their February 21 city council meeting supporting the partnership. The resolution with the City of Pea Ridge is a formal alignment with the Chamber to provide advocacy, services and benefits to Pea Ridge businesses and organizations to help bring collective prosperity to the communities.
The Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce rebranded to become the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce on January 26, 2017. The Chamber is committed to its mission of promoting and advocating for businesses and community development within its coverage area by encouraging regional cooperation.
“The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce’s new brand promotes pride in our diverse communities through positive, active leadership aimed at creating a diverse, cohesive, successful business climate in our region, thus ensuring healthy growth and a desirable quality of life. The Chamber acts as a convener, bringing together resources to enhance economic, workforce and community development and growth, and we are excited about this partnership with Pea Ridge and honored for the opportunity to represent the community and its businesses.” – Dana Davis, Greater Bentonville Area Chamber President/CEO
“I feel like this is the next step in the future of Pea Ridge. With our local businesses having access to the programs and support provided by the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber, this will equip them with the tools they need to move forward to the next level. We are looking forward to a great relationship with the chamber.” – Jackie Crabtree, Mayor of Pea Ridge
Mayor Crabtree will serve as an ex-officio member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
An information meeting for Pea Ridge businesses to learn more about Chamber membership and benefits will be held March 3, at 8:00am at the Pea Ridge Library, 801 N. Curtis Avenue, Pea Ridge.