8th Annual Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit Offers First-Ever Virtual Experience

8th Annual Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit Offers First-Ever Virtual Experience

BENTONVILLE, AR – The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the 8th Annual NWA Technology Summit will be offered as a virtual experience for the first time in its history. This pivot reflects the Chamber’s commitment to providing attendees access to thought leaders across the tech sphere, while ensuring summiteer safety

“We are all technologists now,” says the Summit’s Executive Director, Ashley Wardlow. “In both our personal and professional lives, we rely on technology to connect with one another and to make sense of a rapidly changing world. Going virtual empowers us to welcome a wider audience than ever before, while highlighting the exceptional quality of life unique to Northwest Arkansas.”

“Shiloh Technologies has been a proud sponsor and supporter of the NWA Tech Summit since its inception. I am delighted to represent my team as Chair of the 2020 event and, together with Ashley Wardlow and the committee, look forward to welcoming attendees to the first-ever virtual NWA Tech Summit,” said Cheryl Yarbrough, the 2020 Chairperson of the Summit.

Attendees of the 2020 Summit can expect an exciting slate of presenters, including:

  • Scott Spradley, Chief Technology Officer, Tyson Foods
  • Shelley Simpson, EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, J.B. Hunt
  • Meng Chee, EVP & Chief Product Officer, Walmart
  • Nuala O’Connor, SVP & Chief Counsel, Digital Citizenship, Walmart
  • Sravana Karnati, SVP Technology, Walmart
  • Yazdi Bagli, SVP Global Business Services, Walmart

In addition to virtually delivered programming, attendees who purchase a Virtual+ ticket may add 3 à la carte small-group outdoor experiences, designed for in person attendees to experience the distinct quality of place amenities that make NWA a top performing region nationally in terms of talent and industry attraction.

The 2020 Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit is October 18 – 21, 2020. Tickets can be purchased on the Chamber website at www.greaterbentonville.com. For more information, visit the Chamber’s events page at www.greaterbentonville.com, or contact the Chamber office at +1 (479) 283-2841.

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