Center for Innovation & Tech

Bentonville is a Fortune 1 city that is strongly rooted in small business and entrepreneurial success. With the adoption of e-commerce, and the more rapid adoption of retail technology, our community is the epicenter for innovation & technology in the business space. We are a hub for innovators to ideate, collaborate, and launch.

Executive Director, NWA Technology Summit

“Innovation and technology are central to the quality of life that we enjoy in Northwest Arkansas. In a 21st century economy, the reality is that we are all technologists. Together, we are called to consider how best to employ technology in order to create connections, advance equity, and embrace the entrepreneurial spirit of the heartland.”

Ashley Wardlow

Executive Director, NWA Technology Summit


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