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Philip Mann To Leave ASO Director Post

Philip Mann To Leave ASO Director Post

Philip Mann and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra announced Thursday that the 2018-19 season will be Mann's last as the ASO's music director.
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David Lang Out After Hammons Sale

David Lang, the longtime general manager of the 400-room Embassy Suites hotel and 125,000-SF Hammons Convention Center in Rogers, is out of a job after a New York investor bought the assets of John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts.
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Dozens of Arkansas Companies Rank on List of Largest ESOPs

This week Arkansas Business debuts a new list of ESOPs — employee stock ownership plans — ranked by net assets at the end of the most recent fiscal year for which data is publicly available.
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Springdale Hopes to Maintain New Momentum Downtown This article is available only in print.

Springdale hopes to build on recent efforts to reinvigorate its downtown. read more >

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Outgrows Mountain Home Office, Pursues New Property

The AGFC has been looking for a piece of property to purchase and build a purpose-built office and compound, the Baxter Bulletin reported . They found a 14-acre property on U.S. Highway 62/412 W., just outside the Mountain Home city limits. read more >

Gleason, Thompson to Headline Executive Academy

Emerging leaders from business, nonprofit and policy sectors have an opportunity this fall to learn from some of the most successful and recognizable business names in Arkansas as part of the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy. read more >

Stone's Throw to Sample Stifft Station Location at PopUp Event

A PopUp in the Rock event will be the occasion for Stone's Throw Brewing to set up in Little Rock's Stifft Station neighborhood for a few weeks to test interest in a possible outpost in the area. read more >

Conway's Candlewood, Comfort Inn Acquired for $5.7M

Adjoining hotels in Conway and land for an emergency hospital in Cabot provide this week's edition of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

Looking to Save The Rep, Board Finds Real Estate A 'Cash Drain'

Since announcing in April it was halting operations, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre has received a groundswell of monetary donations from individuals and foundations but has a long way to go to meet its remaining goal of $2.3 million. read more >

Words of Wisdom (Editorial)

This year's crop of 40 Under 40 young professionals offered several nuggets of wisdom that we would have done well to have taken to heart, oh, 30 or 40 years ago. Maybe you, too, can benefit from what they've learned. read more >

Visit Bentonville's Kalene Griffith Focuses Tourism Tactics at Leisure

A former member of 40 Under 40, Kalene Griffith has headed Visit Bentonville, formerly the Bentonville Convention & Visitors Bureau, since August 2005. read more >

Millennials Constitute 35 Percent of U.S. Labor Force

Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, comprising 35 percent of the workforce, according to the Pew Research Center. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

Arkansas Business presents the 25th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young professionals from throughout the state in a variety of industries who bear watching. read more >

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