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Arkansas is natural for your next professional meeting, and the Arkansas Business Meeting Planner brings you comprehensive listings of the state's meeting facilities, organized by region, and catering services, in the state. Our data is updated every year and contains information on almost 400 hotels and meeting planning sources in Arkansas. And don't miss the latest tips and trends on putting together the best meetings for your company or organization.

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Little Rock Marks Milestone at Robinson Center Renovation

One year in, the Robinson Center Second Act project is on schedule and on budget, with the performing arts venue set to reopen in November 2016. read more >

Offbeat Arkansas Locations Offer Plenty Of Charm for Meetings

Let's face it. The wrong location for any event can send it down the tubes. This isn't always fair, and sometimes it's even a premature conclusion to jump to, but the fact remains. This also may not be the news you want to hear if you're planning an upcoming meeting with a “TBD” in place of a location. read more >

Tips From Meeting Planning Expert Sherrise Stephens on How To Get Your Event Started

Sherrise Stephens is a veteran of the industry with over 20 years of experience. Stephens currently works out of the Arkansas-based HelmsBriscoe, the highest volume purchaser in the meetings and event business. We sat down with Stephens to learn about some of those first-timer obstacles in planning a meeting and how to navigate them. read more >

Making Good Use Of Your Handheld Device with a Few Helpful Mobile Apps

Whether you're new to the meeting planning world, or you're a veteran with a running Google Doc of vendors sorted by positive and negative Yelp reviews, you could always use a little extra help. We've compiled a list of the some of the top meeting planning apps on the market right now that will put a dent in your workload and turn some heads in the process. read more >

Business Meetings Manage Makeovers (From the Editor)

In this edition of Arkansas Business Meeting Planner we take a look at how some tried and true staples of the business meeting, from business cards to introductory pitches, are getting a makeover. Also getting a new look are some established venues within the state, and we'll let you know what's new and different at some of these well-known and popular locations. read more >