Tagged: aedc

CJRW Hires Capitol Veteran to Work on AEDC Account

by Kyle Massey 6/21/2016 11:40 am

Katherine Vasilos, director of operations and special projects for the Arkansas House of Representatives, has been hired as an account executive at CJRW.

SPONSORED: 4 Reasons Why Big River Steel Chose Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2016 12:00 am

An interview with Mark Bula, CCO of Big River Steel, who shares the essential reasons Big River Steel came to Arkansas.

AEDC Opens Bids for Advertising Contracts

by Kyle Massey 5/4/2016 8:14 am

After 21 years of contracting exclusively with Stone Ward, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission has opened bidding for its advertising, marketing and public relations work, which is worth up to $1.6 million annually.

Bekaert Expansion in Rogers to Create 100 Jobs

by Alexis Hosticka 3/23/2016 11:00 am

Bekaert said Wednesday that it will expand its plant in Rogers, adding 50 percent capacity and creating 100 new jobs.

AEDC Hosts Workshops for Minority Business Owners

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2015 9:07 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Small and Minority Business Division will host two workshops this month geared toward minority business owners.

Mike Preston: Develop Rural Parts of Arkansas, Improve Workforce

by Alexis Hosticka 8/4/2015 2:16 pm

Four months on the job, and Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, said he has helped to secure 22 new or expanding company contracts for jobs in the state.

'Advance Arkansas Sites' to Showcase Large-Acreage Plots for Development

by Mark Carter 11/25/2013 11:51 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Gov. Mike Beebe announce a new initiative to better position large-acreage sites to new business.

UALR: Analytics Center to Help Business Sift 'Big Data'

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2013 10:34 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Monday announced plans to establish the UALR George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center. The center features data visualization systems that the university said "are among the first of their kind in the world."

Dumas: DTEC's 'Self-Initiated Comeback' A Success (Technology Advancements (Under 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Dumas' efforts to pull itself up and redefine its local economy after storms destroyed much of the city’s business infrastructure on Feb. 24, 2007, and the loss of several businesses since, have earned it recognition as an Arkansas Business City of Distinction in the category of Technology Advancements.

Maria Haley Develops Link Between Education and Prosperity

by Jason Wiest 11/1/2010 12:00 am

Maria Haley, the Executive Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, has big plans for Arkansas.