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Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Boasts of an Area Full of Possibilities

by Gary Smith and Jay Chesshir 2/24/2014 12:00 am

From City Hall to the halls of Congress, the Little Rock Regional Chamber is the voice of business for the region at all levels of government. Ensuring that business interests are protected and served in public policy, the Chamber is the private sector's leader in education, public safety, transportation and infrastructure.

Recovery of Dassault Falcon Jet Benefits Arkansas

by Luke Jones 12/9/2013 12:00 am

One of Little Rock's most important international companies sits directly under the flight paths of travelers departing and returning from overseas.

Site Chosen, but Little Rock Tech Park Details Lacking

by Luke Jones 11/11/2013 12:00 am

The project is intended to provide a space for researchers from local universities to turn their research into business. For the past two years, the authority's board of directors has been fighting an increasingly bumpy battle over the location of the park.

Arkansas Ranked Twice in Forbes' Business List

by Luke Jones 8/9/2013 11:45 am

Forbes Magazine this week ranked two Arkansas regions on its list of "Best Places for Business and Careers."

Landing Dassault Falcon: How Local Officials Collaborated on a $60M Expansion Deal

by Luke Jones 7/1/2013 12:00 am

Dassault Falcon Jet's $60 million, 250,000-SF expansion announced in May was the result of years of state and federal officials toiling to make the Clinton National Airport the best location for the jet finishing facility.

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Boasts of an Area Full of Possibilities

by J. French Hill and Jay Chesshir 3/18/2013 12:00 am

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce is the primary, business-driven leadership organization responsible for economic growth and development of the Little Rock region to ensure business is profitable, and every citizen has the opportunity to share in the abundance of our economy.

Buckley O'Mell Gets New Title at LR Regional Chamber of Commerce (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2013 12:00 am

As vice president of advocacy for the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, Buckley O'Mell will continue to use his experience and skills in public service to promote community outreach and improvement.

Buckley O'Mell Joins Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2013 09:58 am

Buckley O'Mell has been named vice president of advocacy at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Southwest Power Pool Wants Better Public Schooling in Arkansas

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 11/27/2012 07:36 am

Southwest Power Pool Inc.'s decision to keep its $62 million headquarters in Arkansas indicates that the state can support major employers with highly educated workforces. But according to Nick Brown, the company's top executive, Arkansas needs to better train its young students for careers in technology.

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Sees Capital Assets as Bragging Rights

by Martin M. Rhodes and Jay Chesshir 3/29/2012 12:00 am

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce is the principal, business-driven leadership organization responsible for fostering the economic growth and development of the Little Rock region to ensure that business and industry may operate profitably and enhance the earning opportunities and quality of life for every citizen.

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