Tagged: jim fram

Garland County Exports Top $61M

by Associated Press 9/15/2014 7:34 am

Even though export sales for the Hot Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area dropped about $26.5 million dollars from 2012 to 2013, Jim Fram, president and CEO of The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, says the data still bodes well for the county.

‘Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste’ (Jim Fram Commentary)

by Jim Fram 7/7/2014 12:00 am

The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Hot Springs Metro Partnership recognized after the Majestic Hotel fire that they should embrace the adage to "never let a crisis go to waste," commissioning the Downtown Game Plan Task Force to study all aspects of downtown development.

Majestic Fire Puts Spotlight on Hot Springs' Vacant Buildings

by Luke Jones 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The February fire that destroyed the Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs has focused concerns on two troubling issues facing the resort city’s historic downtown: the fire danger posed by other largely vacant properties and the failure of building owners to maintain their properties.

Jim Fram on Making Small Businesses Last a Long Time

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/8/2013 12:00 am

Jim Fram has returned to his home state to lead the Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, which, at 116 years old, is one of Arkansas’ oldest businesses.