Tagged: little rock regional chamber of commerce

StudioMAIN Developing LR Financial Quarter

by Mark Carter 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Aiming to help downtown revitalization reach its true potential, a nonprofit group called StudioMAIN has unveiled plans to market an area of downtown it’s calling the Financial Quarter.

Little Rock Chamber Appoints Paul Latture as VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/20/2016 3:25 pm

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that Paul Latture will begin work immediately as vice president of economic development as well as executive director of the Metro Little Rock Alliance.

FIS CEO Gary Norcross to Speak at Little Rock Chamber Meeting

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2015 9:47 am

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its 150th annual meeting on Thursday, Dec. 17, featuring Gary Norcross, president and CEO of FIS, a Fortune 500 global banking and payments technology company.

Joey Dean Brings Economic Experience to Flake & Kelley (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Joey Dean has joined the brokerage team of Flake & Kelley Commercial’s governmental consulting division, which is led by former Little Rock Mayor Jim Dailey.

IberiaBank's Pete Yuan on Regulation's Fine Line Between Helping and Hindering

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Pete Yuan, in his role as president of IberiaBank’s Arkansas region, also is responsible for the bank’s title business, operated under Lender’s Title, United Title and American Abstract.

Little Rock Recognized for Low Startup Costs

by Mark Carter 9/28/2015 4:07 pm

A recent survey by SmartAsset.com of the nation's largest 81 cities confirms the efforts of Little Rock leaders to encourage startup growth. Its ranking of U.S. cities with the lowest startup costs includes Little Rock at No. 7.

President of LR Chamber Named Chairman of National Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2015 3:23 pm

Jay Chesshir, president and CEO of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, was elected to serve as Chairman Elect of the Board of Directors of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives at the association’s 101st Annual Convention.

Little Rock Chamber Receives Chamber of Valor Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2015 10:13 am

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced on Tuesday that the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce has been honored by Hiring Our Heroes with the three-star Chamber of Valor award.

Be a Part of Leadership Greater Little Rock

by Judy Love 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Leaders are not born; they are developed. Unfortunately, many people do not realize this fact. We take for granted the future of our area by simply assuming that the appropriate leadership talent will emerge to guide us whenever we need it.

Van Tilbury: Congratulations To Emerging Leaders As Program’s Mission Continues

by Van Tilbury 6/29/2015 12:00 am

In LGLR’s 30 years of connecting talented, community-oriented leaders and immersing them in a nine-month course of full-day sessions — including history, community, education, government and politics, criminal justice and public safety, healthcare, military, and economic development — the program has produced measurable positive results through its more than 1,400 graduates to date.

Little Rock Approves Anti-Discrimination Protections

by Associated Press 4/22/2015 6:54 am

Little Rock officials voted Tuesday to prohibit the city and companies contracting with it from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity, challenging a new Arkansas law criticized as anti-gay.

Arkansas Cities Push Back Against Laws Cast As Anti-Gay

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/21/2015 6:55 am

After the state faced widespread backlash over measures critics cast as anti-gay, several Arkansas cities worried about the economic fallout are challenging the new laws by expanding their anti-discrimination protections.

For Fairness (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/20/2015 12:00 am

We support the proposal before the Little Rock Board of Directors that would forbid discrimination against city workers, including discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

State Chamber Urges Legislature to Maintain Arkansas' 'Business-Friendly' Reputation

by Associated Press 3/31/2015 4:25 pm

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas on Tuesday asked legislative leaders to work "to prevent the mischaracterization of Arkansas’s people and their attitudes towards others."

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola Urges Governor to Veto HB1228

by Associated Press 3/31/2015 10:56 am

Little Rock's mayor is urging Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto a "religious freedom" bill, calling it "too divisive." Chambers of commerce in Little Rock and North Little Rock also express opposition.

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Welcomes You to Capital Assets

by Van Tilbury and Jay Chesshir 3/9/2015 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.

Education & Learning: How Little Rock Gets Ahead

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Little Rock not only offers but promotes a lifetime of learning. From innovative, public pre-K for all to graduate-level offerings unique on the planet, the region values education and economic development as inseparable.

Foreign Companies Feel At Home in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Positioned for commerce and economic growth by being in the heart of America, Little Rock is structured for business with the most cooperative, pioneering and spirited people, with all the facilities and infrastructure to prosper together.

Employing a Superior Workforce in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

The sustained strength of the Little Rock region's nationally recognized economy and its ability to weather national or global economic downturns is directly attributable to a regional approach to development and the diversity of its business community.

Little Rock Life: Diversity in People, Geography, Culture

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Little Rock is where the Delta meets the foothills of the Ozarks, offering an incredible, diverse landscape of hills, valleys and flatlands to build whatever style home is desired.