Tagged: little rock regional chamber of commerce

Chamber's New Entrepreneurship Director Poised to Help Startups Grow

by Mark Carter 8/14/2014 11:30 am

Jordan Carlisle’s new gig with the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce wasn’t much of a stretch. After all, he already was working with the Arkansas Venture Center out of space donated by the Chamber, and the new duties mirror his agenda as a local startup champion.

Paul Harvel Honored with Life Member Award from American Chamber of Commerce Executives

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/4/2014 12:00 am

Paul Harvel’s 21 years of work at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce included raising the chamber’s total assets from $70,000 to more than $10 million.

Gary Smith: A Great Idea Means Generations of Great Leaders for Greater Little Rock

by Gary Smith 6/23/2014 12:00 am

Leadership Greater Little Rock is one of the best ideas ever implemented by the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce. It fills so many roles for our community and its business.

Jordan Carlisle Named Entrepreneurship Director for Little Rock Chamber

by Mark Carter 5/13/2014 9:25 am

Carlisle's duties will include developing new entrepreneurial programs and working with existing events such as Startup Weekend and 1 Million Cups. Roughly 80 percent of the chamber's membership is defined as small business.

Education & Learning: How Little Rock Gets Ahead

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 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 2/24/2014 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 2/24/2014 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 2/24/2014 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.

Location, Location, Little Rock: Central Hub to the Region's Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Little Rock is the capital of Arkansas and the global brand of a 12-county region home to more than 1 million people living within a 50-mile radius of downtown.

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Focus: Putting Stock Into Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

To more effectively compete with the economic development efforts of other major metros, the chamber is increasing its private Stock in the Rock economic development investment by as much as 100 percent, empowering the organization to better: 1) develop our economy; 2) develop our community; 3) advocate on behalf of business; 4) keep, attract and grow talent; 5) market and communicate our opportunities and successes.

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.

Landing in Little Rock with Incentives To Stay

by Capital Assets Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas’ performance-based incentives are nationally competitive and easy to use. The City of Little Rock has also funded performance-based incentives to complement those of the state. The chamber, in partnership with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and city, focuses on a business’ specific needs and designs a tailored incentive package unique to that business.

Infrastructure: Building Bridges to the Future and More

by Capital Assets Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Air, rail, water, Interstates and available land plus office space converge to give the region an ideal intermodal network, near the country’s geographic and population centers.

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.

Graham Cobb Enters Little Rock Regional Chamber as New Chief Operating Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2013 12:00 am

Graham Cobb has joined the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce as its new chief operating officer. A Little Rock native, Cobb will run the day-to-day operations of the business lobbying group.

Rogers-Lowell Edges LR Regional as Largest Chamber of Commerce in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2013 12:00 am

With five more members than Little Rock Regional, Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce takes top spot as largest in the state.

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."

J French Hill: Leadership Classes Have Tradition Of Active Engagement

by J. French Hill 6/24/2013 12:00 am

For almost three decades, Leadership Greater Little Rock has graduated the cream of the crop in our city. The alumni of this program have gone on to inspire citizens in our metropolitan area as well as people across the globe.

Airport Gets $67M Renovation; Bill, Hillary Clinton to Attend Friday's Formal Dedication

by Jan Cottingham 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The former president and the former secretary of state are scheduled to attend Friday event marking the completion of a $67 million renovation and formally dedicating the Little Rock National Airport’s new name.

Employing a Superior Workforce in Little Rock

by Capital Assets Staff 3/18/2013 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.