Tagged: little rock regional chamber of commerce

Landing in Little Rock with Incentives To Stay

by Capital Assets Staff 3/9/2015 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 3/9/2015 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.

Chambers of Commerce Worried Over Judge's Payment Ruling

by Mark Friedman 2/9/2015 12:00 am

A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge’s ruling last month that ordered the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock to stop paying chambers of commerce and related entities for economic development programs sent shock waves through chamber offices across the state.

That Got Their Attention (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/2/2015 12:00 am

The State Board of Education’s vote last week to take control of the Little Rock School District away from its elected board members may have disappointed some, but it shouldn’t have surprised many. As the Lakeview case taught us in the last decade, the state government ultimately has the responsibility to provide adequate and equitable educational opportunities to all Arkansas schoolchildren, and it has stepped in to manage a number of school districts when needed.

Bill Clinton Speaks on Presidential Library, Economic Future at LR Chamber Meeting

by Lee Hogan 12/4/2014 2:15 pm

Former President Bill Clinton told the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce that the Clinton Presidential Center and its impact is a good model for economic growth in the state.

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.

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.

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.

Location, Location, Little Rock: From Nashville to Houston, You're Not Far From Home

by Capital Assets Staff 3/18/2013 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.

11 Places Unique to Little Rock

by Capital Assets Staff 3/18/2013 12:00 am

Only around Little Rock will you find these destinations that stand out on their own.

Chamber Focus: Stock in the Rock

by Capital Assets Staff 3/18/2013 12:00 am

Where miles equal minutes, 1 million people live within 50 minutes of downtown Little Rock. So, twelve central Arkansas counties and their unique communities are united to compete as one common, globally recognized brand — Little Rock.