Tagged: little rock convention & visitors bureau

Updated LittleRock.com Fully Responsive, Open for Visitors

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

After predicting a June completion date and then pushing it back through August, LRCVB President and CEO Gretchen Hall was happy to report last month that the new LittleRock.com is up, and had been for a while.

Budget Plan Endangers Ads Luring Foreign Tourists to Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 10/9/2017 12:00 am

President Donald Trump’s best-known promise is to build a wall, but some Arkansas travel professionals fear that a side-effect of his zeal for border security could keep out the kind of foreigners America wants: free-spending tourists.

Robinson Center Earns LEED Gold Rating

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2017 11:30 am

The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau says Robinson Center's renovation, restoration and expansion has exceeded original expectations to be LEED-certified, and has achieved a LEED Gold rating.

LittleRock.com Redesign Still Waiting to Refresh

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Four months after the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau predicted that a “complete redesign” of its website would be ready in June, LittleRock.com, still appears much the same.

Redesign of LittleRock.com Coming Soon

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Readers who remember the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau’s contract with marketing firm Team SI for a website overhaul have been asking when they might see it.

Jim Rice Made Member of Arkansas Hospitality Hall of Fame (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Rice is the senior vice president of operations at the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau.

The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas Fighting for Female Power

by Rosemary Hallmark 3/8/2017 12:00 am

The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas is fighting to improve the lives of women in our state, and you don’t want to mess with them.

Earn Prizes By Drinking at These Local Spots

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 2/23/2017 4:20 pm

This program is on a mission to make sure you're livin' libation local by adding more stops to its hoppy scavenger hunt.

Locals Remember Robinson in New Miniseries

by Jess Ardrey 1/16/2017 10:48 am

Years of concerts, Broadway shows, school field trips and more have made their way into the fabric of the local arts scene, and the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau is bringing light to some of those stories from days past.

Update: Robinson Center Re-Opens After $68.6M Renovations

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/10/2016 10:57 am

The Robinson Center’s 28-month, $68.6 million renovation and expansion has concluded with a grand re-opening ceremony ahead of this weekend's first official event, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s Opus Ball.

Ask the Expert: Kitty Lane on Shopping Your Way Through Holiday House

by Nicola Kavanagh-Trinidade 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Kitty Lane, events coordinator at Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, provides her insider’s guide to Holiday House, the official start to the holiday shopping season.

Tour Downtown Little Rock for Free This Fall

by Jess Ardrey 10/17/2016 2:42 pm

Thanks to the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, you can see your city in a whole new light.

LRCVB Moves Ahead on Deal for Cromwell Building

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/24/2016 1:49 pm

The Little Rock Advertising & Promotion Commission's $3.35 million purchase of the Cromwell Building for the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau could be finalized within a month or so.

LRCVB Expects $11M Impact As 40K Motorcyclists Little Rock

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/5/2016 12:39 pm

Little Rock welcomed about 40,000 motorcyclists this week for the 39th Annual National Bikers Roundup at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. Economic developers expect the event to have an $11 million economic impact on the county.

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Ready for Its Return to Robinson

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Meticulous preparation will allow the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra to return to the Robinson Center Music Hall this fall financially secure after overcoming what could have been a steep decline in revenue because of an unavoidable venue change.

Slideshow: As Broadway Bridge Rises, Drivers Plot New Route

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/1/2016 12:00 am

The steel pieces floating on barges in the Arkansas River at downtown North Little Rock look like “a giant Erector Set,” but by next summer they are expected to form the basket-handle arches of the new $98.4 million Broadway Bridge.

Meet the Toddy Trolley, Little Rock's New Pub Crawl on Wheels

by Jess Ardrey 6/30/2016 7:39 am

It's a question as old as time: Why Uber when you can trolley?

Old Mill Bread Eyes Spot in River Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Old Mill Bread & Flour Co. hopes to have a location in Ottenheimer Market Hall in the River Market within a month, says John Graham, manager of Old Mill and father of the restaurant and bakery’s owner, Andrew Graham.

Robinson Center Renovation Adding Huge Terrace

by Alexis Crowe 3/24/2016 8:00 am

What makes any building better? Outdoor space. Especially outdoor space with a fantastic view.

Robinson Center Adding Outdoor Terrace, Begins Booking Events

by Alexis Crowe 3/23/2016 1:52 pm

With only eight months until the reopening of the Robinson Center, the Little Rock Advertising and Promotion Commission on Tuesday approved the addition of a 5,800-SF outdoor terrace.