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Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Media & Marketing

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A media and marketing resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Women to Watch Party

by Staff 6/30/2015 12:00 am

Olivia Farrell, chairman and CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, and Mandy Richardson, publisher of Little Rock Soirée, hosted the 2015 Women to Watch party at Cache Restaurant & Lounge in downtown Little Rock. The special annual event was sponsored by Cache and Dr. DJ Dailey and honored the 2015 class of Soirée’s Women to Watch, as well as Women to Watch from previous classes. Guests enjoyed heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine and a sneak peek of the June issue.

Women Share Stories, Strategies About Leading, Growing Ranks in Business

by Lance Turner 5/15/2015 12:07 pm

Women must have an expectation that their potential is limitless, and organizations must understand that diversity is key to powering success, three women business leaders said at a panel discussion Friday morning. Includes video.

Startup Weekend Returns to Little Rock This Week

by Mark Carter 9/11/2014 11:39 am

The entrepreneurial juggernaut Startup Weekend returns to central Arkansas this week. Startup Weekend Little Rock 2014 will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Acxiom's River Market District corporate headquarters and run through Sunday night.

Women to Watch Party at Cache

by Staff 9/1/2014 12:01 am

Olivia Farrell, chairman and CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, and Sandra McGrew, editor-in-chief of Little Rock Soirée magazine, hosted a reception to honor the 2014 class of Women to Watch. Held at Cache, the event featured cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a sneak peek of the June 2014 issue and swag bags for all honorees. Sponsors of the event included Cache Restaurant, Dr. DJ Dailey and Southern Accented.

Mitch Bettis Named President of ABPG

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/12/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock announced Monday that Mitch Bettis, general manager of ABPG and publisher of Arkansas Business, has been named president of the company.

Little Rock Family's 20th Anniversary: We’ve Come A Long Way Baby

by Olivia Farrell 1/6/2014 12:00 am

In the ensuing 20 years, many thousands of parents, grandparents and children have been served by the dedicated staff members of Little Rock Family. Hundreds of organizations devoted to serving families have been supported and promoted in the pages of the magazine. It has been a joy and an honor to serve you all.

Mimi San Pedro Helps Empower Young Women through Women’s Foundation of Arkansas

by Rhonda Owen 10/1/2013 12:00 am

A savvy marketing executive, Mimi San Pedro shares her parents’ mantra: “Education is the key.” It’s a message she conveys through her involvement on the board of the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas, a nonprofit dedicated to providing educational opportunities to girls through philanthropy.

Darin Gray Purchases Full Ownership of Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

by Luke Jones 9/9/2013 12:00 am

Darin Gray, majority owner of Gray Matters LLC of Springdale, previously owned 75 percent of the journal, according to the announcement posted on the journal’s website. He purchased the remainder of the stake from Olivia Farrell, CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, parent company of Arkansas Business.

Mitch Bettis Joins Arkansas Business Publishing Group as General Manager, Publisher

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2013 9:26 am

Mitch Bettis, regional publisher for publicly traded GateHouse Media of Fairport, N.Y., will join Arkansas Business Publishing Group as general manager of ABPG and publisher of Arkansas Business.

A Year In the Life: Soirée's 2012 Retrospective

by Soirée Staff 12/1/2012 12:00 am

Truly, it’s been an amazing year. Here’s a recap of our favorite stories, photos and more from 2012.

Farrell Speaks at Chamber Luncheon

by Staff 11/1/2012 12:01 am

Olivia Farrell, CEO and founder of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, was the featured speaker at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Women’s Business Series luncheon that was held in the Chamber’s Verizon Wireless Conference Room. PDC Companies was the presenting sponsor.

Jeff Hankins Resigns As President, Publisher of Arkansas Business Publishing Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2012 9:51 am

Olivia Farrell, chairman and CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock, announced today that Jeff Hankins, president and publisher, has submitted his resignation.

Community Service Award Honors Farrell

by Staff 10/1/2012 12:01 am

The 35th annual KARK-4 Community Service Awards was held at Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA campus. Olivia Farrell, CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, was honored with the Distinguished Citizen Award, and U.S. Pizza received the Large Corporate Humanitarian Award.

Arkansas Business Founder Olivia Farrell To Speak at Women's Business Series Thursday

by Karen Martin 9/11/2012 6:56 am

Olivia Farrell, CEO and founder of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, will be the featured speaker at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual Women's Business Series luncheon at noon Thursday (Sept. 13) at the Chamber, 200 E. Markham St. Tickets are $20 for Chamber member representatives and $25 for prospective members.

Jennifer Pyron is New Editor of Little Rock Soiree

by Karen Martin 4/24/2012 2:44 pm

Jennifer Pyron, editor of Arkansas Business Publishing Group's Little Rock Family, has been named editor of Little Rock Soiree. She succeeds Becki Moore, who resigned Tuesday.

Little Rock Soiree's Philanthropy Issue Hits Newsstands

by Amanda Hoelzeman 10/5/2010 9:36 am

Soiree's annual philanthropy issue, highlighting the missions and needs of more than 30 Arkansas nonprofits, is on newsstands and online now!

Olivia Farrell: Good Press, All Business

by Jason Wiest 10/1/2010 12:00 am

Publisher Olivia Farrell works with the Women's Foundation of Arkansas to give donations to programs that empower women to make a difference in the state.

Soiree Preview Party Celebrates 2010 Women to Watch

by Karen Martin 6/3/2010 9:38 am

Check out these photos from a preview party for the June issue of Soiree, held at Ferneau.

Women in Business: Making Their Mark

by Natalie Ghidotti 2/24/2010 10:18 am

Last night's Arkansas Business of the Year Awards reminded me of the amazing and successful women business leaders we have in this state. Let these women serve as an inspiration to be the best in everything we do.