The World Trade Center Arkansas in Rogers, an affiliate of the University of Arkansas, has received a $600,000 federal grant to expand its outreach services to strengthen the state’s economy, the university announced Monday.
There is nothing simple about international trade agreements, and Arkansas farmers, ranchers and loggers have found themselves caught in the middle of tense talks as U.S. officials try to finalize a huge deal in Asia.
Dan Hendrix, who spearheaded the establishment of the World Trade Center Arkansas in 2007, talks to Arkansas Business about introducing Arkansas companies to the global market and what products other countries want from the state.
In a time when it is imperative for almost every business to think globally, the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas is actively engaging with the world. The diverse Walton College programs, through its Global Engagement Office and other intiatives, help businesses in other countries while opening up opportunities for University of Arkansas students to have enriching experiences all over the world.