As the federal government began to figure out how to prop up the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, Southern Bancorp not only had a voice at the table, it didn't falter in its mission to support small, minority- and women-owned businesses in underserved communities.
Looking to enjoy the finer things in life without breaking the bank? You've come to the right place — the purchasing power in Little Rock is like no other. From dining to shopping to buying a home, life in Little Rock is one you can afford and enjoy.
In March, Rock Town Distillery joined several other distilleries throughout the U.S. using their own equipment and supplies to make hand sanitizer as surges in demand were leading to shortages in the stores.
With the presence of the Little Rock Tech Park, The Venture Center, FIS FinTech Accelerator program and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, among other assets, the Little Rock Region is becoming known and respected in the startups/innovation sector.
Little Rock not only offers but promotes a lifetime of learning. From innovative, public pre-K for all to graduate offerings unique to the planet, the region values education and economic development as inseparable.
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.
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.