Tagged: Northwest Arkansas Council

Women Helping Women: NWA Groups Are Networking

Women Helping Women: NWA Groups Are Networking

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

Woman-Run, an initiative that brings together business leaders and prospective businesswomen for networking and informative events, is but just one channel in a growing network of female professionals. read more >

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

Transportation

A constitutional amendment to make a half-cent sales tax permanent goes before Arkansas voters on Nov. 3. Those in favor of the amendment, which would dedicate the tax revenue to the state highway fund, are already out beating the bushes to drum up support. read more >

Plug & Play Celebrates First Success

Plug & Play Celebrates First Success

Technology & TelecomTransportation

The partnership between the innovation platform Plug & Play Tech Center of Sunnyvale, California, and the Fortune 500 companies of northwest Arkansas is already paying off. read more >

NWA Council Hires Two

NWA Council Hires Two

The Northwest Arkansas Council hired Jeannette Balleza Collins as entrepreneurial development director and Nate Green as communications director. read more >

Washington Tech Firm Opens Two NWA Offices

Washington Tech Firm Opens Two NWA Offices

Technology & Telecom

Affirma Consulting of Bellevue, Washington, has opened two offices in northwest Arkansas this year, its National Engineering Center of Excellence in downtown Fayetteville and a NetSuite operation in Bentonville read more >

An Accurate Census Benefits All (Editorial)

An Accurate Census Benefits All (Editorial)

Opinion

An undercount could hurt all Arkansans in a couple of ways — first, by understating their political significance and leaving them underrepresented in Congress, and second, by preventing them from benefiting from all the taxpayer-supported programs to which they’re entitled. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Technology & TelecomTransportation

Nelson Peacock is hopeful that the arrival of a global innovation company will help spur northwest Arkansas’ business ecosystem and solve some nagging logistical problems. read more >

Arkansas Delta Boosters Seek 'Critical Mass'

Arkansas Delta Boosters Seek 'Critical Mass'

Cover Story

The Arkansas Delta Council, a nonprofit economic development organization still in formation, hopes to raise money and entice investors to a region that has been losing population, unevenly but inexorably, for half a century. read more >