The Metro Little Rock Alliance (MLRA) has launched a new brand and website to market the 12-county region to corporate executives, site selection consultants and potential new residents as a prime location to do business and live in Central Arkansas.
June is Oral Health Month. This month’s North Metro Business Journal explores how the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation carries out its mission to improve the oral health of all Arkansans.
In May 2019, Conway Corporation celebrated 90 years of serving Conway. When city leaders signed the charter to create Conway Corp, they built a framework to benefit future generations over and over again.
The Little Rock Regional Chamber's vice president of economic development, Ben France, asked cities in the 501 area code to celebrate our region's successes on May 1, or #501Day.
In 2008, CASA of the 20th Judicial District merged with the Central Arkansas Children’s Advocacy Center to form the Children’s Advocacy Alliance. Together, the organizations provide “hope, healing, and a voice for justice for abused and neglected children” in Faulkner, Van Buren, Searcy, Conway, and Perry counties.
At an April 9 press event, presenting sponsors Cherokee Nation Entertainment and First Arkansas Bank & Trust announced entertainment, expanded programming, and $130,000 in charitable contributions.
Conway, Maumelle and Morrilton are textbook cases for economic development. Although they have a healthy sense of competition, the cities benefit from each other in a “one-for-all, all-for-one” mentality to create a strong regional draw.
Conway Regional Health System is in the beginning stages of a $40 million capital investment that will expand and enhance services throughout the health system. Projects include additional clinic space for women’s services, a new critical care unit with increased beds and expansion of the hospital’s clinic in Greenbrier.
Two local entrepreneurs walked away with $500 each after successfully pitching their enterprises to a panel of judges and more than 70 attendees at Connect Conway: Minority Entrepreneur Night.
The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie, is catalyzing Conway’s next frontier of business development: an entrepreneurial ecosystem. Just over two years since its launch, the Conductor has seen a groundswell of burgeoning entrepreneurs, makers and innovators in the region, with big plans for the future.