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SPAN Hospitality: “Invested in Conway” [North Metro Business Journal]

SPAN Hospitality – a holding company that manages Country Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn & Suites, and Candlewood Suites in Conway – seeks to expand its real-estate development footprint in the city. Read more about the company and its renovation plans for its three Conway hotels in the August issue of the North Metro Business Journal.

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Douglas Companies: Hiding in plain sight [North Metro Business Journal]

There is a very good chance that if you’ve driven across Arkansas and purchased candy, a beverage, or prepared food from a convenience store, the product you purchased was there because of Conway wholesaler Douglas Companies. Learn more about this fast-growing, privately owned company in the latest issue of the North Metro Business Journal.

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"Everybody wins." [North Metro Business Journal]

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.

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$40 million Conway Regional expansion underway [North Metro Business Journal]

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.

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The Conductor: Trailblazing the Entrepreneurial Frontier [North Metro Business Journal]

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.

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