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.
Two educational exhibits from the Discovery Network, a statewide program of the Museum of Discovery, will have a temporary home in downtown Conway. "Science & Art" and "Mystery of the Mayan Medallion" have been featured in some of the top children’s museums around the country. This spring, the exhibits will occupy 5,000 square feet at 1101 Oak Street from Monday, Feb. 18, until Sunday, May 5.
Centennial Bank (“Centennial”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Home BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: HOMB) (“Home” or “the Company”), opened its doors 20 years ago this month in Conway, Arkansas, as First State Bank.
H+N Architects is a locally owned and operated, full-service architectural firm. Founders and principal architects Liz Hamilton and Joanna Nabholz have experience designing projects ranging from multimillion-dollar commercial buildings to residential properties.
Therese Williams, director of events at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, and Adena White, director of communications, received the IOM graduate recognition in July from the Institute for Organization Management.
The first project at the Central Landing development on the site of the former Conway airport will break ground this summer. Central Arkansas developer and Burkhalter Technologies Inc. CEO John Burkhalter today announced plans to build a $70 million development that incorporates 339 luxury apartments into 18.7 acres of the mixed-use development.
Molex's new design center will increase investment in Arkansas’ growing technology community and improve Molex capabilities in product design, prototyping, and manufacturing.
Conway’s Downtown Partnership recently took part in a Main Street America study to better understand its merchants, residents, visitors and overall market.
Festival organizers announce the 2018 entertainment, contributions, and promotions.
Toad Suck Daze now has an official hot dog, thanks to the collaborative efforts of Petit Jean Meats and Conway High School’s culinary arts program. Sarah Maull created the recipe for the winning masterpiece, “Toad Mode,” which will be sold at Toad Suck Daze May 4-6, 2018.