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Chamber Adds 2 New Staff

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce has hired Celeste Suitt as development and special events coordinator and Jack Short as existing business and talent development coordinator.  

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Lindsay Henderson Earns Elite Certification

Lindsay Henderson, chief revenue officer at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, obtained her Certified Chamber Executive designation from the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. Henderson was one of 16 candidates nationwide in the CCE Class of 2021.

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Structurlam Puts Down Roots in Conway [North Metro Business Journal]

In August, operations will begin at the first mass timber manufacturing facility in the United States, introducing a new product and new occupations to central Arkansas. Headquartered in British Columbia, Canada, in the city of Penticton, Structurlam was established in 1962 and is the leading mass timber manufacturer in North America. The company announced in December 2019 that it was expanding its mass timber operations to the U.S. with a plant in Conway, Arkansas, investing $90 million to purchase, retrofit, and equip a former steel plant and create 130 new jobs.

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A return to in-person programming for 40th Toad Suck Daze festival

Beginning on April 30, the 40th annual Toad Suck Daze festival will begin six weeks of live programming. Festival organizers and presenting sponsor First Arkansas Bank & Trust announced a series of in-person events, $40,000 in charitable contributions, and plans for a festival-ending concert.

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Lee Hogan Named Conway Chamber Director of Communications

Conway-native Lee Hogan has been named director of communications for the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. In this position, Hogan will manage communications and public relations for the Chamber and its partner organizations, serving as the Chamber’s primary writer and managing its social media presence.

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