Since its founding in 1963, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton has been a pioneer for technical and academic education and making college affordable.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Conway Area Chamber received an industry award that recognizes communications and marketing work for the first edition of its Off Campus college guide.