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.
The Conway+ 2017 community profile and resource guide features interviews with local leaders in the public and private sectors. View the videos below and be sure to check out the digital edition of Conway+ for abbreviated transcriptions of these interviews and more.
This editorial appeared in the July 2015 issue of the Faulkner County Business Journal.