Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce
The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce / Associated Industries of Arkansas is the leading voice for business at the State Capitol and serves as the primary business advocate on all issues affecting Arkansas employers Our mission is to promote a pro-business, free-enterprise agenda and prevent anti-business legislation, regulations and rules.
We work on issues that affect you and your employees around the clock. In Washington, D.C. and right here at home, the State Chamber is your advocate on issues such as the Employee Free Choice Act, health care, regulatory issues and workers’ compensation. Supporting the State Chamber is an investment in Arkansas’s future. By working with the State Chamber, businesses unite and achieve goals that simply would not be possible if each were working alone.
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Save the date for the Annual Washington Fly-In, which will be held Wednesday – Friday, May 13-15. The format will be similar to last year’s Fly-In with the following planned events: A reception with the Arkansas Congressional Delegation’s Chiefs of Staffs A breakfast meeting at the Capitol Visitor Center with members of the Arkansas Congressional…
The State Chamber/AIA will broadcast Leadercast Live 2020 Positive Disruption from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 7 at Ben E. Keith Foods Mid-South, located at 1 Ben E. Keith Way in North Little Rock. Each year, Leadercast facilitates the largest one-day convergence of leaders in the world by creating an epic leadership…
Save the date for the State Chamber/AIA Annual Legislative Reception, which will be held from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14 under the big tent in our parking lot. The Annual Legislative Reception provides the opportunity for members of the state’s business community to network and interact one-on-one with state legislators and other elected…
Leadership Arkansas Class XIV will hold their Economic Development & Infrastructure Session February 17-18, 2020 in West Memphis & Blytheville.
This session will take a look at the infrastructure of our state with a chance for class members to assume the role of the Highway Commissioner as they prioritize funding to repair and replace Arkansas’s highways. The economic development in this area of the state is ever changing, so Class XIV members will get the chance to take a glimpse at some of the most popular sources of this region.
Leadership Arkansas Class XIV will hold their Tourism, History & Revitalization Session March 11-12, 2020 in Hot Springs.
Arkansas is a state rich in history with a tourism industry that provides a lot to see and do. Tourism, strengthened by the revitalization of many key areas of our state, contributes quite a lot to our economy. During this session, class members will have a chance to look into an area full of history. This area has been a target for many revitalization projects that have restored structures to their historical beauty, reinforced the draw for tourists and increased the effect of economic development in the region.