The State Chamber/AIA will hold 18 Door to Door Meetings throughout the state this fall to address key issues impacting business in Arkansas, including the competitiveness of Arkansas’s business climate, the State Chamber/AIA’s legislative progress during the 2019 General Session, and pending issues. The Door to Door meetings are presented by Arkansas Business, Arkansas Learns, Snyder Environmental and Pritchett Sales & Use Tax Consulting and sponsored by Entergy Arkansas.
Each meeting will begin with lunch at 11:30 a.m. The program will conclude at 1 p.m. The meetings will also feature the presentation of the 2019 Business Matters Leadership Awards recognizing State Legislators who supported positive business initiatives during the 92nd General Assembly.
Lunch and the program are free, but reservations are required. Please RSVP to ARStateChamber@arkansasstatechamber.com at least one week prior to the date you wish to attend and indicate the location of the meeting in the subject line.
Below are the dates, locations and sponsors for the individual meetings:
Sept. 4 – Pine Bluff – Pine Bluff Country Club, 1100 W. 46th Ave. Sponsored by Central Moloney Inc.
Sept. 6 – Hot Springs – Creativity and Innovation Complex, Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts, 200 Whittington Ave.
Sept. 10 – Harrison – John Paul Hammerschmidt Conference Center, JPH Building, South Campus of North Arkansas College, 1515 Pioneer Drive. Sponsored by Cox Communications.
Sept. 12 – Russellville – Chambers Dining Hall, Arkansas Tech University, 204 W. O St. Sponsored by ConAgra Brands.
Sept. 13 – North Little Rock – North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Conference Center – Second Floor, 100 Main St. Sponsored by the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.
Sept. 18 – Jonesboro – Cooper Alumni Center, Ballroom, 2600 Alumni Rd. Sponsored by E.C. Barton & Company, Great Dane and Ritter Communications.
Sept. 23 – Benton County – Walmart Auditorium, Shewmaker Center for Workforce Development, 1000 SE Eagle Way, Bentonville. Sponsored by Black Hills Energy, Cox Communications, McKee Foods Corp., NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Tyson Foods, Inc. and Walmart Inc.
Sept. 24 – Conway – Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave. Sponsored by Conway Regional Health System and Koontz Electric Company Inc.
Oct. 3 – Batesville – University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, 2005 White Drive (White Drive is Highway 25). Sponsored by Bad Boy Inc., Citizens Bank, First Community Bank and FutureFuel Chemical Company.
Oct. 14 – Mountain Home – Big Creek Golf & Country Club, 452 Country Club Dr.
Oct. 17 – Searcy – Heritage Center in the David Burks Building, Regions Room, 206, 915 E. Market Ave.
Oct. 18 – Washington County – Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences, Waldrip Hall, 1371 Altheimer Dr., Fayetteville. Sponsored by Black Hills Energy, Cox Communications, McKee Foods Corp., Tyson Foods, Inc. and Walmart Inc.
Oct. 21 – Blytheville – Holiday Inn, 1121 East Main St. at I-55. Sponsored by Black Hills Energy and Nucor Arkansas / Nucor-Yamato Steel.
Oct. 23 – Little Rock – Chenal Country Club, 10 Chenal Club Blvd. Sponsored by CenterPoint Energy and Wright Lindsey & Jennings LLP.
Oct. 24 – El Dorado – El Dorado Golf & Country Club, 101 Shady Side St. Sponsored by LANXESS Corporation.
Oct. 29 – West Memphis – Southland Gaming, 1550 N. Ingram Blvd.
Nov. 12 – Texarkana – Texarkana Country Club, 1 Country Club Ln. Sponsored by AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and Domtar Industries.
Nov. 14 – Fort Smith – The Blue Lion at University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) Downtown, 101 N. 2nd St. Sponsored by ABB, Cox Communications, First National Bank of Fort Smith, Gerdau Special Steel and Stephens Production Company.
If your company or organization is interested in helping sponsor one of these events, contact Bill Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-802-1740.