Put your business front and center by sponsoring a Chamber event, annual program, or digital media.
New network building events in 2022 include the Battle of the Business Bowling Tournament and the Local Lunch for restaurants. BE PRO BE PROUD and Connecting Educators in Industry are focused on building the workforce pipeline for our community. Also new this year are two annual program sponsorships, the Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Chamber Ambassadors, both focused on advocacy for a strong, business friendly climate in our community, county, and state.
Or promote your business utilizing the Chamber website, which received more than 145,000 visits in 2021. And don't forget the long running favorites; the Annual Meeting & Business Expo, the Golf Classic, Business After Hours, and the Arkansas Scholars Award Ceremony.
A Ribbon Cutting was held on November 17, 2022 for Lolly and Pups located in Downtown Van Buren. They offer pet treats and accessories for all of your fur baby's needs. While you're shopping for your pets, you can also take a look at their selection of human clothes that are all made in store.
A Ribbon Cutting was held on November 16, 2022 for Thread Hauz located in downtown Van Buren. They offer a variety of clothing, accessories, and decor. Check them out for your holiday shopping!
Business After Hours was held on November 15, 2022 at Van Buren Legacy Heights & Memory Lane and sponsored by Legacy Heights & Memory Lane and My HR Professionals. The night was full of network building, delicious snacks and punch, and door prizes. Thank you to Legacy Heights & Memory Lane and My HR Professionals for sponsoring such a wonderful night. The Cherokee winner was not present so make sure to stop by the Chamber office for Holiday Open House on December 9th to put your name in for a chance to win
A Ribbon Cutting was held on November 16, 2022 for Nothing Bundt Cakes located in the Pavilion in Fort Smith. They have bundt cakes in sizes for every cake need as well as a variety of gifts. Check out this cute bakery for some delicious cakes.
A Ribbon Cutting was held on November 10, 2022 for the new wing of Van Buren Health and Rehab located on North 28th Street. They provide rehab services as well as residential services for those that are no longer able to live at home. Their skilled staff is trained to take care of their residents and patients to provide them with the highest level of well-being and happiness possible.
A Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting was held on Saturday, November 12, 2022 for the Van Buren Walmart. The Van Buren Walmart was one of the few selected for a complete remodel to revamp the store. They may have brand new look but they still carry all of your favorite items!
A Ribbon Cutting was held on November 8, 2022 for Pointer Family Dental located on Fayetteville Road. Pointer Family Dental does everything from basic cleanings to braces and cosmetic dentistry. Check them out for your dentistry needs!
Please help us welcome Dr. Alex Helsley to our office. Dr. Helsley is a native of Muldrow, OK. She graduated from NSUOCO in May of 2022. Dr. Helsley is married to Ryan Helsley & they just had a daughter, Eliana Ray in August of 2022. Dr. Helsley enjoys working with children as well as adults. She really loves vision therapy, sports vision, and cosmetic optometry! Dr. Helsley will be helping out here at the office part-time so spots are limited! Call today to set your appointment up with Dr. Helsley!!
Share the Joy! Give a Toy! America's Car-Mart is collecting toys for our 14th Annual Holiday Toy Drive from November 1st until December 3rd. The toys will be donated to various children's hospitals in December. It's difficult to be in the hospital during the holidays. It's even harder when you're a child. We want to bring these kids some magic! Car-Mart is your Toy Drop Destination! No purchase is necessary to donate a toy. Bring your toys to America's Car-Mart of Van Buren located at 2400
A Ribbon Cutting was held for Rose Auto Sales located on Highway 59 on November 1, 2022. Rose Auto Sales recently relocated to Van Buren and is excited to serve this area. They sell used automobiles with transparency about vehicle history. Check them out for your used car needs.
Small businesses add flavor to our area. There is a sense of adventure when you explore a small business. You never know what beauties you’ll uncover or what scrumptiousness awaits. Sadly, that’s also why a lot of people choose to patronize chains. With chains they know exactly what they’ll get and there’s a lot of comfort in that. But comfort does come at a price and that price could be our community. Large employers and chains are vital to our area, but this holiday season we’re asking you to
From November 1st to December 31st, we’re celebrating Small Business Season™. The chamber is encouraging every person of our community to support friends and neighbors by shopping, dining, and exploring our small businesses.Small Businesses Are a Big Deal to Van BurenSmall business made up over 60% of all new jobs this year and yet they face many challenges from rising costs to filling vacancies. Plus, according to JP Morgan Chase, “The median small business holds (only) 27 cash buffer days in reserve. Half
In a world where social media platforms seem to come and go overnight, email newsletters have remained a tried-and-true method for small businesses to keep their customers updated on new products, services, and promotions. Not only are they an effective way to grow your customer base, but they can also be an excellent tool for strengthening relationships with your existing clients. In this post from the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce, we'll take a deeper look at why small businesses benefit from