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  • Marketing Opportunities Guide

  • Marketing Opportunities Guide

  • 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.

     

     

     

  • Simmons Foods Announces $100 Million Expansion in Van Buren, Arkansas

    Today, Simmons Foods announced plans for a $100 Million expansion of its prepared foods operation located at 2101 Twin Circle Drive in Van Buren, Arkansas.

    According to Joel Sappenfield, President of Simmons Prepared Foods, “This investment will create 100
    new jobs, including highly skilled positions to support robotics and automation processes. The expansion
    will also support growth in the local economy and assist in meeting market demand for one of the fastest
    growing segments of the business - cooked products.”

    Click here for the full press release.