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Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest-growing economies in the country, with three Fortune 500 companies that call it home, plus numerous businesses and startups eager to build their teams and infrastructures.


Located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, Northwest Arkansas includes Benton, Washington and Madison counties, with five central cities: Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Siloam Springs and Springdale.

The economic opportunity is unparalleled, but so is the lifestyle — see: 500-plus miles of mountain biking trails and paved pathways, a thriving arts community complete with world-class museums, a legitimate beer and food scene, and live music to enjoy.

Best of all, it’s a place where everyone is welcome.

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Economic Development

This is the home of three Fortune 500 companies and numerous businesses and startups. Find out more about our initiatives to grow them all with everything from loans to workforce training.

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Talent Attraction

Our efforts to attract students, artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers to this region are rooted in the vision of developing our creative community — and we’re off to a great start.

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Health Care

As Northwest Arkansas continues to grow, ensuring our population has access to high-quality health care options is a vital concern. Learn how we’re working to make the region a premier health care destination.

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Workforce Development

As we increasingly become a hub of innovation, we work with local schools, training programs and other organizations to ensure a skilled and robust workforce for the companies based here.

Northwest Arkansas Workforce


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Explore Careers in Northwest Arkansas.

A central hub for students, educators and employers to explore programs, opportunities, positions, and compensation in our region.

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Special thanks to our major investors for their support of the Northwest Arkansas Council and our work in the region: