August 2018

State of NWA Region Report to Be Shared Sept. 25

The Center for Business and Economic Research in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council, will release the eighth annual State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report.

Region’s Rising Companies Earn Spots on Inc. 5000 List

Seven Northwest Arkansas companies are ranked on this year’s Inc. 5000 list.

Cabana Holdings of Fayetteville, Overdrive Brands of Fayetteville, RevUnit of Bentonville, ZENWORK of Fayetteville, Limbird Real Estate Group of Rogers, capSpire of Fayetteville and B-Unlimited of Fayetteville were the companies recognized by Inc., which bases its ranking on the company’s revenue growth rate from 2014-2017.

Roots Festival Kicks Off Season of the Unique in Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas over the course of the next 100 days or so will put on an impressive music/food-focused festival, an established motorcycle rally with a new twist, a bicycle championship on a quirky track, Arkansas’ best Christmas lights display and the world’s most important squirrel-cooking shindig.