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This is a city of momentum and energy with strong institutions
like Fortune 500 companies, urban universities and technical colleges,
hospitals, arts and civil rights organizations, and churches deeply rooted
in the community and on the front lines of positive change.
We love it here, and we know you will, too.
Metro Little Rock represents 12 Central Arkansas counties and dozens of communities, united to compete as one globally-recognized region with over one million people. From skilled talent and connected infrastructure to low costs of doing business and high quality of life, Metro Little Rock offers way more in Central Arkansas.
The Little Rock Regional Chamber is the principal business-driven
leadership organization responsible for fostering the economic
growth and development of the Little Rock region to ensure
that business and industry may operate profitably and enhance
the earning opportunities and quality of life for every citizen.
The chamber helps you maximize your business.
From City Hall to the halls of Congress, the Little Rock Regional
Chamber is the voice of business for the region, at all levels of government.
The chamber works to advance policies and legislation to create and sustain an
environment in which businesses thrive. We communicate constantly with elected
officials to be sure that your interests are protected and served.
The Metro Little Rock region has 19 colleges and universities within a one-hour drive time of downtown Little Rock with more than 60,000 students enrolled.
UA – Little Rock
University of Central Arkansas
Henderson State University
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Ouachita Baptist University
Philander Smith College
Central Baptist College
Arkansas Baptist College
Clinton School of Public Service
UA – Pulaski Tech
North Little Rock
Arkansas State University Beebe
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Need more information on workforce development?
Contact Kristi Barr, Director, Workforce Development and Education, at 501.377.6017.
We work for you
How can the chamber support your company's workforce development efforts?
Contact the Team