The Little Rock Port Authority has secured deals worth $3.7 million to purchase nearly 300 acres, including a 130-acre tract that port officials say would in turn free up nearly 1,000 acres of port property to establish a large site for heavy manufacturing.
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Little Rock, Big Hearts
We know — we’re not the first place that comes to mind when you think “big city,” and quite frankly, we’re ok with that.
What we lack in quantity, we exceed in quality.
Enjoy the finer things in life without breaking the bank
Looking to enjoy the finer things in life without breaking the bank? You’ve come to the right place – the purchasing power in Little Rock is like no other. From dining to shopping to buying a home, life in Little Rock is one you can afford and enjoy.
Innovation: FinTech Accelerator Program
We like to consider ourselves pioneers. No, no, not the Oregon Trail kind. The making-major-advancements-in-technology-on-an-international-level kind. Little Rock is home to companies big and small alike known for their innovation in various sectors. Do Stephens Inc., Acxiom or Dillard’s ring a bell? One local program is changing the game when it comes to financial technology: The VC FinTech Accelerator.
Make connections that Rock
Meeting new people. Looking for a job. Making potential business connections. It can be the best or worst part of being a “young professional.” Thankfully, there’s Create Little Rock to make your experience not only bearable, but a little fun too. What is Create Little Rock? Create Little Rock (CLR) is a young professionals organization for the Little Rock area. It aims to at ...
Seven Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors This Summer
Two-hundred and seventeen: the average number of sunny days in Little Rock every year. With all that sun, it’s almost an obligation to spend time outside; an extremely pleasant burden to bear, if you ask us. Thankfully, we’ve got more than just a few ways to explore the great outdoors around town.
LumoXchange Launches Currency Exchange Marketplace for Cross-Border, Peer-to-Peer Payments
LumoXchange, a financial technology (FinTech) payments company, announces the launch of the world’s first currency exchange marketplace that lets users pick their exchange rates and send money.
Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, and a graduate of the VC FinTech Accelerator by FIS, LumoXchange provides exchange rates from its international partner financial institutions in each country and lets users compare rates, review customer ratings and select how their beneficiary will be paid.
Stone Ward Receives PRSA Bronze Anvil Award for “Love, Little Rock” Campaign
Stone Ward, a full-service advertising agency with offices in Little Rock and Chicago, was recently named a 2018 Bronze Anvil Award of Commendation winner for its “Love, Little Rock” campaign. Executed on behalf of the Little Rock Regional Chamber and the city of Little Rock, “Love, Little Rock” was recognized in the “Word-of-Mouth (Viral, Buzz, Talk Triggers)” category, honoring tactics that “get key audiences talking or provide an avenue for conversation using different techniques.” The Bronze Anvil awards are presented by the Public Relations Society of America.
BEI Precision Systems & Space Company to be featured on Manufacturing Marvels®
Manufacturing Marvels® featuring BEI Precision Systems & Space Company, Inc. (BEI PSSC) will air on The Fox Business Network between 8:30pm -8:45 p.m. CST on June 13, 2018 and again between 9:30pm-9:45 p.m. CST on June 14, 2018. Subject to Fox Programming.
Little Rock Regional Chamber Wins Top Award for Communications
The Little Rock Regional Chamber has been named one of 13 Communications Excellence Grand Award winners by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE), an Alexandria, Va.-based association that represents more than 8,000 chamber of commerce professionals, and 1,300 chambers of commerce, around the world.