Upcoming Events

Community Development Institute (CDI)

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August 1-4, 2016

Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center

201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR 72035

The Community Development Institute (CDI) began at the University of Central Arkansas in 1987, with the goal of equipping community leaders and economic development professionals with the tools and strategies they needed to create vibrant, successful communities. Over 28 years later, CDI is still the go-to resource for training.

For more information or to register for CDI, go here.

 

PCED Exam

October 21, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center

201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR 72035

Deadline to submit applications is 45 days before the exam, which is September 6, 2015 for the October 21, 2015 exam.

Register here

 

Small Business Marketing

In partnership with the Conway Chamber of Commerce as a part of the Small Business Institute

September 24, 2015

Conway Chamber of Commerce

900 W Oak St, Conway, AR 72032

For more information and to register, please go here

 

2015 Arkansas Economic Developers Conference

August 23 through August 25, 2015

The Chancellor Hotel

70 N East Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701

To register and for more information contact Susie Marks at smarks@arkansasstatechamber.com

 

Destination Downtown

September 14 through 16, 2015

Ron Robinson Theater in the River Market District

100 River Market Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201

Destination Downtown is the South’s premier downtown revitalization conference.  Sponsored by Main Street Arkansas, and co-sponsored by the Mississippi Main Street Association and Louisiana Main Street program, Destination Downtown annually attracts more than 200 professionals in preservation-based commercial district revitalization, including new and experienced downtown and neighborhood Main Street directors, board members, architects, planners, economic development professionals, public officials, volunteers and consultants. Attendees hail from communities of all sizes, from small rural towns to urban neighborhoods in large cities.  Click here to register and for further conference information.

 

2015 Small City Economic Leadership & Empowerment Summit

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Arkansas Community Development Society Conference

October 21 through October 22, 2015

Visit Arkansas Community Development Society for more information.

 

Veteran, Minority, and Women Owned Business Certification

In partnership with the Conway Chamber of Commerce as a part of the Small Business Institute

October 29, 2015

Brewer Hegeman Conference Center

For directions, please go here.

For more information and to register, please go here

 

Human Resources

In partnership with the Conway Chamber of Commerce as a part of the Small Business Series

February 25, 2016

Brewer Hegeman Conference Center

For directions, please go here.

For more information and to register, please go here

 

Small Business Finance

In partnership with the Conway Chamber of Commerce as a part of the Small Business Institute

March 31, 2016

Brewer Hegeman Conference Center

For directions, please go here.

For more information and to register, please go here

 

Free Community Deliberation Webinar

Prerecorded and available for viewing starting September 8, 2014.

Register here