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Sponsorships, booth space available for Business Expo, Taste of Conway

Making connections with other professionals and attracting new customers are important parts of operating a business, but these duties often come second to day-to-day obligations.

The annual Business Expo and Taste of Conway is a way for busy business owners and company representatives to devote one day to networking and promotion.

The 2015 Business Expo, organized by the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, is a daylong event that will take place Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds.

Southwestern Energy is the presenting sponsor.

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Chamber, Conway Development Corporation endorse adult education program at CBC

More than 450,000 Arkansans have earned college credit hours but do not have a bachelor’s degree. Faulkner County residents make up 17,000 of these adult learners who did not persist to graduation for various reasons.

While it’s no secret that obtaining a college degree leads to increased job opportunities and higher earning potential, few working adults are able to enroll in traditional college programs because of job and family obligations.

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Conway to serve as Leadercast host site for fourth consecutive year

Business leaders in the Conway area can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® at Central Baptist College on May 8, 2015. This is the fourth consecutive year the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce has hosted a broadcast in Conway.

The Leadercast event, a brand that builds “Leaders Worth Following,” is broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of sites around the world, including Conway. The 2015 simulcast will feature the following speakers:

• Andy Stanley, leadership author and communicator;

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Registration open for Chamber bowling event

Managers who are looking to provide team building or reward opportunities for their employees may find that Bowling for Business is right up their alley.

Bowling for Business encourages interaction in a fun and laid-back environment and promotes friendly competition among participating businesses. The event, hosted by the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place Friday, June 19, at Conway Family Bowl.

Crafton Tull is the presenting sponsor.

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Conway festival announces entertainment lineup, contributions

CONWAY, Ark. – On May 1, the 34th Annual Toad Suck Daze festival, presented by Crain Buick GMC, will kick off in downtown Conway. This year’s Toad Suck Daze will feature a number of changes designed to make the three-day festival more “regional and relevant,” according to Conway Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Brad Lacy.

“Toad Suck Daze has always been an evolving event. We started at the river, now we’re downtown. We’ve supported traditional college scholarships, and we’ve grown to support pre-K education. We think this year’s changes are just as positive.”

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Finalists named for Administrative Professionals Awards luncheon

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s Administrative Professionals Awards luncheon is set for Administrative Professionals Day – Wednesday, April 22 – beginning at 11:30 a.m. The event will take place in Childers Dining Hall at Central Baptist College.

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Conway to serve as Leadercast host site for fourth consecutive year

Business leaders in the Conway area can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® at Central Baptist College on May 8, 2015.

This is the fourth consecutive year the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce has hosted a broadcast in Conway.

The Leadercast event, a brand that builds “Leaders Worth Following,” is broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of sites around the world, including Conway.

The 2015 simulcast will be co-hosted by award-winning personalities Bill and Giuliana Rancic and will feature the following speakers:

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Conway Corp's McCullough earns IOM recognition

Beth McCullough, marketing coordinator at Conway Corporation, received the IOM recognition from Institute for Organization Management, a four-year professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

As a graduate of Institute, McCullough has completed 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management.

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Hendrix Village Adds New Commercial, Residential Space

CONWAY, Ark. (December 4, 2014) – The Village at Hendrix, LLC and Conway realty group J.C. Thornton & Co. are jointly developing the McKennon Building.

The new 15,000 square foot mixed-use space, along Harkrider in The Village at Hendrix, will include two two-story buildings with five commercial bays to accommodate small offices and 11 one-bedroom apartments on the upper floor.

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Editorial: Who cares?

The sad state of politics and governance at the federal level makes you feel foolish for even getting frustrated when things go wrong. But here we are, feeling frustrated – and foolish.

Congress has not passed a long-term (traditionally six years) highway bill since 2005. They’ve passed a series of one-year extensions since 2011. The most recent “extension” was for a whopping two months. It is set to expire at the end of the month.

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