B2B Networking Events in Northwest Arkansas

While Doc4 has spent more than a decade helping clients reach new customers with innovative and cutting edge technology solutions, we believe tech still has a long way to go before it can replace a warm handshake and a friendly smile. That's why we've found a great deal of value (and a ton of fun!) in spreading the word about our services in more 'old fashioned' ways, like regularly attending local networking events here in Northwest Arkansas.

One great thing about our region is that there are so many opportunities to meet new connections – there are literally hundreds of opportunities every month! The downside is that it's almost impossible to keep track of dates, locations, costs, membership, requirements, etc. That's where this guide comes in: if you're looking for a fun and affordable 'offline' way to spread the word about your business, feel free to bookmark any/all of these pages and check back regularly for updates. Happy networking, hope to see you out there!

1 Million Cups (Bentonville)

Date: Wednesday Mornings
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Avg. Attendence: 15 - 20
Cost: Free

A weekly event that unites entrepreneurs and the Bentonville community over coffee and conversations. Every Wednesday, 8am, at The Exchange. 409 SW A St.

Check 1 Million Cups
Website for Location Each Week

ASSEMBLE: Where Women Talk Business

Date: Monthly
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $5 Members / $10 Non-Members

Women led networking group hosting female speakers to talk on a variety of topics. Check the Greater Bentonville event page for speakers and discussion topics per event.

Check Rogers/Lowell Chamber
Website for Location Each Month

Big Brew

Date: Monthly Event
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Avg. Attendence: 50 - 150
Cost: $2 - $50

Connect with more than 200 members while enjoying refreshments, fun and prizes at this bigger and better version of Morning Brew! Cost is just $2.00 for members. $2 per event or purchase a Networking Pass. A Networking Pass ...

Sam's Furniture
4326 Hidden Creek Lane, Springdale, Arkansas 72762

Bold Networking

Date: Thursdays Afternoons
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Avg. Attendence: 20+
Cost: Free

The Bentonville Bold Networking Team is hosted by April Hudgens and gathers virtually every Thursday starting and ending promptly; most guests hang out 15 minutes before and may linger after for a chance to get to know each other ...

Big Whiskey's American Restaurant & Bar
3600 S.E. Guess Who Dr., Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Business Network International (BNI)

Date: Date, Time, and Location Varies By Chapter
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: One-time ~$200 fee + ~$500/year
Note: Membership Required

With over 240,000 members in 8,500-plus chapters worldwide, BNI is the world’s leading referral organization. The mission of BNI is to help members increase their business through a structured, positive, and professional referral marketing program that enables them ...

Multiple Locations Throughout NWA

Central Referral Connection (Rogers)

Date: Wednesday Mornings
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Avg. Attendence: 20 - 30
Cost: Free

Central Referral Connection is a free weekly networking event for all Northwest Arkansas businesses, held at Golden Corral Buffet & Grill each Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. It is open to both Chamber members and non-members. If you are ...

Golden Corral Buffet & Grill
2605 Pleasant Crossing Dr., Rogers, Arkansas 72758

Coffee Connection (Rogers)

Date: Second Tuesdays
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Avg. Attendence: 15 - 30
Cost: Free
Note: Registration Required / Limited Attendance

This is the Rogers-Lowell Chamber's monthly morning networking event and it is free to attend with a Chamber membership. The event is pretty relaxed and hosted by a different sponsor each month. You'll enjoy casual networking, delicious coffee, ...

Check Rogers/Lowell Chamber
Website for Location Each Week

Conexión de Negocios Latinos

Date: Date, Time, and Location Varies
Time: 8:57 p.m. - 8:57 p.m.

Somos una organizacion que busca conectar todos los negocios latinos en el Noroeste de Arkansas. Nuestro propósito es promover, educar, y apoyar a los emprendedores Latinos de la zona e integrarlos.

Check Conexión de Negocios Latinos
Website for Meeting Locations

Creative Referral Network (Fayetteville)

Date: Friday Mornings
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Avg. Attendence: 40 - 50
Cost: Free

There are two great 'CRN' groups on Friday mornings - one in Fayetteville and the other in Rogers. This Fayetteville version is the biggest free and non-Chamber affiliated networking group in NWA, so you can meet a ton ...

Courtyard by Marriott
348 E. Van Asche Dr., Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703

Creative Referral Network (Rogers)

Date: Friday Mornings
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Avg. Attendence: 5 - 15
Cost: Free

Business networking group that gathers to casually network around 8:15 and then round robin networking begins at 8:30. Free and open to any reputable business person and unaffiliated with any chamber of commerce and run by volunteers. Bring ...

Rick's Bakery
4600 West Rozell Street, Rogers, Arkansas 72756

First Friday Coffee (Siloam Springs)

Date: First Fridays
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
Note: Siloam Chamber Membership Required

You know the drill: coffee, networking, and door prizes... This event is held at a different member's location on the first Friday of each month. Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided. Bring plenty of business cards ...

Check Siloam Springs Chamber
Website for Location Each Month

Health Care Marketing Alliance Monthly Meeting

Date: Second Wednesdays
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $15
Note: It's unclear if non-members may attend.

Health care marketers and providers come together to get to know each other and learn about services provided. The luncheon program starts promptly at noon. Each individaul is invited to stand and introduce themselves. Each meeting has two ...

Mermaids Seafood Restaurant
2217 N College Ave, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703

Hustle in Heels

Date: Date, Time, and Location Varies
Cost: $20 - $25
Note: Chamber Membership Required

Leading professional women to transform the business landscape across NWA. Under the umbrella of the Rogers-Lowell Chamber Small Business Council, Hustle In Heels was formed by a group of NWA women. The Mission for Hustle In Heels is ...

Multiple Locations Throughout NWA

Kenzie Academy

Date: Most Thursdays
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Interested in software, UX, tech, or building your professional network in Northwest Arkansas? Then this is the Meetup group for you! Kenzie Academy is bringing big names and big ideas in tech to you, virtually. Join our group ...

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