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.

The Exchange
409 SW A St., Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

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

Bentonville - Networking & Sales Training Luncheon

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

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 ...

Big Whiskey's American Restaurant & Bar
3600 SE Guess Who Dr. Ste 2, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

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.
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
3600 S.E. Guess Who Dr., Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Business Networking of the Ozarks

Date: Tuesday Mornings
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Cost: Free

Business Networking of the Ozarks, where we put relationships first and function as a true business networking group. We are not about selling to each other. We are a community that works on the like, know and trust ...

Neighbor's Mill Bakery & Café
1435 East Independence Street, Springfield, Missouri 65804

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

Chickin, Peelin' & Politickin'

Date: Thu, October 07
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Avg. Attendence: 600
Cost: $50.00

The largest event of its kind in the state, the Chamber’s Chickin, Peelin’ & Politickin’ is the ultimate business/political networking event. More than 600 people attended this annual event — an event that annually features governors, senators, congressmen ...

Shiloh Square
106 W Emma Ave, Springdale, Arkansas 72764

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

Connecting Professionals (Bentonville)

Date: Thursday Mornings
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Avg. Attendence: 5 - 15
Cost: Free
Note: Chamber Membership not Required

Note: It is currently unclear if this event is still occurring. Please reach out to the Bentonville Chamber of Commerce for more details. This is a relatively small group that has been meeting together for a long time. ...

Lenny's Sub Shop
800 SE Walton Blvd, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Creative Referral Network (Fayetteville)

Date: Friday Mornings
Time: 8:00 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
600 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 ...

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Dress for Success: Networking for Success

Date: Wed, July 28
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Join Dress for Success Northwest Arkansas for an opportunity to network with new people and to learn more about Dress for Success NWA's partners.

The Pointe Bentonville
3800 Southwest Richsmith Road, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712