The following is a list of networking events in Northwest Arkansas that will be happening in 2018. Events are added and updated weekly as new information becomes available, so check back often! (For a list of B2B networking groups that meet regularly in and around Northwest Arkansas visit our B2B Networking Groups page. And if we've missed any events (or you spot one that needs a correction), shoot us an email via our contact form!

 


WalStreet Speaker Series: Pamela Gaik

Wednesday, December 12th @ 7:30 a.m. - 900 a.m.

Chamber Membership + WalStreet Membership Required

The Bentonville Chamber's WalStreet Speaker Series provides opportunities for Walmart and Sam’s Club executives to engage with front-line supplier employees. Pamela Gaik, Vice President and Divisional Merchandise Manager at Sam's Club will be the speaker for this event.

SAM's Club Home Office Auditorium
2101 Simple Savings Dr., Bentonville AR

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Advanced Energy Holiday Networking Reception

Wednesday, December 12th @ 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Members: $10 | Non-Members: $15

Join the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association for a networking reception. Ticket includes admission, light snacks and a beverage.

The Chancellor Hotel
70 N East Ave, Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Fayetteville Professionals Night Out

Thursday, December 13th @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Free with Chamber Membership

Fayetteville Chamber Membership Required

Complimentary snacks and drinks, door prizes, and networking with other members of the Fayetteville Chamber.

Fayetteville Town Center
15 W Mountain Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Off the Clock (Bentonville)

Thursday, December 13th @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Free with Chamber Membership

This informal event being put on by the Bentonville Chamber will allow you to showcase your company, meet with other members of the business community and network in a casual atmosphere. Refreshments and food will be provided.

Circle of life
1201 NE Legacy Parkway, Bentonville AR

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Bike Friendly Meet Up (Springdale)

Wednesday, December 19th @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

A group for people who want to see Springdale become more bike friendly. We will talk about upcoming projects, highlight needs and brainstorm ways to make Springdale more amazing than it already is.

Black Apple Crossing
321 E Emma Ave, Springdale, Arkansas

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Fayetteville Chamber's Holiday Open House

Thursday, December 20th @ 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Come see the Lights of the Ozarks, explore the shops around the Square, and enjoy entertainment and refreshments with the Chamber.

Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce
21 W Mountain St, Fayetteville AR

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Benton County Business After Hours

Thursday, January 17th @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

This huge annual event is held in mid-January each year. It is a joint event between the Siloam, Bentonville, and Rogers chambers. Check back soon, more info to come!

Embassy Suites
3303 S Pinnacle Hills Parkway

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Rogers-Lowell Chamber's Annual Dinner

Saturday, February 2nd @ 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $75.00 – $100.00

Avg. Attendance 1,000

This is an annual gathering of 1,000+ Northwest Arkansas leaders to celebrate the accomplishments of the previous year and honor outstanding businesses and individuals in our community. The evening includes a reception, dinner featuring a keynote speaker, and annual awards presentations. The Chamber has mentioned they will be changing the event up this year to reflect member feedback, so we're excited to see what they have in store!

John Q. Hammonds Convention Center
3303 S Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers, Arkansas

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Gig Community Coffee Social

Tuesday, February 5th @ 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Gig Coffee Socials are a monthly in-person gathering hosted by The Gig Community. We like to get together to bond over the unique triumphs and woes that being a gig worker bring. Our events are open to any 1099/contract worker in the 4-county Northwest Arkansas area! Even if you earn just a bit of income from self-employment/contract work, we want you to join us!

The Holler – A Local Hangout
8th St, Bentonville, AR

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Off the Clock (Bentonville)

Thursday, February 28th @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Free with Chamber Membership

This informal event being put on by the Bentonville Chamber will allow you to showcase your company, meet with other members of the business community and network in a casual atmosphere. Refreshments and food will be provided.

TBD
TBD

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Nowhere Developers Conference 2019

Thursday, September 19th @ 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $100.00 - $150.00

Great developers aren’t just found in the Valley, or Seattle, or New York. They’re right here in Arkansas, in the heart of America. In the middle of “nowhere.” The name, Nowhere Developers, is our way of tipping our hats to all the incredible developer talent in our region. For this reason, our mission is to provide a platform for industry professionals to engage in top-notch, pure-tech events in the state of Arkansas.

The Nowhere Developers Conference will star local, regional, and national speakers that will talk about the state of technology, software engineering, machine learning, and our region’s technology ecosystem. The conference will feature various expert-led sessions tailored to our attendees technological interests. Local food will be provided to foster community and attendee interaction. Additionally, attendees can look forward to networking, appetizers, and drinks at the afterparty.

Walton Arts Center
495 W Dickson St, Fayetteville Arkansas

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