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 Fireside Chat

Tuesday, November 5th @ 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

WalStreet Members: $35 | Non-WalStreet Members: $60

Chamber Membership Membership Required

Fireside Chats provide a small, intimate setting, giving suppliers access to day-to-day decision makers across key divisions of Walmart and Sam’s Club. Fireside Chats will be structured as open forums, including panel discussions and Q&A with Walmart, Sam’s Club, third party suppliers and CPG suppliers.

The WalStreet program is a diverse group of professionals who work directly with Walmart, Sam’s Club and/or suppliers – third party and/or CPG. They are committed to continuously improving how to do business within the Walmart and Sam’s Club community and advance their collective knowledge.

DoubleTree by Hilton Ozark Ballroom
301 SE Walton Blvd Bentonville, AR 72712

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Build Bentonville Lunch - Entrepreneurship

Thursday, November 7th @ 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Members: $30 | Non-Members: $40

34 new people are moving to NWA each day, with Bentonville being one of the fastest growing cities. Investing in quality of life is vital to the growth of our community, there is no shortage of things to do in northwest Arkansas; where nature meets art, meets music, meets food, meets education; so on. These intersections are what make the region so unique. During this lunchtime discussion, you will hear from business representatives about the growth of Bentonville's entreprenurial scene and how it impacts your business. 

21c Museum Hotel – Main Gallery
200 NE A St, Bentonville, AR

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NWA Human Resources Association Supervisor's Conference

Thursday, November 14th @ 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $25 – $150

The 2019 NWA Supervisors’ Conference is your one-day, all inclusive supervising and managing people experience. Whether you are new to supervising or an experienced manager, this conference is for you!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

• Supervisors
• Managers
• HR Professionals
• Attorneys

Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences
1371 W Altheimer Dr, Fayetteville AR 72704

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Caffeinate at Mach 1 Financial Group (Bentonville Chamber)

Thursday, November 14th @ 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Free with Chamber Membership

Chamber Membership Required

Caffeinate is a monthly networking event for members and guests. You can count on making some valuable connections, delicious food, great coffee, and door prizes.

Mach 1 Financial Group
408 N Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR

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Good Morning Fayetteville

Thursday, November 14th @ 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Free with Chamber Membership

Avg. Attendance 30

Fayetteville Chamber Membership Required

Complimentary breakfast, door prizes, and networking with members of the Fayetteville Chamber.

Citizens Bank
3971 W. Wedington Dr. Fayetteville, AR 72704

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Manufacturers Appreciation Luncheon

Friday, November 15th @ 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Cost: No information provided

Every year, the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce celebrates the manufacturing sector in Fayetteville, Arkansas by having this luncheon in their honor.

Fayetteville Country Club
3335 S. Country Club Drive Fayetteville, AR 72701

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Gig Community Coffee Social

Tuesday, November 19th @ 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 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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B2B Networking Lunch

Wednesday, November 20th @ 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Cost: $30.00 - $40.00

Avg. Attendance 40 - 60

Rogers-Lowell Chamber Membership Required

This may be the best networking bang for your networking buck! Six business representatives sit at a table and each participant at the table has two minutes to promote their products and services. Then, we rotate to two other tables and rinse and repeat, which means you get to network with at least 18 participants. That's a lot of networking! So be sure to bring plenty of business cards, brochures, product samples, and promo items to hand out.

NWACC Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies
1000 SE Eagle Way Bentonville, Arkansas

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Rogers + Bentonville Joint Business After Hours

Thursday, November 21st @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

This informal event being put on by both the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber and the Bentonville Chamber to 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.

Colliers International
4204 S Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Suite 102, Rogers AR

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Off the Clock at Colliers International (Bentonville Chamber)

Thursday, November 21st @ 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.

Colliers International
4204 S Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Suite 102, Rogers AR

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Fayetteville Chamber's Annual Meeting Luncheon

Tuesday, November 26th @ 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Cost: No information provided

The Chamber's Annual Meeting is the one time of year all Chamber investors and community leaders gather together to hear about recent accomplishments and plans for the future.

Location TBD

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WalStreet Speaker Series: Rick Lockton

Wednesday, December 4th @ 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 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. Rick Lockton, VP Product Mgmt - Walmart US Merchandising, will be the speaker for this event.

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

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Fayetteville Professionals Night Out at OzarksGo

Thursday, December 12th @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Free with Chamber Membership

Chamber Membership Required

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

OzarksGo
3641 Wedington Drive, Fayetteville AR 72704

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Caffeinate at La Quinta (Bentonville Chamber)

Thursday, December 12th @ 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Free with Chamber Membership

Chamber Membership Required

Caffeinate is a monthly networking event for members and guests. You can count on making some valuable connections, delicious food, great coffee, and door prizes.

La Quinta Inn & Suites
1001 Southeast Walton, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

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Gig Community Coffee Social

Tuesday, December 17th @ 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 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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Rogers Chamber's Business After Hours

Thursday, December 19th @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

The Business After Hours business-building networking event keeps growing in popularity, with close to 100 business networkers attending on average at each event. One of the main reasons is that you get to mix and mingle with other Northwest Arkansas business professionals and find out what other businesses have to offer. It's a fun way to make new contacts, generate business leads, and find new vendors!

 

Metro Appliances & More
801 Metro Place, Lowell AR

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