Economic development

Other Resources

Other Resources Arkansas Economic Development CommissionMetro Little Rock AllianceCity of Little RockPulaski County GovernmentEntergy Teamwork ArkansasUALR Institute for Economic AdvancementMetroplanLittle Rock Port AuthorityArkansas Small Business and Technology Development CenterInnovate ArkansasArkansas Manufacturing SolutionsArkansas Department of Finance and AdministrationArkansas Secretary of StateArkansas Venture Center PARTNERS​ Previous Next

Business Resources

Business Resources The Little Rock Regional Chamber understands that a focus on our existing industries and major employers is the foundation of any economic development program. We have a business-friendly tax environment and competitive incentives for qualifying companies allowing our companies to grow and expand in our market. For more information, contact Paul Latture, VP of Economic …

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Programs and Initiatives

Programs and Initiatives The Little Rock Regional Chamber works in conjunction with many partners to create programs and initiatives that advance our regional economy.  Such initiatives range from film production to hosting sports events, from developing a technology corridor to our regional economic development marketing alliance.  For more information, contact Paul Latture, VP of Economic Development, …

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Major Industry Sectors

Major Industry Sectors The sustained strength of the Little Rock region’s nationally recognized economy and its ability to weather national or global economic downturns is directly attributable to a regional approach to development and the diversity of its business community. ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AEROSPACE INNOVATION BANKING & FINANCE MEDICAL MILITARY NONPROFIT  PARTNERS​ Previous Next


MAJOR EMPLOYERS CompanyState Government – within the MSALocal Government – within the MSAFederal Government – within the MSAUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesBaptist Health Little Rock Air Force BaseArkansas Children’s Hospital Little Rock School DistrictCentral Arkansas Veterans Health Care SystemEntergy ArkansasPulaski County Special School DistrictAT&TCHI St. VincentVerizon WirelessDillard’s Inc. Union Pacific RailroadDassault Falcon Jet Corp.Arkansas Blue Cross Blue …



FOREIGN INVESTMENT According to Southern Business & Development, the Little Rock region is among the “Top Ten Smaller Markets in the South for Foreign Investment,” with four major foreign advanced manufacturer locations since 2007. Major foreign manufacturers in the region include:●Dassault Falcon (France)●LM Wind Power (Denmark)●L’Oréal USA Products, Inc. (France)●Saint-Gobain (France)●Welspun (India) Little Rock has the …


companies headquartered in metro lr

Companies Headquartered in Metro LR The Little Rock region is the home of leading national and multi-national business/organization headquarters, including: Acxiom American Taekwondo Association William J. Clinton Foundation Dillard’s EAST Initiative  Heifer International LM Wind Power (North America) The McLarty Companies Orbea USA (North America)  Oxford American Rhea Lana’s Inc. Southwest Power Pool Stephens Inc. …

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