The Northwest Arkansas Story
Fueled by an amazing entrepreneurial spirit, Northwest Arkansas emerged from modest beginnings to become one of the nation's dynamic economic regions. Industry leaders such as Walmart, Sam’s Club, Tyson Foods, Simmons Foods, and J.B. Hunt started here, and Northwest Arkansas is the home of the University of Arkansas, the state’s flagship campus. The presence of those companies and the university drives Northwest Arkansas economic growth.
Northwest Arkansas is evolving, and the Northwest Arkansas Council relies on its positive experiences and lessons learned over the past 29 years to take on new challenges. The nonprofit organization aims to ensure the region’s successful future by working with partners to advance quality of life, improve the region’s workforce, create job opportunities, upgrade infrastructure and keep up with the region’s impressive growth.
Great for business
Northwest Arkansas Info provides data to assist company owners and site selectors interested in doing business in Northwest Arkansas.
It's enough to start the evaluation, but the Northwest Arkansas Council stands ready to provide other information that helps companies learn how the region stacks up.
Statistics about the economy, the communities and the cost of doing business in Northwest Arkansas are on the website. The Northwest Arkansas economy is strong, the communities are impressive, and business costs are low.
Great for life
Finding NWA is a recruitment tool created to be the home base for job candidates and other people interested in relocating to Northwest Arkansas.
Through curated visuals, diverse community stories, and continuously fresh content, the website shows potential newcomers why Northwest Arkansas was ranked No. 5 on a 2017 list of Best Places to Live in the U.S.