Fueled by an amazing entrepreneurial spirit, Northwest Arkansas emerged from modest beginnings to become one of the nation's most dynamic economic regions. Industry leaders such as Walmart, Sam’s Club, Tyson Foods, Simmons Foods, and J.B. Hunt started here, and their presence continues to drive Northwest Arkansas growth.
Yet, Northwest Arkansas is evolving, using positive experiences and lessons learned over more than 25 years to take on new challenges. The region is preparing for its future by investing in quality-of-life amenities, upgrading infrastructure and taking steps in partnership with educators to build a strong workforce that's needed by the region's employers.
Great for business
Northwest Arkansas Info provides the data that's needed to assist company owners and site selectors who are 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 determine how the region stacks up.
Statistics about the economy, the communities and the cost of doing business in Northwest Arkansas are on the website. Per usual, the Northwest Arkansas economy is strong, the communities are impressive, and business costs are exceedingly 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 on its #FindingNWA news page, 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.