The annual State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report will be released on Thursday, Oct. 8.
The Center for Business and Economic Research in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas and the Northwest Arkansas Council will present the ninth annual report during a Zoom webinar. The report has been a staple in Arkansas since 2011, charting the economic growth in Northwest Arkansas.
Mervin Jebaraj is scheduled to discuss the economic highlights contained in the report and will speak about the impact that COVID-19 has had on the region.
Northwest Arkansas Council chief operating officer Mike Harvey will also speak, highlighting the council’s talent recruitment efforts. These efforts have been centered on emphasizing quality of life and job opportunities.
The report release webinar will be moderated by Northwest Arkansas presiding co-chair Karen Roberts.
The State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report will be released on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 11:30 p.m. Registration is required for the Zoom webinar. Click here to register.