State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report Set for Sept. 25

The eighth annual State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report will be released on Sept. 25.

The report will be released by Walton College’s Center for Business and Economic Research, in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council.

Speakers for the event include Ross DeVol, a fellow of the Walton Family Foundation who focuses on research into policies related to economic vitality of Northwest Arkansas and America’s heartland; Nelson Peacock, Northwest Arkansas Council’s president and chief executive officer; and economist Mervin Jebaraj, director of the university’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

The report will be shared at a luncheon, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Northwest Arkansas Board of Realtors Event Center at 314 N. Goad Springs Road in Lowell. Attendees can arrive at 11 a.m. for networking.

The cost for the program and luncheon is $45. Preregistration is required, and the deadline is Friday, Sept. 21. Reservations can be made for the luncheon at cber.uark.edu or by calling 479-575-4151.

Read the entire article at Arkansas Newswire.