FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Business Hall of Fame board is accepting nominations for the 2021 class of business leaders who have made a lasting contribution to business and their communities. The nomination deadline is July 31.
Nominees can be living or posthumous; all living inductees must be at least 60 years of age at time of selection. In selecting inductees, the committee considers outstanding leadership in establishing, building or running a business; improving his or her community; and displaying the highest level of ethics. Additional criteria for selection and a list of past honorees can be found at walton.uark.edu/abhf.
Nominations can be made by completing and submitting the form on the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame webpage or sending a letter of nomination that illustrates to the selection committee why the nominee deserves this honor .
Equal consideration is given to Arkansans – by birth or by choice – whose business achievements have been inside or outside of the state. Nominations are not limited to graduates of the Sam M. Walton College of Business or the University of Arkansas.
Nominations may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the Sam M. Walton College of Business, Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development, Office of External Relations, Room 217, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701-1201.
The 2021 class will be inducted at a gala dinner Feb. 5, 2021, in Little Rock.