The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce is looking to hire an executive director to lead the planning and implementation of the Northwest Arkansas Tech Summit.
“Leveraging regional resources to juxtapose speakers on the forefront of tech trends against a backdrop of rugged yet refined Ozark beauty, Northwest Arkansas Tech Summit is a magnet for top talent across the country; serving as an experiential marketing vehicle for our region to tell its story, showcase its amenities and economic opportunities while elevating and evolving the perception of Northwest Arkansas globally.”Graham Cobb, President/CEOGreater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce
About the Position
The strategic focus of recruiting and retaining tech talent is at the forefront of the Northwest Arkansas community and seizing the opportunity to build on an emerging tech hub is integral to the success of the enterprise businesses (e.g. Walmart, Tyson, JB Hunt) that call the region home.
Having grown an incredible amount over the last decade. The Executive Director of the NWA Tech Summit (NWATS) will have the opportunity and responsibility to continue the evolution of this experiential talent attraction product.
This new role is a senior level leadership position that reports directly to the President/CEO of the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce. This position will be a key member of a team engaged in developing and implementing bleeding edge economic development tools, tactics and programs.