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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.

2019 Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit

1600
Summit Attendees
4.6
Social Media Impressions
60
Summit Speakers

This job is for...

Someone who will take ownership and agency over a successful regional event and grow it to a globally recognized experience. It’s for someone who has a passion for startups, technology, and working with technologists, creators, and most importantly innovators with outrageous visions to change the world. Bentonville, Arkansas is increasingly becoming known for its world-class amenities. Art, music, food, trails, aviation, data science, supply chain, and retail are assets we are known for and they are increasing in number and quality every day. This job is for the person who can creatively leverage what Bentonville has and execute an experience that matches the ambitions of the community, with the upside of building something that will make waves around the world.

For a full job description including how to apply click below.

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2019 Featured Speaker: Arlan Hamilton, Founder at Backstage Capital
2019 Featured Speaker: Arlan Hamilton, Founder at Backstage Capital

This job is for...

Someone who will take ownership and agency over a successful regional event and grow it to a globally recognized experience. It’s for someone who has a passion for startups, technology, and working with technologists, creators, and most importantly innovators with outrageous visions to change the world. Bentonville, Arkansas is increasingly becoming known for its world-class amenities. Art, music, food, trails, aviation, data science, supply chain, and retail are assets we are known for and they are increasing in number and quality every day. This job is for the person who can creatively leverage what Bentonville has and execute an experience that matches the ambitions of the community, with the upside of building something that will make waves around the world.

For a full job description including how to apply click below.

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Pictures from 2019 Northwest Arkansas Tech Summit

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