January 13, 2021 (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) - The Arkansas Economic Development Commission will hold its monthly board meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Arkansas Economic Development Commission, #1 Commerce Way, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202. Please be prepared to show a photo I.D. upon entering the building.
Due to the current public health crisis, interested parties are encouraged to participate virtually rather than attend the meeting in-person. RSVP to Chelsea O'Kelley at Chelsea.OKelley@arkansasedc.com.
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), a division of the Arkansas Department of Commerce, seeks to create economic opportunity by attracting higher-paying jobs, expanding and diversifying local economies in the state, increasing incomes and investment, and generating growth throughout The Natural State. Arkansas is a pro-business environment operating leaner, faster and more focused through a streamlined state government designed to act on corporate interests quickly and decisively. For more information, visit www.ArkansasEDC.com. The Arkansas Department of Commerce is the umbrella department for workforce and economic development drivers. Its divisions and regulatory boards include Division of Aeronautics, Waterways Commission, Wine Producers Council, Division of Workforce Services, Office of Skills Development, State Bank Department, Insurance Department, Securities Department, Economic Development Commission and Development Finance Authority. It was established July 2019 as part of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s wide-sweeping efficiency and transformation efforts to reduce 42 cabinet agencies to 15 while maintaining services for all Arkansans.