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Young Professionals of Conway hosting 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil Jubilee for Deliver Hope

Helping a Good Cause Never Tasted So Good Young Professionals of Conway hosting 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil Jubilee for Deliver Hope Conway, Ark. (Feb. 04, 2019) – The Young Professionals of Conway (YPC) will be hosting their 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil Jubilee on Saturday, March 30th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Simon Park. …

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Q&A with Mary Condit from the AR Coding Academy

I can remember the press conference regarding the opening of the Arkansas Coding Academy. A group of UCA and community leaders gathered for the news. The new organization tapped Mary Condit who had directed The Iron Yard in Little Rock. Condit came with experience. She is a past participant in The ARK Challenge as a …

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The Conductor

Conductor, Chambers and Community Partner to Empower Minority Entrepreneurs

CONWAY, Feb. 18 — The Conductor is teaming up with the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce and area sponsors to host Connect Conway: Minority Entrepreneur Night. The event was spurred by local community activist, Jimmy Warren, who was named the 2018 Outstanding Young Minority Professional, and who is passionate …

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The Conductor

The 10X Growth Accelerator is Now Accepting Applications for its Third Cohort

Conductor’s proven model is rapidly scaling Arkansas-based companies, creating new jobs in the state. Conway, Feb. 14–The Conductor today announced plans to launch the third cohort of its 10X Growth Accelerator, presented in partnership with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, Metova and the University of Central Arkansas. The acclaimed accelerator has enabled dozens of Arkansas’ …

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The Conductor

Career Connections Will Connect College Students with Skills Training, Paid Internships

Conductor partners with Facebook to launch “Career Connections” program in Arkansas. CONWAY–Career Connections, a new Facebook initiative that connects emerging talent to training opportunities, local internships, and a network of professional mentors, is set to launch in Arkansas this spring. The Career Connections program will train Arkansas’ college students at a two-day Skills Summit, in …

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The Conductor

Award-Winning Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp to Return for a Third Year

Conductor, UAMS, BioVentures and Arkansas INBRE collaborate to host boot camp for undergraduates around the state. CONWAY–Applications are now open for the Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp (webpage), a weeklong training program for undergraduate and graduate students that equips them with the skills and knowledge they need to start and fund their own health sciences …

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Five Conway business owners explain why they are thankful

I am thankful this year. Conway Scene has grown. I owe a great bit of my thankfulness to Conway Scene team members Lauren Norris and Wells Thompson. These two have made many things possible this year. Earlier this year, Elizabeth Floerke of Proper Vision Media, introduced me to Wells. Wells is a writer but has done …

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Global Entrepreneurship Week

Conductor to host Global Entrepreneurship Week November 12-16 in 2018

The Conductor will be hosting Global Entrepreneurship in Conway next week, November 12-16 in 2018. Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and …

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C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference At UCA Set For Nov. 9-10

The conference will take place Nov. 9-10 with headliners Allison Joseph and Megan Mayhew Bergman CONWAY — The C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference will host its second annual event Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9–10 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The conference includes a Friday evening reading from Allison Joseph, author of numerous books …

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