The Honorable Asa Hutchinson, Governor of Arkansas Welcomes You to the Natural State for IEDCís Economic Future Forum
2017 Economic Future Forum is heading to Little Rock June 4-6, and the Governor of Arkansas invites you to come along. In a special letter added to the Economic Future Forum website, the Honorable Asa Hutchinson describes the economic development successes in Arkansas in recent years, including $3 billion in new capital investment and a historically low unemployment rate.
He invites economic development professionals to experience firsthand the growth in tourism while exploring Little Rock at Economic Future Forum. The Forum will feature dozens of speakers and concurrent sessions focused on future industries, such as cybersecurity, home healthcare, global tourism and agribusiness. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to tour three economic development project sites in Little Rock, including the Little Rock Port Authority, Little Rock Tech Park and Innovation Hub, the Venture Center and the National Center for Toxicological Research. The Annual Oaklawn Gaming Riverfest will be held June 1-4, and attendees are encouraged to arrive early for live entertainment. The lineup can be accessed via the Economic Future Forum website.