Learn From the Experts at Our Free Events

The Venture Center hosts several events every month, building a community between experts, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

Education & Networking Events

Our Programs Are Free and Open to Everyone!

Fireside Chat | Chat with Entreprenruial Giants

The Venture Center’s Fireside Chats feature Arkansas’ brightest stars and biggest economic drivers, candidly sharing their experiences, successes and even failures to foster and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit in Arkansas.

Lift The Rock | Gather Resources and Find Inspiration

Lift the Rock connects local economic development resources to entrepreneurs and inspires business professionals by sharing the stories of Arkansas entrepreneurs and small businesses owners – all over lunch!

Lunch N Learn | Learn and Network Over Lunch with Experts

The Venture Center’s Lunch & Learn sessions are informative and engaging, and bring business leaders and entrepreneurs interested in fueling Arkansas' economic engine together over a casual lunch setting.

Pop Up | Pop Over to The Venture Center for These Rare Opportunities

The Venture Center's Pop Up Events are rare treats. When an opportunity to support entrepreneurs and small businesses arises unexpectedly, we're here to grab it! Our PopUp Events make the most of those rare and impactful opportunities that arise on short notice.

Workshop | Pack Your Toolkit With New Skills and Know-how

The Venture Center’s Workshop instructors share real-world experience and insight at The Venture Center each month. Developed by industry experts and tailored to meet the demanding needs of top employers, our workshops position candidates for professional and entrepreneurial success.

Health | Prioritize Your Mental Health and Wellness

Mental health and wellness is a critical issue facing small business owners and entrepreneurs.