Welcome to the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District.

Our goal is to be the vehicle that links the private and public sectors together while working to advance economic and community development in Northwest Arkansas.

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2019-2023 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

View and download the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District’s 2019-2023 comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) that identifies economic and community development priorities for the District.

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News & Events

EDA Awards City of Harrison $1.6 Million for Goblin Drive Project

EDA Awards City of Harrison $1.6 Million for Goblin Drive Project

April 26, 2019 - Congressman Steve Womack and Assistant Secretary of Legislative and Governmental Affairs Michael Platt from the United States Department of Commerce  announced a $1.6 million grant through the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for phase I of...

NWAEDD hosts Annual Meeting, Secretary of State Keynote Speaker

NWAEDD hosts Annual Meeting, Secretary of State Keynote Speaker

April 25, 2019 - NWAEDD hosted its annual meeting on April 24th at the Durand Center on the Center Campus of North Arkansas College. The event was well attended by mayors, county judges, representatives of government agencies, and many others from across Northwest...

Off to the Races – Another WIOA Success Story!

Off to the Races – Another WIOA Success Story!

    April 22, 2019 - WIOA participant Nikita Fletcher has been accepted to the NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, NC and will begin classes in August of 2019. This is an opportunity that few female mechanics receive, her goal is to complete the yearlong...