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

Northwest Arkansas Communities Recognized as 2020 Trendsetter Cities

1/15/2021 NWAEDD is very proud of the regions communities who were recognized in Arkansas Business Publishing Group Trendsetter Cities of 2020.  Congratulations to the cities of Bella Vista, Eureka Springs, Gravette, and Green Forest!  They excelled in the categories...

Fayetteville to Receive $2 Million EDA Grant

Fayetteville to Receive $2 Million EDA Grant

October 27, 2020 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross made the announcement that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the city of Fayetteville, Arkansas.  The grant will be used to make roadway infrastructure...

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