Where innovation is able to shine, and where entrepreneurship is encouraged, businesses are built to stand the test of time.

Where innovation shines, and entrepreneurship is encouraged, businesses are built to stand the test of time. Bentonville embraces these ideals. We are a town where ideas and ambition meet, and where progress is possible at each new meeting, whether it takes place in a boardroom, a coffee shop or on a mountain bike trail.

Life in Bentonville is enriched by a diverse and ever-growing economy, the proximity of the state’s flagship university and the world’s largest retailer, as well as a unique cultural diversity.

As Middle America’s entrepreneurial center, Bentonville was just named one of the 10 best places to launch a career. Here we find harmony, and success is attainable for all.

“Isn’t it great to see people do more than they ever dreamed they could do or you ever thought they could do? It’s the fun of this business, as far as I’m concerned.”

- Sam Walton
$137 million
generated in the local economy

Trails, mountain bikers and cyclists of all sort flock to Northwest Arkansas every year, generating $137 million in the local economy. 

population born outside of Arkansas

Metropolitan meets Main Street in Bentonville, where 56 percent of the population was actually born outside of Arkansas, giving the city a small town feel with big town ideas.

graduation rate

Bentonville is home to the state’s number one school district, with a graduation rate of 92.4 percent. The district offers 26 AP courses, allowing students an opportunity to begin expanding their minds well before college.


You belong in the epicenter of business where you can dedicate yourself to the activities required for recharging your soul and refueling your drive.

We are the new America for entrepreneurs - a small city offering a big experience, where your dollar goes further in every coffee shop, and does more with every local beer bought. We are both metropolitan, and Main Street. We are global, and we are local. When people ask us how we found this level of satisfaction in our lives, the answer is simple: Because Bentonville.

Lighting of The Square Downtown Bentonville INC Kim Kravitz Photo 2403
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