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Welcome to the Arkansas Inc. Podcast

We discuss the latest topics and trends in economic development with subject matter experts and influencers from across the nation and around the world.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: 2024 Asia Trip

 April 02, 2024

Hugh McDonald, Clint O'Neal, and Olivia Womack highlight the successes of the recent Arkansas trade mission to Japan and South Korea.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: AEDC Year in Review - 2023

 December 20, 2023

In this episode of the Arkansas Inc. Podcast, the AEDC Business Development team discusses the economic development highlights and wins of 2023.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Westrock Coffee CEO and Co-Founder Scott Ford

 November 27, 2023

Westrock Coffee Co-Founder and CEO Scott Ford shares why and how he started the company and why entrepreneurs thrive in Arkansas.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: RelateCare COO Eibhlín Payne

 August 23, 2023

In this episode of the Arkansas Inc. Podcast, RelateCare COO Eibhlín Payne highlights the labor force in Arkansas and why it made sense for her compan...

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: AcreTrader Founder and CEO Carter Malloy

 August 03, 2023

AcreTrader founder and CEO Carter Malloy discusses his growing tech company and the advantages of doing business in Arkansas.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: 2023 Economic Development Roundtable

 June 15, 2023

In this episode, three economic developers participate in a roundtable to discuss economic development in Arkansas.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Secretary of Commerce Hugh McDonald

 April 17, 2023

Secretary of Commerce Hugh McDonald highlights Arkansas' strengths and strategic priorities in this episode of the Arkansas Inc. Podcast.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Kristin Mann, Film Producer

 February 28, 2023

Movie producer Kristin Mann discusses film production, the advantages of making movies in Arkansas, and her most recent film, What Happens Later, dire...

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Greatest Hits of 2022

 January 31, 2023

This Arkansas Inc. Podcast episode highlights some of the best moments and comments on the podcast in 2022.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Year in Review - 2022

 December 13, 2022

In this episode of the Arkansas Inc. Podcast, three AEDC project managers look back on 2022 and discuss the economic development wins in Arkansas.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Outdoor Recreation Economy with Katherine Andrews

 November 29, 2022

In this episode of the Arkansas Inc. Podcast, Katherine Andrews of the Office of Outdoor Recreation discusses the many outdoor resources that Arkansas...

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Dr. Chris Larsen, Arkana Labs Executive Director

 October 17, 2022

In the latest Arkansas Inc. Podcast episode, Dr. Chris Larsen discusses his role at Arkana Labs and its recent expansion in Little Rock.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Delta Regional Authority Federal Co-Chairman Dr. Corey Wiggins

 August 31, 2022

Delta Regional Authority federal co-chairman Dr. Corey Wiggins talks with Clint O'Neal about regional economic development and DRA programs.

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Aimee Fisk - Walmart Open Call

 August 01, 2022

In this episode of the Arkansas Inc. Podcast, AEDC Marketing Director talks with Aimee Fisk, director of Walmart's U.S. Manufacturing and Sourcing div...

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: David Stickler

 May 25, 2022

Former Big River Steel CEO David Stickler talks about the steel industry in Arkansas, creating a leading green steel company in The Natural State, and...

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