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About Us

The Premiere Lifestyle Region of Arkansas

  

The Hot Springs Village Area Chamber of Commerce is an advocacy group of local members joining together to promote the best interests of local businesses and community. The Chamber’s trade area encompasses the adventure-driven Ouachita region of Central Arkansas. In the heart of this region lies the master planned community of Hot Springs Village, spanning 26,000 acres from Highway 5 at Lonsdale to Arkansas’ scenic Highway 7 at the base of Ouachita National Forest. Surrounding communities of Jessieville, Fountain Lake, Mountain Pine and Owensville create close knit, friendly living in the Natural State.


Download: MEMBERSHIP  APPLICATION

Quick Facts

Join the many entrepreneurs and franchisees from all 50 states and abroad for the focused business setting you've always planned for. Whether you're looking to Hot Springs Village for a vacation, a permanent residence, or a second home we'll be happy to help you follow that dream.


Member Application

Download and print the membership application:

MEMBER APPLICATION - Hot Springs Village Area Chamber of Commerce (pdf)

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More Information

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The Hot Springs Village  Area Chamber of Commerce can provide a wealth of information to you.


Our Purpose

The Hot Springs Village Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to achieve these objectives:


Promoting business and community growth and development by:  sponsoring economic programs designed to strengthen and expand the income potential of all business within the trade area; promoting programs of civic, social, and cultural nature which are designed to increase the functional and aesthetic values of the community; and discovering and correcting obstacles that prevent the promotion of business expansion and community growth.


Preserving the competitive enterprise system of business by:  creating a better understanding and appreciation of the importance of business people and a concern for their challenges; educating the business community and representing them in city, county, state, and national legislative and political affairs; preventing or addressing controversies which are detrimental to expansion and growth of business and the community, if they arise; creating a greater appreciation of the value of a more liberal investment of substance and self on behalf of the interests of competitive business.


Mission

The Hot Springs Village Area Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer advocacy group of local businesses, civic/service organizations, and associate members joining together to promote the best interest of our local businesses and community.


Goals and Objectives

  • Develop a strong membership base through goals and objectives that meet the members’ needs.
  • Develop area and government relations by becoming a common voice for the membership of the Hot Springs Village Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • Promote the Hot Springs Village area through compiling existing data and material and producing appropriate additional materials so that this Chamber would act as an information resource center for existing and new businesses.
  • Promote the optimum future development of the HSV area business and professional community through appropriate marketing, promotional, and advertising programs.
  • Development of ongoing training and educational programs for the benefit of the area business and professional community.
  • Assume a leadership role with the highway department, local government and other concerned entities to improve the aesthetics and infrastructure of both Highway 5 and    Highway 7.


Benefits

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Member Benefits

NEW  BUSINESS  CONTACTS  &  REFERRALS:  Enjoy general membership meetings, “Partner Up” lunches (last Wednesday monthly), participation on standing committees or event planning committees, Visitor Center business inquiry referrals for Chamber member businesses.


RIBBON CUTTING:  Begin your membership with a Ribbon Cutting with Chamber Ambassadors joining the celebration! An official photo is submitted to the Hot Springs Village Voice and The Sentinel Record, along with a brief description of your business.

PUBLICITY AND EXPOSURE:  Your special event/sale flyers may be included in our “Member Happenings” e-mail blast sent to the Hot Springs Village Area Chamber membership and general public.


MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY:  A membership directory, updated monthly, lists Chamber members and phone number by business category. It is available at the Visitor Center in print, on our website, and is included in all Welcome Baskets.


ANNUAL MAGAZINE:  Our members are listed in the 'Comprehensive Guide and Directory' magazine each year. Members also have the exclusive opportunity to advertise at discounted rates. Download a copy or pick one up at the Visitor Center.

BROCHURE DISPLAY:  The Chamber has a spacious Visitor Center lobby where members can display their business and promotional brochures. The brochure racks accommodate a standard tri-fold size. The lobby is open 7 days a week.


MEMBERSHIP DECAL:  Display your membership status and your support of the Hot Springs Village Area Chamber of Commerce.


CONFERENCE ROOM:  Members may hold group meetings in the Chamber conference room at no expense. Call the Chamber office to schedule your meeting.


ONLINE ADVANTAGES:  The Hot Springs Village Area Chamber of Commerce website has an online, searchable Business Directory and includes a personalized business listing for your company. You can list your business services, hours and location; specify keywords; and even provide a link to your own company website, Facebook or Linked-In pages. The opportunity to publicize your events, job openings and sales via the Events Calendar, Job Postings also on the Chamber website is included with membership. All online benefits are login/password protected so each member can manage their information at their convenience.


 WELCOME BASKETS:  Chamber members are invited to provide items promoting their business in the monthly Welcome Baskets delivered to new residents of Hot Springs Village.


Our People

Executive DIRECTOR

Executive DIRECTOR

Executive DIRECTOR

John  OBrien

Hot Springs Village Area

Chamber of Commerce

Chair

Executive DIRECTOR

Executive DIRECTOR

Susan  Clark

 Cedar Mountain Boys & Girls Club 

Vice Chair

Executive DIRECTOR

Vice Chair

Steven  Murray

Southern Floor Co.

Secretary

Secretary

Vice Chair

Marian  Crowder

Triple D Realty

Treasurer

Secretary

Treasurer

Joe  Stewart

Trademark Real Estate


About Us

Directors

Ambassadors

Ambassadors

 

Jennifer Allen - Hot Springs Village Voice

Stephanie Highfill - Hot Springs Village Voice

Marcy Mermel - Change Unlimited

Derek Cathcart - Adult & Teen Challenge

Carol Omohundro - Relyance Bank

Alanna Owens - Melinda's & The Saint

Rich Richardson - US Bank

Deb Seibert - Hot Springs Village Real Estate 

Kevin Sexton - Hot Springs Village Property Owners Association

Jason Temple  - Hot Springs Village Property Owners Association

Ambassadors

Ambassadors

Ambassadors

Angela Banks  -  Trademark Real Estate

Summer Benedict  -  Hot Springs Village Voice

Marla Caldwell  -  US Bank

Derek Cathcart  -  Adult & Teen Challenge

Dana Connally  -  Vacation Valet

Susan Clark  -  Boys & Girls Club of Saline County

Ike Eisenhauer  -  State Farm Insurance

Linette Galbraith  -  Trademark Real Estate

Donna Hoffman  -  KVRE 92.9 FM

Brenda Langley  -  REMAX of HSV

Steven Murray  -  Southern Floors Co.

Carol Omohundro  -  Relyance Bank

Rachel Peters  -  Bank OZK

Phillip Pierce  -  REMAX of HSV

Deb Seibert  -  Hot Springs Village Real Estate

Blanche Thornhill  -  HSV Century 21

Alice Weatherly  -  Trademark Real Estate