The chamber is dedicated to providing resources to our members. There are a variety of programs available that can help your business grow and succeed. Many are offer at a low cost or even free.
TRAINING AND BUSINESS RESOURCES
Small Business Administration
Free online courses from the SBA
Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center
Free Business Consulting
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Did you know as a member of the Searcy Regional Chamber that you are
eligible for the U.S. Chamber’s member benefit programs like discounts
on Fed-Ex shipments?
Arkansas Economic Development Commission
Small and Minority Business Assistance
Department of Labor
IRS Small Business Tax Center
OSHA Office of Small Business Assistance
Arkansas Secretary of State Office
The following sites are not endorsed by the chamber. They offer
an interesting mix of businesses forums that might provide useful
information to help you in your business operations.
SCORE Counselors to America’s small business
Arkansas State University-Beebe
Online course catalog and registration
AR Health Networks
ARHealth Networks is a new healthcare benefits program designed to help qualified small businesses, with low income workers, provide an affordable package of health care benefits to their employees. ARHealthNetworks is a unique partnership between state and federal government, employers and families, designed to provide needed health coverage for low income employees at an affordable price.
ARHealthnetworks coverage is now available for self-employed and sole proprietor businesses. Qualified members pay only $35 a month.
If you own a small business or are self employed and have not provided or had health care coverage for the past 12 months, take a look at the ARHealth Networks. For as little as $25 a month, you could be eligible for a health care benefits plan. To find out more visit their website by clicking here.
Chamber Alliance Program (CAP)
CAP is a unique opportunity for the Chamber of Commerce to provide members with an insurance benefits package. Available exclusively to Chamber members in good standing, the package includes health insurance by QualChoice, group life provided by Unum Provident and individual health by United America. Benefits available to employers with 1 to 199 employees. To find out more or get a quote click here to visit their website.
Permits & Licensing
Starting Your Own Business
Business Development Agencies
US Dept. of Commerce