New Video Library for Chamber Members

Published Thursday, June 29, 2017

Members of the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce now have exclusive access to a Business Education Video Library with over 500 videos by industry experts that will provide practical and effective information that will serve as ongoing resources for their business needs.  Subjects include sales, human resources, marketing, finance, operations, leadership and women's business issues.  The videos are constantly reviewed and updated.  This video series will help the Chamber better assist its members and increase the value of Chamber membership.


Win a New 2017 GMC Acadia!

Published Monday, October 10, 2016
Only 500 tickets are being sold for the chance to win a brand new 2017 GMC Acadia! Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased at the offices of the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce or the Saline Memorial Health Foundation. They can also be purchased from the Directors of these two organizations. Ten finalists will be contacted on Friday, November 18, and more»

Ribbon Cuttings

Published Friday, April 22, 2016

Have you been to one of our ribbon cuttings lately?  If not, you have got to come!  Attendance is consistently 25-30 and the atmosphere is energized.  It's a great way to meet new people as well as welcome new Chamber members.  Check our calendar for upcoming ribbon cuttings and make sure to show up!


Vendor Application Available for 2016 glitz & garland!

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016


The 2016 Vendor Application for glitz & garland is now available!  It can be found on the glitz & garland tab on the Events menu at


John Quinones is Coming to Saline County

Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016

There is excitement in the air about national ABC News correspondent John Quinones coming to Saline County to speak at our banquet on March 8.  Tickets are selling fast so call (501) 860-7002 to reserve yours today!


2016 Banquet Speaker is Announced

Published Monday, December 28, 2015

ABC News anchor John Quiñones has been announced as the featured speaker at the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 annual banquet. Mr. Quiñones is a 7-time Emmy Award winner, George Foster Peabody Award winner, host of ABC’s What Would You Do? and contributing reporter for 20/20, World News Tonight and Primetime Live.

The banquet will be held at the Benton Event Center on Tuesday, March 8, at 6:30 pm. “Our banquet is one of the largest gatherings of business professionals in Saline County and we’re looking forward to a great evening on March 8. Mr. Quiñones is a dynamic, energetic and nationally known news reporter and we’re proud to bring him to Saline County,” said Gary James, Executive Director of the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce.

Tables for 10 are on sale for $750. Individual tickets go on sale January 1 and will be $80. Tickets can be purchased at or by contacting Amy McCormick at (501) 860-7002 or


Thank you!

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The 5th annual glitz & garland was a huge success with lots of happy shoppers and vendors.  The Benton Chamber and the Saline Memorial Health Foundation want to thank presenting sponsor Everett Buick-GMC and Girls Night Out sponsor Dillard's.  We also want to thank the volunteers who worked tirelessly to make the event work.  Of course, we couldn't have done it without our vendors and shoppers.  We are already looking forward to next year!


Exclusive Shopping Event at glitz & garland

Published Monday, October 12, 2015

New this year at the 5th annual glitz & garland is an exclusive Girls Night Out event presented by Dillard's.  A limited number of shoppers will have the privilege of shopping on Thursday, November 12, from 6-9 pm before the show opens to the public.  Ticket includes delicious food, drinks exclusive shopping from over 80 vendor booths and the eligibility to enter to win door prizes.  Tickets are $30, must be purchased in advance and only 250 are available to be purchased.   Tickets are sold out.



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