WORK IN THE MORRILTONAREA
Located in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley, Conway County, Arkansas offers the charm of small community life with all the advantages of the Metro Little Rock Region. In less than a one-hour drive, a workforce of over 1 million people and eight colleges and universities with over 50,000 students are training and preparing themselves for new opportunities that await.
Conway County Economic Development Corporation is responsible for the development and implementation of the economic development strategy for the town of Morrilton and the Conway County region. These strategies improve the quality of life for the region’s residents through the expansion of the tax base by attracting new capital investment and creating new, highly skilled jobs for the region’s residents.
The CCEDC is a member of the Metro Little Rock Alliance – a 12-county region with a population of over 1,000,000 people reflecting the mobility of its workforce. It is located in the center of the country with 40% of the nation’s population and buying power within a 550-mile radius. Metro Little Rock is at the crossroad of Interstate 30 and the most heavily traveled Interstate in the nation, Interstate 40. The region benefits from a diversified economic base revolving around advanced manufacturing, aerospace, information technology, medical/healthcare, military and nonprofit industries.