Free Networking Groups

We actively support free, non-exclusive (that means open to any reputable business person) networking groups. You can practically pick your day and location thatís convenient. There is some overlap in attendance between the groups and most draw 15 to 25 on average but some are larger. Anyone is welcome. Because these meetings will sometimes meet at a different location, itís good to call the contact to make sure where they will meet the day you plan to attend for the first time.

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The Weekly Morning Coffee Networking Groups

All meet at 8:00 a.m. to roughly 9:00 a.m. unless noted otherwise

Tuesday Morning Tune-Up (8:00 a.m.), Panera Bread's new location, 1320 SE Walton Blvd. in Bentonville, Arkansas (next to Krispy Kreme Donuts). Contact Isaac Hunter at 479-295-8138 or ugotisaac@yahoo.com. Be sure and check with Isaac if you are coming for the first time because they meet at the monthly chamber of commerce morning mixer when it is scheduled the same day.
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Tuesday (Crawford County Creative Referral Network) (8:00 a.m.), Western Sizzlin's Razorback Room, 3120 Alma Highway, Van Buren, Arkansas. Contact Melissa Curry at 479.414.2093.

Wednesday (Tulsa Creative Referral Network) (8:15 a.m.), Panera Bread, 71st and Garnett, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Contact Buster Brown at 918.530.9491 or busterbrown2004@gmail.com.

Thursday (Creative Referral Network/Tulsa South) (8:15 a.m.), Legends Bicycles & Accessories, 11th and Memorial, Tulsa, Oklahoma (turn in directly after you pass Sonic and drive west in the parking lot). Contact Buster Brown at 918.530.9491 or busterbrown2004@gmail.com.

Thursday (Creative Referral Network/River Valley) (8:00 a.m.), Schlotzsky's Deli & Lots More, 7010 Rogers, Fort Smith, Arkansas. Contact Tom Murdock at 479.650.9660.

Friday (Fayetteville Creative Referral Network) (8:15 a.m.), Firehouse Subs, 1364 East Augustine Lane (just off Joyce next to Lindsey & Associates and behind Masonís), Fayetteville, Arkansas. Contact Donna Hamilton, Image Builders, donna@imagebuildersnwa.com.

Friday (Rogers Creative Referral Network) (8:00 a.m.), Schlotzskyís, 2709 West Walnut (next to Kurt's Furniture), Rogers, Arkansas. Contact Carrie Smith, Soar with Eagles, carrie@soarhigher.com or Donna Sallee with AAA Insurance, insurancedonna@hotmail.com
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Womenís Networking Groups

Professional Womenís Network Washington County, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 11:30 to 1:00 on third Tuesday each month at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville, Arkansas. Contact Jeannette Balleza Collins, Scribe Marketing, Inc., jeannette@scribemarketing.com.
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Professional Womenís Network Benton County, Rogers, Arkansas. 11:30 to 1:00 on first Tuesday each month at Golden Corral on Pleasant Grove Road (by Wal-Mart) in Rogers. Contact Linda "Gracie" Gracy at 479-636-2221 or gracy479@gmail.com or Donna Sallee at AAA Insurance at 479-878-1789 or insurancedonna@hotmail.com. Location sometimes changes to keep it fresh and interesting. Check out their blog at http://pwnnwa.wordpress.com/.

Women in Networking, Theo's in Rogers (next to Coldstone Creamery at the Shoppes at Pinnacle Hills), Rogers, Arkansas, 11:30 to 1:00, normally the third Wednesday each month with no meeting in December. Check out their website at http://winnwa.blogspot.com.
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Other Networking Groups

First Monday of Each Month (Poteau Creative Referral Network) (9:00 a.m.), McDonald's, 1801 North Broadway, Poteau, Oklahoma. Call 918.721.3406 for information. Coffee and soft drinks are free.

Northwest Arkansas Young Professionals (NWAYP) offers professional development of members (age 21 and up) through networking events, volunteerism, social events and fund-raisers. Go to www.nwayp.org for more information.

Event Service Providers Networking Group. Anyone who plans events or sells products and services that support the event industry would benefit. The group now meets mostly in the Fort Smith area. Contact Miles Crawford of Suite Staffing Services at 479-709-9771 or suitestaffing@gmail.com or Carrie Smith of Soar with Eagles at 479.903.0208 or carrie@soarhigher.com for information.
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Network Community of Northwest Arkansas (NCNWA) is a LinkedIn networking group only now and no longer hosts live networking events. For information, contact Michael Mollitor at networkcommunityofnwa@gmail.com
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