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Since 2013, the Northwest Arkansas Tech Summit has emerged as the premier technology conference in the Heartland, showcasing the vibrant innovation ecosystem of Northwest Arkansas (NWA). This year’s theme, Homegrown, emphasizes the region’s technological leadership and the unique contributions of local entrepreneurs and innovators. Building on this foundation, the Summit enhances robust connections within its local and national community of executives, entrepreneurs, practitioners, students, and educators.

Agenda and Speakers Coming Soon!

Stay tuned for updates on the agenda and speakers for the NWA Tech Summit. Our theme this year is Homegrown, and we’re excited to bring you insights and innovations from the heart of Northwest Arkansas.

Retail Value Chain

NWA is the global capital of the retail value chain. This track focuses on:

  • Early-stage Retail Value Chain companies
  • Technological innovations, including AI, AR/VR, and blockchain


NWA’s healthcare ecosystem is rapidly growing, with national and international ties. This track explores:

  • Development and deployment of cutting-edge technologies
  • Expanding clinical service lines, value-based care, and rural healthcare access

Smart Mobility

Logistics is a key player in NWA’s global influence. This track follows:

  • Next-gen mobility solutions like drones and electric/autonomous vehicles
  • Advanced manufacturing

Emerging Technologies

NWA is home to groundbreaking technologies that promise to redefine industries and society. This track addresses:

  • Innovations shaping the future across various fields
  • Web3, Fintech, Generative AI, and Cybersecurity

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“If you’re interested in learning and finding out about the future, you should be coming to this. It’s such a cool forum to think about something that is really growing in the world, and especially Northwest Arkansas."
— Vice President at Walmart
“If you look across all the different discussion topics, there’s going to be something for everyone and something that really speaks to how technology is impacting our daily lives.”
— Vice President at Flywheel Digital

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