The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center serves the Greater Fort Smith Region through:
- Coaching: one-on-one coaching for your business, large or small
- Connections: local, state and national resources to help you with your business
- Capital: information on available capital sources within the region
The IEC is a joint effort of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce and the City of Fort Smith, which represents their commitment to work together in addressing critical barriers to a more robust economy.
The launch of the IEC is a signal of the region's commitment to creating an environment that is conducive to the establishment of new companies and to the growth of companies already thriving in the region.