The Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance (The "Alliance") is an umbrella organization that oversees the chambers of commerce for Amity, Arkadelphia and Gurdon, the Economic Development Corporation of Clark County (The "EDCCC") and the Clark County Industrial Council (The “CCIC”). The Alliance was formed pursuant to the Clark County Strategic Plan, a long-range visioning document created over a fifteen month period by approximately 500 residents of Clark County with the purpose of identifying and implementing comprehensive community initiatives that improve quality of life and economic opportunities for all residents of the county. The purpose of the Alliance is to bring about economic growth in Clark County.
The Clark County Industrial Park, located on U.S. Highway 67, approximately five miles south of Arkadelphia, covers 313 acres and is developed for industry with sites from 4.5 acres to 26.5 acres.
Leadership Clark County was established by the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance & Area Chamber of Commerce pursuant to one of the goals of the Clark County Strategic Plan.
The Business Retention & Expansion program of the Alliance focuses on facilitating job growth of existing business and industry and retaining jobs due to possible downsizing or relocation.