The Henderson State University Small Business Technology Development Center, a university-based economic development program, is a component of Henderson State University's School of Business. The Center provides consulting, training, research, and technology services for small business owners and entrepreneurs in Southwest Arkansas. Services include developing business plans, financial projections and long term business management skills.
The Arkadelphia area is poised to help small businesses flourish through its programs and facilities. The community supports economic development as shown by the passage of a ½ cent economic development sales tax. Arkadelphia offers a competitive business environment and enticing incentive programs at both the state and local level.
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.