Programs & Services

The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting the City of Newport and Jackson County by cultivating community involvement, encouraging business alliances, nurturing the growth and development of new and existing businesses, and creating educational opportunities for community youth.

We offer services For Your Business including ribbon cuttings and publicity, referrals, free advertising, Internet presence, Business Expo and the Shop Til You Drop retail merchants’ holiday shopping spree.  Programs For Your Community include the New Vision Newport leadership program, Jackson County Council on Tourism, business recognition awards, state representation, Arkansas Scholars program and a scholarship program for high school seniors.  And For Your Quality of Life, we host annual events including the Portfest Festival, Depot Days Festival, Christmas Parade Pageant and beautification projects.

Find out more about upcoming concerts, festivals, attractions and events in Newport and Jackson County by subscribing to our FREE weekly “upcoming events” emails.  Send your email address to  Volunteer Opportunities