ARC's 20th Annual Conference & Trade Show


Start making plans now to join manufacturers, vendors, government, non-profits, schools, and small businesses, for our 20th Annual Conference and Trade Show. 

We are very excited to be hosting the conference in Little Rock on  September 13-15, 2010. 

Location:  Robinson Center & Double Tree Hotel, Little Rock, AR

2010 Theme - Recycling - A Bridge to the Future

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!   Take this opportunity to show your support for one of the leading recycling associations in Arkansas by calling the ARC office.  See Sponsorship Opportunities attachment below.

Keynote:  Jerry Powell, President - Resource Recycling, Inc., Portland, OR., one of the foremost authorities in the industry.  The keynote address will be delivered on Sept. 14, 1:00 pm.   View attachment below for a complete bio.

Exhibitors:  Do you have the newest advances in technology, provide a valuable service or want to grow your business?  Then reserve your booth at the 2010 Annual ARC Conference & Trade Show. See exhibitor registration form attachment below

Workshop and Educational Roundtable:   Recycling 101 Workshop

Break-out Sessions:   How to Communicate with Your Government Officials, Organics Session, Why Recycling is Not Free, Volunteer Management, Greening Your Fleet, Haz-Waste Pharmaceuticals,  Safety and several other very informative topics.

Golf Tournament :  Sept.13th - Form a team or just show up to play at  Rebsamen Golf Course, 3400 Rebsamen Park Road, Little Rock, an  18 hole championship golf course.  Registration will begin at 7:30 AM with the tournament beginning with a reverse shotgun start at 8:30 A.M.  The format is a 4-person scramble with top teams receiving prizes.  Your entry fee includes lunch, green fees, cart rental, 2 drink tickets and awards.  Mulligans are available at $5 each with a limit of 2 per person. 

     Directions:  Take Cantrell Road/Hwy 10 to Riverfront Drive or Rebsamen Road, a great location only 3 miles from the Double Tree Hotel.

Tour:  Sept. 13th (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm) Tour of the Little Rock Zoo to experience all of the new environmental programs, such as using elephant "poo" to make compost for the zoo landscaping and other green conservation efforts.  This will be a VIP tour and you will be surprised at what you will see.  Meet the trolley in front of the Double Tree Hotel at 12:45 pm for boaring.

Monday Night Reception:  Sept. 13th - The Regional Recycling and Waste Reduction District will sponsor a come and go reception with food at Sticky Fingerz located in the Lyric Lounge in the River Market.  Transportation to the event TBA.  Attendees may choose to walk to the River Market District.  The reception will be from 6 pm until 9 pm. Attendees can see the sights at night at the River Market.  Return transportation will be up to attendee.  The street car runs until 11 pm.

Awards Luncheon:  An Awards Luncheon will be held on Wed., Sept 15, at 12 Noon to honor the outstanding recyclers in Arkansas.  The price of admission is included in your conference registration.  

Lodging:  A special discounted rate of $89/$99 plus tax is available for conference attendees at the Double Tree Hotel, Little Rock, AR., site of the 2010 conference & trade show for Sept 12-14.  Contact the hotel at (501) 372-4371 and request the block rate #ARC, or register on line at:  Cutoff date to take advantage of this rate is August 23rd.  Call early, rooms are limited!

For conference registration see attachment below -



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