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Meeting Planners

The Bentonville Convention and Visitors Bureau staff provide a wealth of support services to assist in making your event a success. Some of our services include:
  • site inspections
  • assistance with off-site events
  • attendance building materials such as images, DVD's and brochures
  • transportation assistance
  • on-site visitor information
  • coordination assistance with city services such as police and traffic
  • arrange a personal welcome from a city leader
Situated in one of the fastest growing regions in the country, beautiful Bentonville, Arkansas is in the midst of a great transformation. Long known as the home of Walmart Stores, Inc., Bentonville has boomed in population, amenities, and attractions over the last several years. Contact  or 800-410-2535 for more information on holding your meeting or function in beautiful Bentonville!

Meet Darrel Harvey


Darrel has experience on both sides of the convention arena attending conferences around the country as well as planning and facilitating one day events, weekend seminars, and week-long gatherings in multiple environments.  He is a master networker and is no stranger to community service. 

Darrel is a gifted public speaker equally comfortable presenting to a small group or a crowd numbering in the thousands.  Furthermore, Darrel is passionate about leadership development and recently explored non-traditional ways to develop leaders through outdoor adventure. 

Since 2004, Darrel has backpacked nearly 1000 miles with over 65 different individuals from a variety of backgrounds, ages, and occupations.  He has helped students, teachers, business leaders, pastors, coaches, and medical professionals process next steps in their own personal journeys.

To connect with Darrel email him at or call 800-410-2535.