Welcome to the “You Love” speaker series — a series of talks on Zoom and Instagram Live through September. Sign up for the upcoming talk “You Love Cuisine: Be A Tastemaker” on August 12.


Each event in the “You Love” Series will explore a point of passion, covering a spectrum of topics from art and culinary experiences to outdoor exploration, music and entrepreneurship. We’ll bring together local and national experts in the field to inspire community and conversation during these challenging times.
Free and open to all.

Event 06, August 12
You Love Cuisine: Be A Tastemaker

In honor of breweries and roasteries raising the bar, we’ll explore the relationship between beer and coffee, the rituals we love around them, similarities in processing and flavor profiles, creative brand collaborations and the future of this popular trend in the food world.

We invite all food and beverage lovers to join us for an exciting talk with Co-owner of Onyx Coffee Lab Andrea Allen, Co-founder / Owner of Ozark Beer Co. Andy Coates, Master Brewer / Global Beverage Consultant Fergal Murray and Co-founder / Brewmaster of Victory Brewing Company Bill Covaleski, moderated by Chief Executive Officer of Ropeswing Hospitality Group Kurt Berman.

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Event 06, August 12
You Love Cuisine: Be A Tastemaker

In honor of breweries and roasteries raising the bar, we’ll explore the relationship between beer and coffee, the rituals we love around them, similarities in processing and flavor profiles, creative brand collaborations and the future of this popular trend in the food world.

We invite all food and beverage lovers to join us for an exciting talk with Co-owner of Onyx Coffee Lab Andrea Allen, Co-founder / Owner of Ozark Beer Co. Andy Coates, Master Brewer / Global Beverage Consultant Fergal Murray and Co-founder / Brewmaster of Victory Brewing Company Bill Covaleski, moderated by Chief Executive Officer of Ropeswing Hospitality Group Kurt Berman.

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Final panels to be confirmed and more info coming soon on the next few events!

Event 07, August 19
You Love Art: Progress Through Creativity

Dialogue and discussion around the underground art scene flourishing in Northwest Arkansas

This event will take place on Zoom

Event 08, August 25
You Love Cuisine: Be A Tastemaker

Food culture in emerging cities is rapidly changing with the times – an award-winning chef will provide invaluable insights

This event will take place on Zoom

Event 09, September 3
You Love Cuisine: Be A Tastemaker

Renowned specialists weigh in on cultivating culinary experiences and taking food to the next level

This event will take place on Zoom

Event 10, September 10
You Love The Outdoors: Take On The Day

Now more than ever, it’s crucial to find and spend time beyond interior spaces — outdoor experts in the industry will highlight the perks of opting outside

This event will take place on Zoom

Event 01, June 25
You Love Art: Progress Through Creativity

With Contemporary Artists Kat Wilson, Hank Willis Thomas and Meow Wolf Co-founder Vince Kadlubek, moderated by Associate Curator of Crystal Bridges Allison Glenn — check out the recording of the event and the custom zine takeaway by clicking the button below!

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Event 02, July 9
You Love The Outdoors: Take On The Day

With Professional MTB Riders Kenny Belaey, Payson McElveen and Hannah Finchamp, Co-founder of Runway Group and Chair of the Walton Family Foundation Home Region Program Tom Walton, hosted by Director of Bike Bentonville Aimee Ross — check out the recording of the event and the custom zine takeaway by clicking the button below!

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Event 03, July 14
You Love Music: Hear It First

With trumpet / vocalist of Hot 8 Brass Band Alvarez “Big Al” Huntley, moderated by Director of the Momentary Lieven Bertels — check out the recording of the event by clicking the button below!

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Event 04, July 28
You Love Innovation: Future Pathfinders

With Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer of Red Antler Emily Heyward, Co-founder and CEO of Endeavor Linda Rottenberg and Founder of Backstage Capital Arlan Hamilton, moderated by Managing Director of Endeavor Northwest Arkansas Canem Arkan — check out the recording of the event by clicking the button below!

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Event 05, August 6
You Love Travel and Photography: Your Next Trip

With Arkansas Landscape Photographer Jeff Rose, Adventure Travel Photographer Tiffany Nguyen and CEO of Jet Black / Travel Photographer Jessica Nabongo, moderated by Founder of Intercut Productions Zak Heald.